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Workforce Development & Frontline Supervisors

 

Workforce Development


CDS Administrator Training

These trainings are designed for staff provider agencies designate as their College of Direct Support Administrators. Participants may include: administrative assistants, human resources staff, and agency trainers. Participation in these trainings will help agencies meet the minimum requirement of tracking Pre-Service training and use the optional state of the art continuing education opportunities available through the College of Direct Support. In these trainings, administrators will learn how to enroll new staff into the CDS system using the DDD required fields, release CDS course/lessons to staff, track Pre-Service and other agency training, and generate reports on an individual and agency basis.

Given the hands-on instruction provided in this training, all participants must bring a laptop in order to participate (unless otherwise specified). Alternate internet capable devices such Tablets, iPads, and Kindle Fire are also acceptable. Devices used for the training (laptop or other) must be WiFi capable and able to connect to the local free WiFi provided by the training site. 

 

Date Duration Time Location
October 14, 2019
WiFi Available
Bring a Laptop

1 day 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Ocean County Library

101 Washington St.
Toms River, NJ 08753

October 31, 2019
WiFi Available
Bring a Laptop
1 day 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Woodbridge Public Library

1 George Frederick Plaza
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

November 6, 2019
WiFi Available
Bring a Laptop
1 day 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Gloucester Public Library

50 N Railroad Ave.

Gloucester City, NJ 08030

November 11, 2019
WiFi Available
Bring a Laptop
1 day 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Wayne Public Library

461 Valley Rd.

Wayne, NJ 07470
November 21, 2019
WiFi Available
Bring a Laptop
1 day 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Henry Inman Branch

607 Inman Ave.

Colonia, NJ 07067

December 9, 2019
WiFi Available
Bring a Laptop
1 day 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Wayne Public Library

461 Valley Rd.

Wayne, NJ 07470
December 4, 2019
WiFi Available
Bring a Laptop
1 day 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Gloucester Public Library

50 N Railroad Ave.

Gloucester City, NJ 08030

December 17, 2019
WiFi Available
Bring a Laptop
1 day 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Arc of Union County

70 Diamond Rd.
Springfield Twp., NJ 07081

 


Registration Details - CDS Administrator Training

Fee information:
No charge for the following groups:

  • Employees of DDD
  • DDD/Medicaid Approved Providers

All other registrants - $75 per day for full day courses.

 

Continuing Education Available: The CDS Administrator Training is not available for Continuing Education credit.

Registration: Register online now

Please note: Submission of the online registration form sends an email request to The Boggs Center and is not a confirmation of registration. Boggs Center staff will register you for the course requested, based on space availability and completion of pre-requisites (if applicable.) You will receive a confirmation when your registration request has been reviewed and approved. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us to verify registration and to receive directions and materials.

For more information: Please email Vanessa Duverneau or call (732) 235-9327.


 

Frontline Supervision Series

 

Frontline Supervision Series: Building Competent Behavior Support Teams

Frontline Supervisors play an important role in collaborating with Direct Support Professionals to effectively address the behavior and mental health needs of those they support. This course will focus on recognizing the role of the DSP as a valuable member of an individual’s support team. Participants will learn effective strategies for: identifying training and mentoring needs, collecting feedback from staff, building competent teams, and establishing an environment to prevent challenging behavior and support mental health.

 

Date Duration Time Location
October 1, 2019
Course Full
1 day 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Twin Rivers Library
276 Abbington Drive
East Windsor, NJ 08520


 

Frontline Supervision Series: Hiring and Onboarding

 

Frontline Supervisors play an integral role in promoting successful practices for hiring and retaining quality Direct Support Professionals. This course focuses on building skills to improve organizational personnel practices, including staff recruitment, selection, hiring, and onboarding. Participants will learn effective strategies for: recruiting and interviewing DSPs, implementing hiring practices that involve the individual who will be receiving supports, and enhancing retention through orientation and onboarding.  

 

Date Duration Time Location
November 7, 2019 1 day 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Henry Inman Library

607 Inman Ave.

Colonia, NJ 07067



Frontline Supervision Series: Training, Mentoring, and Creating Career Pathways

Frontline Supervisors are charged with promoting professional development through training, mentoring, and creation of career pathways for Direct Support Professionals. This course focuses on building skills to improve organizational training practices and establish a culture of learning. Participants will learn effective strategies for: identifying training needs, connecting staff with the right learning opportunities, supporting competency development, creating a professional development plan, and offering opportunities for advancement.

 

Date Duration Time Location
July 12, 2019 1 day 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

LRC Central

200 River View Plaza

Trenton, NJ 08611


 

Registration Details - Frontline Supervision Series

Fee information:

No charge for the following groups:

  • Employees of DDD
  • DDD/Medicaid Approved Providers
  • Individuals with disabilities and family members

All other registrants - $75 per day for full day courses.

 

Continuing Education Available: NJ Social Work View Continuing Education Details

Registration: Register online now

Please note: Submission of the online registration form sends an email request to The Boggs Center and is not a confirmation of registration. Boggs Center staff will register you for the course requested, based on space availability and completion of pre-requisites (if applicable.) You will receive a confirmation when your registration request has been reviewed and approved. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us to verify registration and to receive directions and materials.

For more information: Please email Melinda Darby or call (732) 235-9314.

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