ASD11 Autism Spectrum Disorder - Health and Safety
This module on health and safety will introduce the basic concepts of nutrition, healthy life styles, symptoms and signs of illness, medication issues, responding to environmental emergencies, and basic good health practices. Health is not just the absence of disease; it is being in the best possible health physically, mentally, emotionally and spi
ASD04 Autism Spectrum Disorder - Assessment
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.
LFS07 Frontline Leadership - Fiscal Responsibility
The frontline supervisor has a fiscal responsibility to the individual receiving services, to the staff and vendors delivering services through the program or activities, and to the Agency. To be fiscally responsible, you need to have knowledge about the budget process, the elements of a budget, how decisions are made and who is responsible. Unders
CW103 Child Welfare I - Communication
The act of communicating takes two people: the sender of a message and the receiver of a message. People communicate through words, actions, facial expressions, pictures, and signs. It is important as a Direct Support Professional to know how to effectively communicate with the persons you support as well as with other people within our environment
MH09 Mental Health - Crisis Intervention and Emergency Services
The purpose of this module to introduce you to the skills and knowledge needed to ensure safety and well-being for the individuals you support, your colleagues and yourself. Potential crisis situations are identified. This training does not endorse any specific physical interventions.