Rights, Behavioral Regulations & Reportable Events for People with Developmental Disabilities
About the Training: These three topics are combined within a single training session and give participants the chance to talk about real situations. Participants will be introduced to 34-B MRSA 5601-5610, which describes the rights of Maine citizens with intellectual disabilities and/or autism. Any professionals supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities or autism spectrum disorders must help their consumers to understand these rights. Professionals are also obligated to see that the rights of their clients are honored. . You may find it helpful to review 34-B prior to the workshop at: https://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/34-B/title34-Bsec5605.html Participants will also learn about Maine's Regulations Governing Emergency Interventions and Behavioral Treatment for People with Intellectual Disabilities and/or Autism. These regulations govern the use of emergency interventions and behavioral treatment in a manner consistent with maximizing the safety, well-being, independence, and inclusion of Maine citizens with intellectual disabilities or autism. You may find it helpful to review the regulations prior to the workshop at: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oads/provider/developmental-services/behavior-regulations.shtml Reportable Events instruction reviews Maine's regulations regarding mandated reporting for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism. It covers Reportable Events procedures, definitions, and the requirements for filing Reportable Events affecting individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
Trainers: Jessica Demers, OADS and Barrett Littlefield, DRM
Intended Audience: Developmental Services Case Managers, Crisis Team Members, & Provider Agency Staff.