Course Offerings (1)
Overview This course focuses on the Supervisor's role. This module will provide participants with the information needed to ensure that individuals with developmental disabilities live work and receive support services in a safe environment.  The training will cover:
  • physical and environmental site safety
  • assuring that direct support staff are familiar with emergency and routine protocols
Objectives Participants will be taught:
  • establishing regular safety inspections for residences and other sites
  • assuring that direct support staff are familiar with emergency and routine protocols
  • correctly implementing evacuation drills
  • properly training persons responsible for the provision of transportation
  • how to determine whether their agency is currently using the safest cleaning products
  • ways to develop a walking safety tour of their sites
  • how to determine whether changes are needed at their sites in order to provide a safe environment
  • how to correctly test water temperatures at sites and adjust water temperatures, if necessary
  • to determine if their agency has appropriate evacuation procedures
  • to assess agency need for additional transportation training
Prerequisite
  • None
Materials Needed
  • Bring a 2 inch three ring binder
Intended Audience
  • New and experienced House Managers, QMRPs, Residential Directors, Residential Site Supervisors and Day Program Supervisors, Site Safety Officer, Safety Chairperson and Maintenance staff responsible for safety and building maintenance.
Presenter Staff from the Division of Developmental Disabilities
Format 1 day (6-hour course)
Six hours of Continuing Education Credits are being offered