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DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADMINISTRATION

Provider Training Opportunities

These workshops are designed to be additional opportunities for providers to increase caregiving skills for specific populations.

Who should attend: Adult Family Home Providers and Resident Managers, Caregivers, Medicaid Personal Care/Respite Providers and other Residential Providers.

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Provider Training Opportunities
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AUGUST
 
When: August 7, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
What: Oral Health for Caregivers (50 people)
CE APPROVED BUT NOT FOR IP CE
Speaker: Claire Brannan, Mae Chin RDH, MEd, Teresa Marks RDH
Where: Everett DSHS
840 North Broadway, Building A, Suite 100
Everett, WA 98201
Contact: Email Lisa Davis, Lisa.davis@dshs.wa.gov with the subject "Dental Everett" OR call (425) 339-3928
 
When: Friday, August 15th, 2014 (9:00am - 4:00pm, 1 hr. lunch) | FLYER
What: Three Trainings in One Day: Quality of Life for Residents, Resident Rights and Dementia Basics. (Each class is 2 CEUs or 6 CEUs if do all day- approved for Home Care Agency LTC workers, not CEU approved for Individual Provider)
Speaker: Claire Brannan
Where: Developmental Disabilities Administration
1305 Tacoma Ave South, Suite 300
Tacoma, WA 98402
Contact: Melody Erickson, melody.erickson@dshs.wa.gov or 253-404-5560
 
SEPTEMBER
 
When: Friday, September 5th, 2014 (10:00am - 3:00pm)
What: Functional Assessment (4CE. Not approved for IP CE)
Speaker: Dr. Phil Diaz, Ph.D.
Where: Tri-Cities Residential Services
741 South Dayton St; STE A
Kennewick, WA 99336
Contact: Itza Reyes, Email: reyesii@dshs.wa.gov ; Phone: (509) 225-4636
 
When: Friday, September 12th, 2014 (10:00am - 3:00pm)
What: Positive Behavior Supports (4CE. Not approved for IP CE)
Speaker: Dr. Phil Diaz, Ph.D.
Where: Tri-Cities Residential Services
741 South Dayton St; STE A
Kennewick, WA 99336
Contact: Itza Reyes, Email: reyesii@dshs.wa.gov ; Phone: (509) 225-4636
 
When: Friday, September 19th, 2014 (10:00am - 3:00pm)
What: Data Analysis (4CE. Not approved for IP CE)
Speaker: Dr. Phil Diaz, Ph.D.
Where: Tri-Cities Residential Services
741 South Dayton St; STE A
Kennewick, WA 99336
Contact: Itza Reyes, Email: reyesii@dshs.wa.gov ; Phone: (509) 225-4636
 
When: Friday, September 26th, 2014 (10:00am - 3:00pm)
What: Anatomy of a Meltdown (4CE. Not approved for IP CE)
Speaker: Dr. Phil Diaz, Ph.D.
Where: Tri-Cities Residential Services
741 South Dayton St; STE A
Kennewick, WA 99336
Contact: Itza Reyes, Email: reyesii@dshs.wa.gov ; Phone: (509) 225-4636
 
When: Friday, September 26th, 2014 (9:00am - 4:00pm, 1 hr. lunch) | FLYER
What: Supporting Individuals Through Challenging Situations (No Charge for Training) (6hr CEU’s approved for Home Care Agency LTC workers, not CEU approved for Individual Provider)
Speaker: Chuck Goodwin
Where: Developmental Disabilities Administration
1305 Tacoma Ave South, Suite 300
Tacoma, WA 98402
Contact: Melody Erickson, melody.erickson@dshs.wa.gov or 253-404-5560
 
OCTOBER
 
When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
What: Oral Health for Caregivers (maximum 50 people)
CONTINUING EDUCATION APPROVED BUT NOT FOR IP CE
Speaker: Claire Brannan, Mae Chin RDH, MEd, Teresa Marks RDH
Where: Region 2 DDA
1700 Cherry Street
Seattle WA 98122
Contact: See online flyer (above) OR contact Cassie McElhaney, McElhCL@dshs.wa.gov@dshs.wa.gov or 206-568-5704
 
When: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 (9:00am—4:00pm) | FLYER
What: Supporting Individuals through Challenging Situations CE Approved Instructor for AFH/Residential Providers. NOT FOR IP.
Speaker: Chuck Goodwin
Where: Developmental Disabilities Administration
6860 Capitol Blvd. SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Contact: Kate Gallagher 360-725-4271 or kate.gallagher@dshs.wa.gov
 
NOVEMBER
 
When: Wednesday, November 12,  2014 (9:00am-4:00pm) | FLYER
What: Understanding Dementia From The Inside Out
CE Approved Instructor for AFH/Residential Providers. NOT FOR IP.
Speaker: Shanti Potts
Where: Developmental Disabilities Administration
6860 Capitol Blvd. SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Contact: Kate Gallagher 360-725-4271 or kate.gallagher@dshs.wa.gov
 
DECEMBER