Transition from Clinical to Community Living in Developmental Services

This course will enable healthcare professionals to provide a person with a developmental disability with guidance to transition from clinical to community settings.

By the end of this course you will be able to advocate for and collaborate with a person with dual diagnosis to problem-solve challenges and effectively facilitate the transition from clinical to community settings.

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Recommended for Development Service Professionals (DSPs) working with people who have dual diagnosis or developmental service needs.
  • Understand the role and duties of a developmental service professional (DSP) in facilitating the transition of a person from a clinical to a community setting
  • Comprehend common clinical terminology used to facilitate the transition of care
  • Inquire relevant questions to clinicians to further understand care
  • Identify strategies to bridge communication from clinical to community settings
  • Collaborate with family, client, and clinical team to accommodate community setting for the client
  • Advocate for the client’s care plan during their adjustment into the community setting