This course covers how to provide support to developmentally disabled individuals with behavioral challenges. Topics include defining a behavior, cycle of behavior, preventing a behavior, communication variables, and intervention variables.
Learning activity approved by the Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation as continuing education for Residential Homes for the Aged and Assisted Care Living Facility administrators. This activity is approved for 0.7500 contact hours.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.7500 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO2034319
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 0.75 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: What is a Behavior?
Behavior is Communication
The Cycle of Behaviors
Prevention is the Key
Section 3: Teaching Positive Behavior
Teach Alternative Skills
Section 4: Nonverbal Communication
Section 5: Managing Negative Behaviors
Behavior Treatment Plan
Section 6: Conclusion
Kimberly Matthews, RN obtained a nursing degree from Western Kentucky University in 1998. Ms. Matthews possesses over 20 years of nursing experience with over 17 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Ms. Matthews has extensive experience in MDS, restorative nursing programs, and nursing management. Ms. Matthews is currently a Post Acute Care Content writer and subject matter expert for MDS. Disclosure: Kim Matthews, RN has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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