July 23, 2014
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
This is a more comprehensive class on developing prevention and intervention strategies for working with people who have intellectual disabilities and behavioral challenges. The instructor will discuss the factors that contribute to challenging behaviors, proactive strategies to teach skills, and response strategies when the individual becomes agitated. Participants will have opportunities to practice strategies for de-escalating situations involving agitated individuals.
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.
Venue: Golden Valley Office