Take a Stand - Speak Up!: Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention

Practical Training Solutions
4.9 (55)
Based on Chapter 64 Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention
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This abuse and neglect course is not only about recognizing and reporting but a call to action. In this class the student will learn about the harsh realities of abuse, neglect and exploitation for people with developmental disabilities. Statistics are provided that will leave the learner shocked at the prevalence of abuse amongst the people we support. Photographs that depict the results of mistreatment leave the learner with no other option but to commit to take a stand and speak up. The class provides you with practical tools and tips on how to respect a person’s space even when more personal support is necessary. You will gain an understanding about the importance of recognizing behavioral patterns that not only suggest physical abuse but environmental and emotional as well. After completing the course the Direct Support Professional is inspired to make it known that the people they support are safe in their presence!


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Amanda Godek
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Chris Garcia
Senior Instructor at Practical Training Solutions and AZ DDD Lead Instructor - Chandler Arizona
Amanda Godek
Instructor at Practical Training Solutions, DDD Lead Instructor - Chandler Arizona


4.9 (55)
Rebeca M
Dec 1, 2021
Good training
Arnett B
Take a stand
Dec 1, 2021
Very good information
Margaret B
Take a stand
Dec 1, 2021
Great class. good information
Matthew B
Good class
Dec 1, 2021
Well done. Thanks!
Bridget M
Take a Stand-Speak Up!: Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention
Dec 1, 2021
Great job! Thanks guys!
Jeffrey M
Foster Parent
Dec 1, 2021
Very well done. I would recommend.
Giana D
Great Insight
Dec 1, 2021
Speaker gives great examples to better understand our roles
Aaron C
Take a stand- speak up!
Dec 1, 2021
Chris was awesome!
David C
Great experience and engagement!
Nov 23, 2021
Thank you Amanda and Tyler. This was a great course and I have to say I was surprised at how professional and well structured this was. I am not sure if it is the folks at Training Venue or through your company but I valued the format you had set up. Going as far as having the proper audio and visual equipment. It almost had a podcast feel and it was great that you could be well heard, seen and all the prompts that came up on the screen. Of course all of the information provided was clear concise, helpful and informative. Well done! Thank you again!
Brenda S
Speak Up!
Nov 23, 2021
Very good class, she was a great speaker.
Loretta W
Take a Stand - Speak Up!: Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention
Nov 4, 2021
Course was easy to follow with relevant examples and appropriate breaks. The presenter did a great job speaking as well. I don’t believe I heard any unnecessary pause or filler words, etc. My perspective has definitely changed on some things that I didn’t think of before. I gained tips that I can use immediately use to care for kiddos with disabilities.
Julius E
CDH Home Provider
Nov 4, 2021
Well presented!
Bryanna E
Outstanding Presentation
Nov 4, 2021
This class was outstanding! It incredibly informative and well presented. 10/10 recommend this class to everyone regardless of occupation.
Kevin H
take a stand course
Nov 4, 2021
very good class instructors did a great job
Nancy W
Take a Stand! Speak Up!: Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention
Oct 25, 2021
Thank you for the awareness of the many ways persons are abused and neglected for care and safety. Also, the a very brief review of the reporting process. Sincerely, Nancy Weldum
John P
John P
Oct 25, 2021
Great Class!!!
Caroline M
Oct 25, 2021
Nice job! Thank you!
Loretta G
A True Advocate!
Oct 25, 2021
It is always a true pleasure to attend a training facilitated by Mr.Garcia. He is a very knowledgeable speaker and has an ample amount of experience in working within the field of developmental disabilities. Mr.Garcia is gentleman who advocates with great compassion for all those whom are vulnerable.
Monique O
Course: Take a Stand - Speak Up!: Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention
Oct 25, 2021
Excellent trainers!!!
Alice H
Oct 25, 2021
great class, informative and a good refresher course. thanks
Ashley J
Fantastic course
Oct 25, 2021
Chris and Tyler did an amazing job at presenting the course.
Gina I
Take a Stand
Oct 25, 2021
great format, solid information taught without a lot of sideline information
Rocky A
Oct 25, 2021
Very thorough and helpful for the test. Thank you.
Jason M
Training Experience with Practical Training Solutions
Oct 22, 2021
