Empowerment Education - Making the Transition: As Smooth As Possible
Designed for new and seasoned direct support professionals, this training was developed in response to the high rate of turnover in the profession. The training provides you with techniques that assist in making the transition from one direct support professional to another less taxing on the consumer.
Individuals attending the training will have the opportunity to:
- Understand why there is turnover
- Recognize the advantages and disadvantages that accompany turnover
- Understand the importance of communication between the incoming and outgoing direct support professionals as well as the consumer
- Recognize and respond to the difficulties caused by the transition situation
This training module carries 2 hours of Social Work CEUs and 2 hours of QIDP.