DDA Specialty Training Calendar

The newly revised Developmental Disability Specialty Training is a 16-hour training for new employees supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in Adult Family Homes and Assisted Living settings.  The revised 16-hour training begins October 1, 2017.  Successful completion of this class fulfills the WAC requirements regarding AFH WAC .  NOTE: The new total 16-hour training is delivered both online and an in-person class.

Participants accomplish finishing the 16-hour training in this way:

  • Complete the four hour online training before attending the in-person class, and then;
  • Attend the in-person class for two days (12 hours); 
  • Access to the online training (website and password) is given when you register for the DDA Specialty Training 

The following topics are covered in the online modules and during the in-person class. Required competency testing is included during the in-person class.

  • Overview of Developmental Disabilities
  • Values of Service Deliver
  • Effective Communication
  • Introduction to Interactive Planning
  • Understanding Behavior
  • Crisis Intervention and Prevention
  • Overview of Legal Issues and Individual Rights

DDA Specialty Training (Region 1)

Tuesday, Mar 01 2022 12:00am to Thursday, Mar 03 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Kristine Mazulo, Kristine.mazulo@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the online module and study guide before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

Region 3 DD Specialty Training 2022

Monday, Mar 07 2022 12:00am to Wednesday, Mar 09 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Heather Ratterree

Contact Information: Dana Lattin, dana.lattin@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: Class is from 1pm - 4:30pm on ALL THREE DAYS. A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a 4-hour independent online training. This independent training and its study guide MUST be completed before attending the 3-day virtual Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent a week or two before the first virtual class day.

DDA Specialty Training (Region 1)

Tuesday, Mar 22 2022 12:00am to Thursday, Mar 24 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Kristine Mazulo, Kristine.mazulo@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the online module and study guide before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

Region 3 DD Specialty Training 2022

Monday, Mar 28 2022 12:00am to Wednesday, Mar 30 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Summer Simpson

Contact Information: Dana Lattin, dana.lattin@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: Class is from 1pm - 4:30pm on ALL THREE DAYS. A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a 4-hour independent online training. This independent training and its study guide MUST be completed before attending the 3-day virtual Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent a week or two before the first virtual class day.

DDA Specialty Training 2022 (Region 2)

Tuesday, Mar 29 2022 12:00am to Thursday, Mar 31 2022 11:45pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Contact Mica Rand, Randmc@dshs.wa.gov or register here.

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the 4-hour independent online training before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

DDA Specialty Training (Region 1)

Monday, Apr 11 2022 12:00am to Wednesday, Apr 13 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Kristine Mazulo, Kristine.mazulo@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the online module and study guide before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

Region 3 DD Specialty Training 2022

Tuesday, Apr 12 2022 12:00am to Thursday, Apr 14 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Heather Ratterree

Contact Information: Dana Lattin, dana.lattin@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: Class is from 9am - 12:30pm on ALL THREE DAYS. A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a 4-hour independent online training. This independent training and its study guide MUST be completed before attending the 3-day virtual Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent a week or two before the first virtual class day.

DDA Specialty Training 2022 (Region 2)

Wednesday, Apr 13 2022 12:00am to Friday, Apr 15 2022 11:45pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Contact Mica Rand, Randmc@dshs.wa.gov for more information or register here

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the 4-hour independent online training before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

Region 3 DD Specialty Training 2022

Tuesday, Apr 19 2022 12:00am to Thursday, Apr 21 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Summer Simpson

Contact Information: Dana Lattin, dana.lattin@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: Class is from 1pm - 4:30pm on ALL THREE DAYS. A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a 4-hour independent online training. This independent training and its study guide MUST be completed before attending the 3-day virtual Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent a week or two before the first virtual class day.

DDA Specialty Training 2022 (Region 2)

Wednesday, Apr 20 2022 12:00am to Friday, Apr 22 2022 11:45pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Contact Mica Rand, Randmc@dshs.wa.gov or register here.

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the 4-hour independent online training before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

DDA Specialty Training 2022 (Region 2)

Wednesday, Apr 20 2022 12:00am to Friday, Apr 22 2022 11:45pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Contact Mica Rand, Randmc@dshs.wa.gov or register here.

