2/11 DHS/DDS Transportation Training - West Memphis

Monday, February 11, 2019
8:30 AM until 3:30 PM
Phillips County Dev. Center, West Helena

The Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities Services has recently adopted new Standards for Centers with Community-Based Programs. Included in these standards are requirements for employees providing non-medical transportation services. This seven-hour training is designed to fulfill those requirements. Topics to be covered include: -Defensive driving -Sensitive and understand of the of the aging process -Overview of diseases and functional factors commonly affecting older adults -Environmental considerations affecting passengers with disabilities -Passenger assistance techniques -Proper wheelchair management and securement techniques -Wheelchair lift operation -Emergency procedures Each participant will receive a certificate of completion. Re-certification is required every 3 years.


To register email rparish@arktransit.org

February 11, 2019

Arkansas Transit Association

Advancing public transportation in Arkansas through education, technical assistance and training.