Annual Training for Current Staff or Providers (8hrs) (2018)


Option 2 Outline

8 contact hours


Including but not limited to: HPC, Foster Care, Adult Day Support, Voc Hab

Chapter 1:  Positive Culture Initiative and What is Important to/for the Person

  • Creating a positive culture
  • Discovering the individual
  • Person-first language
  • The movement for taking the MR out of MRDD

Chapter 2:  Rights of Individuals

  • Rules and laws
  • Advocacy sites
  • Fictional case stories

Chapter 3: Best Practices

  • Free choice of provider
  • Best practices scenarios
  • Implementation of individual service plans
  • Personalized outcomes and action steps and documentation review

Chapter 4: The Provider’s Role in Person-Centered Planning, Community Integration, Self-Determination, and Self-Advocacy

  • DODD’s person-centered philosophy
  • Application of person-centered services in promoting community integration
  • Examples of self-advocacy and self-determination

Chapter 5: The Self-Advocacy Movement

  • Self-advocacy case study
  • Learning exercises for self-advocacy

Chapter 6: The Provider’s Role in Behavior Support

  • Basic behavior principles
  • Providing positive behavior supports
  • Behavior support strategies that include restrictive measures

Chapter 7:  Major Unusual Incidents, Unusual Incidents DODD rule #5123:2-17-02

The requirements of Rule 5123:2-17-02 of the Administrative Code Relating to Addressing Major Unusual Incidents and Unusual Incidents to Ensure Health, Welfare and Continuous Quality Improvement

  • Definition of MUI and categories
  • Case examples of common MUIs
  • Reporting responsibilities MUI/UI
  • Immediate response
  • Role of investigative agent
  • Prevention plans
  • Trends and patterns
  • Difference between MUI/UI

Chapter 8:  Universal Precautions/Health and Safety Review

  • Blood borne pathogens, infection control, hand hygiene, PPE
  • Applying health and safety skills scenarios
  • Warm weather, cold weather, and fire safety