Required Eight Hour Training for NEW Staff or Providers (8hrs) (2021)


Option 1 Outline

8 contact hours

Chapter 1: Overview of Services for People with Developmental Disabilities

  • Characteristics of individuals living with developmental disabilities
    • Under the Umbrella: Looking at Different Diagnoses
      • Autism Spectrum Disorder
      • Cerebral Palsy
      • Down Syndrome
      • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Service Planning, Communication, Team Processes
  • Best Practices

Chapter 2: Rights of Individuals

  • Rules and Laws
  • Individual Rights
  • Advocacy Sites
  • Case Stories

Chapter 3: "It's All About the Person"

  • Introduction to a Shift in Thinking
  • Positive Culture Initiative
  • What is Important to/for the Person
  • Person-First Language
  • The Movement for Removing the MR from MRDD
  • Individual Specific Training

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

  • Person Centered Planning
  • DODD's Principles of Person-Centered Planning
  • Examples of Self-Determination
  • Application of Person-Centered Services in Promoting Community Integration
  • Examples of Self-Advocacy

Chapter 5: Trauma Informed Care and Nonviolent De-escalation

  • Trauma Informed Care
    • What is Trauma
    • Why Trauma Informed Care
    • Trauma Informed Care Responses
    • Trauma Informed Care Scenarios
  • Nonviolent De-escalation
    • Definition of De-escalation
    • Why Nonviolent De-escalation
    • Challenges and Techniques
    • Non-Violent De-Escalation Scenarios

Chapter 6: Implementation of Individual Service Plans

  • Types of Waivers
  • Personalized Outcomes and Action Steps
  • The ISP Process

Chapter 7: The Provider’s Role in Behavior Support

  • Why Behavior Support Strategies are Needed
  • Basic Behavior Principles
  • Positive Behavior Supports
  • Using Self-Efficacy Theory to Provide Positive Supports
  • Behavior Support Strategies that Include Restrictive Measures

Chapter 8: Service Documentation Review

  • Why We Document
  • What is Required in Documentation

Chapter 9: Major Unusual Incidents (MUI), Unusual Incidents, and Requirements of New Rule #5123-17-02

  • Health and Welfare Alerts
  • MUI Definition and Categories
    • Category A
    • Category B
    • Category C
  • Abuser Registry
  • Fictional Scenarios
  • Reporting Responsibilities
  • Incident Reports
  • Immediate Response
  • Difference Between MUI and UI
  • Role of Investigative Agent
  • Prevention Plans
  • Trends and Patterns

Chapter 10: Universal Precautions/Health and Safety Review

  • Universal Precautions
  • Infection Control, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hand Hygiene, PPE
  • Sharps and Stick Prevention
  • Fire and Weather Safety
  • Emergency Preparedness
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