KENNETH W. ALBERT, M.Ed., CPA, President MCG, Inc. – Mr. Albert has worked in the nonprofit and government accounting field for over twenty years. He has been an intricate part of the Ohio Medicaid programs since 1986. Mr. Albert has served on numerous committees assisting with the development of various programs for public and private organizations who serve individuals with disabilities. Mr. Albert is known as a dynamic speaker who is affluent on a wide array of subjects including programs, staff development, and finances.
SANDRA LANDERS – Owner of Medicaid Billing Solutions, having also served as Business Manager and Medicaid Services Manager for a number of county boards of DD. Joined by members of her staff who work in county and private provider DODD billing throughout Ohio
LARA PALAY – Co-Founding Partner at Aldridge Palay Consulting, and a clinical social worker in private practice
STEPHANIE SHANK – Former SSA, SSA trainer, and current Manager of Program Operations at the Clearwater COG
BARB SAPHARAS – Consultant, and Mentor-Trainer for The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices, who worked in county boards in many different capacities
LYNN TRAMONTANO – Former Workshop and Adult Services Director and current Financial Advisor for Edward Jones
SSA Boot Camp is designed to deliver hands-on, comprehensive, accurate, and usable information to new and existing SSAs. Through ground maneuvers, air maneuvers and war games, Boot Camp trained SSAs will come back to the county with an overall knowledge of the SSA job and the tools to work with confidence.
• Waiver services
• TCM and productivity
• Waiver match, PAWS & the importance of utilization
• History and future of DD services
• County board structure, rules and funding
• ISPs and ISP meetings
• SSA professionalism and meeting preparation
• Person Centered Thinking (PCT)
• Charting the Life Course (CtLC)
• Trauma and Individuals with I/DD
• Developing person centered outcomes
• Benefits and financial planning
• And much more!