Tel.: (514) 345-8330, ext. 319
Parents of children or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and developmental disabilities use Support Workers (Interventionists, Integration Aides, Child Care Workers, Attendants) to help their children integrate into a wide range of settings: pre-schools, schools, summer camps, social, recreational and community activities. Additionally, support workers provide services at the family's home.
The Support Worker Training Program is a unique and comprehensive program that teaches the many critical skills needed to work in this field.
- Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder and developmental disabilities
- Role of the Support Worker
- Strategies for skill acquisition
- Problem behaviours - antecedent strategies
- Problem behaviours - reactive strategies
- Play and social skills
- Fading presence and prompts
- Self-management, professionalism, parents, ethics
Lectures, PowerPoint presentations (copies provided), group discussions and practical exercises. Attendance and active participation in all 8 classes is mandatory in order to obtain the "Certificate of Attendance: 24-hour Support Worker Training Program".
Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Louise Valin, Program Coordinator, at (514) 345-8330, ext. 319 or by Email at email@example.com.