Course Category: Extra Hours

Mental Health Topic– Bipolar Disorder

“Up/Down” Bipolar Disorder Documentary There are approximately 5.7 million people in the United States with bipolar disorder. In an attempt to eliminate the mystery and misinformation surrounding the illness, many throughout the country diagnosed with this condition were interviewed extensively. They diligently explain the struggle to balance themselves between floating to a state of euphoria …

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Putting Normalization into Action

Normalization is a concept that was developed by Bengt Nirje and Wolf Wolfensberger that changed the way that providers see the people that they work with.   The desire of Normalization is to help people with developmental disabilities have the opportunities in life that anyone else would expect to have.  This training will: Review the eight …

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Healthy Meal Planning

In this training, registered dietician, Kim Fox will provide instruction on healthy meal planning.  The objectives include: Reasons why good nutrition is needed, Steps for planning healthy meals, Tips to improve your food budget

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Mental Health Topic: Borderline Personality Disorder

This training is designed to give you a better understanding of the traits of Borderline Personality Disorder.  Remember, each person is different, so make sure that you consult the plan of the person that your working with.

Positive Supports Training

Sign Language Basics

One of the most important things that you can do to provide the best services for the people you are working with is to learn how to communicate with them in the way that they are comfortable.  This course is designed to help you learn basic signs.  This course will cover: The alphabet Basic signs …

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Meridian Autism Training

The purpose of this online training is to familiarize staff with the different facets of Autism.  This course is designed for staff who have very little experience in working with people with Autism, and shows different things that you might encounter in working with those who have Autism.  This is certainly not an all-encompassing training …

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