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Presenter: Jason Hopper, Manager of Staff Development and Training, The Arc Rockland
In this seminar we will go in-depth about how to help an individual live an independent lifestyle when faced with the challenges of having lived a life directed by parents/guardians. The following topics will be discussed:
About Jason Hopper:
Jason Hopper is the Manager of Staff Development and Training with The Arc Rockland. He was initially hired as a Residence Manager for a newly developed group home working with five wonderful individuals back in 2005. He eventually transferred to the Training Department in 2015. There, he developed and implemented various management/supervisory/clinical training programs for all staff to effectively engage the individuals in person-centered supports. Mr. Hopper is a certified SCIP Instructor-Trainer, CPR Instructor, Justice Center Investigator, and the proprietor of Hopper Trainings, LLC. He is known for his high-energy, enthusiastic discussions about the prospects for the individuals in the industry. Freedoms that were not thought possible forty years ago are attainable and Jason is passionate about getting the word out that individuals are ready to change the world for the better. Some of his most requested trainings are SCIP, Frontline Supervisor, Hostile Intruder/Active Shooter, Crisis Intervention for Administrators, Time Management, and Informed Decision Making.