Consumer Directed Employer Webinars

From the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

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A change is coming in how Individual Providers are employed and how IPs are paid. Consumer Direct Care Network Washington (CDWA) is the Consumer Directed Employer (CDE) vendor selected by DSHS. The changeover to the CDE will begin in Summer 2021. Please join one of the upcoming webinars to learn more about the CDE.

There will be four webinars in April. When logging in to the webinar, participants will be asked to register with name and email address. Participants are welcome to register for as many webinars as apply to them.

  • Getting Ready for the CDE, Monday, April 5, 9:00 a.m. PDT. REGISTER HERE
  • What Parent Providers Need to Know, Wednesday, April 14, 3:00 p.m. PDT. REGISTER HERE
  • What Live-in Providers Need to Know, Wednesday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. PDT. REGISTER HERE
  • Getting Ready for the CDE, Tuesday, April 27, 6:00 p.m. PDT. REGISTER HERE

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during the webinar. Webinars will be recorded and posted on the CDWA website after the webinar.

The changeover to the CDE will start with a small pilot group of clients and IPs this Summer. Additional clients and IPs will changeover in two phases later in 2021 and into 2022. CDWA will employ all IPs by early 2022.

Learn more about how you can be ready for a successful changeover to the CDE. Please join us at these information sessions.

Learn More

  • Visit the CDE website for the latest news, webinars and Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Sign up for DDA GovDelivery email notifications and select Consumer Directed Employer from the list of options.
  • Watch our recent CDE Video interview with Evelyn Perez and Bill Moss. Hosted by Jeremy Norden-Paul and Stacy Dym.
  • Questions? Send an email to CDE.



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