This activity is approved for 1.00 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 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1832326
Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Group Homes.
Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-730-2
Approval # 224-0143-30150
This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Person-First Language A. What Would You Say? B. What is Person-First Language? C. Why Use Person-First Language? D. Language Shapes Us E. Language Follows a Model F. Review G. Summary Section 3: Using Person-First Language A. Using Person-First Language B. Disability vs. Handicap C. Describing Disability D. Euphemisms E. Meet Winifred F. Language Describing Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) G. Language Describing Physical Disabilities H. Language Describing Sensory and Communication Disabilities I. Language Describing Mental Health Disabilities J. Language Describing Health Conditions and Other Disabilities K. Gray Areas in Person-First Language L. Review M. Summary Section 4: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations! F. Exam
Nellie Galindo received her Masters of Social Work and Masters of Science in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked with individuals with disabilities in several different settings, including working as a direct service provider for individuals with mental illness and leading a youth program for young adults with disabilities. She has facilitated and created trainings for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the areas of self-advocacy, healthy relationships, sexual health education, and violence and abuse prevention. Mrs. Galindo has worked in state government assisting individuals with disabilities obtain accessible health information in their communities, as well as utilizing the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to healthcare services. Disclosure: Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.