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TRAINING PROVIDER AND
TITLE OF TRAINING
 
Approved Credit Hours  

Center of Excellence 
Cynthia E. Hughey
29669 Pleasant Trail
Southfield, MI  48076
248-470-1225

chughey21@comcast.net 

 

CPR/First Aid

7

 
DIRECT CARE TRAINING & RESOURCE CENTER, LLC
Stacie McCollum
866-982-4449 ext. 102
info@directcaretraining.com
www.directcaretraining.com
Adult CPR 3.5

Appreciating the Differences in Others: Culture and Diversity Awareness 

3
Assisting the Resident with Congestive Heart Failure 5
Avoiding Appearance of Sexual Impropriety When Rendering Care  3
Basic Medication Administration 8
Care Benefits Payable Under Michigan’s Auto No-Fault Law 4
Creating Better Health Through Proper Nutrition 4
Designing and Managing Recreational Therapy Programs for Those With Cognitive Limitations  3
Effective Financial and General Management  3
Five Marketing Tips for the Best First Impression When Marketing to Families 3
Foreseeing and Managing Potentially Violent Behavior - Gentle Teaching Mechanisms 4
Guardianship and Conservatorship: Types, Limitations and Authority  5
How Best to Deal With Difficult People: Residents, Resident Family Members and Employees  4
How to Design and Conduct Effective Staff Training Sessions  3.75
How to Develop and Manage Group Living Programs for the Medically Fragile 4
How to Effectively Use Social media to Market Assisted Living Services 2
How to Write and Emergency Handbook for Staff  3

Knowing Resident Rights and How to Teach Them to Staff

2
Life-Free Human Transfers 8
Maintaining and Restoring Your Resident's Dignity  2
Making the Adjustment When a Resident's Needs Change  3
Person-Centered Program Planning  5
Physical Rehabilitation Programs All Homes Can Use  3
Prevention and Containment of Communicable Diseases  4
Proper Infection Control 2
Recognizing and Preventing Dehydration and Malnutrition  4
Recognizing and Responding to Reports of Abuse or Neglect  3
Recognizing and Working with Clinical Depression  2
Reducing Personal Job Stress  3
Rendering Personal Care Safely and With Dignity 3
Reporting Requirements:  Documentation Integrity 3
Responding Appropriately to Self-Destructive Behaviors 4
Sanitary Kitchen Management that Prevents Disease  3
Succeeding in the Business End of Providing Community Based Care Services
8
Understanding Access to Aid & Attendance Benefits from U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs 3
Understanding and Working with Schizophrenia 5
Understanding Dementia and Its Effects on Sufferers  4
Understanding the Dilemma of Pain 
4 
Universal First Aid
4.5
Wound Prevention and Management
8
 

MORC, Inc. 
Ms. Candy Cranston
1270 Doris Rd.
PO BOX 215770
Auburn Hills, MI 48321-5770
 

Advanced Health and Medications  6 
Fat Controlled Diets 
2 
First Aid for Laundry 
2.5   
In My Town: Community Participation 
4 
Psychotropic Medications 
3 
 
Training Program Specialists 
Kathy Smits
810-220-1076

tpstoolbox@gmail.com 
Group Home Fire Safety Program 
2 
 
P.A.G.E. Network LLC
Tenetia Pulliam
248-595-8764 ext. 8678
ETPAGNETWORK@GMAIL.COM

Accomplishing the Outcomes of the Resident Individualized Plan Of Services (IPOS)- Using the "DETAIL" method to Document, Evaluate, Train, Achieve, Identify and Listen.

