The Core Competencies Checklist was developed by professionals with knowledge in best practices and in accordance with established orientation requirements for Virginia’s DD waivers per 12VAC30-120-515.  The three competency areas are: 

1. Demonstrates person-centered skills, values and attitudes.

 2. Understands and follows service requirements.

3. Demonstrates abilities that improve or maintain the health and wellness of those they support.

The focus of this course is the ability for the QDDP / QIDP  to meet the requirements of the DD waivers and to support individuals to have a life that includes what’s important TO each person based on his or her own desires and what’s important FOR each person in terms of health, safety and value in the community.