Absolutely excellent, class! The instructor and the set up was pristine and kept me engaged and learning the whole time! Tyler and his team are truly making a positive impact in the I/DD population and it starts in one of the most vital areas- Training and Developing the Direct Support Staff! Simply the best!
Christy S
ADH provider
Oct 22, 2021
Great class, organized in the sharing of information and making it applicable. Thank you!
Delmy F
very informative, thanks
Oct 13, 2021
thank you for teaching the class and inform us, of what is and what is not
Lakeesha A
AD Provider
Oct 13, 2021
I so enjoy taking your class....All my certification I have you where my instructor and you do a great job in teaching. I was so nervous when I took this course cause I didn’t know who my instructor was but when I logged in and Tyler said your name introducing you my heart was at easy cause I knew at that point I had this test...thank you so much I will always take your class when renewing all my certification....your the best chris🙏🏽
Karen L
Take a Stand - Speak Up! Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention
Oct 13, 2021
Great class!
Anthony J
Speak up Abuse and Neglect
Oct 13, 2021
This was a wonderful class, I enjoyed the interaction with teachers. Thank you for your time!
Renee M
Take a Stand- Speak Up!: Abuse , Neglect and Exploitation Prevention
Oct 6, 2021
Chris Garcia walked us through this important fact giving class so easily, but emphasizing the importance of speaking up for people with disabilities and/or our young children whom have yet to find their voices . Keep it up Chris
Hamza H
Abuse, Neglect and exploitation
Oct 2, 2021
The instructor was skilled and awesome 👌, we got two times 10 minutes breaks .
Karil T
Neglect, Abuse and Exploitation
Oct 1, 2021
This class was very important and should be recommended to everyone in our society.
Nyalok G
Abuse and Neglect
Oct 1, 2021
this class is very powerful and helps some people who are afraid to report what is wrong. I'm glad that I took this class.
Pat K
Take a Stand
Oct 1, 2021
I really liked both staff who participated. Presentation was clear and understandable. Thank you
Bob K
Take a stand
Oct 1, 2021
Presentation was done well
Quincella S
Abuse and Neglect
Oct 1, 2021
Thanks for helping us help our members
Take a Stand Review
Oct 1, 2021
Slides with phone numbers and information would be nice to have as a hand out or something we can carry with us. Information was gone over and removed before it could be recorded or written down. Important slides left on screen longer or high lighted in different colors. Otherwise, very informative and covers a lot of information. Pretty easy to follow but given quickly. bj
Laurie L
Take a Stand - Speak Up!: Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Prevention
Oct 1, 2021
Very well paced and thorough. Good examples to help participants understand the content. Presenter is very passionate about the topic.
Sarah M
Sep 15, 2021
Thank you 😊
Dan V
The entire presentation
Sep 15, 2021
The course was very hard to follow, it keep changing the subject matter and then going back and forth too quickly. Test is way too long (4 hours) for all the information that he presents. Might want to make it in smaller segments.
Nicole B
Sep 15, 2021
I would recommend anyone to take this training! I love how cut and dry it makes reporting! it is easy for people to be nervous of retaliation, but what right is right and we can't let fear over take what's right! Thank you for this training
Norma A
Sep 15, 2021
Excellent course
Emarree W
Good Course
Sep 15, 2021
Added to previous knowledge and clarified some terms
Sharon G
Great class!
Sep 15, 2021
This was very informative and well presented! Thanks!
Elisabeth A
LPN Nurse
Sep 2, 2021
It was easy to comprehend
Linda M
Take a Stand-Speak Up
Sep 2, 2021
Chris always does a very educational class
Estela G
Sep 2, 2021
Great class well done
Chandra S
Training Review
Sep 2, 2021
This training class was good. I felt like it was a little sped up at times. But other than that it was very thorough and easy to follow.
Heather R
Great Instructor
Sep 2, 2021
The instructor was very thorough thru out the whole class. Made the training go by fast.
Daniel F
Well Led, Comprehensive Course
Aug 19, 2021
Chris and Tyler led a great and informative course that helped us to understand how to prevent abuse and neglect in our respective workplaces. It was easy to understand and very comprehensive for the time allotted.
Fernando K
Speak up
Aug 13, 2021
Great view
Gloria A
Aug 13, 2021
just want to say Criss Garcia is always awesome explaining everything in a way that keeps you alert and focus. Thank you for the class.
James H
Great Training, well presented
Aug 13, 2021
This course was well presented and sodering. Thanks!
Alusine B
Alusine bangura
Aug 6, 2021
When can I retake the test
Kidus S
Aug 6, 2021
It’s was hard to hear and the video was working