Open Hands Open Access: Deaf-Blind Intervention Modules

Module 20: Values, Ethics, and Professionalism

PaTTAN - Online Course

Session Dates

Monday April 10, 2023 - PaTTAN - Online Course
Sunday July 02, 2023 - PaTTAN - Online Course

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This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

This course covers how to conduct yourself in a professional manner and make ethical decisions regarding your work as an intervener.

 

Objectives

Participants will:

  • Apply ethical decision-making skills in scenarios.
  • Identify the need for ongoing professional development to ensure that skills match the support needs of the student.
  • Describe the importance of self-reflection and self-care.
  • Describe how personal bias affects listening skills, and reactions to people and situations.
  • Explain the need for and the importance of receiving feedback from others.

 

Target Audience

Teams and Individuals working with and/or interested in professional development regarding students who are deaf-blind, such as parents, teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, and other service providers, including those who are not seeking to become interveners.

 

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.


Target Audience

Teams and Individuals working with and/or interested in professional development regarding students who are deaf-blind, such as parents, teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, and other service providers, including those who are not seeking to become interveners.

Topics Covered: Deaf-Blind

Event Info

Event Type:

On-line Courses

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Hours of Instructional Time
No credit

Presenters:

Patti McGowan, Krista Lewis

Event Contact:

Registration:

Lorraine Byer
lbyer@pattan.net
800-441-3215x7210

Content Contact:

Patti McGowan
pmcgowan@pattan.net
724-864-2553

Additional Info

This module is part of the Open Hands Open Access Intervener Learning Modules (OHOA) series; you must be an OHOA cohort participant to register. The PA Deaf-Blind Project runs a training of the OHOA modules with a new cohort beginning each year in January.  Please contact Patti McGowan or Lorraine Byer for more information about the OHOA modules.