This course will be useful to any paraprofessional working in an environment where you may interact and or support someone with a physical, intellectual and/or developmental disability. This course will explore the necessary technical knowledge to support social skills and integration, adaptation, self-dependence, health, safety, nutrition, recreation, leisure and communication for persons with disabilities. Topics covered include behavior management, functional skills, infection control, individual program planning and implementation and independent living.
This course satisfies requirements for Part II of the San Diego Regional Center’s Residential Specialist Certificate. NOTE, this is a college-level course. Participants should expect to devote 4-10 hours per week to course work.
Required text: “Looking for Service Quality-A Providers Handbook” Available online at www.dds.ca.gov/Publications/docs/LookingServiceQuality.pdf
Please note that there are NO REFUNDS offered if a student drops the class after the start date, due to the proprietary nature of our online content.
For more information please contact the instructor, Janice Melroy firstname.lastname@example.org