Supporting Self-Determination and Choice
This Supporting Self-Determination and Choice training programme supports the development of competence in direct support workers to assist people with disabilities to express personal preferences, increase control over their lives, and set and attain goals that are personally meaningful.
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After completing the Supporting Self-Determination and Choice programme, learners will be able to:
Describe strategies for increasing opportunities and capacity for making choices
Explain why self-determination is important
Describe strategies for increasing opportunities and capacity for self-determination
Explain the intent of the Assisted Decision Making Act (2015)
€39.99The Understanding and Supporting People with Intellectual Disability online resource has been designed to present a contemporary picture and a more in-depth understanding and appreciation of what it means to have an Intellectual or multiple disabilities. It is engaging for learners and enables them to apply learning in a range of practice settings.
€29.99You will be presented with the concept that, just as in the real world we have certain rights, responsibilities, and standards of behavior as citizens, this is true in the digital world as well. This will be supported by looking at the similarities between the two worlds. Your understanding of what digital citizenship entails will be increased by examining its three principles, each of which is comprised of three elements. You will be counselled on how to practice good citizenship using each of the elements. The course finishes up with giving you exercises designed to reinforce the principles.