When

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST
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Where

Lucas County Board of DD 
1155 Larc Lane
Toledo, OH 43614
 

 
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Contact

OADSP 
OADSP 
866-862-2322 
inquiries@oadsp.org 

Professional Development Trainings 

The Ohio Alliance of Direct Support Professionals and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities have partnered to offer a series of DSPaths training modules FREE of charge to professionals that support people with developmental disabilities!  Use this nationally accredited curriculum to improve your skills and these approved classes can help you get the training hours you need to work towards the competency-based dollar an hour wage increase!

Session 1: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Supporting Successful Community Living - Assisting People to Direct Their Own Supportive Services

In this class students will identify and discuss strategies to assist people receiving support to participate in the recruitment, training, and management of support staff.  Students will investigate how they might best work within their agency’s structure to maximize the supported individual’s opportunity to direct their own supportive services.  In assisting individuals to take leadership roles in their own supportive services students will learn techniques for helping individuals to identify their own needs, preferences, and priorities.

 

Session 2: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Facilitation of Services - Individualizing the Planning Process

This class investigates the provision of effective supports through the person-centered planning process.  Students will look at specific person-centered planning techniques used to determine the formal/informal and natural/planned supports to be provided to individuals.  Students will explore their roles as facilitators of supports to individuals as well as their roles as team members.  

Please note that you can attend one or both sessions!

In this class students will identify and discuss strategies to assist people receiving support to participate in the recruitment, training, and management of support staff.  Students will investigate how they might best work within their agency’s structure to maximize the supported individual’s opportunity to direct their own supportive services.  In assisting individuals to take leadership roles in their own supportive services students will learn techniques for helping individuals to identify their own needs, preferences, and priorities.