April 8, 2014
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dealing with individuals who are agitated can be troublesome and dangerous. This session will explore strategies to help the agitated individual regain control and calm down while keeping everyone’s safety in mind. Those attending the session will learn very specific steps and phrases that will give them confidence in working through difficult situations.
- Learn new methods for de-escalating a crisis situation with consumers who have developmental disabilities,
- Fewer staff injuries,
- Fewer consumer injuries,
- Less use of control procedures,
- Fewer licensing issues.
Jason Hoffrogge, is the training director for Orion Associates, a human resources agency for companies working with people who have disabilities. Jason has 18 years of experience in working with people who have disabilities in residential, vocational, and crisis settings. Jason has also been a part-time firefighter and first responder for the past nine years.
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Venue: Golden Valley Office