Extensive Staff Training
We want you to feel comfortable that your loved one is in the
very best, capable hands. As such, all Life Skills employees,
including office staff, are required to participate in rigorous
training sessions to ensure that all are highly skilled in working
with individuals with developmental disabilities. Training
includes, but is not limited to:
- 6 hours of American Red Cross training
- 16 hours of training that includes CPR/first aid, Med Level 1
certification, nutrition, bloodborne pathogens, safety, fire,
safety, HIPAA, diversity and abuse/neglect (annual training
- 16 hours of Mandt System 1 & 2 training where
participants learn to understand individuals' behaviors as they use
them to communicate needs and feelings, communication skills,
conflict resolution, and demonstration of physical skills in
assisting, supporting, separating and restraining
- 19 hours of Intensive Autism training
- 17 hours of medication administration training
- 2 hours of professionalism training
- and much more!
Additionally, a thorough background check report is
completed for every Life Skills employment candidate, which
includes a detailed review of information pertaining to
character, general reputation, personal characteristics, mode of
living and credit standing. Events that immediately disqualify a
candidate for employment include, but are not limited to felonies,
crimes involving sex, theft, abuse or neglect of any form, and
crimes of violence.
For more information, please contact Judy
Goldford at 314-567-7705, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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