2/20 DHS/DDS Transportation Training - Forrest City

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
9:00 AM until 4:00 PM
@ East Arkansas Community College
St. Francis Area Dev. Center, Forrest City, AR

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 20, 2019

Arkansas Transit Association

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