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10 Quick Tips for Residential Settings

Instructor: Geneva Centre for Autism – Training Institute Faculty

10 quick tips for residential settings is a brief online learning module designed to assist those working in residential settings gain an understanding about common challenges that are faced in these settings, and to provide simple strategies to assist in addressing these challenges. This course is suitable for those working with adults or children. No prerequisites are required.

This online course will be offered year-round, and you can enroll anytime.

Once you are enrolled in the course, you will have access to your account for 120 days. To attain your certificate you MUST complete all course requirements within this time.

Registration:

Cost: $99.00
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Course Objectives

At the end of this module participants will:
  • Review common challenges in residential settings and why they may occur
  • Have a greater understanding about how reinforcement, motivation, transitions, and the environment can play a role in changing behaviour
  • Acquire strategies for addressing challenges in residential settings
Participants will meet the objectives listed above through a combination of: video presentation, interactive activities, quizzes, and a self-evaluated case study

Target Audience

People working in residential settings, providing services to adults or children with autism, developmental disabilities, and/or dual diagnosis.

Course Structure/ Requirements

This course will be delivered entirely online at http://elearning.autism.net. You will use your elearning account to login to the course. Your detailed account information will be provided to you upon registration.

Once you are enrolled in the course, you will have access to your account for 120 days. To obtain your certificate you MUST complete all course requirements within this time.

All course materials including presentations, activities, quizzes and the final case study in this course must be viewed electronically through elearning.autism.net unless otherwise instructed. Quizzes must be attempted at least once but will NOT be graded. If you complete ALL the required course elements, you will receive a Certificate of Participation. If you have any questions, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Textbook & Course Materials

Required Text

  • There is no required text for this course.

Technical Requirements

Hardware

  • Windows XP or higher, Mac OS X or higher
  • Internet connection (high speed internet preferred)
  • Audio: sound card and speakers or headphones for listening

Internet Browser

  • Even though you can access the online course via any browser, Mozilla Firefox is highly recommended. – Latest version at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/
  • Some of the courses use pop-up windows, therefore you will need to disable pop-up blockers in your browser.

Software

Technical Assistance

If you need technical assistance at any time during the course or to report a problem with e-learning you can:

  • Visit the Student FAQ's Web Page in your online course
  • Send us an email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Requests to Drop This Course

Once participants enroll themselves in the course they are granted access to all of the course materials for 120 days. After 120 days you will automatically be un-enrolled of the course. Should a participant decide they no longer want to achieve a certificate, they can simply stop logging in.

Inform Your Instructor of Any Accommodations Needed

If you require any special accommodations, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it prior to registration to discuss your needs.