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 (Spokane)

Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 (All day) to Friday, Jan 20 2017 (All day)

Location:
CSO Building
1608 W. Boone Ave.
Spokane, WA 99205

Speaker/Presenter: Peggy Bureta

Contact Information: Renee Temple at renee.temple@dshs.wa.gov or 509-329-2919

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. all days.

DDA Specialty Training (Vancouver)

Tuesday, Jan 31 2017 (All day) to Friday, Feb 02 2018 (All day)

Location:
DDA Vancouver
907 Harney St.
Vancouver, WA 98660

Contact Information: Rob Henrikson at 360.360.6953 or robert.henrikson@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Everett)

Tuesday, Feb 21 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Feb 23 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Everett
840 North Broadway
Everett, WA 98201

Speaker/Presenter: Allison Hill

Contact Information: Region 2 Training Assistant, DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov or 206-568-5640

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Spokane)

Thursday, Feb 23 2017 (All day) to Friday, Feb 24 2017 (All day)

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Monday, Feb 27 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Spokane
1611 W. Indiana Ave.
Spokane, WA 99212

Speaker/Presenter: Peggy Bureta

Contact Information: Renee Temple at  renee.temple@dshs.wa.gov or 509-329-2919

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. all days.

DDA Specialty Training (Spokane)

Thursday, Feb 23 2017 (All day) to Friday, Feb 24 2017 (All day)

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Monday, Feb 27 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Spokane
1611 W. Indiana Ave.
Spokane, WA 99212

Speaker/Presenter: Peggy Bureta

Contact Information: Renee Temple at  renee.temple@dshs.wa.gov or 509-329-2919

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. all days.

REGION 1 DDA SPECIALTY TRAINING 2017

Wednesday, Jun 14 2017 09:00am to 04:00pm

Location:
DDA Spokane
8517 E. Trent Ave.
Spokane, WA 99212

Speaker/Presenter: Peggy Bureta

Contact Information: Renee Temple
renee.temple@dshs.wa.gov

509-329-2919

DDA Specialty Training (Seattle)

Tuesday, Jul 11 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Jul 13 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Seattle
1700 E. Cherry Street
Seattle, WA 98122

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

Contact Information: Region 2 Training Assistant, DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov or 206-568-5640

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Everett)

Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Jul 20 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Everett
840 North Broadway
Everett, WA 98201

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

Contact Information: Region 2 Training Assistant, DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov or 206-568-5640

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Tacoma)

Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 (All day) to Friday, Jul 21 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Tacoma
1305 Tacoma Ave. South
Tacoma, WA 98402

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

Contact Information: Melody Erickson, (253) 404-5560 or melody.erickson@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Kent)

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 (All day) to Friday, Jul 28 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Kent
1313 W. Meeker St.
Kent, WA 98032

Speaker/Presenter: Donna Dykstra

Contact Information: Region 2 Training Assistant, DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov or 206-568-5640

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Spokane)

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 (All day) to Friday, Jul 28 2017 (All day)

Location:
CSO Building
1608 W. Boone Ave.
Spokane, WA 99205

Speaker/Presenter: Peggy Bureta

Contact Information: Renee Temple at  renee.temple@dshs.wa.gov or 509-329-2919

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. all days.

DDA Specialty Training (Vancouver)

Tuesday, Aug 01 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Aug 03 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Vancouver
907 Harney St.
Vancouver, WA 98660

Contact Information: Rob Henrikson, robert.henrikson@dshs.wa.gov or 360-993-6953

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Seattle)

Tuesday, Aug 08 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Aug 10 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Seattle
1700 E. Cherry Street
Seattle, WA 98122

Speaker/Presenter: Donna Dykstra

Contact Information: Region 2 Training Assistant, DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov or 206-568-5640

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Kennewick)

Wednesday, Aug 09 2017 (All day) to Friday, Aug 11 2017 (All day)

Location:
United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties
401 N. Young St.
Kennewick, WA 99336

Speaker/Presenter: Peggy Bureta

Contact Information: Danielle Macomber, macomdl@dshs.wa.gov or (509)225-7989

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Tacoma)

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 (All day) to Friday, Aug 18 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Tacoma
1305 Tacoma Ave. South
Tacoma, WA 98402

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

Contact Information: Melody Erickson, (253) 404-5560 or melody.erickson@dshs.wa.gov

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Spokane)

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 (All day) to Friday, Aug 18 2017 (All day)

Location:
Region 1 Training Center
8517 E. Trent Ave.
Spokane, WA 99212

Speaker/Presenter: Peggy Bureta

Contact Information: Renee Temple at  renee.temple@dshs.wa.gov or 509-329-2919

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. all days.

DDA Specialty Training (Bremerton)

Wednesday, Sep 06 2017 (All day) to Friday, Sep 08 2017 (All day)

Location:
Communitas
920 Park Ave.
Bremerton, WA 98337

Speaker/Presenter: Donna Dykstra

Contact Information: Nancy Chu at 360-377-7231 x6 or nchu@communitas.org

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Seattle)

Tuesday, Sep 12 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Sep 14 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Seattle
1700 E. Cherry Street
Seattle, WA 98122

Speaker/Presenter: Donna Dykstra

Contact Information: Region 2 Training Assistant,

 DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov or 425-339-3891

Flyers/Documents: Seattle DDAST Flyer

DDA Specialty Training (Seattle)

Tuesday, Sep 12 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Sep 14 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Seattle
1700 E. Cherry Street
Seattle, WA 98122

Speaker/Presenter: Donna Dykstra

Contact Information: Region 2 Training Assistant, DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov or 206-568-5640

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Lynnwood)

Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Sep 21 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Lynnwood
20311 52nd Ave. West
Lynnwood, WA 98036

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

Contact Information: Region 2 Training Assistant, 
DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov or 425-339-3891

Flyers/Documents: Lynnwood DDAST Flyer

DDA Specialty Training (Lynnwood)

Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Sep 21 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Lynnwood
20311 52nd Ave. West
Lynnwood, WA 98036

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

Contact Information: Region 2 Training Assistant, DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov or 206-568-5640

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Kent)

Wednesday, Sep 27 2017 (All day) to Friday, Sep 29 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Kent
1313 W. Meeker St.
Kent, WA 98032

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

Flyers/Documents: Kent DDAST Flyer

DDA Specialty Training (Kent)

Wednesday, Sep 27 2017 (All day) to Friday, Sep 29 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Kent
1313 W. Meeker St.
Kent, WA 98032

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

Contact Information: Region 2 Training Assistant, DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov or 206-568-5640

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DDA Specialty Training (Spokane)

Wednesday, Sep 27 2017 (All day) to Friday, Sep 29 2017 (All day)

Location:
CSO Building
1608 W. Boone Ave.
Spokane, WA 99205

Speaker/Presenter: Peggy Bureta

Contact Information: Renee Temple at  renee.temple@dshs.wa.gov or 509-329-2919

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. all days.

DDA Specialty Training (Vancouver)

Tuesday, Oct 03 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Oct 05 2017 (All day)

Location:
DDA Vancouver
907 Harney St.
Vancouver, WA 98660

Contact Information: Rob Henrikson, robert.henrikson@dshs.wa.gov or 360-993-6953

Notes: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.