APT Classroom and Online courses

  • $75.00 AHCCMS Prevention and Support
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

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    $300.00 Arion Private DCW Fundamentals Class 9/22/2019

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    $300.00 Arion Private Espanol DCW Fundamentals Class (S.V.)
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

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    $35.00 Article 9

    Arizona Administrative Code r6-6-901, commonly known as Article 9, is an Arizona law. This law relates to how the Divisions of Developmental Disabilities will proactively and positively support people's positive and adaptive behavior. This course includes a clear definition of techniques that are prohibited from use at any time, techniques that require a division approved behavior plan and/or techniques that require no prior approval.

    Course taught by a certified Article 9 Instructor.

    Duration - Approximately 3 Hours 

    This certificate is valid for 3 years.

    Course Content for Article 9:
    Historical Information, Confidentiality, Positive Behavior Supports, Respect, Dignity, and Positive Interactions with Members, Consent, Client Rights, Abuse and Neglect, Proactive Strategies, PRC/HRC Behavior Building Plans, Prohibitions, Emergency Measures, Reporting, Sanctions

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    $20.00 Bloodborne Pathogens (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    The Bloodborne Pathogens course includes information that will help students understand what bloodborne pathogens are and how risks of exposure can be reduced for themselves and others.  This class is perfect for any individual or employee who has a reasonable anticipation of contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of performing designated job duties.

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    $20.00 Caregiver Wellness (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This class teaches caregivers practical solutions for reducing stress and cultivating wellness. Topics include: Importance of maintaining wellness, acknowledging and defusing difficult emotions, and action plans for positive change.

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    $20.00 Communication Skills (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    Communication is a process of creating shared understanding. This course describes the importance of positive communication and teaches effective methods for creating clear, respectful communication. Topics include: components of effective communication, communication styles, and communicating with individuals with disabilities.

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    $20.00 Conflict in the Workplace (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This class discusses how disagreements and conflicts happen at work and ways in which they can be resolved.

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    $25.00 CPR

    Course Content for ASHI CPR/AED

    Good Samaritan Law, complications of CPR, stroke, heart attack, CPR barriers, choking, AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and CPR for the adult, child and infant.

    Each student will be required to practice hands-on CPR skills in this course.

     

    Duration: Approximately 2 hours

    This certification is valid for 2 years.

    Audience: Anyone needing a certification that specifically states "CPR/AED”

     

    WE CAN COME TO YOU!

    Call our office if you have a

    large group and would like an

    instructor to come to your facility.

     

    This class does not include First Aid. If you need a First Aid class, please also register for a First Aid class. Thank you

     

     

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    $50.00 DCW DD @ Solterra in Show Low
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

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    $100.00 DCW Fundamentals @ Solterra in Show Low
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

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    $50.00 DCW: Aging and Physical Disabilities
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    APT provides professional instruction in caregiving by state-approved instructors who provide up-to-date information, skills testing, and guidance for you to become a Direct Care Worker (DCW), as envisioned by the State of Arizona (azahcccs.gov and azdirectcare.org). All students earning a Direct Care Worker (DCW) certificate will be recognized by any caregiver employer in the state of Arizona.  APT adheres to the Principles of Caregiving (azdirectcare.org) as the core of its Direct Care Worker (DCW) classes.

     

    DCW Aging and Physical Disabilities Topics

    • Major Organ System 
    • Behavioral and Emotional Conditions 
    • Personal Care
    • Transfers and Positioning
    • Activity Planning
    • Dementia-specific Care
    • Grief and End of Life
    • Basic Caregiver Skills

     

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    $50.00 DCW: Developmental Disabilities (DD)
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    APT provides professional instruction in caregiving by state-approved instructors who provide up-to-date information, skills testing, and guidance for you to become a Direct Care Worker (DCW), as envisioned by the State of Arizona (azahcccs.gov and azdirectcare.org). All students earning a Direct Care Worker (DCW) certificate will be recognized by any caregiver employer in the state of Arizona.  APT adheres to the Principles of Caregiving (azdirectcare.org) as the core of its Direct Care Worker (DCW) classes.

    DCW Developmental Disabilities Topics:

    • Introduction to and Role of the Division of Developmental Disabilities
    • Support Planning, Abuse and Neglect
    • Incident Reporting
    • Activities of Daily Living
    • Positive Behavior Support


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    $100.00 DCW: Fundamentals of Caregiving
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    APT provides professional instruction in caregiving by state-approved instructors who provide up-to-date information, skills testing, and guidance for you to become a Direct Care Worker (DCW), as envisioned by the State of Arizona (azahcccs.gov and azdirectcare.org). All students earning a Direct Care Worker (DCW) certificate will be recognized by any caregiver employer in the state of Arizona.  APT adheres to the Principles of Caregiving (azdirectcare.org) as the core of its Direct Care Worker (DCW) classes.


    DCW Fundamentals of Caregiving Topics:

    • Overview
      • Legal and Ethical Issues
      • Communication
      • Cultural Competency
      • Job Management Skills
      • Observing, Reporting and Documenting
      • Infection Control (Air- and Blood-Borne Pathogens / Universal Precautions)
      • Nutrition and Food Preparation
      • Fire, Safety, and Emergency Procedures
      • Home Environment Maintenance
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    $20.00 Dealing with Difficult People (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course includes strategies, tips, and techniques for conflict resolution in the workplace.

