Section 1: Introduction A. About this Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: The Adult Learner A. What Makes the Adult Learner Unique? B. Review C. Summary Section 3: Training Problems and Enhancements A. Common Training Problems B. Training Enhancements C. Review D. Summary Section 4: Training Curriculum A. Course 1: Understanding Clients’ Behavior B. Course 2: Building Positive Relationships C. Course 3: Decision Making and Problem Solving D. Course 4: Assessing Risk for Escalating Behavior E. Course 5: Early Crisis Intervention F. Course 6. North Carolina Statues and Administrative Codes Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. References D. Resources E. Exam
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.Instructor: Joseph Murphy, Ph.D.
Dr. Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. is a Clinical and Research Psychologist who has extensive clinical and administrative expertise working in the field of Behavioral healthcare at the county and state levels in California, Maryland, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. He has served as a Federal contractor in Behavioral Health. His work supported research at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, the Military Operational Medicine Psychological Research Program at Ft. Detrick, and the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, Silver Spring, MD. For nine years he was the Director of State Operated Mental Health programs for At-Risk youth in Butner, North Carolina. He developed a number of webinars and a Peer Training course in Older Adult Behavioral Health Literacy for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, and National Libraries of Medicine. He served as Director of a Wellness and Recovery program in Gaithersburg, MD. Disclosure: Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.