October 3, 2023 @ 9:30 am – October 4, 2023 @ 3:30 pm
The Center For Pursuit
4400 Harrisburg Blvd
TX 77011
Meghan Jones


“CFC (Community First Choice) & CDS (Consumer Directed Services) Programs Via Managed Care Organizations ” (Houston, Tx)

Location:  “The Center For Pursuit”

Twogether Consulting is pleased to invite you to this wonderful live training session to discuss what CFC services are via the MCO’s as well as the option of receiving CDS services via the MCO’s and what that means for the individual and the LAR (Legally Authorized Representative).  Some of the services that an individual can receive in CDS within the HCS/TxHmL programs include: CFC (Community First Choice) Respite and ISS This session will be held at “The Center” in Houston, Texas in one of their amazing new conference rooms.  See parking information below.  So please contact us as soon as possible if you are interested in having any of your staff attend.

   Please contact Meghan Jones at meghanjones.tx@gmail.com for registration ASAP. Limited Seating!  



Dates: October 3rd and 4th 2023

Times:  Day 1:  9:30 AM-3:30 PM   Day 2:  10 AM-2 PM 
Lunch:  Day 1: 12:00 PM- 1:15 PM    Day 2:  No break for lunch, but will provide snacks and drinks on both days. They do have a water/ice machine for use but you are advised to bring your own cups with you.

Cost:  $100 per person for both days.   You may pay via PayPal invoice with PayPal, Credit or Debit Card, or Venmo,  or our business Zelle or Venmo account directly and also by check
Handouts:  Training handouts will be provided as well.

Location:  “The Center For Pursuit”   (4400 Harrisburg Blvd, Houston, TX 77011)   **Pursuit Board Room, 2nd Floor

Parking: is on the west side of the building.  You can also use the parking garage, but there is a $3 charge per day.

Contact: “The Center For Pursuit”  for directions or parking concerns only (713) 525-8400  or Damien Harris (Director of Residential Services) Mobile: 713-702-8218


Website: thecenterforpursuit.org



To register please contact Meghan Jones

or Ph: 361-649-5104


Presenters: Julie Blacklock/IDD Waiver Consultant

**This session is only for persons receiving or providing CFC (Community First Choice) or CDS (Consumer Directed Services) through the Managed Care Organizations (MCO’s) 

See the attachments for close-by hotels below and the topics for the 2 days, below.

Center for Pursuit Training August 6-9-Hotel List




-Overview- CFC and CDS Programs via MCO’s 

What are CFC & CDS services?  Definition, Who Can Provide CFC or services through CDS?

-External CFC and CDS programs vs the MCO Vs. those in HCS/TxHmL, etc…

-Rules & Regs

How Do I Request To Use These Services?  

-What Does This Mean For the Individual and The LAR?

-Billable Services Vs. Non-Billable Services For The MCO’s

-CDS and The FMSA Agency

-What Are The Nurse’s Responsibilities in the CFC and CDS Programs?

-and more……


We would be glad to invoice you if you prefer.  Please indicate how you will pay when you register with Meghan Jones.
Option #1:
Requested invoice: We will send you an invoice from Paypal and then you can make a payment directly through the invoice-  using a credit card, debit card, Paypal account, or payment by check.
Option #2:
You may pay on the Twogether Consulting website.  Here is the direct link to the “Payment” page  
If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through it, when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates. Remember for this option, you will need to enter in total $ amount for # of attendees.  Ex:  2 people want to attend x $125 =$250 total.
Option #3:  NEW!

We now take Zelle payments through our Twogether Consulting Zelle account:  Please contact Meghan Jones at meghanjones.tx@gmail.com for directions to make payment.


To complete registration and for any additional information or to arrange payment by check you must contact:

Meghan Jones at: meghanjones.tx@gmail.com 

You may contact Meghan by phone at: (361) 649-5104   

Mailing address for checks:  Twogether Consulting  P.O. Box 90426 Austin, TX 78709