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Continuing Education Training Seminar Schedule 

Oregon Health Authority - OHA approved FOR 4 hours CCCE for Health Care Professionals: LPC, LMFT, LCSW, CRC, OT, PT, LMT, Dentist, Chiropractor, Audiologists, Speech/Language Pathologist, EMS provider, Home Care Worker  and more. 
It is your responsibility to check with licensing board rules for your eligibility for CE credits.


 Understanding Diversity of Legal Blindness, Its Impacts and Solutions – Part One: Basics  Woodburn, Oregon


4 Hours Ethics or Cultural Competency CE   $125  


Saturday, April 6, 2019                     9:00 AM – 2:15 PM

Monday, May 20, 2019                      9:00 AM – 2:15 PM

Saturday, June 15, 2019                   9:00 AM – 2:15 PM 

Monday, September 16, 2019          9:00 AM – 2:15 PM

Saturday, October 19, 2019              9:00 AM – 2:15 PM 

Monday, Nov 4, 2019                          9:00 AM – 2:15 PM

Saturday, Dec 14, 2019                      9:00 AM – 2:15 PM

Objective 1: Upon completion of this CE opportunity, participants shall be able to describe the term "legal blindness" based on federal laws and list at least three types of diversity in both degree and different types of needs for accommodation in order to meet emotional challenges,  access the environment, consider transit challenges, need for non-verbal cues, or printed materials that impact this populations ability to fully participate in healthcare decisions and treatment.

Objective 2: Upon completion of this CE opportunity, health care professional may learn be able to consider the subtle signs of narrow field loss in their patients and be able to use culturally appropriate questions to determine what would help the patient feel supported and able to ask for supports in the professional’s office to improve safety and trust.  

Objective 3
Upon completion of this CE opportunity, participants should be able to tactfully ask questions and probe for needs in a kind and respectful manner so that they may problem solve ways to provide a relationship based in trust and respect for both patient and provider.

Objective 4
Upon completion of this CE opportunity, participants should be able to access ways to provide accommodation through technology and tools and be aware that resources exist and give access to patient's printed information to meet informed consent rules in an equitable manner per federal and state laws.

 Training Seminar   Format: The classroom environment is setup so the participants can add their knowledge and questions in a safe space.  Experiential exercises, real world experience and on topic case studies make the material understandable and allow practical application to your professional practice. Each training seminar  brings opportunities to expand knowledge in the  interactive learning environment.
Training seminar fee is payable before or at class in cash, check or credit card. Purchase Orders will be accepted with prior notification. Refunds will be granted with 24 hours notice by email of not being able to attend. Registration are transferrable. 
As training seminar size is limited, please be respectful of others by letting us know as soon as you know that you will not be able to attend. 

Training seminar can also be taught at your workplace. 
Customized training for specific needs is available.   
Other future possible training seminar topics include:

Understanding Diversity of Legal Blindness Part 2: Deeper Into Impacts
Understanding Diversity of Legal Blindness Part 3: Deeper Into Solutions 
Communication strategies with persons experiencing both hearing and/or vision loss
Tips for reducing fatigue for persons experiencing multiple disabilities
Tips for rehabilitation of the person experiencing both hearing and/or vision loss
Emerging technologies which open doors for people with a variety of disabilities to live and work successfully. 
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