Service Provider Training

The Support Approach Team offers training for small groups of employees of service providers funded by Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) in the Calgary region. Those interested may arrange for training at the host agency’s location or at Supported Lifestyles office. This training is offered at no cost. Training dates are flexible and scheduled in consultation with the requesting service provider.

Workshops Offered

Topic Description Duration
This workshop provides participants with an understanding of the language and principles of behaviour support. A primary focus of the workshop is to develop a framework for ethical decision-making regarding whether proposed interventions are considered positive or restrictive. 4 hours
This workshop provides participants with an understanding of the vulnerabilities of service recipients along with PDD policy and practice in relation to the prevention and reporting of abuse. 4 hours
Participants will learn about the development of behaviour support plans from the perspective of a “positive behaviour supports” framework. The focus of this approach is to minimize or eliminate supports that may be viewed as restrictive. 6 hours
This workshop will provide participants with a greater understanding of relationship building as a care provider. Participants will learn about professional boundaries that support the needs of individuals in service and care providers. 6 hours

FAQ

How do I get more information about training?
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Interested service providers may contact us for more information. Please click the Contact Us button at the bottom of the page.

I’m a Family Managed Service funds administrator, can I access training for my employees?
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Yes. This training is available to small groups including those in Family Managed Service.

Can you do custom training sessions?
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Yes, please contact us for more information. Please click the Contact Us button at the bottom of the page.

How many staff can attend each session?
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Attendance numbers are based on room capacity.

Can training session be held remotely, e.g. via Zoom?
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Some training sessions can be adapted to be presented remotely, please contact us for more information. Please click the Contact Us button at the bottom of the page.

For More Information

Contact the Support Approach Team
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