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    $20.00 Driver Safety (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course will provide information about defensive driving techniques, how to manage distractions while driving, and other safe driving techniques.

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    $35.00 Espanol Articulo 9 (Article 9)

    El artículo 9 cubre una serie de temas, incluidos los derechos jurídicos, las normas relativas a la gestión del comportamiento y las prohibiciones contra el abuso y la negligencia. La instrucción y la capacitación cubren técnicas de apoyo a la conducta positiva, confidencialidad, consentimiento y métodos de presentación de informes y documentación.

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    $20.00 Espanol Bloodborne Pathogens (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $20.00 Espanol Conflict in the Workplace (1 CEU- 1 Hour Credit)

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    $25.00 Espanol CPR (RCP)

    Contenido del Curso para ASHI CPR / AED

    Ley del buen samaritano, complicaciones de la RCP, apoplejía, ataque cardíaco, barreras de RCP, asfixia, AED (desfibrilador externo automático) y RCP para adultos, niños y bebés.

    Se requerirá que cada estudiante practique habilidades prácticas de RCP en este curso.

     

    Duración - Aproximadamente 2 horas

    Certificación es válida por 2 años.

    Audiencia: cualquier persona que necesite una certificación que indique específicamente "CPR / AED"

     

     ¡PODEMOS VENIR A USTED!

     

    Llame a nuestra oficina si tiene un

    gran grupo y quisiera una

    instructor para venir a sus instalaciones.

     

    Esta clase no incluye Primeros Auxilios. Si necesita una clase de Primeros Auxilios, también regístrese para una clase de Primeros Auxilios. Gracias

     

     

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    $50.00 Espanol DCW Aging/Physical Disabilities
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    APT brinda instrucción profesional sobre cuidado por parte de instructores aprobados por el estado que brindan información actualizada, pruebas de habilidades y orientación para que usted se convierta en Trabajador de Cuidado Directo (DCW), según lo previsto por el Estado de Arizona (azahcccs.gov y azdirectcare .org). Todos los estudiantes que obtengan un certificado de Trabajador de Cuidado Directo (DCW) serán reconocidos por cualquier empleador cuidador en el estado de Arizona. APT se adhiere a los Principios de Cuidado (azdirectcare.org) como el núcleo de sus clases de Trabajador de Cuidado Directo (DCW).

     

    DCW Temas de Envejecimiento y Discapacidades Físicas

    • Sistema de órganos mayores
    • Condiciones de comportamiento y emocionales
    • Cuidado personal
    • Traslados y Posicionamiento.
    • Planificación de actividades
    • Cuidado específico de la demencia
    • La pena y el fin de la vida
    • Habilidades básicas del cuidador
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    $50.00 Espanol DCW DD
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    APT brinda instrucción profesional sobre cuidado por parte de instructores aprobados por el estado que brindan información actualizada, pruebas de habilidades y orientación para que usted se convierta en Trabajador de Cuidado Directo (DCW), según lo previsto por el Estado de Arizona (azahcccs.gov y azdirectcare .org). Todos los estudiantes que obtengan un certificado de Trabajador de Cuidado Directo (DCW) serán reconocidos por cualquier empleador cuidador en el estado de Arizona. APT se adhiere a los Principios de Cuidado (azdirectcare.org) como el núcleo de sus clases de Trabajador de Cuidado Directo (DCW).

     

    Temas de Discapacidades del Desarrollo de DCW:

    • Introducción y rol de la División de Discapacidades del Desarrollo
    • Planeación de Apoyo, Abuso y Negligencia
    • Informe de incidentes
    • Actividades de la vida diaria
    • Apoyo de comportamiento positivo
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    $100.00 Espanol DCW Fundamentals
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    APT brinda instrucción profesional sobre cuidado por parte de instructores aprobados por el estado que brindan información actualizada, pruebas de habilidades y orientación para que usted se convierta en Trabajador de Cuidado Directo (DCW), según lo previsto por el Estado de Arizona (azahcccs.gov y azdirectcare .org). Todos los estudiantes que obtengan un certificado de Trabajador de Cuidado Directo (DCW) serán reconocidos por cualquier empleador cuidador en el estado de Arizona. APT se adhiere a los Principios de Cuidado (azdirectcare.org) como el núcleo de sus clases de Trabajador de Cuidado Directo (DCW).

    DCW Fundamentos de Temas de Cuidado:

    • Visión general
    • Cuestiones legales y éticas 
    • Comunicacion 
    • Competencia Cultural 
    • Habilidades de gestión de trabajo 
    • Observación, Reportes y Documentación
    • Control de infecciones (patógenos transmitidos por el aire y la sangre / Precauciones universales)
    • Nutrición y preparación de alimentos.
    • Incendios, Seguridad y Procedimientos de Emergencia.
    • Mantenimiento del entorno del hogar
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    $20.00 Espanol Dealing with Difficult People (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $20.00 Espanol Driver Safety (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $25.00 Espanol First Aid (Primeros Auxilios)

    Contenido del Curso de Primeros Auxilios 

    Uso de equipo de protección personal (EPP), shock, sangrado, diabetes, asma, anafilaxia, convulsiones, lesiones internas y externas, quemaduras, envenenamientos, mordeduras y picaduras, emergencias por calor y emergencias por frío. 

