Empowerment Education Series: Making the Transition: As Smooth As Possible (A.S.A.P.)
Presenters: Janice Lampman
Monday, June 14, 2021
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
This training module was developed in response to the high rate of turnover in the direct support profession. While this training does not offer suggestions for trying to change the rate of turnover, it does provide ideas for making the transition as smooth as possible for the outgoing direct support professional, the incoming direct support professional and the consumer. This training is designed from the perspective of the DSP no matter which side of the door they are coming from.
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 professional as well as the consumer.
Recognize and respond to the difficulties caused by the transition situation.
Welcome & Introduction 5 minutes
Possibilities Video 5 minutes
Why Is there Turnover? 5 minutes
Advantages & Disadvantages of Turnover 25 minutes
How to Make the Transition Smooth 30 minutes
• Preparing Yourself & Others for the Transition 30 minutes
• Questions 20 minutes
o Total: 2 hours
CEUS OFFERED FOR THIS TRAINING
- 2 CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS are approved for this training. Participants must arrive on time and remain in the training for it's entirety.
- QUALIFIED INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES PROFESSIONALS (QIDP): These training hours meet the MDCH training requirement for QIDP staff.
Suggested Participants: Professionals who work with individuals with I/DD; including Support Coordinators, Case Managers, and Direct Support Professionals. Also individuals with I/DD who receive CMH services and the professionals, friends, and family who work with them .
Please refer questions regarding training to Kim Hoga: KHoga1@DWIHN.ORG or 313-402-1908