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Creating Safe Spaces (Living on Your Own) (I0/30/23 TTh 7PMEST)

Living on your own comes with new responsibilities, including making your living space a safe place to be. In this course, you’ll learn about the hazards and risks in each room of your living space and how to deal with them, how to set physical and emotional boundaries, and you will make plans for what to do in case of an emergency.

This course will run from 10/30-12/3/23.
Seminars will meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 7-8 PM EST

Instructor: Sara Brown, sbrown@pslstrive.org

By the end of this course, users should be able to...
Define what it means to be safe in living spaces
Identify fire hazards in the home
Explain ways to stay safe in the kitchen
Discuss why kitchen safety is important
Recall safety risks in the bedroom
Recognize safety risks in the bathroom
Define your boundaries for your living space
Create (or update) a safety route escape plan for your living space
  • This course is locked until 10/30/23 100d
  • Course Homepage
  • Course Overview TO BE UPDATED EVERY TERM
  • Let's Start With What You Know
  • Seminar Information and Recordings
  • Weekly Seminars TO BE UPDATED EVERY TERM
  • Unit 1: What Does it Mean to Create Safe Spaces?
  • Unit 1 Introduction
  • Creating Safe Spaces
  • Safety & Risk
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fire Safety Basics
  • Safety Plan / Escape Route
  • Circle of Support
  • Upload your Circle of Support
  • Medication
  • Unit 2: Kitchen Safety
  • Unit 2 Introduction
  • Kitchen Safety
  • Fire Safety in the Kitchen
  • Food Safety
  • Appliance & Utensil Blade Safety
  • Cleaning the Kitchen
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Kitchen Accessibility & Accommodations
  • Unit 3: Your Bedroom
  • Unit 3 Introduction
  • Bedroom Safety
  • Fire Safety in the Bedroom
  • How Many Hazards?
  • Falls & Organization in the Bedroom
  • Cleaning Your Bedroom
  • Clean Your Room Game
  • Bedroom Accessibility & Accommodations
  • Unit 4: Your Bathroom
  • Unit 4 Introduction
  • Bathroom Safety
  • Slips, Falls, & Organization in the Bathroom
  • Cleaning Your Bathroom
  • Chemical Safety
  • Upload a Picture of Where You Saved the Number for Poison Control
  • Fire & Electrical Safety in the Bathroom
  • Bathroom Accessibility & Accommodations
  • Spot the Hazard
  • Unit 5: Living Spaces & Boundaries
  • Unit 5 Introduction
  • Boundaries & Your Living Space
  • Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Emergency Contact Information
  • First Responders
  • Creating Your Safety Plan
  • Upload Your Safety Plan
  • Let's See What You Learned!
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Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Unit 1 Introduction, Creating Safe Spaces , Safety & Risk, First Aid Kits, Fire Safety Basics, Safety Plan / Escape Route, Circle of Support, Upload your Circle of Support, Medication, Unit 2 Introduction, Kitchen Safety, Fire Safety in the Kitchen, Food Safety, Appliance & Utensil Blade Safety, Cleaning the Kitchen, Burns & Scalds, Kitchen Accessibility & Accommodations, Unit 3 Introduction, Bedroom Safety, Fire Safety in the Bedroom, How Many Hazards?, Falls & Organization in the Bedroom, Cleaning Your Bedroom, Clean Your Room Game , Bedroom Accessibility & Accommodations, Unit 4 Introduction, Bathroom Safety, Slips, Falls, & Organization in the Bathroom, Cleaning Your Bathroom, Chemical Safety, Upload a Picture of Where You Saved the Number for Poison Control, Fire & Electrical Safety in the Bathroom, Bathroom Accessibility & Accommodations, Spot the Hazard, Unit 5 Introduction, Boundaries & Your Living Space, Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors, Emergency Contact Information, First Responders, Creating Your Safety Plan, Upload Your Safety Plan"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever