Training & Education
Venture Community Services is committed to empowering employees and community members through ongoing education and innovative training opportunities that cultivate talents. The culturally diverse, multidisciplinary team of expertly trained professionals strives to broaden the perspectives and enrich the lives of all employees. Venture’s leadership model embraces the core values of honesty, respect, integrity, innovation, and compassion with the goal of developing a strong, capable, and compassionate workforce.
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Venture’s strong and active commitment to professional development is achieved through a variety of trainings and classes, many of which are open to the community. Our training opportunities include:
- CPR and First Aid Offered in Sturbridge & Uxbridge
- Ergonomics and Back Safety
- Medication Administration Program (MAP)
- Medical Issues
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Preventing Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
- Defensive Driving
- Team Building
- Wheelchair and Transportation Safety
Weather Cancellations: Please call the Venture Main number at 508-347-8181 to hear pre-recorded message regarding class status. You can also receive notification via text. Text: follow @venturecsinfo to 40404 (be sure to include a space after follow)
Venture is proud to offer training materials to the public. The following items are available for purchase online.
Countable Controlled Substance Medication Book
Developed by certified MAP trainers, this controlled substance documentation book is geared toward the specific needs of staff certified under the Medication Administration Program. The book meets all MAP requirements and is approved by the Department of Developmental Services and the Department of Mental Health.Order Today
“Making the Connection” Training DVD
Venture’s training video, “Making the Connection”, is a useful tool to educate staff members about recognizing the signs and symptoms of potential medical issues in adults with developmental disabilities. The video also covers other important skills for direct care staff, such as preparing for medical appointments, effective communication with physicians, completing required documentation, and medication administration based upon guidelines determined by the Department of Developmental Services.Order Today
To register for training or order training materials, please contact Corrie Wetherbee
at 774-922-1174 or firstname.lastname@example.org.