Online Course » EC05 Extended Care - Supporting Skills Development

Course Description:
Supporting skills development is an important part of your job. Gaining confidence in your ability to provide ongoing support and training for individuals who have been admitted to an acute rehab setting, skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility or day care program in order to teach adaptive skills that will enable them to realize their full potential and lead to a more independent life. While your role may be challenging it can also be immensely satisfying. This module provides an overview of the strategies and tools that you can use to assist you in this important task.
Course Objective:
1. Describe and apply teaching methods that will support skills development. 
1. Identify the stages of skill development and your role in supporting an individual through the stages. 
2. Identify the appropriate use of prompts and responses to common mistakes when prompting. 
3. Demonstrate responsiveness to the individual you support and to evaluate teaching success. 
4. Describe medical or behavioral conditions that make skill development more complex. 

Intended Audience:
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio:
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
Hours:
2.00
Certificates:
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