Professional Development

Professional Development

LIFESPAN provides training and professional development opportunities for its employees to ensure professional knowledge and skills are acquired, maintained and updated.

Some LIFESPAN trainings are available to non-LIFESPAN employees as follows:

  • Person Centered Thinking (12-hour training thru The Learning Community).............. $100.00
  • NC Innovations/Medicaid Elements
    • Role,Purpose and Philosophy of Services.................................................. $25.00
    • Overview of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities................................. $25.00
    • Interaction and Communication Competencies............................................. $50.00

Includes Building Relationships, Positive Communication, Introduction to Cultural Competency, Positive Supports, Alternatives to Restrictive Intervention and Crisis Management.

  • Documentation and Services................................................................... $25.00
    • Individual Rights.................................................................................... $25.00
    • Incident and Accident/Injury Reporting...................................................... $25.00
    • Person Centered Planning/Thinking........................................................... $25.00
  • Understanding Compliance and the False Claims Act.............................................. $25.00
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention.......................................................................... $25.00
  • Train the Trainer (4-hour)................................................................................ $50.00

 

Health & Safety Trainings

  • American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR............................................ $40.00*
  • Blood Borne Pathogens & Infectious Disease Control.............................................. $25.00
  • Hazard Communication / Right to Know............................................................... $25.00
  • Defensive Driving........................................................................................... $25.00

 

* Group rates may be available.

 

Contacts

Lori Jakubowski, LIFESPAN State Training Manager

908 McClellan Place

Greensboro NC 27409

336-852-1495 (direct office ext. 3427)

336-855-9908 fax

336-686-2303 cell

ljakubowski@lifspanservices.org

 

Beth Brown, LIFESPAN Training Coordinator

3127 Kalynne Street

Charlotte NC 28208

704-393-5916 (direct office ext. 1416)

704-393-5917fax

704-962-9592cell

bbrown@lifespanservices.org