YAI is renowned for its trainings in the field of intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD). For decades, we have designed and provided trainings across the U.S. and abroad. We offer a variety of professional trainings for Direct Support Professionals and other service providers in the I/DD field. For educational opportunities for people with I/DD, parents, caregivers and professionals visit our free workshops page.
Everything You Need to Know About Sexual Consent Assessment for Adults With I/DD
What does “consent” mean for people with I/DD? How can staff support someone to get ready to take the assessment? Who can/should do the assessment? These questions and many more will be answered in this training.
Double Outsiders: Supporting People With I/DD Who Identify as LGBTQ+ Train-the-Trainer
This is a train-the-trainer course for staff who will be training this content. It's important for trainers to not only know the content itself, but also know how to train the content through a sex-positive lens.
Sexuality and I/DD: Preparing Professionals to Become Social-Sexual Educators and Consent Assessors
12 CE credits available | This workshop will focus on a number of skill areas that can be used in clinical practice, the classroom, a person’s home, and an agency at large. Learn skills to better support adults with I/DD in making informed decisions about social-sexual issues that will ultimately enrich their quality of life.
Strategies to Support Grief and Bereavement for People With I/DD
6.5 CE contact hours | Offering valuable information and a variety of exercises and activities that are used to heighten awareness around issues of planning and preparing for end-of-life, as well as supporting someone through the grieving process.