Online Course » ASD04 Autism Spectrum Disorder - Assessment

Course Description:
Assessments are critical in determining the services and supports an individual receives. Assessments also serve to identify changes and recognize newly acquired skills. The Direct Support Professional has an important role in monitoring the needs and wants of the individual and assuring that services provided support the individual’s goals.
Course Objective:
After completing this module, you should be able to:
• Explain why assessments are important and how data is collected.
• Identify the purpose of formal and informal assessments.
• Demonstrate knowledge of positive behavioral supports and the basic principles of behavior.
• Demonstrate knowledge of how the information from assessments benefits the individual.
• Write goals and objectives based on an assessment.

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.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals - view details

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