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  Contemporary Practices in DD Agency Leadership and Management Certificate     In developmental disability agencies across the Commonwealth, change is happening. Leaders have or are about to retire... more
Shared Living Training Would you like to learn more about the Shared Living model from your colleagues who are currently providing this service?   ADDP is hosting a panel discussion comprised of... more
WHAT'S EASIER? MEETING YOUR IN-LAWS OR AN ACO FOR THE FIRST TIME? Within the next few weeks, the Baker Administration will be submitting a proposal to the Center on Medicare and Medicaid Services on... more
Lunch at the Conference Remember the conference will take place during Passover, so please select your lunch choice carefully if you are observing it. Conference attendees will receive regular lunch... more
ADDP will host a two-day managed care series that will cover (a) basics of state and federal funding and managed care on the first day and (b) the impact of managed care on Massachusetts and its... more
Call For Nominations Interior Resources, a Gold Level Business Member of ADDP, is pleased to be offering their 5th annual IRCares Scholarship Grant to recognize the hard work and dedication of direct... more
If you can't send a message in a bottle, send one in an email. Write your Legislator Today!     more
Governor's Budget Good Starting Point At first look, Governor Charlie Baker's budget is quite impressive with increases in most areas being monitored byADDP.  However, ADDP is deeply concerned about... more
Team Building Training, Thursday, March 14th  Overview Learn how to be a part of a high performing team that shares a common mission-based goal. Find out how you can do your part in stimulating... more
Governor Charlie Baker's FY 17 Budget recommendations contains good news for families seeking an increase for Respite and Family Support Programs.   In his second budget of his Administration, the... more

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