Online Course » ASD02 Autism Spectrum Disorder - Participant and Family Empowerment and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Course Description:
Promoting the rights and responsibilities of individuals and empowering them to make personal choices is at the heart of the work of a Direct Support Professional. This module will include strategies and resources for supporting individuals in their relationships with others and creating opportunities to express themselves in a safe and appropriate manner.
Course Objective:
After completing this module, you should be able to:
• Demonstrate respect for each individual and support for individual choice-making.
• Understand and support the individual’s rights and responsibilities.
• Assist individuals to create positive relationships with peers.
• Communicate with individuals around expression, while acquiring teaching strategies that support appropriate behavior.
• Enhance the ability of each individual to lead a self-determining life.

Intended Audience:
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio:
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
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