    Duración: Aproximadamente 2 horas.

    Esta certificación es válida por 2 años.

    Audiencia: cualquier persona que necesite una certificación que indique específicamente "Primeros auxilios"   

     

    ¡PODEMOS VENIR A USTED! Llame a nuestra oficina si tiene un gran grupo y quisiera una instructor para venir a sus instalaciones.

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    $20.00 Espanol Grief & End of Life Issues (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $20.00 Espanol Habilidades de Comunicación (Communication skills) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    La comunicación es un proceso de crear una comprensión compartida. Este curso describe la importancia de la comunicación positiva y enseña métodos efectivos para crear una comunicación clara y respetuosa. Los temas incluyen: componentes de comunicación efectiva, estilos de comunicación y comunicación con personas con discapacidades.

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    $20.00 Espanol Habilitación 101 (Habilitation 101) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    Esta clase es para proveedores que brindan servicios de habilitación. El curso presenta al cuidador los componentes del ISP, la autodeterminación, las políticas de la agencia con respecto a la habilitación, la creación de resultados y estrategias de enseñanza, la recopilación de datos y los informes mensuales de progreso.

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    $20.00 Espanol Habilitación 102 (Habilitation 102) (2 CEUs- 2 Hour Course)

    Habilitation 102 es una clase de seguimiento para Habilitation 101 para cuidadores que brindan servicios de habilitación. En este curso, el cuidador será introducido a estrategias de enseñanza más profundas, como pautas, desvanecimiento rápido, configuración, encadenamiento y comprensión de los componentes del comportamiento para promover la independencia y enseñar nuevas habilidades.

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    $20.00 Espanol Intro to ADA (Introducción a ADA) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $55.00 Espanol Prevención y Apoyo (Prevention and Support)

    Prevención y Apoyo es un entrenamiento obligatorio que se enfocará en relaciones positivas, apoyo conductual positivo, estrategias proactivas y cómo identificar una verdadera emergencia conductual. Los estudiantes también aprenderán cómo responder con calma y apoyar a las personas con comportamientos desafiantes. Los estudiantes aprenderán qué técnicas de intervención física de emergencia usar cuando una emergencia física y / o de comportamiento está en progreso. Este curso es obligatorio para todo el personal que trabaja en DDD, hogares de cuidado y programas diurnos.

    Duración - 9 Horas (8 Horas de Entrenamiento y 1 Hora de Almuerzo   

    Esta certificación es válida por 3 años. 

    La capacitación de Prevención y Apoyo implica técnicas físicas que requerirán que los participantes participen en alguna actividad extenuante. Este curso no se recomienda a personas con estas ciertas condiciones físicas, pero no se limita a lesiones de rodilla, lesiones de espalda, embarazo, lesiones de la médula espinal, incapacidad para usar cualquier parte del cuerpo normalmente.  

    Ropa recomendada para la prevención y apoyo:

    Zapatos de tacón cerrado / cerrado, zapatos de tenis son aceptables.

    Ropa cómoda para moverse (por ejemplo, pantalones para correr, pantalones de yoga, mallas, pantalones vaqueros)

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    $20.00 Espanol Riesgos de Calor (Heat Hazards) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    Aprende sobre los peligros del calor y cómo evitar una tragedia. En este curso, discutiremos el golpe de calor, el agotamiento por calor y los calambres musculares. Además, aprenderá sobre el estrés por calor en adultos mayores.

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    $20.00 Espanol Seguridad de los Conductores (Driver Safety) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    Este curso brindará información sobre técnicas de manejo defensivo, cómo manejar distracciones mientras conduce y otras técnicas seguras de manejo.

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    $20.00 Espanol Skill Building and the ISP Process (Desarrollo de habilidades y el proceso de ISP) (CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $20.00 Espanol Understanding Dementia (Entendiendo la demencia) (CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $20.00 Espanol Understanding Diabetes (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $20.00 Espanol Uso y Administración de Autoinyectores de Epinefrina (Use and Administration of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    El curso Uso y administración de autoinyectores de epinefrina enseña a los estudiantes las causas de las reacciones alérgicas graves y cómo reconocer y tratar la anafilaxia. Incluye cómo utilizar los autoinyectores de epinefrina, las consideraciones legales para administrar epinefrina y cómo prepararse para una emergencia anafiláctica.

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    $25.00 First Aid

    Course Content for First Aid

    Using of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), shock, bleeding, diabetes, asthma, anaphylaxis, seizures, internal and external injuries, burns, poisoning, bites and stings, heat emergencies and cold emergencies. 

    Duration:  Approximately 2 hours

    This certification is valid for 2 years.

    Audience: Anyone needing a certification that specifically states “First Aid" 

     

    WE CAN COME TO YOU!

    Call our office if you have a

    large group and would like an

    instructor to come to your facility.

     

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    $20.00 Grief and Loss (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This class provides an overview to the physical, mental, and behavioral symptoms of grief.  In addition, the class includes information about the dying process, hospice, cultural competency, and coping strategies to deal with grief and loss.

