Risk Management for Individuals with IDD

Risk Management for Individuals with IDD 

This course discusses the principles of risk management and the specific types and levels of risks associated with daily living for individuals with developmental disabilities. It identifies tools for risk assessment and service planning and how to monitor individuals for ongoing risk analysis.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)


Course Details

Course Code: REL-RMIIDD-DD-0
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2020
Learning Objectives:
Explain what risk management is and the steps involved in the risk management process
Name several tools you can use to identify and assess risk in daily living
Identify steps to prevent loss or injury
Monitor individuals for ongoing risk analysis

Course Outline Lesson 1: What is Risk Management? Lesson 2: Identifying and Assessing Risk Lesson 3: Proactive Planning and Monitoring Risk Lesson 4: Conclusion

Instructor: Diane Ritters, M.Ed., MA
Ms. Ritters has been an educator for over 16 years. She was responsible for developing and conducting training for employees in human service organizations, especially direct care staff. In her current role as a consultant, she continues to provide training and development resources for human service providers. Disclosure: Diane Ritters, M.Ed., MA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Direct Support Professionals; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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