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the 4-hour independent online training before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

DDA Specialty Training (Region 1)

Monday, Apr 25 2022 12:00am to Wednesday, Apr 27 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Kristine Mazulo, Kristine.mazulo@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the online module and study guide before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

Region 3 DD Specialty Training 2022

Tuesday, Apr 26 2022 12:00am to Thursday, Apr 28 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Summer Simpson

Contact Information: Dana Lattin, dana.lattin@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: Class is from 1pm - 4:30pm on ALL THREE DAYS. A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a 4-hour independent online training. This independent training and its study guide MUST be completed before attending the 3-day virtual Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent a week or two before the first virtual class day.

DDA Specialty Training 2022 (Region 2)

Monday, May 02 2022 12:00am to Wednesday, May 04 2022 11:45pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Contact Mica Rand, Randmc@dshs.wa.gov or register here.

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the 4-hour independent online training before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

Region 3 DD Specialty Training 2022

Tuesday, May 03 2022 12:00am to Thursday, May 05 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: AJ Roberts

Contact Information: Dana Lattin, dana.lattin@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: Class is from 9am - 12:30pm on ALL THREE DAYS. A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a 4-hour independent online training. This independent training and its study guide MUST be completed before attending the 3-day virtual Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent a week or two before the first virtual class day.

DDA Specialty Training (Region 1)

Tuesday, May 10 2022 12:00am to Thursday, May 12 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Kristine Mazulo, Kristine.mazulo@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the online module and study guide before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

DDA Specialty Training 2022 (Region 2)

Tuesday, May 10 2022 12:00am to Thursday, May 12 2022 11:45pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Contact Mica Rand, Randmc@dshs.wa.gov or register here.

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the 4-hour independent online training before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

Region 3 DD Specialty Training 2022

Monday, May 16 2022 12:00am to Wednesday, May 18 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Summer Simpson

Contact Information: Dana Lattin, dana.lattin@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: Class is from 1pm - 4:30pm on ALL THREE DAYS. A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a 4-hour independent online training. This independent training and its study guide MUST be completed before attending the 3-day virtual Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent a week or two before the first virtual class day.

DDA Specialty Training (Region 1)

Wednesday, May 18 2022 12:00am to Friday, May 20 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Kristine Mazulo, Kristine.mazulo@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the online module and study guide before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

DDA Specialty Training 2022 (Region 2)

Monday, May 23 2022 12:00am to Wednesday, May 25 2022 11:45pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Contact Mica Rand, Randmc@dshs.wa.gov or register here.

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the 4-hour independent online training before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

Region 3 DD Specialty Training 2022

Tuesday, May 24 2022 12:00am to Thursday, May 26 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: AJ Roberts

Contact Information: Dana Lattin, dana.lattin@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: Class is from 9am - 12:30pm on ALL THREE DAYS. A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a 4-hour independent online training. This independent training and its study guide MUST be completed before attending the 3-day virtual Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent a week or two before the first virtual class day.

DDA Specialty Training 2022 (Region 2)

Wednesday, Jun 01 2022 12:00am to Friday, Jun 03 2022 11:45pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Contact Mica Rand, Randmc@dshs.wa.gov or register here.

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the 4-hour independent online training before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

DDA Specialty Training (Region 1)

Monday, Jun 06 2022 12:00am to Wednesday, Jun 08 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Kristine Mazulo, Kristine.mazulo@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the online module and study guide before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

DDA Specialty Training 2022 (Region 2)

Tuesday, Jun 07 2022 12:00am to Thursday, Jun 09 2022 11:45pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Service Alternatives Training Institute

Contact Information: Contact Mica Rand, Randmc@dshs.wa.gov or register here.

Notes: 16 CEU total (4 hours independent study module, 12 hours Zoom classroom time). PLEASE NOTE: Class is held from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on all three days. You must complete the 4-hour independent online training before the first day of Zoom classes. Class link and online module instructions will be sent upon successful registration. Registration closes one week before class start date.

Region 3 DD Specialty Training 2022

Tuesday, Jun 14 2022 12:00am to Thursday, Jun 16 2022 12:00am

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Heather Ratterree

Contact Information: Dana Lattin, dana.lattin@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: Class is from 1pm - 4:30pm on ALL THREE DAYS. A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a 4-hour independent online training. This independent training and its study guide MUST be completed before attending the 3-day virtual Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent a week or two before the first virtual class day.