Two new online continuing education courses covering: (1) preventing falls; and (2) developmental disabilities. Please refer to your training standards to determine how much CE you are required to take.
The SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership, the largest home care worker training provider in the country, was recognized by the White House on Wednesday for the expansion of its unique apprenticeship program. The program works to fill the workforce need in home care, the fastest growing occupation in the country.
While you provide high-quality care to others, it can feel like there's little time to take care of yourself. It can be hard to make an appointment with your Primary Care Provider (PCP), complete your health profile, or even exercise. Read the stories of Home Care Aides - just like you - about how their health and lives improved when they began caring for themselves as fully as they cared for others.
DID YOU KNOW? Your clients are eligible to receive 200 gloves per month, FREE! Wearing protective gloves and washing hands frequently will greatly decrease the risk of spreading infection. There are a number of ways that clients can access glove supplies. Please ask your client to contact their DSHS Case Manager or call the MRC for more information.
The U.S. Workforce is in crisis. Government, business, labor, industry, and nonprofit leaders can bring shared assets and ideas, bold leadership, and strong commitment to high-impact solutions at all levels of the public and private sector. Transforming the adult education system, and 21st century modernized Registered Apprenticeships will help get us there.
The 2014-2015 Benefits Books is now available! The 2014-2015 Benefits Book is a comprehensive and helpful guide to training and health benefits available to you. This year's Benefits Book features a number of improvements including new Health Benefits Trust sections, more information about Training Partnership offerings, and language accessibility to better serve our English language learner students and members.
Training Partnership Executive Director Charissa Raynor attends special White House event to highlight Training Partnership's Apprenticeship Program and witness the signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
The Training Partnership and Health Benefits Trust is committed to language accessibility to better serve our English language learner students and members. We offer classes and support in 13 languages: Chinese, English, Korean, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Cambodian/Khmer, Lao, Samoan, Tagalog, Ukrainian.
Can’t make it to the Fair? You can still learn about your health benefits! Attend in person or from the comfort of your own living room!
The SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership's Advanced Home Care Aide Apprenticeship program is featured on the U.S. Department of Labor's website as an example of the potential for apprenticeships: "Ensuring we have enough quality home care aides...will continue to be a challenge that we must confront as a society. Each day, 8,000 people in America turn 65, and Washington state alone will need to train approximately 440,000 home care workers by 2030 to meet this growing demand."
Six new online continuing education courses on providing consumer-directed care for common medical conditions are available now. Please refer to your training standards to determine how much CE you are required to take.
Training Partnership recognized by White House for expansion of Home Care Aide apprenticeship program
The SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership, the largest home care worker training provider in the country, was recognized by the White House on Wednesday for the expansion of its unique apprenticeship program. The program, which is designed to meet the career pathway needs of Washington state’s 43,000 Home Care Aides, works to fill the workforce need in home care, the fastest growing occupation in the country.