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Abuse and Neglect Ongoing training for DDS Staff


The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) requires all staff to attend Abuse and Neglect Annual Training. The training is comprised of a 2 hour session and includes an Overview of Statutes and Policies associated with abuse and neglect, Roles and Responsibilities of Staff, Reporting Abuse and Neglect, Agency Responsibilities and Contacts. This session prepares staff on how to identify and prevent Abuse and Neglect of our consumers and what to do if suspect Abuse and Neglect has occurred.

Abuse and Neglect Recognition and Prevention Presentation  (PDF, 377 KB)

Abuse and Neglect Policy and Procedure Definitions  (PDF, 33 KB)

Abuse and Neglect Recognition and Prevention Facilitator Guide  (PDF, 463 KB)