4

Balancing Resident “Care” and Resident “Choice” - Working with Guardians/Family Members/Support

1.5

Creating Safe and Healthy Living Environments - Including Written Plans for Daily Routine, Prevention, Infection Control and Standard Precautions, Responses, Emergencies and Special Circumstances (Including Bed Bug Awareness)

2

Developing Teaching Strategies to Complete Daily Personal Care and Community Living Support Objectives - Focusing on Self-Sufficiency

2

Enhancing Staffing Roles and On-Going Training - Structured Staff Supervision, Team Meetings, Clear Roles and Responsibilities, Reducing Staff Turnover (Obtaining and Sustaining), Updating Staff on Current Trends, Policies, Procedures and Laws When Providing Human Service

2.5

Facilitating Staff Training that Promotes Dignity and Respect for All Residents, Working with Individuals, Human Relationships, Limited English Proficiency with Resources, Building Natural Supports, Human Needs and Guiding Principles – Interactive

2

Guiding Staff to Learn, Teach and Model Rights and Responsibilities of Residents - Recipient Rights, Due Process, Grievance/Appeals Policies and Procedures, HIPPA, and Confidentiality

1.5

Helping Licensees, Administrators and Managers Enhance Their Business, Transition Planning and Determining Baselines To Create Appropriate Projectiles

1

Increasing Awareness of Human Trafficking - Sex and Labor Exploitation

4

Joining others to Identify and Collaborate on Activities, Groups and Resources to Encourage Community Integration

1.5

Keeping Proper Documentation - Progress Notes Vs. Shift Logs – 101

3

Learning the Fundamentals of Working with All Populations (Mental Illness, (Mild, Moderate and Severe, Older Adults, Dementia, Intellectual Developmentally Disabled, Alzheimer, Traumatic Brain Injury, Physical Mobility/Transferring/Lifting and other challenges)

3.5

Mastering Medication Administration, Distribution and Compliance- Basic, Advanced, and Decompensation - Including Eating and Swallowing, Opioids, Narcom and Additional Substances

6

Noticing Behaviors - Developing Crisis Management, Suicide Assessments, Safety Plans, Education, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Crisis Prevention and Education to Address Resident Needs in Challenging Situations

2.5

Outstanding CPR/First Aid Training - Including Emergency Preparedness - Completion Cards

6

Planning Healthy Meals and Using Methods of Meal Preparation and Safety to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

2

Questioning the Concept of Culture and Diversity Awareness in Group Homes and How it Directly Impacts the Residents Living Environment and Services - “Creating A Cultural For All”

1.5

Recognizing the Signs of Decompensation and How Prevention Will Reduce Emergency Room Visits, Hospital Stays and Out of Home Placement

2.5

Staffing Your Group Home to Provide Services to Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity (NGRI), Jail Diversion and Residents Returning to the Community 

2.5

Training Using Simulations - “I Am At Home, You Work Here” To Prepare Staff for Group Home Employment and To Sustain Employment, “Respect Me and I will Respect You” To Address Behavioral Challenges

4

Utilizing a Holistic Approach In Group Home Settings, Semi-Independent Living (SIL) Programs and Healthy Living Environments

3

Welcoming A New Resident - Establishing a Positive Rapport and Routine

1.5

X-Raying Your Business - Keys to Success and Innovative Strategies to Strengthen Your Existing Practices

1.5

Yielding Traditional Methods to Try New Innovative Methods to Assist Residents in Money Management, Increasing Their Income and Finding Creative Ways to Get Their Needs Met

2

Zooming In on What Works - Examining Person Centered Planning and the Positive Impact and Approach When Working With Residents, Using Strength’s Perspective and Motivational Interviewing/Engagement to Work with Residents Towards Self-Sufficiency and Conflict Free Case Management Effectiveness From a Systems Perspective

4

Introduction to Community Residential Services - Your Role as Direct Care Staff:  Providing Residential Services in Community Settings (Additional:  Customer Service) - Including Introduction to Human Services, Person-Centered Planning-Individual Plan of Service, HIPAA-Privacy-Confidentiality and Philosophy and Current Trends in Providing Human Service

2

Recipient Rights Module: ORR Group Home Training Curriculum (Additional Individual Choice) - Including Due Process - Exercising Rights-Grievance-Appeals

