Who: Direct Service Workers already certified in a variety of job titles
Why: Expand your knowledge and skills, grow in your career, and discover new ways to support the people you serve
A preliminary orientation to bloodborne pathogen risks and prevention strategies in the work place.
Discusses the prevalence of brain injury in Maine and nationally, the types of brain injury, how the brain works, and the effects of brain injury on families and caregivers
Explores a range of challenging behaviors you are likely to encounter in your work and introduces strategies for reducing and managing these challenging behaviors.
Presents basic information on dementia care and discusses changes to the brain and their impact on thinking skills and behavior.
Learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of elder abuse, identify factors that place elders and caregivers at increased risk, and report signs of abuse.
Provides an overview of healthcare-associated and emerging infectious diseases, infection prevention practices in the home and community, and how you can protect yourself and your clients.
Learn about the signs of abuse and addiction and approaches to prevention, treatment, and recovery
Acquire the knowledge and skills to scan your environment for personal safety risks and learn strategies to address commonly encountered safety hazards.