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Continuing Education

Beyond Mandated Reporting (4 CE Credits)
Beyond Mandatory Reporting takes an in-depth look at ensuring the health and safety of a supported person in any setting and how to confidently represent the needs of a client. BMR will discuss reporting requirements, provide advocacy scenarios, and demonstrate how to obtain necessary supports when needed.

This class is offered on the following dates:

March 13, 2019
June 12, 2019
October 9, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm


Autism (3 CE Credits)
This course will cover ways to successfully support someone with Autism Spectrum, including: Defining autism, communication and social interaction, challenging behavior and how to maximize success.

This class is offered on the following dates:

March 13, 2019
June 12, 2019
October 9, 2019

Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm


Unconscious Bias (2 CE Credits)
This course is designed to help students recognize Unconscious Biases that we exhibit and experience in our daily lives. By being able to recognize these biases, we are better able to learn how they may have an impact on the people that we support. This class will provide tools to confront and change biases in our lives.

This class is offered on the following dates:

February 13, 2019
May 15, 2019
July 17, 2019
September 18, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 11:00am


Generations in the Workplace (4 CE Credits)
People in the United States are living longer than any generation before them.  This means that individuals are working later in life than ever before.  In your job you will find yourself interacting with co-workers that may be much older or much younger than you.  This training will give you a deeper understanding of different generational experiences and through this deeper understanding create a more collaborative working environment for everyone.

This class is offered on the following dates:

February 13, 2019
May 15, 2019
July 17, 2019
September 18, 2019

Time: 11:30am – 3:30pm

 

The Buzz on Adult Learning (6 CE credits)
Working with adult learners requires a different approach and different skills than working with children. This course will teach you the principles of adult education and provide tools to integrate effective facilitation into training and produce students who will better retain information much longer.

This class is offered on the following dates:

April 10, 2019
August 14, 2019
November 13, 2019

Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm


About the Trainer
Krista Nieman is the Training Resource Manager for Puget Sound Regional Services. She has been in the field since 2000, starting as a Direct Support Professional in residential and vocational settings. Krista is an experienced trainer who believes in bringing fun and real-life experiences to her classes.


Cost
$6/CE credit
 

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