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    $20.00 Habilitation 101 (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    This class is for caregivers who are providing habilitation services. The course introduces the caregiver to the components of the ISP, self-determination, outcomes and teaching strategies, data collection, and monthly progress reports.

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    $20.00 Habilitation 102 (2 CEUs- 2 Hour Course)

    Habilitation 102 is a follow up class to Habilitation 101 for caregivers providing habilitation services.  In this course, the caregiver will be introduced to more in depth teaching strategies such as prompting, prompt fading, shaping, chaining, and understanding components of behavior to promote independence and teach new skills. 

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    $20.00 Heat Hazards (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    Learn about heat hazards and how to avoid a tragedy. In this course, we will discuss heat stroke, heat exhaustion, and muscle cramps. In addition, you will learn about heat stress in older adults.

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    $20.00 HIPAA Compliance (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    In this course, we will discuss confidentiality and why is it important for quality care. We will also discuss HIPAA and its requirements.

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    $20.00 Incident Reporting (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This training provides an overview of incident reporting guidelines, requirements and the importance of documentation. Participants will learn the basics about incident categories and levels.

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    $20.00 Introduction to Autism (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    Introduction to Autism covers the basics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The class discusses who is able to diagnose autism, how it is diagnosed, typical child development, signs and characteristics of autism and effective treatments recommended for individuals with autism.

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    $20.00 Introduction to DDD (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course gives an introduction and overview of the services and programs that DDD provides to people with developmental disabilities and their families. Topics include: Division mission, DDD services, Arizona early intervention program, service providers, and the ISP process.

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    $20.00 Positive Behavior Support (Apoyo de comportamiento positivo) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $55.00 Prevention and Support

    Prevention and Support is a mandatory course that will focus on positive relationships, positive behavioral support, proactive strategies and how to identify a true behavioral emergency. Students will also learn how to calmly respond and support individuals with challenging behaviors. Students will learn which emergency physical intervention techniques to use when a behavioral and/or physical emergency is in progress. This course is required for all staff working in DDD, care homes and day programs.

    Duration - 9 Hours (8 Hours for Training and 1 Hour for Lunch)

    This certification is valid for 3 years.

    Prevention and Support training involves physical techniques that will require the participants to participate in some strenuous activity. This course is not recommended to individuals with these certain physical conditions, but not limited to, knee injuries, back injuries, pregnancy, spinal cord injuries, inability to use any body part normally.

     

    Recommended Clothing for Prevention and Support:                                                                                                  

    Closed toed / closed heel shoes, tennis shoes are acceptable.

    Clothing that is comfortable to move around in. (i.e. Jogging pants, Yoga pants, leggings, jeans)


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    $100.00 Private Arion IN HOME Article 9 class

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    $150.00 Private Arion IN HOME CPR & FA class

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    $200.00 Private Blue Thumb in home Spanish DCW Fundamentals

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    $150.00 Private Blue Thumb Services (S.S.) DCW Fundamentals

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    $20.00 Reporting Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation

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    $20.00 Skill Building and the ISP Process

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    $20.00 Spanish Heat Hazards (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $60.00 Spanish Workplace Communication (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course) RLB
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

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    $20.00 Understanding Alzheimer's Disease (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course focuses on understanding the stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Participants will learn positive communication techniques that allow caregivers to respond with more flexibility and consideration. Other topics include information on meeting the personal care and emotional needs of members.

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    $20.00 Understanding Diabetes (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course gives an overview of the different types of diabetes, the causes, risk factors, and treatments. Also includes general information about insulin and how providers can help members manage their diabetes.

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    $20.00 Understanding Seizures (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

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    $20.00 Use and Administration of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    The Use and Administration of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors course teaches students about the causes of severe allergic reactions and how to recognize and treat anaphylaxis. It covers how to use epinephrine auto-injectors, the legal considerations for administering epinephrine and how to prepare for an anaphylactic emergency.

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  • $20.00 Understanding Alzheimer's (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course focuses on understanding the stages of Alzheimer’s disease.  Participants will learn positive communication techniques that allow caregivers to respond with more flexibility and consideration. Other topics include information on meeting the personal care and emotional needs of members.

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    $15.00 Abuse and Neglect(1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course will provide information about abuse and neglect including: reporting abuse and neglect, definitions of abuse and neglect, physical, emotional, and environmental signs of abuse and neglect.

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    $20.00 Allergens (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    Discover the differences between food allergies vs food intolerances along with how to avoid cross contact for those with food allergies. Learn more about common allergens, anaphylaxis, Epi-pen administration, and food preparation tips in order to avoid cross contact.

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    $50.00 ATC Monitor Class (3 CEUs- 3 Hour Course)

    This class is an overview of the DCW modules for Arion Care Solutions ATC monitors.

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    $10.00 Bloodborne Pathogens (0.5 CEUs - 30 Min Course)

    The Bloodborne Pathogens course includes information that will help students understand what bloodborne pathogens are and how risks of exposure can be reduced for themselves and others.  This class is perfect for any individual or employee who has a reasonable anticipation of contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of performing designated job duties.

