Thursday, November 14, 2019
Topics > Human Services

Basic First Aid-ASHI
$45.00 (1 section available)
This three-hour course provides an overview and a basic understanding of first aid. After completion of this course, including a written examination, the participants will receive an "American Safety & Health Institute Course Completion" card for successful completion of this training. Instructor will review information on scene safety for the rescuer, recognition of infection control and the Good Samaritan Law.

Crisis Intervention: Staff Effectiveness
$44.00 (1 section available)
During this six-hour course participants will learn the theory and techniques that can assist in diffusing a potential crisis situation. They will receive information on the various categories of a crisis situation and discover ways they can utilize therapeutic interaction guidelines.

Crisis Intervention: Staff Effectiveness Review
$30.00 (1 section available)
During this three-hour course participants will review staff behavior, defining categories of a crisis, identifying, understanding and documenting problem behaviors. Communication skills and basic safety technique procedures will be reviewed through group work.

Disaster Preparedness for Mh/I&dd Facilities
$30.00 (1 section available)
This three hour course will provide an overview for preparing residential facilities in the event of a disaster. It will increase awareness and provide guidance for MH/IDD personnel who either help create a disaster plan or would be responsible for carrying it out. The elements may supplement or enhance any written emergency plans and procedures already in place. Topics include arrangements for travel; provision of supplies, transport of records, medications and belongings; agreement for host facility; and reentry to facility after evacuation. Participants are encourged to bring their facilities current plan to the workshop.

Fire Safety Training Fire Safety Training
$30.00 (1 section available)
During this three-hour program, participants gain an understanding of the fire safety objectives that will enable them to provide a safe environment as identified by chapter 6400 of the PA State Regulations. Information will be given on effective fire drill procedures and safe evacuation procedures.

Heartsaver Aed
$45.00 (1 section available)
During this three-hour course, participants will review the basic techniques of adult CPR and be trained on the use of an AED. This course will show how to recognize the signs of four major emergencies: heart attack, stroke, cardiac arrest and FBAO.

Infectious Control
$30.00 (1 section available)
During this three-hour program, participants will be given information about the current OSHA regulations concerning blood borne pathogens and review effective ways to prevent the transmission of infectious disease. Information will be given on the signs and symptoms of common infections and how to avoid the spread of these infections.

Review of Emergency Assistance Procedure
$30.00 (1 section available)
This three-hour course is designed to provide an annual review of emergency assistance procedures for program specialists and direct service workers in the human services field. Information on how to assist a disabled individual who is injured or ill, or experiencing a cardiac or breathing emergency will be reviewed. Participants will gain an understanding of how to recognize an emergency situation and what to do in case of an emergency. Information on bloodborne pathogens and the prevention of disease transmission will also be discussed. The content of this program meets the mandatory annual training requirements for staff supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or mental health issues as outlined by Chapter 6400 of the PA State Regulations.

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