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Training Schedules and Registration


Class descriptions and registration for January, February, and March 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, January 21, 2015 -- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Critical Incident Reporting Policy and Centralized Reporting
      WEBINAR 2:00-3:00 pm, February 17, 2015-- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Critical Incident Reporting Policy and Centralized Reporting
      WEBINAR 2:00-3:00 pm, March 25, 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 once a month in various locations in Alaska or self-paced:
      • Beginning Care Coordination: February 11, 12, 13, 2015
        Location to be Announced - FAIRBANKS, AK -- CLICK to REGISTER --
      • Beginning Care Coordination: February 25, 26, 27, 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: January 6, 7, and 13, 14,
      10:00 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:

    • Care Coordination Professional Development Seminar: March 19, 2015
      550 W 8th Ave Room 143 - ANCHORAGE-- CLICK to REGISTER --

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:

    • PCS Agency Administrator Orientation: January 9, 2014
      FOR CURRENTLY CERTIFIED AGENCY ADMINISTRATORS ONLY
      550 W 8th Ave Room 143 - ANCHORAGE, AK -- CLICK to REGISTER --

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


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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