Risk Management in Developmental Disabilities Workbooks

Risk Management in Developmental Disabilities (RMDD) instructs users in best practice approaches to risk mitigation and safety enhancement. The following workbooks accompany the online course series.  The books are available for purchase at the links below:

Core Module. Risk Management System Design in Developmental Disabilities by Steven D Staugaitis, PhD
This integrates materials and tools across the six topics covered in the Risk Management in Developmental Disabilitiesseries with a holistic and quality improvement focus.

Course 1. Mortality Review and Reporting in Developmental Disabilities by Steven D Staugaitis, PhD, and Emily Lauer, MPH
Learn about the design and management of a mortality review and reporting process for public systems and service providers that support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Course 2. Risk Screening in Developmental Disabilities by Steven D Staugaitis, PhD
Learn how to recognize and plan for the mitigation of health and safety risks for people with disabilities.

Course 3. Root Cause Analysis in Developmental Disabilities by Steven D Staugaitis, PhD
Learn how to analyze incidents resulting in significant injury or avoidable death.

Course 4. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis in Developmental Disabilities by Steven D. Staugaitis, PhD
Learn how to recognize high risk situations and prevent adverse events from ever taking place. The failure mode and effects analysis process is adapted to issues and adverse events common within programs and settings that serve people with developmental disabilities. 

Course 5. Using Data as a Quality Tool in Developmental Disabilities by Steven D Staugaitis, PhD, and Emily Lauer, MPH
Gain skills in how to analyze data on risk and quality improvement common to programs and systems that serve people with disabilities.  

Course 6. Incident Management in Developmental Disabilities by Steven D Staugaitis, PhD
Learn important principles for establishing new or enhancing existing incident reporting, review, and management systems in the field of developmental disability services. 

View the RMDD online courses.

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