In 2020, the Collaborative Stabilization Coalition (CSC) of Dane County, through funding from the WI Department of Health Services, is offering a FREE training series for direct care workers working with persons with dementia or intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) with focus on crisis prevention and person centered planning for persons with dementia or I/DD.
Intellectual/developmental disability focus topics include:
- Trauma’s Influence on the Brain, Body, and Behavior: Promoting Healing & Well-Being/Health Issues Causing Crises? What to Look For, What to Do (4 hours)
- Power and Control/Client Rights and Limitations and Resources (4 hours)
- Managing Threatening Confrontations/Sensory Regulation and Self-Care (6 hours)
Each training will offered 5 times between February and December of 2020 at several locations: Community Living Alliance on the East Side of Madison, The Atrium on Park Street, and Catholic Charities on the West Side of Madison. People can sign up for one or all of the topics.