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Assessing and Preventing Triggers of Responsive Behaviours (Micro-credential)

Code:
BHAV 1980

The Assessing and Preventing Triggers of Responsive Behaviours micro-credential focuses on the identification, assessment and prevention of triggers of responsive behaviours in older adults with dementia. Students will learn to identify the signs and symptoms that lead to responsive behaviours. By engaging in a variety of practice activities and scenarios, students will recognize different types of triggers (e.g., environmental, physical). They will learn why, when and how to use different care planning assessment tools and how to engage effectively with family and caregivers.

Notes:

  • A digital badge will be awarded upon the completion of this micro-credential.
  • This micro-credential is part of the “ Managing Responsive Behaviours in Older Adults ” stacked micro-credential. By successfully competing all three micro-credentials you can apply to receive the “ Managing Responsive Behaviours in Older Adults ” stacked micro-credential.
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  • Assessing & Preventing Triggers of Responsive Behaviours (Micro-credential) program major code: APTR
  • This micro-credential has been developed for individuals (e.g. Social Service Workers, Personal Support Workers, Activation/Recreation Coordinators and others) working with older adults in residential or community care settings.

    MICRO-CREDENTIAL FEATURES:

  • Can be completed in 7 weeks or less
  • Self-directed, asynchronous learning with the support of a facilitator
  • Real-world assessment(s) to evaluate competencies
  • Interactive multimedia components
  • Pass / Fail grading structure

  • This course may be OSAP-eligible. If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) including Grade 12 English (C or U) and Grade 11 Math (C, M or U) OR;
  • Grade 12 equivalency certificate achieved through College academic upgrading OR;
  • Mature Student Status (19 years of age or older) with Grade 12 English (C or U) and Grade 11 Math (C, M or U)
    Recommended: Post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree in a health or social services field.

    PROGRAM COMPETENCIES:

    Upon completion of this Micro-credential, students will be equipped to:

  • Apply planning assessment tools to prevent triggering responsive behaviours in older adults with dementia.


  • Textbooks:

    • Fall - None required
    • Spring/Summer - None required

    Scheduled Dates

    CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
    Delivery Method
    Fee Availability
    31377May 10, 2022 to June 28, 202212:00 am - 12:01 am18Online$199.99
    11612September 13, 2022 to November 1, 202212:00 am - 12:00 am18Online$199.99
    11613November 1, 2022 to December 20, 202212:00 am - 12:00 am18Online$199.99
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