Statewide Education Tour

Announcement of Community Now training events held around the State of Idaho.

WHERE AND WHEN ARE THE TRAININGS?

NORTH IDAHO

May 14: Red Lion, 621 21st St., Lewiston 9 am - noon
May 14: Best Western, 615 Main St., Orofino 2 pm - 5 pm
May 15: Hampton Inn, 1500 Riverstone Dr., Coeur d'Alene 1 pm - 4 pm
May 16: Ponderay Events Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way, Ste. E, Ponderay 9 am - noon

EAST IDAHO

May 22: Eastern Idaho Technical College, 1600 S. 25th E., Idaho Falls 9 am - noon and 1 pm - 4 pm
May 23: Clarion Inn, 1399 Bench Rd., Pocatello 9 am - noon and 1 pm - 4 pm

MAGIC VALLEY

May 24: Red Lion, 1357 Lakes Blvd. N., Twin Falls 9 am - noon and 1 pm - 4 pm
June 5: Exceptional Child Center for Independent Living, 417 Shuop Ave. W., Twin Falls 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Spanish Interpretation

TREASURE VALLEY

May 29: Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St., Boise 9 am - noon and 1 pm - 4 pm
May 30: Veteran's Memorial Hall, 1101 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell 9 am - noon
May 30: Emmett City Hall, 501 E. Main St., Emmett 2 pm - 5 pm
May 31: Kuna Event Center, 321 W. 4th St., Kuna 9 am - noon
June 7: Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. South, Nampa 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Spanish Interpretation

Sponsors:

Center on Disabilities and Human Development Logo.
Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities Logo.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Logo.

Community Now! Statewide Education Tour

Plan to attend 1 of the 17 training events around the state of Idaho in May and June. This is a 3-hour training for self-advocates, families, and service providers.

What is Community NOW?

Community NOW! is a group of people from around Idaho who meet in Boise. This group is made up of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), family advocates, providers, and other caregivers. The group talks about the Medicaid Adult Developmental Disability (DD) program and changes that could be made to better meet your needs. The voices of adults with IDD and their family advocates are the most important voices in this group.

TRAINING TOPICS

  • Community NOW! update
  • "Understanding Behavior as Communication" training
  • "Know your rights" training by and for self advocates
  • "Presuming Competence" training for families and service providers

WHAT CAN I DO?

  • Listen and learn
  • Ask questions about Medicaid services
  • Share your experiences about receiving Medicaid services

WHO CAN BE THERE?

  • Adults with developmental disabilites receiving Medicaid services
  • Families of adults with developmental disabilites receiving Medicaid services
  • Service providers

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

Please tell us that you are coming by either calling or emailing us:
Calling: 1-844-793-1286 OR
Emailing: kw@dhw.idaho.gov

WHO ARE THE TRAINERS?

  • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare: Art Evans & Blake Brumfield
  • Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities: Christine Pisani
  • Center on Disabilities and Human Development: Richelle Tierney
  • Idaho Attorney General's Office: Cynthia Yee-Wallace
  • Regional self-advocates and family leaders as trainers