RSA-227 for FY-2016: Submission #880

Delaware
9/30/2016
General Information
Designated Agency Identification
United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc.
700A River Road
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Wilmington
DE
19809
http://www.ucpde.org
(800) 640-9336
(800) 640-9336
Operating Agency (if different from Designated Agency)
United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc.
700A River Road
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Wilmington
19809
Delaware
medgar.cap@ucpde.org
http://www.ucpde.org
(800) 640-9336
(800) 640-9336
Additional Information
Monica Edgar
Monica Edgar
(302) 764-6216
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Part I. Non-case Services
A. Information and Referral Services (I&R)
20
23
0
16
38
17
114
B. Training Activities
13
3000
Presentations by Delaware CAP Employees: Life Conference and Transition Conference: Are two major outreach events for Delaware CAP. Although no presentation was given, information and literature about CAP was provided to Transition students, State Agency, Venders, and consumers. <p><p>Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR): Both the CAP Director and CAP Advocate (CAP A.) were invited to attend DVR staff meetings. At the meeting, CAP A. was asked to give a brief talk. CAP A. stated that CAPs goal is to be of assistance. While CAP and DVR are not always in agreement, CAP strives to resolve client issues in a professional manner. CAP Director is now Vice Chair of SRC. State Independence Living Council: CAP Director scheduled and planned two Public meetings for the SPIL. Both Director and Advocate of CAP participated in addressing the public. CAP Advocate attended a Public Meeting were he addressed his distress and concerns for Delawareans transportations system and the increasing raising fee. SCPD Luncheon: CAP Director attended to receive information about the upcoming years agency activities for the State. Disability Ball: CAP Director attended Disability Ball to community outreach/network with the Disability community. Diamond Dinner: CAP Director and CAP Advocate support UCP of De. in honoring Adults/Youth in Sports achievements. SRC Luncheon: CAP Director supported DVR in honoring Vendors, Staff, and Consumers. NILC: CAP Director and CAP Advocate attended 2016 NILC Conference and networked to help Delaware consumer receive service to their fullest. <p><p>
C. Agency Outreach
CAP Director continues to be involved with Disability Awareness Groups to promote CAP services available in the state. CAP Director accepted SILC Chair and SRC Vice Chair - Goal for term - increase membership in Delawares Disability Boards and committees <p><p>
D. Information Disseminated To The Public By Your Agency
1
1
1
5000
12
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4 Public Meeting: 2 - SILC 1 - Transportation 1 - SCPD <p><p>
E. Information Disseminated About Your Agency By External Media Coverage
25th ADA Anniversary Video CAP Director arranged for a Delaware 25th ADA Anniversary video which shares the events, vendors, and special interviews: including people with Disabilities, Professional Disability staff, and Disability Advocates. Women Caucus Video CAP Director participated in the Women Caucus video that was shown during the NCIL conference this year for the 25th ADA Anniversary. <p><p>
Part II. Individual Case Services
A. Individuals served
5
9
14
2
3
B. Problem areas
1
5
5
1
0
5
0
1
C. Intervention Strategies for closed cases
5
4
4
0
0
0
13
D. Reasons for closing individuals' case files
4
1
2
0
0
2
0
2
2
0
0
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E. Results achieved for individuals
2
0
0
0
3
4
1
3
0
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Part III. Program Data
A. Age
0
2
3
7
2
14
B. Gender
10
4
14
C. Race/ethnicity of Individuals Served
0
0
0
5
0
9
0
0
D. Primary disabling condition of individuals served
2
1
0
0
0
3
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
14
E. Types of Individuals Served
13
0
1
3
2
1
Part IV. Systemic Activities and Litigation
A. Non-Litigation Systemic Activities
0
CAP Director refers client to PAIR for assistance in receiving her Drivers License. To be determined <p><p>
B. Litigation
0
0
0
CAP Director assists the DVR Policy Committee to ensure positive change. <p><p>CAP Director had the privilege of working on 2017-2019 State Plan for Independent Living. <p><p>
Part V. Agency Information
A. Designated Agency
External-other nonprofit agency
United Cerebral Palsy of De.
No
United Cerebral Palsy of De.
B. Staff Employed
Director FullTime 37.5 hrs./wk.. (July 2013Now) Administrative Assistant Full Time 37.5 hrs./wk. (July 2012-Now) Advocate PartTime 20 hrs./wk. (Volunteer April 200708 Employed April 2008Now) <p><p>
Part VI. Case Examples
Case Examples
Interesting CAP Case 1: A client contacted CAP because she was experiencing communication difficulty with a VR counselor. CAP met with client and the counselor to open communication. Client needed assistance filling out paper work for school. Counselor explained, she not saying she wouldnt help, she was encouraging the client to receive services from the school first. Client told counselor she did not know who to contact the school. Both Client and Counselor called the school and Client filled out paper work. Interesting CAP Case 2: A Client contacted CAP because he needed assistance receiving funds to get to work. Client contacted DVR for transportation reimbursement. DVR had already been giving Client transportation bus tickets and didnt understand why client needed more. Client explained the Bus Fare increased and the extra buses he needed to take now, and he was promoted. Client received his tickets and I gave him a few ideas to budget for Bus Fare increase. Interesting CAP Case 3: A Client came from another state, with no trust in the DVR system. Client and Counselor were stuck in the EIP process. Client didnt trust what Delaware DVR said, would happen. CAP Director invited DVR Deputy Director along with Client and DVR Counselor to create a plan together with everyone understanding of the plan and signature. Client accepted a job 3 weeks later. <p><p>
Certification
Approved
William J. McCool III
Executive Director
2016-12-30
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