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Choking Prevention Initiative Course OPWDD Regulation

Many people served by OPWDD have problems chewing and/or swallowing food, placing them at possible risk for choking or aspiration. These individuals need food and/or liquids changed in some way to make them safer and easier to eat.

$0.00

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Consultation Visit

Every dollar spent to train staff is a critical dollar spent to improve the lives of the consumers we serve. BTI’s consultation ensures that strategies, concepts and approaches learned during trainings are appropriately implemented once staff return to work. Each visit includes on-site observation, verbal feedback, and a comprehensive written report outlining suggestions for change.

$1000.00

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CPR, First Aid & AED

This eight-hour training will give participants the vital knowledge and skills they need to confidently respond to a life threatening situation. This training features the most recent CPR and first aid techniques approved by the American Red Cross. Participants will receive an instructional workbook as well as hands-on CPR and first aid training. Successful participants will receive certification from the American Red Cross.

$125.00

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CS-Structuring the Environment



$0.00

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Effective Management in Residential / Vocational Settings

This training focuses on the challenges that program managers face within a residential setting. Participants will learn how to eliminate potential miscommunication and misunderstandings and learn strategic tools for improving their effectiveness as supervisors. The training will detail action plans for continuous development in the workplace. Participants will also learn different leadership styles and how to manage unwanted attitudes and behaviors.

$125.00

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Impacting the Team’s Success: The Role of the Direct Care Counselor

Participants will gain a better understanding of how critically important their role as Direct Care Counselor is to a program’s success. This training will help staff to focus on the goals of consumers and programs and how their input could greatly determine the success of both.

$125.00

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Implementing Meaningful Strategies for Individuals with Autism in a Residential or Day Habilitation Setting

This workshop provides professionals that work with individuals with autism spectrum disorder in residential and/or day habilitation settings insight into exactly what an autism spectrum disorder is, how it is diagnosed and what is meant by the “culture of autism”. Participants will learn about the sensory challenges facing individuals on the spectrum and what can be done to address them in a residential/day hab setting.

$300.00

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SCIP-R (Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention-Revised)

This is a three day OPWDD-approved crisis intervention and certification training program. Participants learn how to prevent and safely intervene in crisis situations. Special emphasis is on consumer empowerment, and utilizing proactive and positive approaches. Instruction on the use of physical interventions is also included.

$200.00

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SCIP-Re-certification

This one-day course is offered to employees who have already been SCIP-R certified and are in need of an annual recertification. The course offers an overview of the proactive approaches to identifying antecedents for individuals with challenging behaviors.

$125.00

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Understanding & Developing Strategies to Address Sensory Challenges in Residential and Day Habilitation Settings

This workshop will guide participants to develop a better understanding of the different sensory systems and their impact in the residential and/or day habilitation settings. Participants will learn how to set up environments and activities to ensure maximum consumer success.

$75.00

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