Current through Reg. 48, No. 66; April 5, 2022
(1) All support coordinators must attend a
minimum of 18 hours of job-related in-service training annually.
Any and all training that is received by
a support coordinator, in order to meet the annual 18-hour in-service
requirement, must relate to services provided to individuals served by the
support coordinator as referenced in chapter 393, F.S.; title 65G, F.A.C.; the
iBudget Handbook, and, if applicable, the CDC+ Handbook. Such topics may
include, but are not limited to:
Employment related services and benefits;
(b) School transition planning
(c) Financial planning,
security, and government benefits;
(d) Case management;
(e) Person-centered planning;
(f) Service options for Agency
(h) Characteristics of
(i) Community and
(j) The abuse,
neglect, and exploitation of Agency clients;
(k) Behavioral and emotional
(m) Physical health and
preparedness, response, and recovery;
(o) Characteristics and needs related to
(p) Technology components of
Agency data management systems; and
(q) Adaptive resources.
(3) Support coordinators may take up to 12
hours per year toward their annual in-service training requirement by attending
webinars, training offer during monthly meetings, or other trainings conducted
or organized by APD.
coordinators must maintain documentation verifying successful completion for
each in-service training in order to receive in-service training credit, as
(a) Support coordinators will
receive documentation from the Agency regarding his or her successful
completion of any APD provided in-service training; and
(b) For any in-service training provided by
non-APD sources, support coordinators must complete the Support Coordinator
In-Service Training Verification, APD Form 65G-10.004 A, effective July 1,
2021, incorporated here by reference, which may be obtained at. The Support
coordinator must maintain this form for their records for review by a QIO or by
coordinators may receive in-service training credits by attending seminars,
workshops, home study courses, and webinars presented by other government
agencies, certification organizations that specialize in case management, or
professional organizations designated by the Agency. A listing of such
organizations may be found on the Agency website at www.apdcares.org.
(6) Any support coordinator who has received
and maintains a certification from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor
Certification may satisfy the 18-hour annual in-service training requirement.
The support coordinator is responsible for maintaining proof of this
certification in their records.
This rule is in effect for five years from its effective date.