Wednesday, December 6, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM MST
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Utah Online School 
2060 N 2100 W
St George, UT 84770

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Katie Emmett 
Utah State University 

Meaningful Community Access and Supports for People Receiving HCBS 

Community-based instruction (CBI) teaches individuals with disabilities functional skills within community settings. The goal of CBI is to support individuals with disabilities with increased independence and greater quality of life. The Meaningful Community Access and Supports for People Receiving HCBS Training provides direct support professionals in day and residential programs with the skills and knowledge needed to educate their HCBS clients through five modules. Topics for the training will include:

  • Legislation and Background Information Supporting Community Access and Engagement
  • Describing a Direct Support Professional’s Role
  • Describing Community-Based Instruction and Supports
  • Where to Begin When Delivering Community-Based Instruction
  • Systematic Response-Prompting and Fading

If you have any questions about the training, please contact Katie Emmett at Katie.Emmett@usu.edu.