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    $20.00 Building Trust and Confidence in Caregiving (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course is designed to provide caretakers with an understanding of how to develop a strong connection with a member using the skills of rapport development, trust building, effective communication and advocacy. Participants will also learn how to develop confidence in their role as a caregiver, how to evaluate and assess effective caregiving strategies as well as how to avoid caregiver burnout. 

     

    This course is presented by Dr. Jennifer Bjerke .  Dr. Bjerke is a seasoned mental health professional who has been working in the field of counseling since 1999. She is a licensed professional counselor whose specialties include crisis and trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, adolescent issues and family concerns. Jennifer is also a professor of counseling and an instructional mentor at Liberty University in their master’s program for Counselor Education and Supervision.  Her educational background includes an MA in Community Counseling from Eastern Michigan University and a Ph.D. in Counseling Studies from Capella University.

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    $20.00 Caregiver Wellness (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This class teaches caregivers practical solutions for reducing stress and cultivating wellness. Topics include: Importance of maintaining wellness, acknowledging and defusing difficult emotions, and action plans for positive change.

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    $20.00 Caring for Those with Anxiety (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course is designed to provide caregivers with an understanding of how to effectively engage with members who experience anxiety. Topics covered include identifying the qualities, causes, and common struggles of anxiety as well as communication, calming and supportive techniques proven to be beneficial for helping others to reduce chronic anxiety.

    This course is presented by Dr. Jennifer Bjerke. Dr. Bjerke is a seasoned mental health professional who has been working in the field of counseling since 1999. She is a licensed professional counselor whose specialties include crisis and trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, adolescent issues and family concerns. Jennifer is also a professor of counseling and an instructional mentor at Liberty University in their master’s program for Counselor Education and Supervision.  Her educational background includes an MA in Community Counseling from Eastern Michigan University and a Ph.D. in Counseling Studies from Capella University.

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    $20.00 Compassion Satisfaction (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    Compassion is in plentiful supply for social service servants, but what happens when these servants experience compassion fatigue?  This course will provide the ABCs of how social servants can combat compassion fatigue and increase their compassion satisfaction.  After all, the compassionate need compassion too!

    Dr. Derrick Tennial (Ed.D) is an educator, entrepreneur, author, minister, and motivational speaker.  An educator with over 16 years of experience, Derrick has taught and served as an administrator in Memphis, Tennessee, and metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia.   In addition, he is a motivational speaker and workshop clinician who has presented throughout the United States on topics such as cultural diversity in education and HIV/AIDS and issues of identity and sexuality.  He has published four books and contributed to magazines, blogs, and other books.  

     

    A proud uncle and godfather, Derrick enjoys spending time with family, reading, writing, traveling, and attending cultural events.

     

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    $20.00 Conflict in the Workplace (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    NEW!

    The Conflict in the Workplace course examines how conflict impacts the workplace each day. Throughout this course, workplace conflict is discussed. This course is designed to allow the participant to examine their conflict style in relationship to the conflict styles of their peers, leaders, and customers. At the end of this course, the participant will apply the information learned to a past or current workplace situation.

     

    This course is presented by Dr. Lori Wieters, MBA, PhD, Industrial/Organizational Psychologist.

    Dr. Wieters has more than 15 years of training, leadership development, and organizational change expertise working in a variety of industries. As an I/O Psychologist, Dr. Wieters specializes in diagnosing human behaviors that are creating complexity in our current workplaces. Workplaces come in many varieties, in offices, homes, and on-the-go. Work is happening everywhere, hence,, the potential for human interaction, misunderstanding, andconflict is greater now than ever. Dr. Wieters provides a holistic approach to human performance in the workplace, wherever the workplace may be located. 

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    $20.00 Cultural Competency (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    NEW!

    This course focuses on understanding cultural diversity and how it impacts a caregiver’s interactions with members. Participants will learn about the benefits of diversity, barriers to diversity, as well as tips for adapting to cultural differences.

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    $20.00 Dementia Specific Care (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

     New! It is currently estimated that 47.5 million people worldwide live with dementia. As a caregiver, you will more than likely encounter dementia at some stage during your duties. This course will help you develop the physical and mental skills needed to provide care to members who have been diagnosed with mild, moderate, or even severe dementia.

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    $20.00 Driver Safety (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course will provide information about defensive driving techniques, how to manage distractions while driving, and other safe driving techniques.

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    $10.00 Drivers Safety New (0.5 CEU - 30 Min Course)

    This course will provide information about defensive driving techniques, how to manage distractions while driving, and other safe driving techniques.

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    $20.00 Español Bienestar de los Cuidadores (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Caregiver Wellness)

    Esta clase les enseña a los cuidadores soluciones prácticas para reducir el estrés y cultivar el bienestar. Los temas incluyen: Importancia de mantener el bienestar, reconocer y desactivar las emociones difíciles y planes de acción para un cambio positivo.

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    $20.00 Español Duelo y Fin de la Vida (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Grief & end of life issues)

    Esta clase proporciona una descripción general de los síntomas físicos, mentales y de comportamiento del duelo. Además, la clase incluye información sobre el proceso de muerte, cuidados paliativos, competencia cultural y estrategias de afrontamiento para enfrentar el dolor y la pérdida.

