Please fill out the form below if you plan to attend.

We are offering two different trainings this year. Choose a session convenient to you and be sure to complete all required fields.

If you’ve already registered and need to re-schedule or cancel contact Diane Houghtaling (dhoughtaling@dutchessny.gov)

Continuing education (CME) credits are available.

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Training for Families | Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 6 pm – 9 pm is a training for families and individuals who are diagnosed with Autism with the goal of providing families the opportunity to learn how to help their family members with Autism if or when it comes to having an interaction with a First Responders. Families would meet with presenters Bill Cananta, retired Fire Captain and Lt James Donohoe who are parents of adult children with autism. This session will be in a question and answer format, with recommendations for families on the different strategies they can use to be prepared for encounters with First Responders. These trainers also share their training goals for their work with the 1st responders community here in Dutchess Count. It is helpful for participant to arrive with their questions.

This training will be at Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health Training Room, 230 North Road, Poughkeepsie NY.

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* 1. Select a date/location (Select one only)

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* 2. Name

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* 3. Address

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* 4. Email Address

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* 5. Telephone Number

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* 6. Number attending the training

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* 7. Parent

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* 8. Caregiver

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* 9. Service provider title

Thursday, May 9, 2019 there will be two sessions of Autism Awareness Training for 1st Responders.

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* 10. Select a time/location here for the Autism Awareness Training for 1st Responders (select only one)

There will be CME Credit available

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* 11. Name

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* 12. Address

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* 13. Title (for First Responders)

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* 14. Email Address

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* 15. Telephone Number

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* 16. Do you require a Sign Language interpreter? (Seven days notice is required to secure this

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* 17. Reasonable Accommodation needed (please specify)

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* 18. I would like to receive email notifications from Dutchess County ThinkDIFFERENTL Y

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