Personal Assistant Services in General Population Shelters

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

 

CEU Course Description

Personal Assistance Services (PAS) are services that enable children and adults to maintain their usual level of independence in a general population shelter.  This CEU course provides guidance to emergency and shelter planners for the development of PAS for children and adults with and without disabilities who have access and functional needs.  This course, based on Federal law directives, identifies methods of achieving a lawful and equitable program.

Article Author:  U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the different types of auxiliary aids and services needed to ensure effective communication.

2.  Examine the facilities typically required to be accessible by those with a disability.

3.  Define Personal Assistance Services.

4.  Describe, at minimum, the items emergency plans should address.

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