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Personal Skills Acquisition & Support Lab

Personal Skills Acquisition and Support Lab Flier

All classes occur from 9:00am – 5:00pm

April 9, 2018
May 14, 2018
July 16, 2018
August 13, 2018
September 14, 2018
October 8, 2018
November 12, 2018
December 10, 2018

Overview
You will have an opportunity to participate in hands-on activities of daily living geared towards encouraging independence, and to demonstrate ethical behavior related to providing personal care to the people you are supporting. 

Notes: Class will be held 9am – 5pm with a 30 minute lunch break. This class will meet requirements for completion of the 40 Hour Residential Services Curriculum Skills Lab.  Any staff hired on or after January 1, 2016 who did not complete their training by February 26, 2016 will need take the full 8-hour Chapter 12 Skills Acquisition Course by 12/31/2018.

Cost
$50 per student. This price covers the $42/day DDA reimbursement to the agency as well as supplies needed to complete the class.

Continuing Education
This class is approved for 8 hours of DDA Continuing Education Credits.

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.

Here’s what participants are saying

“The best part of the training is the hands-on exercises. I liked being able to experience the skills from the perspective of my client.”

“The ability to practice personal care skills was so helpful. I really recommend this training and would take it again!”

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