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    $20.00 Español Emparejamiento y Control Instruccional (Curso ECA) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

     

    (Pairing and Instructional Control)

    Esta clase introductoria revisa cómo comenzar a trabajar con un nuevo cliente antes de trabajar en los objetivos del programa. El curso sirve como un repaso de cómo construir relaciones positivas, obtener control de la instrucción y evaluar las habilidades de asistencia de requisitos previos. Este curso es recomendado como un curso de educación continua de ECA.

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    $20.00 Español Entendiendo Conductas (Curso ECA) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Understanding Behaviors)

    Este curso de actualización incluye información relacionada con la comprensión de por qué ocurren los comportamientos y algunas estrategias breves cuando se trabaja a través de los comportamientos en el hogar. El curso revisa las funciones básicas de los comportamientos y cómo determinar qué está causando que ocurra un comportamiento. Este curso es recomendado como un curso de educación continua de ECA.

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    $20.00 Español Entendiendo Diabetes (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Understanding Diabetes) 

    Este curso ofrece una descripción general de los diferentes tipos de diabetes, las causas, los factores de riesgo y los tratamientos. También incluye información general sobre la insulina y cómo los proveedores pueden ayudar a los miembros a controlar su diabetes.

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    $20.00 Español Estrategías de Enseñanza (Curso ECA) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Spanish Teaching Strategies ECA Course)

    Este curso es una actualización de las estrategias de uso, como el encadenamiento, el modelado, las indicaciones y el desvanecimiento rápido. El curso proporcionará ejemplos de cómo usar las estrategias de enseñanza de manera efectiva, junto con discutir cuándo usar cada estrategia. El curso también revisa el mantenimiento y la generalización de las habilidades que se han aprendido. Este curso es recomendado como un curso de educación continua de ECA.

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    $20.00 Español Habilidades de Comunicación 101 (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Spanish Communication Skills 101)

    La comunicación es un proceso de crear una comprensión compartida. Este curso describe la importancia de la comunicación positiva y enseña métodos efectivos para crear una comunicación clara y respetuosa. Los temas incluyen: componentes de comunicación efectiva, estilos de comunicación y comunicación con personas con discapacidades.

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    $20.00 Español Habilitacion 101 (ACS) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    (Habilitation 101)

    Este es un curso introductorio que revisa qué es la habilitación, quién califica para la habilitación, cómo comenzar a brindar servicios de habilitación a nuevos miembros y una introducción a la hoja de tiempo en línea y la entrada de datos. Este curso es para proveedores que implementarán servicios de habilitación con Arion Care Solutions, LLC.

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    $20.00 Español Introducción a DDD (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Introduction to DDD)

    Este curso brinda una introducción y una descripción general de los servicios y programas que DDD brinda a personas con discapacidades del desarrollo y sus familias. Los temas incluyen: misión de la División, servicios de DDD, programa de intervención temprana de Arizona, proveedores de servicios y el proceso de ISP.
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    $20.00 Español Introducción al Autismo (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Into to Autism) 

    Introducción al autismo cubre los conceptos básicos del trastorno del espectro autista (TEA). La clase discute quién es capaz de diagnosticar el autismo, cómo se diagnostica, el desarrollo típico del niño, los signos y las características del autismo y los tratamientos efectivos recomendados para las personas con autismo.

     

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    $20.00 Español Patógenos Transmitidos por la Sangre (1 CEU- I Hour Course)


    (Bloodborne Pathogens)
    El curso Patógenos transmitidos por la sangre incluye información que ayudará a los estudiantes a comprender qué son los patógenos transmitidos por la sangre y cómo los riesgos de la exposición pueden reducirse para ellos y para los demás. Esta clase es perfecta para cualquier persona o empleado que tenga una anticipación razonable de contacto con sangre u otros materiales potencialmente infecciosos como resultado de la realización de tareas laborales designadas.
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    $20.00 Español Refuerzos y Soportes Visuales (Curso ECA) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Reinforcements and Visual Supports)

    En el curso, Refuerzos y horarios visuales, se proporcionará información relacionada con qué es el refuerzo, cómo usarlo, por qué usamos el refuerzo y qué debemos buscar para asegurarnos de que el refuerzo sea efectivo. El curso también revisa los conceptos básicos para usar horarios visuales y apoyos visuales cuando se trabaja con niños. Este curso es recomendado como un curso de educación continua de ECA.

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    $20.00 Español Riesgos de Calor (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Heat Hazards)

    Aprenda sobre los peligros del calor y cómo evitar una tragedia. En este curso, vamos a discutir el golpe de calor, agotamiento por calor, y calambres musculares. Además, aprenderá sobre el estrés por calor en los adultos 

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    $20.00 Español Seguridad de los Conductores (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Driver Safety)

    Este curso proporcionará información sobre técnicas de manejo defensivo, cómo manejar las distracciones mientras conduce y otras técnicas de manejo seguro.

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    $20.00 Español Trabajar es Jugar y Jugar es Trabajar (Curso ECA) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Work is Play and Play is Work ECA Course)

    Este curso es un refresco para repasar cómo usar las habilidades de juego para enseñar nuevas habilidades. Esta clase revisará los procedimientos motivacionales, la capacidad de respuesta, la autogestión y los procedimientos de autoiniciación. Este curso es recomendado para los proveedores que trabajan con clientes jóvenes en el programa de educación continua ECA.

