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Training Schedules and Registration


Short Class Descriptions

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.

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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.

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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.

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PCA Agency Orientation: The basic requirements to apply for certification as a PCA provider agency or agency administrator. REQUIRED to apply for certification as a PCA 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.

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Residential Supported Living in an Assisted Living Home:The basic requirements for providing residential service in an Assisted Living Home.
Topics may include: Certification; Waiver level of care; Care Coordinators and Plans of Care; Goals; Person Cantered Service; Safety Plans; Cost-of-Care; Delegation of staff; Quality assurance.

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

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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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