The State of America’s Direct Support Workforce Crisis 2022

The longstanding direct support workforce crisis, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has led to closures of critically needed services and a denial of access to community-based supports.
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October 25, 2022
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Emergency Preparedness and Response for I/DD Organizations

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2:00pm-3:00pm EST

Preparing for and responding to emergency situations is challenging for anyone, especially for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Due to the unique needs of individuals with I/DD, there are different emergency preparedness needs and strategies that must be considered.

Join Relias on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 2 pm EDT to hear Christina Marsack-Topolewski, PhD, LMSW discuss why direct support professionals and I/DD staff need to learn about emergency preparedness and response among individuals with I/DD.

During this webinar, you’ll learn how to:

  • Prepare for the next emergency
  • Maintain quality and continuity of care
  • Work with employees with I/DD

Presenter

  • Christina N. Marsack-Topolewski, Associate Professor, Eastern Michigan University

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