CAU facilitates each of the following state mandated trainings through the College of Direct Support (CDS) including:
These trainings plus American Red Cross CPR & First Aid make up the five pre-service trainings required for direct support professionals working with individuals with various needs. Trainings are offered:
Shifting ExpectationsMondays from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM*
Preventing Abuse & NeglectMondays from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM*
MedicationTuesdays from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
*for those weeks that have a Monday holiday, trainings will be held on the Tuesday of that week
All trainings are facilitated at the CAU Main Office at 80 West Grand St. Elizabeth, NJ 07202 for a fee of $50 per class for each individual. Interested DSP’s may take advantage of a package deal for trainings and pay $100 to take Preventing Abuse & Neglect, Shifting Expectations and Danielle’s Law training.
Individuals taking these pre-service trainings must be employed by an agency approved by the Division of Developmental Disabilities and be pre-registered with the CDS prior to training.
Individuals taking the training must be registered and must pay in advance. Cancellations with at least 24 hours notice will result in a full refund available up to 7 days after the scheduled class. Organizations sending employees must complete a Memorandum of Understanding. This must be signed and returned before participants are officially registered for the group training class.
To receive email updates regarding dates & availability for pre-service trainings, contact us at 908-354-3040 x4207 or at QBruce@caunj.org.
The cost per training varies, so contact us today for a quote, a complete training calendar, or to enroll.
Quadir Bruce, 908-354-3040 x4207 or QBruce@caunj.org