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    $20.00 Español Tratando con Gente Difícil (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    (Dealing with difficult people)

    Este curso incluye estrategias, consejos y técnicas para la resolución de conflictos en el lugar de trabajo.

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    $20.00 Español Uso y Administración de Autoinyectores de Epinefrina (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

     
     (Use and Administration of Epinephrine Autoinjectors)

    This course will teach you the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and how to care for a person having a severe allergic reaction, including how to administer epinephrine using an Epinephrine Auto-Injector.

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    $20.00 Habilitation 101 (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This class is for caregivers who are providing habilitation services. The course introduces the caregiver to the components of the ISP, self-determination, outcomes and teaching strategies, data collection, and monthly progress reports.

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    $20.00 Habilitation 101 (ACS) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    This is an introductory course that reviews what habilitation is, who qualifies for habilitation, how to get started when providing habilitation services to new members, and an introduction to online timesheet and data entry.  This course is for providers who will be implementing habilitation services with Arion Care Solutions, LLC.

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    $20.00 Habilitation 102 (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    Habilitation 102 is a follow up class to Introduction to Habilitation for caregivers providing habilitation services.  In this course, the caregiver will be introduced to more in depth teaching strategies such as prompting, prompt fading, shaping, chaining, and understanding components of behavior to promote independence and teach new skills. 

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    $20.00 Habilitation 102 (ACS) (2 CEUs- 2 Hour Course)
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    Habilitation 102 is a follow up class to Introduction to Habilitation for caregivers providing habilitation services.  In this course, the caregiver will be introduced to more in depth teaching strategies such as prompting, prompt fading, shaping, chaining, and understanding components of behavior to promote independence and teach new skills. 

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    $20.00 HIPAA Compliance (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    In this course, we will discuss confidentiality and why is it important for quality care. We will also discuss HIPAA and its requirements.

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    $20.00 Incident Reporting and Documentation (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This training provides an overview of incident reporting guidelines, requirements and the importance of documentation.  Participants will learn the basics about incident categories and levels.

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    $20.00 Introduction to Autism(1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    Introduction to Autism covers the basics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The class discusses who is able to diagnose autism, how it is diagnosed, typical child development, signs and characteristics of autism and effective treatments recommended for individuals with autism.

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    $20.00 Introduction to DDD (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    NEW!

    This course is designed to give you a look at a few of the foundations of the Division of Developmental Disabilities, as well as an overview of each qualifying disability category.

     

    At the end of this session, you will be able to:

    •             Describe person centered approaches and social role valorization

    •             Define and identify eligibility for DDD services

    •             Discriminate between the 4 qualifying disability categories

     

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    $20.00 Introduction to Grief & Loss (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    NEW!

    In "Introduction to Grief and Loss", students will hear compelling stories and case examples, gain insightful and practical information, understand strategic interventions for those grieving, and learn how to walk alongside those who are in deep mourning. As the grief process can come in relentless waves filled with various, intense emotions, this class will provide the necessary tools to help serve, support, and encourage those who are struggling.

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    $20.00 Introduction to the ADA (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    NEW!

    This course will help you become more familiar with ADA law so that you can help yourself, members, and your family ensure that they receive appropriate accommodations.  The course will cover the following topics: definition of ADA, what is covered by the ADA, and amendments and other miscellaneous pieces of the ADA.

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    $20.00 Pairing & Instructional Control (ECH Course) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This introductory class reviews how to begin working with a new member before working on program goals. The course serves as a refresher on how to build positive relationships, gain instructional control, and assess for pre-requisite attending skills. This course is recommended for providers working with members of all ages for continuing education.

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    $20.00 Positive Behavior Support (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    NEW!

    This course was designed to give you an overview of Positive Behavior Support that can be used with your members of any age or ability level.  The presenter is Dr. Lindsey Perez.

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    $20.00 Pruebas de Verificación Integridad del Tratamiento

    Este curso informa a los proveedores con una descripción general y una explicación del formulario de verificación de integridad del tratamiento utilizado con los proveedores que implementan los servicios de habilitación de la primera infancia. Este curso proporcionará explicaciones sobre qué es una verificación de Integridad de Tratamiento (TI), cómo se utiliza para aumentar el desempeño laboral, cómo se califican las verificaciones de Integridad de Tratamiento (TI) y qué pueden esperar los proveedores durante una verificación de Integridad de Tratamiento (TI). Este curso está diseñado específicamente para proveedores de ECA.
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    $20.00 Reinforcement and Visual Supports (ECH Course) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    In the course, Reinforcement and Visual Supports, information will be given related to what reinforcement is, how to use it, why we use reinforcement, and what to look for in order to make sure reinforcement is effective.  The course also reviews the basics for using visual supports when working with children.  This course is recommended as an ECA continuing education course.

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    $20.00 Skin Integrity (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This skin integrity course was designed for attendant care monitors. 

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    $20.00 Teaching Strategies (ECH Course) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course is a refresher for strategies to use such as chaining, shaping, prompting, and prompt fading.  The course will provide examples for how to use the teaching strategies effectively along with discussing when to use each strategy.  The course also reviews maintenance and generalization of skills that have been learned.  This course is recommended as an ECA continuing education course.