2

Working with People:  Introduction to Human Needs, Values, Guiding Principles, and Effective Teaching Strategies: Working with People Introduction to Human needs Values and Guiding Principles (Additional Promoting Dignity and Respect, Self-Sufficiency, Community Integration, Community Living Supports, Older Adults, SMI, IDD, TBI, Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Daily Routine Simulation) - Including Building Natural Supports, Cultural Competence-Proficiency, Documentation, Human Relationships, Development, Enhancement, Sustainment and Maintenance and Limited English Proficiency

2.5

Nutrition and Food Service: (Additional Specific Dietary Needs and Healthy Food Preparation) - Including Food Safety

1.25

Environmental Emergencies: Preventing , Preparing, and Responding - Including Emergency Preparedness

2

Working with People, Positive Techniques to Address Challenging Behavior (Additional Behavior Simulation, Decompensation and Holistic Methods) - Including Behavior and Crisis Intervention, Crisis Planning Education, Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention, and Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving

2.5

Basic Health and Medications (Additional Bed Bug Awareness and Prevention) - Including Infection Control and Standard Precautions and Health, Safety, Wellness - Other Medical Care Needs

2

Advanced Health and Medications (Additional Opioids and Narcom Awareness) - Including Assisting People with Eating and/or swallowing Difficulties) Substance Abuse Awareness

2.5

Training, Education, Information and Accessing Continuous Training Resources Throughout the Year:  Teaching New Skills and Training the Training, BTBQ, Person Centered Planning, Conflict Free Case Management, and other resources to enhance your DCW experience

1

Responding to Life Threatening Situations: CPR and First AID Requirements - Including Emergency Preparedness

4

Physical Focus:  Limited Mobility and Lifting and Transferring

.5

 
D.D.M. TRAINING & SERVICES, LLC
18641 Reed St., Melvindale, MI 48122
734-629-6464
ddmtrainingandservices@gmail.com

Introduction to Community Residential Services/Your Role as a Direct Care Staff (Person Centered Planning)

1

Introduction to Mental Illness and Developmental Disabilities 1
Basics of Rights — The Rights of Individuals Receiving Mental Health Services — Abuse & Neglect, Grievance & Appeals 1.5
Client Orientation .5
Documentation and Incident Reports 1
Confidentiality/HIPAA/Medicaid Integrity/Deficit Reduction Act 1
Cultural Competency .5
Communication and Limited English Proficiency .5
Recreation and Leisure Activities 1
Working with People 1: Introduction to Human Needs, Values, Guiding Principles, & Effective Teaching Strategies 1
Personal Hygiene 1
Working with People 2: Positive Techniques to Address Challenging Behavior 1
The Basics of Interaction 1
Prevention of Challenging Behavior 1
Reacting to Challenging/Severe Challenging Behavior 1
Extreme Behavior .5
Strengthening Positive/Appropriate Behavior 1
Basic Nutrition and Food Service Preparation/Safety 1
The Food Pyramid/Menu Planning .5
Environmental Emergencies: Preventing, Preparing, & Responding (Power Failure, etc.) .5
Severe Weather (tornadoes, storms, floods, extreme heat, extreme cold) .5
Safe Driving Techniques/Safe Driving During Winter Weather .5
Fire Safety - home (e.g., kitchen, laundry, etc.) 1
Fire Drills .5
Evacuation Procedures/Protection Plans 1
Fire Prevention .5
Basic Health and Medications .5
Vital Signs .5
Seizures 1
Medical Emergencies 1
Infection Control and Standard Precautions 1
Bloodborn Pathogens and Exposure Control 1
Introduction to Medications 1
Medication Administration and Documentation 1.5
Advanced Health and Medications (Recognizing, Recording and Reporting) 1.5
Signs and Symptoms of Illness 1
The Basics of Breathing Disorders 1
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) 1
Diabetes 1
Working with Older Adults 1
Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias 1
Preventing Pressure Sores 1
Eating & Feeding Techniques 1
Assisting People with Eating and/or Swallowing Difficulties 1
Body Mechanics and Safe Lifting 1
Lifts and Transfers 1
Appropriate Use of Medical Equipment - Wheelchair Etiquette 1
Depression 1
Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention 1