This course prepares caregivers for dealing with clients with developmental disabilities. From infants and children to individuals with mental illness and physical disabilities, this course will be invaluable to caregivers in an in-home setting. Topics covered include self-care, communication, mobility and independence, and others.
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.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: CO1933629
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
59A-36.011 Staff Training Requirements. Location: Online
Defining developmental disabilities Types of developmental disabilities What causes developmental disabilities? Developmental disability or mental illness? Developmental disabilities and home care Caring for developmentally disabled Interacting with developmentally disabled clients Role of a home care worker
Sharon Brothers, MSW, has an advanced degree in social work and over 30 years' experience as an owner, operator and educator in senior care. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession. Sharon is currently the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education and is a national speaker and advocate for quality education within senior care. Disclosure: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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