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Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives SECTION II: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) C. Meet Karl D. Areas of Protection under the ADA E. Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act F. What is a Disability? G. Who Qualifies as Having a Disability? H. Other Disability Acts I. Who is Protected Under the Americans with Disabilities Act? J. Common Myths about the Americans with Disabilities Act K. Conditions Identified Under the Americans with Disabilities Act L. Section Summary Section III: Managing Inmates and Juveniles with Disabilities M. Vignette N. Prevalence of Disabilities in Correctional Facilities O. Types of Disabilities/Impairments Frequently Found in Correctional and Juvenile Facilities P. Physical Disabilities Q. Examples of Physical Disabilities and Accommodations R. Deafness S. Mental Disabilities/Impairments among Inmates/Juveniles T. Learning Disabilities U. Section Summary Section IV: Types of Common Access Complaints V. What is an Access Complaint? W. Common Access Complaints in Correctional Facilities X. Reaching Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Y. Americans with Disabilities Act Prohibitions Z. Considerations in Juvenile Facilities with Child Care Workers AA. Vignette BB. Section Summary SECTION V: Conclusion CC. Summary DD. References EE. Congratulations! Section: VI Conclusion FF. Summary GG. Course Contributors HH. Resources II. References JJ. Congratulations! KK. Exam LL. BrainSparks
Ms. Harkis currently works with Armor Correctional Health Services with over 25 years of experience in correctional healthcare in both jails and adult institutions. She is adept at developing strong and cohesive relationships with facility personnel, nursing staff and clients. Additionally she has strong skills in contract compliance, audits, CQI, risk management, policy development and information systems. She currently develops nursing education programs in corrections and provides training for other entities in corrections. She maintains Certification from the Florida Board of Nursing to provide CEU Hours for nursing and other specialties. Ms. Harkis started in corrections in Illinois and then to New Mexico, Missouri, Massachusetts and for the last ten plus years here in Florida. Ms. Harkis looks forward to expanding her role in education to provide training programs for corrections on an expanded level. Disclosure: Kathy Harkis, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.