[dbmat] Re: Pasting a discussion of intervener salary rates from Facebook

  • From: Edgenie Bellah <bellahe@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: DBMAT <dbmat@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:30:06 -0500

Not sure if you know this but DADs is using the DBMD Intervener scale to
contract with interveners at the Austin State Supported Living Center.
I've had the pleasure of seeing this work in action and love that DBMAT's
name is firmly linked to helping formalize intervener services within the
adult service community.

Edgenie


On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 3:23 PM, Stephen Schoen <stephenschoen351@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> Hi folks----   I saw this interesting conversation and back and forth
> conversation on our DBMAT Facebook page, and thought, "perhaps.. there are
> many people on the DBMAT Listserve who aren't on the Facebook page," so I
> copied and pasted it  for your reading pleasure. Look at the attachment
> before you read the discussion. I do want to point out that the amounts
> listed on the attachment are what DADS (the state agency) pays to the
> Provider Agencies.  The Provider agency then must take out a percentage for
> expenses (such as worker's comp insurance, supervision, etc.) before they
> pay the intervener.  So different DBMAT providers will have different
> hourly rates they pay interveners depending on how they interpret their
> administrative costs.
>
> I also want to express enthusiasm that people are using DADS rates to
> negotiate with their school distiricts. This was an outcome DBMAT hoped for
> when they advocated for the bill establishing a career ladder for
> interveners.
>
> Lastly... I hope all this pasting looks ok after our listserve is done
> with it.     steve
>
>
>    - Munumu Basu    School districts pay approx $12-$13 /hour.
>    August 6 at 10:39pm
>    
> <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/permalink/753491718039833/?comment_id=753708301351508&offset=0&total_comments=9>
>     · Like <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>    Mu <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>    - <https://www.facebook.com/bebakruel?fref=ufi>
>     Geraldina Martinez Yanez <https://www.facebook.com/bebakruel?fref=ufi>
>     They should raise depending on our level. As I said before I am
>    waiting for perry Lee to give me a raise.
>    August 6 at 10:47pm
>    
> <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/permalink/753491718039833/?comment_id=753710411351297&offset=0&total_comments=9>
>     · Like <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#> · 1
>    <https://www.facebook.com/browse/likes?id=753710411351297>
>     <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>    - <https://www.facebook.com/munmun.basu.376?fref=ufi>
>     Munmun Basu <https://www.facebook.com/munmun.basu.376?fref=ufi> They
>    r paying all interveners the same....whether they are certified, have
>    experience with db children, or have college hours doesn't matter to them.
>    August 6 at 10:51pm
>    
> <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/permalink/753491718039833/?comment_id=753711768017828&offset=0&total_comments=9>
>     · Like <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>     <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>    - <https://www.facebook.com/dejamaicandiva.anni?fref=ufi>
>     De StarGurl <https://www.facebook.com/dejamaicandiva.anni?fref=ufi> Oh
>    wow! I am looking forward to this!
>    August 13 at 9:29pm
>    
> <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/permalink/753491718039833/?comment_id=756914174364254&offset=0&total_comments=9>
>     · Like <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>     <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>    - <https://www.facebook.com/caroline.k.daley?fref=ufi>
>     Caroline Kupstas Daley
>    <https://www.facebook.com/caroline.k.daley?fref=ufi> Hi munmun- our
>    school ford have different pay for various levels- parents have to get
>    intervener not aide written into iep
>    22 hrs
>    
> <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/permalink/753491718039833/?comment_id=757264717662533&offset=0&total_comments=9>
>     · Like <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>     <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>    - <https://www.facebook.com/munmun.basu.376?fref=ufi>
>     Munmun Basu <https://www.facebook.com/munmun.basu.376?fref=ufi> We r
>    interveners as per our district but not paid as them
>    21 hrs
>    
> <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/permalink/753491718039833/?comment_id=757284667660538&offset=0&total_comments=9>
>     · Like <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>     <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>    - <https://www.facebook.com/caroline.k.daley?fref=ufi>
>     Caroline Kupstas Daley
>    <https://www.facebook.com/caroline.k.daley?fref=ufi> We provides human
>    resources with the dad's intervener payscale to help raise the pay for
>    interveners. I know other families have had to do the same. Maybe that
>    would help?
>    21 hrs
>    
> <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/permalink/753491718039833/?comment_id=757285997660405&offset=0&total_comments=9>
>     · Like <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>     <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>    - <https://www.facebook.com/munmun.basu.376?fref=ufi>
>     Munmun Basu <https://www.facebook.com/munmun.basu.376?fref=ufi> Well
>    I work with a district and they hv their own payscales. We're still
>    considered paras and we get a meager stipend of $500 spread over annually
>    for working as an intervener.
>    21 hrs
>    
> <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/permalink/753491718039833/?comment_id=757287524326919&offset=0&total_comments=9>
>     · Like <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>     <https://www.facebook.com/groups/DBMAT/#>
>    - <https://www.facebook.com/caroline.k.daley?fref=ufi>
>     Caroline Kupstas Daley
>    <https://www.facebook.com/caroline.k.daley?fref=ufi> Yes, I mean we
>    had to work with our district to educate them on the pay rates in the state
>    for interveners. Show them what other districts were paying, show them the
>    state rates. Totally respect that this is a crummy fight and none of us
>    should have to fight it. You guys all deserve more pay!
>
>


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