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ASD06 Autism Spectrum Disorder - Supporting Skills Development
Supporting skills development is an important part of your job. Gaining confidence in your ability to teach individuals new skills that will help them realize their full potential and lead to a more independent life can be challenging and satisfying. There are strategies and tools that you can use to assist you in this important task.
Course Objective
At the completion of this module, you should be able to:
• Describe and apply teaching methods that will support skills development. 
• Identify the stages of skill development and the role of the DSP in supporting an individual through the stages. 
• Identify the appropriate use of prompts and responses to common mistakes when prompting. 
• Demonstrate responsiveness to the individual learner and to evaluate teaching success.
• Describe medical or behavioral conditions that make skill development more complex.

Intended Audience
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
Certificates
National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals
2.0 Hour 2.00 CE Credit(s) $22.33 QTY

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