Support Professional Training and More

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Resources for Being the best SP you can be!

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP)

Community Training Options Looking for additional topics? If you find an educational opportunity in the community and would like to receive credit for attending, please speak to your supervisor for approval.

The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) 2019 Community Talk Series is always a valuable experience. These sessions are pre-approved for Quarterly Training credit, but you must RSVP to both the CIDD (click here) AND The Arc (as described above) to receive credit.



Supporting Anxiety for Individuals with IDD during the era of COVID-19

Anxiety often goes under detected and undiagnosed for individuals with IDD due to atypical presentation of anxiety symptoms. During 2020, we have seen an increase in expression of anxiety for most individuals as we grapple with a global pandemic. This training focuses on the signs and symptoms of anxiety for individuals with IDD and highlights tools to utilize to increase coping strategies and resilience while supporting vulnerabilities that impact development of skills for individuals with IDD. We will explore concepts related to adapted CBT/DBT, The PERMA model and safety planning to address anxiety during this challenging time.

Presented via Zoom by Maggie Robbins at NC START

9/22/2020 6:00-8:00pm

Email Eileen Patrick to sign up. Zoom info to be provided at sign up

If you missed Part One of our online conversation about Systemic Racism, Bias and Black Lives Matter- check out our handout.

A Conversation About Racism Handout

Part Two is a presentation on Allyship by activist and writer Devan Bratton.

Watch the video here

Allyship Handout