Board Trainings

Central Valley Regional Center (CVRC) has a commitment to a diverse Board of Directors that reflects the geographic, ethnic and linguistic diversity of California’s central valley and the population it serves.   CVRC provides board training in diversity and best practices which occurs at board meetings and at planned educational sessions.

As required by W&I Code 4622, the following is a list of board training and support:

Click here for CVRC’s Board of Directors Training Plan for 2024

  • Ongoing ARCA Academy webinars are available to all Board Members:
    • January 11, 2022 – “Meeting the service needs of adults of all ages”
    • September 14, 2021 – “How services and supports meet the needs of infants and toddlers”
    • May 8, 2021 – “Diversity Part 2”
    • March 13, 2021 – “Diversity Part 1”
    • January 9, 2021 – “Strategic Planning”
    • December 12, 2020 – “Working together as a Board”
    • November 14, 2020 – “Boards in the Community”
  • November 16, 2021:  National Core Indicator Data 2018-19  NCI DATA 18-19 Children Family Survey Eng Presentation (cvrcold.betaplanets.com)
  • September 28, 2021: Revised CVRC Bylaws
  • September 28, 2021: Board Policies; Conflict of Interest, Transparency and Public Access, Whistleblower, Zero Tolerance, Contracts over $250,000
  • June 22, 2021: Self-Determination Program Training
  • August 27, 2020:  Regional Center Board Training Curriculum (2020-21)
  • March 24, 2020:  Financial Audit
  • February 25, 2020:  Human Resources Recruitment Practices
  • October 22, 2019:   Data Security Breaches
  • September 21, 2019: CVRC’s Board of Directors received training on DDS-CVRC Contracts Overview and Compliance and ARCA-Regional Center Boards: A Critical Difference.
    • DDS-CVRC Contracts Overview and Compliance, presented by Matthew R. Bahr, Esquire – Slide Presentation
    • ARCA-Regional Center Boards: A Critical Difference, presented by Leinani Walter, Director of Program Operations with ARCA – Slide Presentation
  • August 27, 2019:  Trailer Bill Language
  • September 29, 2018:  CVRC’s Board of Directors received training on Policy Review, Board Governance and ARCA-DDS.
    • Policy Review and Board Governance presented by Matthew F. Bahr, Esquire – Slide Presentation
    • ARCA-DDS: Who does What and Why, presented by Amy Westling, Executive Director of ARCA – Slide Presentation.