Course Code: REL-CV-0-EUT3
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2023
Describe important aspects of personal control (autonomy) and its relationship to emotion and behavior.
List common responses to the loss of autonomy and independence, and their important relationship to challenging behavior.
Describe the relationship between personal values, autonomy, and decision-making.
Identify some strategies for encouraging and empowering people with disabilities to make their own decisions.
Describe the relationship between choice and risk as it applies to people with intellectual and development disabilities.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: An Independent Life A. Losses B. Feelings Based on Losses C. Review D. Summary Section 3: Values and Decision-making A. Values and Decision-Making B. Encouraging Decision-Making C. Think About It: The Power of Deciding for Oneself D. Teaching Problem Solving E. Review F. Summary Section 4: Empowering Choice A. Helping People Achieve Control and Choice B. Choice and Risk C. Think About It: Level of Risk D. Review E. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations! F. Exam G. BrainSparks
Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH
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.Instructor:
David Morstad, M.Ed.
David Morstad, M.Ed., has served as a Corporate Director of Training, VP/Communications, and is a veteran of nearly forty years in the human services field. He is a Fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and a sought-after writer and speaker on issues of leadership in the disability field.
Disclosure: David Morstad, M.Ed. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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