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July 2017

The Impact of Trauma

July 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shawn McGill Consulting, 1406 Mt. Royal Blvd.
Glenshaw, PA 15223 United States
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2 hours recommended Cost = $20 per person Research and studies indicate abuse among people with disabilities is more widely prevalent than amongst the general population. Some studies conclude that at least 85% of people with disabilities are subjected to some form of trauma or abuse in their lifetime. However, resources and treatment to support a person to navigate their thoughts and feelings can prove limited, and is sometimes difficult to obtain. Nevertheless, we are forced to look at ways…

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Managing Risk for Problematic Sexual Behaviors

July 25, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Shawn McGill Consulting, 1406 Mt. Royal Blvd.
Glenshaw, PA 15223 United States
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3 hours recommended Cost = $30 per person This training reviews the process of risk management related to problematic sexual behaviors and/or sexual offending behaviors. It includes how to teach the person self-management skills and how the team can monitor and support the person in order to reduce the risk of re-offending while maintaining the safety of the community To enroll, click here.

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August 2017

Navigating Sexuality

August 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Shawn McGill Consulting, 1406 Mt. Royal Blvd.
Glenshaw, PA 15223 United States
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3 hours recommended Cost = $30 per person This training aids parents and professionals who are supporting people with disabilities to address sexuality in a healthy, safe, and useful way rather than dismiss or ignore it. Simple strategies and skills, as well as more complex and advanced strategies and skills, can be taught in order to support a person to wade through sexual feelings, build relationships, and navigate dating. To enroll, click here.

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Supporting People with IDD Through the Criminal Justice System

August 17, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Shawn McGill Consulting, 1406 Mt. Royal Blvd.
Glenshaw, PA 15223 United States
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2 hours recommended Cost = $20 per person Supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities has changed and continues to change. Having a disability does not make a person exempt from facing the natural consequences of the criminal justice system.  However, this is a unique and vulnerable population of people that requires specialized treatment and support.  This training will discuss how the planning and support of the offender with a disability can begin, and what tools and strategies are most…

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September 2017

Abuse Prevention & Safety (for those receiving supports)

September 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

1.5 hours recommended Cost = $10 per person Explores feelings with the person while correlating good touch from bad touch. Focuses on identifying what abuse is, or what may constitute a harmful situation and how to respond in a situation that makes them feel uncomfortable, unsafe, or hurt. To enroll, click here.

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Positive Approaches

September 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Shawn McGill Consulting, 1406 Mt. Royal Blvd.
Glenshaw, PA 15223 United States
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3 hours recommended Cost = $30 per person Provides an opportunity to learn simple and creative ways for supporters to fully listen to and understand the perspective of the person with a disability. Learn how to identify and focus on what is critically important to the person, how to identify core issues, and how to offer support and help to the person by checking in and following their lead, rather than by making assumptions and getting in the way. To…

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October 2017

Relationships & Dating (for those receiving supports)

October 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Shawn McGill Consulting, 1406 Mt. Royal Blvd.
Glenshaw, PA 15223 United States
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1.5 hours recommended Cost = $10 per person This training aids people with disabilities to learn more about critical skills needed in order to safely and successfully navigate relationships. To enroll, click here.

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Understanding Gender Identity

October 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Shawn McGill Consulting, 1406 Mt. Royal Blvd.
Glenshaw, PA 15223 United States
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2 hours recommended Cost = $20 per person This training provides information on understanding what constitutes transgenderism and gender dysphoria. It helps the participant discriminate differences between sex and gender as well as gender identity vs. sexual orientation. The participant will also learn simple strategies on how to best support someone who may identify as being transgender. To enroll, click here.

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November 2017

Dementia and Sexuality

November 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shawn McGill Consulting, 1406 Mt. Royal Blvd.
Glenshaw, PA 15223 United States
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2 hours recommended Cost = $20 per person This training covers the basic human needs as it relates to sexuality.  Additionally, it also explores how dementia affects the brain as it relates to sexual feelings, behaviors and inhibitions and how to respond to a person’s feelings and perceived behaviors. To enroll, click here.

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December 2017

Restrictive Procedures

December 13, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Shawn McGill Consulting, 1406 Mt. Royal Blvd.
Glenshaw, PA 15223 United States
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2 hours recommended Cost = $20 per person This training reviews the Office of Developmental (ODP) regulations specific to what constitutes a restrictive procedure and a rights violation.  The training provides a comprehensive overview between what interventions and strategies are considered to be restrictive, and those that warrant the use of a Restrictive Procedure Plan (RPP).  The training reviews the required development and review of an RPP.  This is a suitable training for any agency that is concerned about the…

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