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    $20.00 The Parent’s Perspective – Through the Eyes of a Parent (1 CEU-1 Hour Class)

    NEW!

    Follow the stories of five families and learn what they are looking for in a provider.  Learn about what it takes to be a caregiver, the importance of your position, the struggles and joys, and the steps you can take to be the best you can be.  You will also see what an opportunity you have to make a difference!

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    $20.00 Treatment Integrity (ECH Course) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)
    Only agencies can sign up a provider for this course

    This course informs providers with an overview and explanation of the Treatment Integrity Check form utilized with providers implementing Early Childhood Habilitation Services.  This course will provide explanations on what a Treatment Integrity (TI) check is, how it is utilized to increase job performance, how Treatment Integrity (TI) checks are scored, and what providers can expect during a Treatment Integrity (TI) check.  This course is specifically designed for ECA providers.

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    $20.00 Understanding Behaviors (ECH Course) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This refresher course includes information related to understanding why behaviors occur and some brief strategies when working through behaviors in the home setting.  The course reviews the basic functions of behaviors and how to determine what is causing a behavior to occur.  This course is recommended as an ECA continuing education course.

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    $20.00 Understanding Diabetes (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    NEW!

    This course gives an overview of the different types of diabetes, the causes, risk factors, and treatments.  Also includes general information about insulin and how providers can help members manage their diabetes.

     

     

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    $20.00 Work is Play and Play is Work (ECH Course) (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    This course is a refresher to review how to use play skills to teach new skills. This class will review motivational procedures, responsivity, self-management and self-initiation procedures. This course is recommended for providers working with younger members in the ECA program for continuing education.

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    $20.00 Workplace Communication (1 CEU- 1 Hour Course)

    The Workplace Communication course provides insight into how personal communication styles influence workplace effectiveness. Throughout this course, effective workplace communication is discussed.  This course is designed to allow the participants to examine their work place communication style and create a plan to increase their workplace effectiveness through enhancing their personal communication.

     

    This course is presented by Dr. Lori Wieters, MBA, PhD, Industrial/Organizational Psychologist.

    Dr. Wieters has more than 15 years of training, leadership development, and organizational change expertise working in a variety of industries. As an I/O Psychologist, Dr. Wieters specializes in diagnosing human behaviors that are creating complexity in our current work places. Workplaces come in many varieties, in offices, homes, and on-the-go. Work is happening everywhere, hence,, the potential for human interaction, misunderstanding, and conflict is greater now than ever. Dr. Wieters provides a holistic approach to human performance in the workplace, wherever the workplace may be located. 

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  • Angela

    The Article 9 training was excellent. The instructor answered all questions, was informative, and made it fun as well. There was a wealth of information that was covered in the three hour course. Location was good and easy to find.
  • Paul Edwards

    I have done all my trainings with APT. The classes are fun and I learn so much. So much better than other companies I've used in the past.
  • Robin W.

    This was my first class but the instructor was fun and very knowledgeable on the subject. I feel so much more informed how to do my job.
  • Ron

    Better application and specific information than I have ever had. The instructor was amazing- and kept people engaged. Best CPR and First Aid class I have ever taken. Thank you, Jason. You are a great instructor!
  • Sue

    The content and presentation was useful, practical, and up-to-date. SUPERIOR training! I learned so much. Congrats on a job well done.
  • Jean

    I attended Article 9 training in Show Low. The trainer was Michelle Hale. She was absolutely awesome! That was THE BEST Arion/DDD/DES training I've had in many years! She clearly explained and answered all my questions. Since I provide care for my grandson, I felt that many of the rules did not really apply but the way Michelle explained them, I have changed my mind...not only how they may pertain to my grandson but in helping to understanding other DDD members and providers as well. Thank you so much!
  • Susan

    I was extremely satisfied with the trainer, Annette, and the class as an overall. Very informative.
  • Fabiola

    The class was great our instructor was wonderful she explained in a way that we all understand and give us great examples. I had a great experience
  • Mary

    Amanda did an amazing job at making this training appropriate to providers we support. I have taken many trainings and I am very impressed.
  • Scott

    My training was interactive, informative, and interesting due to the trainer’s approach.
  • Kevin

    Recently, my wife and I took Prevention and Support. The instructor was amazing and we really learned a lot. We love taking classes through APT and we are looking forward to taking more!
  • Amy

    I have taken many CPR classes and Duane is the best CPR instructor I have even had. He made the class interesting with his presentation & stories. He kept me focused on the material & made me feel confident about using life saving skills to help someone. Thank you Duane and APT for such great classes!
  • Erica

    I took an article 9 course on Sunday 9/30 at the central phoenix location. The class and instructor were both great! I have enjoyed getting all my certifications with APT. After moving here from Ohio and having to obtain new and different certifications and also renew older ones, APT made it all such an easy process and really took the stress out of it for me. I will absolutely be a returning customer with any certifications I need in the future! Thanks APT!
  • Angela

    The Article 9 training was excellent. The instructor answered all questions, was informative, and made it fun as well. There was a wealth of information that was covered in the three hour course. Location was good and easy to find.

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