Practicing the Pro-ACT principle of Preparation will help make you more aware of hazards and obstacles in your workplace which could cause slips, trips and falls. Just as importantly, remember that fatigue and impairment can affect your Professionalism. Practice self-care and hazard recognition to stay safe this month, and all year long!
This month, find out more about mental health and how you can help. Because 1 in 5 people will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime, take time to raise awareness, fight stigma and thank those who tirelessly provide care for those living with mental illness and their families.
Join us this month in recognizing the contributions of the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community to American society. Did you know that American Sign Language originated in the early 19th century? It is estimated that today as many as 500,000 people in the United States use ASL to communicate.
MSLBD’s 2019 Symposium will include a keynote by Tara Rinehart, whose Indiana school reduced its rate of restraint and seclusion by over 70% with Pro-ACT. Come to Kansas City, MO, to learn more about creating a Pro-ACT culture at your school, and fostering an environment of safety and civility.
Pro-ACT, Inc. President & CEO, Kim Warma, and trainer Dr. Rick Van Acker will discuss the role of school staff in behavior de-escalation at IAASE’s 2019 Winter Conference. We hope to see you in Springfield, Illinois, Feb. 21-22!