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Training Schedules and Registration


Class descriptions and registration for January, February and March 2016


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, Jan 26, 2016 -- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Critical Incident Reporting Policy and Centralized Reporting
      WEBINAR 2:00-3:00 pm, Feb 18, 2016 -- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Critical Incident Reporting Policy and Centralized Reporting
      WEBINAR 2:00-3:00 pm, Mar 22, 2016 -- CLICK to REGISTER --


NEW REQUIREMENT FOR COMPLETING REQUIRED CARE COORDINATION TRAINING
STARTING APRIL 2016!

    The Alaska Training Cooperative and SDS Training have partnered to offer a new required class for those who have not yet completed initial care coordination training and are not yet certified as a Care Coordinator.

    The Alaska Training Cooperative and SDS Training have partnered to offer a new required class for those who have not yet completed initial care coordination training and are not yet certified as a Care Coordinator.

    This class is called Basic Concepts of Care Coordination.

    Starting in April 2016, Basic Concepts of Care Coordination is required before taking Beginning Care Coordination class or the self-paced training. The Alaska Training Cooperative is offering this ongoing class starting in January, February and March 2016, to allow new care coordinator applicants options to complete the training.

    Please note: Currently certified care coordinators may choose to take this new class, however, completing Basic Concepts of Care Coordination alone will not qualify as required training to apply for recertification.

    After April 1, 2016, in order to receive credit for completing required training to apply for your first certification, applicants will have to successfully complete Basic Concepts of Care Coordination prior to registering for the Beginning Care Coordination class or self-paced training. Both trainings must be completed with passing scores prior to application for certification.

Basic Concepts of Care Coordination: Learn about the role care coordinators have in helping people with disabilities access services. Topics include but are not limited to: the care coordinator’s role, ethics, how to serve people with disabilities, advocacy, and the skills of interaction with the people you serve and families. Class size is limited to 20.

Training is offered in a classroom:
Location: Center for Human Development, 2702 Gambell St. Suite 103, Anchorage, AK.
Instructor: Kimber Jackson, Instructor, Alaska Training Cooperative.

There is a fee for this class. Contact kimber@alaskachd.org for more information.

    • Basic Concepts of Care Coordination: 9:00 am- 4:00 pm, Jan 27, 2016
      2702 Gambell St., Suite 103, ANCHORAGE, AK -- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Basic Concepts of Care Coordination: 9:00 am- 4:00 pm, Feb 11, 2016
      2702 Gambell St., Suite 103, ANCHORAGE, AK -- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Basic Concepts of Care Coordination: 9:00 am- 4:00 pm, Feb 22, 2016
      2702 Gambell St., Suite 103, ANCHORAGE, AK -- CLICK to REGISTER --

Training is offered in a webinar series:


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.

Training is offered In a classroom in various locations in Alaska or self-paced:

    • Beginning Care Coordination: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Jan 20, 21 and 22, 2016
      CLASSROOM LOCATION TBA- FAIRBANKS, AK -- CLICK to REGISTER --
    • Beginning Care Coordination: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Feb 3, 4, and 5, 2016
      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:


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.

    • Care Coordination Professional Development Seminar: 9:00 am- 4:00 pm Mar 10, 2016
      550 W 8th Ave Room 143- ANCHORAGE, AK -- 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 webinar: 9:00 am- 12:00 noon, February 12, 2016.This training is currently available to certified administrators only. Please email us hss.dsdstraining@alaska.gov to request the link to register.


SDS Intro to Provider Certification: 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 Services, related regulations, requirements, and how to apply.

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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