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Trainings By Among Friends, LLC
Among Friends, LLC has numerous trainings designed to increase awareness about social-sexual issues for people who often need support; such as someone with developmental disabilities, a traumatic brain injury, sexually maladaptive behaviors, mental health issues, etc.
Our training material is targeted at the people who support the individual. Examples include: brokerage staff, case managers, foster care providers, care takers, families, special education teachers, etc. Some examples of training topics include: proactive behavior supports, talking about sex and sexuality, puberty vs. adolescence, and supporting sexual and gender minorities with I/DD.
Read more using the link to our 2021 Training Menu . It includes information about our training topics, descriptions, formats and fees. We can also design custom trainings.
To be notified about our upcoming trainings you can request to be added to our contact list to receive our monthly update.
If, after reviewing the training menu, you have additional questions, you can email trainings @among-friends.org.
OIS Trainings (this training is specific to the state of Oregon, U.S.)
OIS is an intensive training/certification program for understanding challenging behaviors and the process for implementing Positive Behavior Supports and safe interventions when addressing challenging behaviors. Among Friends, LLC offers a two day OIS-G class focused on supports for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the home or community ideal for: Foster Care Providers, Personal Agents and Service Coordinators, and Providers, who wants to understand challenging behaviors and how to deescalate a crisis.