2024 MACS DSP & Frontline Supervision Conference

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Ignite your Spark at the 2024 MACS DSP & Frontline Supervision Conference Get fired up and ready to join us May 8-10 at the Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort. Pre-Conference:  The Frontline Supervisor’s Role in Supporting LTSS will highlight the big picture; how the transition to LTSS changed the way providers are paid, why accurate documentation is important, the role of the quality improvement organization, the importance of training and the person-centered planning process. Staff will engage in activities on documentation … Read More

2024 MACS Direct Support & Supervision Conference

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Please join MACS for the 2024 Ignite Your Spark DSP and Frontline Supervision Conference May 8 – 10 at the Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort in Ocean City. On May 8th, a Supervision pre-conference workshop will focus on LTSS, followed by 1-1/2 days of plenaries, workshops, and the highly anticipated awards dinner.  Nominees and winners will be celebrated for the SPARK they bring to their jobs and the individuals they serve. Conference registration begins TODAY. Click here to register. Make your hotel reservations by calling the … Read More

2024 Legislative Session

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Join MACS for the 2024 Legislative Breakfast. This event features executive and legislative leaders sharing exclusive insights on the upcoming legislative session, and crucial topics for 2024. Gain firsthand knowledge and stay ahead of the political curve. Reserve your place now and be informed and empowered in navigating the landscape of the upcoming legislative session. January 23, 2024 Governor Calvert House, Annapolis MD 8am – 10am Register Now

MACS Annual Meeting

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We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who attended the annual meeting . Your presence and active participation made it a successful event. At this year’s annual meeting, we celebrated the the dedication of our outgoing board members, and welcomed new faces to the team. With gratitude for their contributions we bid farewell to the departing members who played a vital role in our growth. Our new board roster can be found here. Together we are poised to make the … Read More

Top Solutions For Catalytic Converter Protection

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The article below was shared by our valued corporate member, Jeff Wallop of PSA Insurance & Financial Services. Catalytic Converter Theft Prevention to Protect Your Vehicles and Business In the United States, catalytic converter thefts have increased 1750% since 2019, but we are experiencing another spike in thefts due to the Russia – Ukraine conflict. Since Russia is one of the top exporters of the precious metals used in catalytic converters – rhodium, palladium and platinum – there’s a shortage … Read More

2023 Direct Support & Supervison Conference

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The 2023 MACS Direct Support and Supervision Conference concluded recently, leaving attendees inspired, enlightened, and excited for the future. This annual event brought together professionals from the direct support and supervision fields, providing a platform for learning, networking, and celebrating excellence. From engaging sessions on self-awareness, personal finance, and a delightful cooking experience, this conference offered something for everyone. Attendees had the opportunity to expand their expertise in direct support and supervision. Renowned speakers, industry experts, and thought leaders shared … Read More

COVID Responsibilities Continue After Public Emergency – EEOC

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This is a Members Only section. MEMBER LOGIN Click the link to the left to LOGIN if you are already a member of MACSonline.org. BECOME AN AGENCY MEMBER Click the link to the left to access the Corporate Member Application and to learn more details about agency membership. REGISTER NOW Click the link to the left to register for access to member only content at MACSonline.org.  

MACS Annual Meeting and Crab Feast

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After a hiatus, the eagerly anticipated MACS Annual Meeting and Crab Feast is making a triumphant return. Save the date: June 29, 2023, from noon to 4 pm. Join us at the enchanting Kurtz’s Beach in Pasadena, where waterfront beauty and covered pavilions create the perfect ambiance for an unforgettable gathering. The MACS Annual Meeting and Crab Feast present a unique opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, foster professional relationships, and gain invaluable insights into MACS’ ongoing work. Engaging in vibrant … Read More

2023 Legislative Session

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The 2023 legislative session in Maryland had positive outcomes for the Developmental Disability (DD) community. The Governor’s budget includes a 12% rate increase for community services, and there are budget increases to expand access to services in FY 24. MACS and their DD coalition partners advocated for bills that would affect people with developmental disabilities and community providers. They ensured that the Fair Wage Act passed without a negative impact on direct support and other staff wages and focused on … Read More

2023 Direct Support & Supervision Conference

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The DSP & Supervision conference is back in 2023! Save the date for what’s been called “the best DSP conference in the country”. The conference will be held at the Fontainebleau (formerly the Clarion) in beautiful Ocean City, Maryland on Monday, May 22nd and Tuesday, May 23rd. The conference will kick off with an opening reception on Sunday, the 21st and an opening plenary on Monday with Dr. Karyn Harvey.  There will be an awards banquet on Monday night, workshops and additional plenaries on Monday and Tuesday. More information will be shared soon. If … Read More

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