We recently asked TASH Blog readers to provide us with feedback on issues you’d like to see addressed during the upcoming 2011 TASH Conference in Atlanta. Overwhelmingly, the most popular topic selected was Education Reform, followed then by Restraint and Seclusion. Read on for the complete results.
Archives for August 2011
TASH Executive Director, Barb Trader, recently led representatives of the Alliance to Prevent Restraint, Aversive Interventions and Seclusion in a meeting with officials from the Department of Education to discuss the Department’s intention to provide a resource to the field on restraint and seclusion in schools. APRAIS presented recommendations for the planned resource that will be available later this fall.
The Baylor College of Medicine Alliance Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is seeking resident physicians and PhDs interested in a one-to-two year NIDRR research fellowship in either spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury research tracts.
The Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living is hiring a new Developmental Disabilities Assistant Division Director. Vermont has long been a national leader in community-based services for people with developmental disabilities. A $170 million budget makes this one of Vermont’s largest human service programs. It is an ideal opportunity to lead Vermont’s developmental services state team, help the designated agencies sustain a high level of service, and keep Vermont’s values of independence strong. This newly created position requires someone with strong leadership skills as well as the ability to work autonomously to identify and implement process improvements, expand outreach to people with developmental disabilities, and create safe and supportive communities.
Missouri TASH is hosting an introductory meeting for Missouri folks who are interested in getting involved in the Missouri TASH Chapter. Monday, August 22 6 p.m. Pujols 5 Restaurant 342 Westport Plaza Saint Louis, MO 63146 At the meeting you’ll learn more about the mission and goals of Missouri TASH, meet some local Missouri TASH leaders and […]