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Training Schedules and Registration


Class descriptions and registration for July, August and September, 2015


Critical Incident Reporting Policy and Centralized Reporting Webinar:
Provider agencies choose staff to attend the webinar, and then train additional staff at their own agency. All learning materials are available to participants after attending the webinar, to use for this purpose.

    • Critical Incident Reporting Policy and Centralized Reporting
      WEBINAR 2:00-3:00 pm, July 10, 2015 -- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Critical Incident Reporting Policy and Centralized Reporting
      WEBINAR 2:00-3:00 pm, Aug 11, 2015 -- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Critical Incident Reporting Policy and Centralized Reporting
      WEBINAR 2:00-3:00 pm, Sept 11, 2015 -- CLICK to REGISTER --

Beginning Care Coordination: The basics of providing the service of care coordination to a Home and Community Based (HCB) Waiver recipient; for the prospective or new Care Coordinator. Topics include: Service principles; HCB waiver processes; Eligibility; Care Coordinator Responsibilities; Creating a person centered plan; Certification and enrollment; Reporting; and Interfacing with SDS supports. Successful course completion is REQUIRED to apply for certification as a Care Coordinator.

Training is offered:

In a classroom in various locations in Alaska or self-paced:
    • Beginning Care Coordination: August 5, 6, 7, 2015
      550 W 8th Ave Room 143- ANCHORAGE, AK -- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Beginning Care Coordination: Self-Paced, anytime training. Request a self-paced study module, complete the curriculum and exam with 30 days. -- REQUEST SELF-PACED --

Applied Care Coordination: More information for Care Coordinators who are currently certified with Senior and Disabilities Services. This class meets the requirement for re-certification. Topics may include: SDS Process of renewing a Plan of Care, amending a Plan of Care, considerations for requesting combinations of services, documentation of medical and functional eligibility, ethics and boundaries or care coordination and requirements and best practices for each section of the Plan of Care

Training is offered in a webinar series:

    • Applied Care Coordination Webinar Series: July 15, 16, 22, and 23, 2015
      9:00 am-12:00 noon each session-- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Applied Care Coordination Webinar Series: September 16, 17, 23, 24, 2015
      9:00 am-12:00 noon each session-- CLICK to REGISTER --

Care Coordination- Professional Development Seminar Subject matter experts will expand the knowledge for Care Coordinators certified by SDS 24 months or more ONLY. This class meets the requirement for re-certification. Topics may include: Care Coordination from the individual and family perspective; Eligibility- beyond the basics; SDS processes; Person Centeredness; Community resources: Regulations review; Quality assurance; Documentation; Providing Care Coordination in partnership
with SDS.

Training is offered in a classroom at various times throughout the year.

PCS (Personal Care Services) Agency Orientation: The basic requirements to apply for certification as a PCS provider agency or agency administrator. REQUIRED to apply for certification as a PCS Agency. Topics may include: Service principles; Person Centered Service; Certification; Agency Based PCA vs. Consumer Directed PCA services; Application, Assessment & Renewal; Non-covered Services; Responsibilities as a provider; PCA in combination HCB Waiver.

Training is offered in a classroom: 550 W 8th Ave Room 143- ANCHORAGE, AK

SDS New Provider Orientation: Basic information about getting certified to provide services through SDS Home and Community Based Waiver and Personal Care Assistance programs. For new applicants and those who have not yet applied for certification. Topics may include: Certification; The Home and Community Based Wavier, Personal Care Assistance, related regulations, requirements, and how to apply

Training is offered in a webinar once every other month:

Becoming Certified as a Medicaid Home and Community Based Care Coordination Agency and Care Coordinator: Learn the basics about getting certified to provide Care Coordination for Alaskans with disabilities who choose the Medicaid Home and Community Based Waiver.
PLEASE NOTE:
This training does not substitute for regulation required training for certification. It is meant to help meet further training needs arising from the transition to "conflict-free case management".

Training is offered in a webinar


Contact the Training Staff:

Kara Thrasher-Livingston, Training Specialist II  Kara.Thrasher-Livingston@alaska.gov
Cina Fisher, Training Specialist I  Cina.Fisher@alaska.gov


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