Training & Education

Venture Community Services is committed to empowering employees and community members through ongoing education and innovative training opportunities that cultivate talents. Our 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
  • Diversity
  • Ergonomics and Back Safety
  • Medication Administration Program (MAP)
  • Medical Issues
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Preventing Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
  • Defensive Driving
  • Team Building
  • Leadership
  • Wheelchair and Transportation Safety

Weather Cancellations:  Please call the Venture Main number at 508-347-8181 to hear pre-recorded message regarding class status or check our social media pages for updated info:  Facebook / Twitter

If you are attending a training at our Brockton Facility, it is located at: 1280 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA  Please park in back of plaza and enter where it says ‘offices’.  The Venture office is located on the 2nd floor.  Take a left when you get off  the elevator and the door is on the left down the hall.

Training Store

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. Countable Control brochure

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  • “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. DVD Order Brochure

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To register for training or order training materials, please contact Corrie Wetherbee
at 774-922-1174 or .

Online Registration