Description

Offers a suite of competency-based, online curricula for professionals providing services to people with intellectual, developmental, physical, and psychiatric disabilities, and to older adults. Operated by a partnership of the Institute's Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL) and Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information, DirectCourse is comprised of four colleges:

Details

Date
2004 
Type
Curriculum 
Publisher
DirectCourse
Collaborators
Elsevier
Research and Training Center on Community Living

Topics

  • Community life
    • Aging and retirement
      • Assistive/adaptive technology
        • Civil rights
          • Community supports and services
            • Consumer/self-directed services
              • Friendships and social relationships
                • ISP development
                  • Parenting and family relationships
                    • Person-centered planning and practices
                      • Positive behavior support
                        • Quality outcomes
                          • Recreation and leisure
                            • Self-advocacy and self-determination
                              • Social inclusion
                              • Direct support workforce
                                • Human resources and management
                                  • Retention and recruitment
                                    • Supervision and mentoring
                                      • Training
                                        • Workforce development strategies
                                        • Employment and postsecondary education
                                          • Accommodations and supports
                                            • Assistive/adaptive technology
                                              • Career preparation
                                                • Customized employment
                                                  • Employment and workforce development
                                                    • Supported employment
                                                    • Health and safety
                                                      • Emergency/disaster preparedness
                                                        • Health and wellness
                                                          • Healthcare
                                                            • Mental health supports
                                                            • Housing and residential services
                                                              • Community group residential
                                                                • Consumer/self-directed services
                                                                  • Family supports/in-home services
                                                                    • Housing access
                                                                    • Specific disability
                                                                      • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
                                                                        • Emotional/behavioral disorder (EBD)
                                                                          • Intellectual/developmental disability (IDD)
                                                                            • Mental health and/or chemical dependency
                                                                              • Multiple disabilities
                                                                                • Physical disability
                                                                                • Specific life stage
                                                                                  • Adolescents and young adults
                                                                                    • Adults
                                                                                      • Children
                                                                                        • Seniors