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Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)

Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)

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Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)

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  1. Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) Team-Based Early Intervention Services Overview for Administrators ADMINISTRATIVE

  2. Contract Overview

  3. Understand the administrative requirements of the new TBEI Contract General Facilities Children/Families Service Provision Objectives

  4. AzEIP Policies and Procedures • Required by IDEA, Part C • Approved by OSEP • Cover all aspects of implementation of Early Intervention in Arizona Found on AzEIP’s Website: https://www.azdes.gov/AzEIP/Policies-And-Procedures/

  5. Chapter 1: General Overview IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (2004)

  6. Part A General Provisions Part D National Activities To Improve Education for Children With Disabilities Part B Assistance for Education for all Children with Disabilities Part C Provisions for Infants, Toddlers, and Families The 4 Parts of IDEA IDEA

  7. United States Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

  8. Lead Agency in Arizona is the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) DES/AzEIP Arizona Early Intervention Program

  9. Lead Agency: Department of Economic Security (DES) Arizona Early Intervention Program ADHS Arizona Department of Health Services AHCCCS Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System DES *AzEIP *Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) ASDB *Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind ADE Arizona Department of Education *Provide direct services to eligible children

  10. Chapter 2: General Supervision

  11. Chapter 3: Early Intervention ServicesChapter 4: Transition • Emphasis is on activity settings that generate learning opportunities that lead to desired skills & behavior • Promote child-participation in interest-based activity setting that have development-enhancing qualities • Use evidence based practices • Ensures successful transitions for families

  12. Chapter 5: Technical Assistance AzEIP TA System Personnel • DES/AzEIP Staff and Other Trainers • AzEIP Technical Assistance & Monitoring Specialists • AzEIP Family Technical Assistance & Monitoring Specialist • Technical Assistance Cadre

  13. Chapter 6: Comprehensive System of Personnel Development

  14. Chapter 7: Procedural Safeguards • Prior Written Notice • Consent • Confidentiality (FERPA) • Records • Surrogate Parent • Dispute Resolution

  15. Chapter 8: Data Collection The collection of timely and accurate data: • Provides information on how programs are performing • Provides annual Report to Federal and State Agencies • Assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of Early Intervention Programs (EIP) • Provides a mechanism for EIPs to track internal processes

  16. Chapter 9: Financial Matters • Primary Funding Sources • Billing and Payment • Contract

  17. General Contract • Contract Review by Staff • Subcontracts and Insurance • Personnel • Child Find/Public Awareness

  18. General Contract, cont. • Serious Incident Reporting • Business Continuity/Emergency Plan • http://www.nectac.org/topics/disaster/disaster.asp • Programmatic Fiscal Controls • Sanctions

  19. Facilities • Operations Availability • Communication Capabilities • Software Requirements

  20. Children/Families • Grievance Procedures • Confidentiality

  21. Children/Families, cont. • Responding to Legal Requests/Subpoenas • AddressConfidentiality Program (ACP)

  22. Providing Services • Coordination with community resources

  23. Other Contract Considerations: • Regions • Referrals • Culturally appropriate communication

  24. Required forms: • AzEIP Forms • https://www.azdes.gov/appforms.aspx?category=111&menu=98