We Work Together

Written by the great John Raffaele, this new module uses 12 wonderful short films to tell 12 memorable stories.

By completing this module you will learn how to conduct and collaborate with informal and formal assessments and how you can be a bigger and better part of your organization.

This module features presentations from a range of leading professionals and self-advocates including: John Raffaele, Joseph Macbeth, Simon Duffy, and Peter Leidy.

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

– Understand how you can conduct and collaborate with both informal and from assesment practices.

– Explain how assessments can be used to respond to the needs, desiers, and interests of the people you support.

– Describe how to translate assessment findings and most effectively put them into action.

– Understand how you can contribute and participate on many different levels within your organization.

– Discuss the mission and practices of the organization that employs you.

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Do the Write Thing

We are excited to announce the release of our newest module Do the Write Thing.

Behind every word we write, there is a person. But paperwork is loathed by almost every support professional in the field of human services. What if we could change the way we document? Join us as we make ‘paperwork’ become ‘people work.’

John Raffaele is passionate about documentation.  John starts the module by detailing the basics of creating professionally produced and meaningful documentation.  John goes on to introduce the person-centered approach of wiring with people instead of for them.  This module includes video presentations from John Raffaele, Janice Bartley, and Kathie Snow.

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

– Appreciate documentation as a competency and a skill.

– Understand the importance of and be able to apply practical strategies to ensue legible, accurate, respectful, concise, confidential, and meaningful documentation.

– Explain why paperwork is people work.

– Describe and apply the concept and process of documenting with people, know as partnership documentaion.

– Understand the importance of support the development of a good relationship with the person’s primary care doctor.

Slightly Inspirational Health and Safety Training

The words ‘inspirational’ and ‘health and safety’ may not sit easily together. But not many health and safety training courses feature contributions from leading thinkers like Dave Hingsburger, David Pitonyak, Dave Hasbury, and John Raffaele. This module will help to meet your regulatory requirements and because it is 100% dedicated to our field of work, it might just change the way you think about health and safety training.

Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

– Understand the roles and responsibilities relating to health and safety in the workplace for yourself and others.

– Help the people you support to understand and be responsible for their own and other people’s health and safety.

– Describe the purpose of risk assessments and be able to conduct a basic assessment of risk.

– Demonstrate best moving and positioning practices.

– Appropriately respond to and manage accidents, sudden illness, and stress.

– Follow agreed ways of working regarding medication and healthcare tasks.

– Prevent the spread of infection, promote fire safety, and follow proper security measures in the work setting.

– Promote the well-being of the people you support regarding food safety, nutrition, and hydration.