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TRAINING: Disability Service Systems, DDA Waiver Services and Homeless Services
August 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Session 2: This training session will educate employees providing Housing Support Services on disability service systems, homeless services, and DDA waiver services for community living. Participants will learn waiver service options and supports available to individuals including in home support and behavioral health services. They will be educated on the homeless services system and housing programs for homeless individuals.
MIH is offering virtual DDA-approved and Waiver-required training in Housing Support Services, provided by national housing expert Diane Dressler, Senior Associate at Community Life Resources. She has over 40 years of experience working with people with disabilities, including 20 years of experience in creating affordable and accessible housing opportunities. She served as DDA’s Statewide Training Coordinator and Housing Specialist for 11 years.
This comprehensive and uniquely tailored program gives Housing Support Services workers the knowledge and credentials stipulated by DDA to help individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities obtain and maintain accessible and affordable housing of their choice. Participants in this cohort will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of their training.