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Upcoming Events

Monday, October 20, 2014- Webinar: Wellness on a Shoestring Budget; Please join Andrea Davis, CBP's in-house Wellness Manager, for a webinar on how you can setup and run your own Workplace Wellness Program without breaking the bank. Simple Wellness Programs can reduce lifestyle risks of your employees, improve organizational morale and help manage your benefits costs long term. Click here to view the flyer and register today!

Wednesday, October 29th, November 5th & 12th, 2014- Managing People Series; Managing People is a 3-part series that focuses on training managers to effectively lead, supervise, and engage in counseling and discipline with their employees. This certificate series is ideal for new managers and those experiencing the "Direct Care" to "Supervisor" transition! Click here to view the brochure and register today!

Thursday, December 4th, 2014- CCPA 45th Annual Meeting; CCPA is hosting its 45th Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 4th at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. Click here for more information and to register. Interested in exhibiting or advertising? Click here for the exhibitor/advertisor application. We look forward to seeing you there!

2014 Connecticut General Assembly Session

CCPA Statement about Bill Expanding Employment Opportunities for Disabled and Economically Disadvantaged: Click here to view.

CCPA Session Wrap-Up: On Sunday, May 4, 2014 the Connecticut General Assembly passed HB 5596 (PA 14-47), An Act Making Adjustments to State Expenditures and Revenues for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2015.  This final budget contains some cuts to the budget passed by the Appropriations Committee. But much of the funding for which CCPA and our members have advocated is maintained. Click here to view the CCPA Session Wrap-Up of the 2014 Connecticut Legislative Session.

Statement of Morna Murray, President & CEO of Connecticut Community Providers Association on the state budget agreement: Click here to view. 

CCPA Messaging on FY 2015 Appropriations Budget: As we continue, across the CCPA membership, to utilize effective and consistent messaging with the legislature and agencies, we have created talking points focused on the Appropriations Committee proposed budget for the FY 2015 midterm adjustment. Click here to view updated CCPA messaging.

CCPA Messaging on FY 2015 Budget: CCPA’s advocacy efforts during the 2014 legislative session focus on fully funding a stable and accountable community based service system. To view our FY 2015 messaging on the state budget for DMHAS and DDS, please click here

Highlights from 2015 Midyear Budget Revisions: CCPA is pleased to share with you highlights from the Governor’s FY 2015 midterm budget revisions. Please click here to access the PDF file.  We will post additional details over the next couple of weeks!

CCPA In the News

10/6/2014- Hartford Business Journal Op-Ed by CCPA President and CEO, Morna Murray: A strong state economy helps everyone

10/2/2014- CT Mirror article: DCF: Redesign children's mental health system

9/5/2014- CCPA Press Release, Connecticut Honors Direct Care Workers: Sept. 7 to 13 is proclaimed "Direct Support Professional Week"

6/3/14- The Bridges' Board of Directors has announced the appointment of their new CEO, Barbara DiMauro, effective July 1, 2014. Click here to read more. 

5/30/14- Hartford Courant Op-Ed by CCPA President and CEO, Morna Murray: Full Mental Health Care Can Stem Tragedies

4/28/14- CT News Junkie article: Lawmakers Rule Out Tax Increase, Look To Spending Cuts, Tax Exemptions

3/20/14- CT Mirror article: Nonprofits to Malloy: Less $ for rebates, more for CT's Needy

3/17/14- CCPA/CT Nonprofits Press Release, Statement from CCPA and CT Nonprofits Board Chairpersons on Ongoing Collaboration and Merger Negotiations

2/25/14- CT Mirror article: CT Mental Health Clinics Brace for State Cuts Tied to Obamacare

2/6/14- CT News Junkie article: Health and Human Services, A Mixed Bag

2/6/14- CT Mirror article: Home Care, Medicaid Pay, Inmate Health Care in Malloy Proposal

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