Resources for Supports Brokers


Supports Brokerage Start-Up Guide

This guide instructs interested organizations on how to start up and qualify to become a Supports Brokerage (that is, a service provider that offers the supports broker service) in Pennsylvania. It provides steps, suggestions and examples to be used to develop and qualify as a Supports Brokerage, and steps to sustain a successful and well-trained staff of Supports Brokers.

Trainer Guide: Supports Brokering in Pennsylvania

This Trainer Guide represents the culmination of four years of learning, teaching, and reflecting on best practices in supporting people to lead their own services and supports through the Pennsylvania Participant-Directed Services system. This Trainer Guide can be used by organizations as they orient and mentor Supports Brokers, either pre- or post-certification by the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP).

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Supports Brokering in Pennsylvania, Lessons 1 - 14

These PowerPoint slides accompany the Trainer Guide: Supports Brokering in Pennsylvania. The two resources are to be used together to provide education on Pennsylvania's Participant-Directed Services system, and to initiate or refresh training of Supports Brokers.

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