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 (Kent)

Tuesday, Dec 15 2020 (All day) to Wednesday, Dec 16 2020 (All day)

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

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

Contact Information: Email ddar2ta@dshs.wa.gov or call 800-280-9991

Notes: Olympic Room, 9am-4pm both days. Parking is limited--please arrive early!

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Tuesday, Jan 05 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 06 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 07 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Allison Hill

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfully registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Tuesday, Jan 05 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 06 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 07 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Allison Hill

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfully registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Tuesday, Jan 05 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 06 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 07 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Allison Hill

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfully registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Tuesday, Jan 12 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 13 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 14 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfuly registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Tuesday, Jan 12 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 13 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 14 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfuly registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Tuesday, Jan 12 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 13 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 14 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfuly registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Tuesday, Jan 19 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 20 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 21 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Tuesday, Jan 19 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 20 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 21 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Tuesday, Jan 19 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 20 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 21 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Tuesday, Jan 26 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 27 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 28 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Tuesday, Jan 26 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 27 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 28 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Tuesday, Jan 26 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Jan 27 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Jan 28 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Tuesday, Feb 02 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Feb 03 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Feb 04 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Allison Hill

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfuly registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Tuesday, Feb 02 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Feb 03 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Feb 04 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Allison Hill

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfuly registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Tuesday, Feb 02 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Feb 03 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Feb 04 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Allison Hill

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfuly registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Tuesday, Feb 09 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Feb 10 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Feb 11 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Tuesday, Feb 09 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Feb 10 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Feb 11 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Wednesday, Feb 10 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Thursday, Feb 11 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Friday, Feb 12 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfuly registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Tuesday, Feb 09 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Wednesday, Feb 10 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

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Thursday, Feb 11 2021 09:00am to 12:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Teri Johnson

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Wednesday, Feb 10 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Thursday, Feb 11 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Friday, Feb 12 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfuly registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 2)

Wednesday, Feb 10 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Thursday, Feb 11 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Friday, Feb 12 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

Contact Information: Email your completed registration form to DDA R2 Training Registration at DDAR2TA@dshs.wa.gov.  For questions, please contact Jasmine Jones at jasmine.jones@dshs.wa.gov.

Notes: A computer, tablet, or mobile device is required to access this training. After successfuly registering, you will be sent a 4-hour independent study module that MUST be completed before attending Zoom classes. Your Zoom classroom link will be sent to you in an email a week or two before online classroom training is set to begin. Class limit is 20 attendees; registration will close when this session is full.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Monday, Feb 22 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Tuesday, Feb 23 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Wednesday, Feb 24 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Monday, Feb 22 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Tuesday, Feb 23 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Wednesday, Feb 24 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

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

Notes: 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.

DD Specialty Training Online (Region 3)

Monday, Feb 22 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Tuesday, Feb 23 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

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Wednesday, Feb 24 2021 01:00pm to 04:30pm

Location:
Zoom Classroom WA

Speaker/Presenter: Chuck Goodwin

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

Notes: 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.