Self-Direction Toolkit

Introduction

This toolkit is designed for individuals and families who are beginning to self-direct or considering self-directing their services.  These videos are an introduction to self-direction and the many benefits available to those who choose more choice and control over their services.  A glossary of all terms used in the following videos can be found here.  

What Is Self-Direction?

This video provides an introduction to self-direction and how it differs from traditional services. For more information, view the accompanying handout here.  

 

Who Supports Me in Self-Direction?

This video provides information about the supports available to individuals self-directing including case managers, Financial Management Services agencies, and sometimes support brokers.  For more information, view the accompanying handout here.

 

Managing Scheduling & Spending

This video provides information how to schedule workers in self-direction and the rules that participants need to follow when managing their budgets. For more information, view the accompanying handout here.

 

Hiring Workers

This video provides information on how to hire workers in self-direction by discussing who to consider for potential employees and what to do in the interview process. For more information, view the accompanying handout here.

 

Managing Workers

This video provides information on how to manage workers in self-direction, including how to recognize problems and handle conflict.  For more information, view the accompanying handout here.

 

Fraud, Abuse, & Neglect

This video provides information on how to identify fraud, abuse, and neglect as well as who to contact for support.  For more information, view the accompanying handout here.

 

Electronic Visit Verification

This video provides information on Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) and how it applies to self-direction.  For more information, view the accompanying handout here.

 

Glossary

This video provides a glossary of common terms in self-direction and is intended to be a reference resource.  For more information, view the accompanying handout here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Anthem, Inc. supports the work of Applied Self-Direction by sponsoring this webinar series.