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Medicaid Waiver Services

UW ECHO in Medicaid Waiver Services is a network of state-wide professionals providing services to Medicaid Waiver participants. This network provides a community for professional development and the sharing of best practices.

Participants include Medicaid waiver service providers, prescribers, case managers, participant support specialists, and direct service providers working with participants in:

  • Community Choices

  • Children's Mental Health

  • Comprehensive and Supports Waivers


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How to Participate

There are two ways to participate in UW ECHO in Medicaid Waiver Services and earn professional development credit:

  • Attend the UW ECHO in Medicaid Waiver Services sessions Wednesdays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. You will need a computer and internet connection to participate in these live sessions. You will also need to download the Zoom Videoconferencing software to your computer. For technical assistance with Zoom, please contact Kyle Barger (

    Join the current session

  • Compete any of the on-line mini-courses. You will see course titles for each available mini-course. Click on the mini-course title to read more about it and to enroll. Module mini-courses contain the content presented in the live sessions and are published approximately 2 weeks after their conclusion.


Learning Topic - Fall 2017


Sept. 13

Introduction to Legal Aid of Wyoming

Rick Martinez, Esq.
Legal Aid of Wyoming

Sept. 20

Program Integrity

Andrew Chapin
Medicaid Program Integrity Unit

Sept. 27

Significance of the Primary Care Provider:  How Working Together Leads to Better Outcomes

Dr. Behringer
Optum Medical Director

Oct. 4

Dual Diagnosis - Part 1
This session will define dual diagnosis, will review the prevalence of mental health disorders among people with intellectual disability, and will identify mental health disorders associated with various genetic syndromes.

William MacLean, Ph.D.
Assoc. Director, Waisman Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Oct. 11

Dual Diagnosis - Part 2
This session will identify barriers to diagnosing mental health conditions, identify tools used to diagnose mental health disorders, and describe the causes and functions of challenging behavior.

William MacLean, Ph.D.
Assoc. Director, Waisman Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Oct. 18

Dual Diagnosis - Part 3
This session will identify barriers to treating mental health disorders, effectiveness of psychological interventions for dual diagnosis, and effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for dual diagnosis.

William MacLean, Ph.D.
Assoc. Director, Waisman Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Oct. 25

Strengthen Families Protective Factor: A Comprehensive Look at Family Engagement

Jennifer Davis
Consultant, Wyoming Children's Trust Fund

Nov. 1

Team Meetings

Julie Newlin

Nov. 8

Meaningful Care Conferences

Linda Flynn, Suzie Harrison

Nov. 15

Child and Adolescent Intensity Instrument

Coming Soon

Nov. 22

No Session

No Session

Nov. 29

Behavior Strategies / Autism

Coming Soon

Dec. 06

Wrap-around Services

Coming Soon

Dec. 13

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1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2506


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