Introduction to Disabilities FY19

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
AKTC Online Learning Portal/Moodle
Contact Person
AKTC Support
Support Phone
(907) 264-6244
Support Email
support@aktclms.org
Cost Range
FREE

Host And Instructor

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Host
Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Instructor
Contact: Betsy Chivers, 907-264-6233, betsy@alaskachd.org

Credits

Contact Hours: 3.00

Training Overview Description

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COST OF TRAINING: The fee for this training displays as FREE; however, each registrant or agency will be invoiced $40 for each completed training. This invoicing will happen once a month and allow agencies to pay for multiple trainees with one payment.

This course is for individuals new to the field of disability services with a special focus on Direct Care Service Providers and Professionals (DSP) and services for individuals who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). This course is intended to provide a wide perspective of basic information about several common types of disabilities. Included are descriptions of some of the challenges individuals experience that are diagnosed with these disabilities remembering that each individual's experience is unique.

Covered in the training:
- History of disability services in Alaska
- Role of the DSP
- Mandatory reporting
- HIPAA & Confidentiality
- Values & Ethics
- Person First Language
- Inclusion
- Resources for additional learning
- Self-care

This training is offered exclusively online, on-demand and self-guided.

Event-specific Details

Accessing the online course - Once you have registered for the training you will be able to access the content on AKTC's Moodle Online Training Portal at http://moodle.aktclms.org no more than 15 minutes after your payment has been processed. Use the same username and password used to register for this training.

If you do not know your username and password, please go to http://aktclms.org, select login, then select I forgot my password. Enter your email address as your username to have an email sent that will allow you to reset your password. Allow 15 minutes for the two systems to synchronize then follow the Moodle link above to log in.

Please make sure your current employer is included on your user profile. If there is no employer listed, you will be responsible for the registration fee.

90-Day Completion - This online training has a 90-day completion expectation. If you do not complete the training within 90 days of your registration and payment date, you will be marked as Incomplete. If you would like to complete the class after 90 days, please contact AKTC Support at [support@aktclms.org](mailto: support@aktclms.org) or 907-264-6244.

If you have any questions about accessing your online training, please contact AKTC Support right away to ensure your timely completion.

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