Department of Labor - Featured Apprenticeship Program: Training a Skilled Home Care Workforce

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."
Thu, 06/05/2014

Six new online Continuing Education courses available now

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.
Fri, 05/16/2014

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.
Wed, 04/16/2014

New issue of Home Care InSight Magazine now available

Home Care InSight Magazine December 2013The latest issue of Home Care InSight Magazine will be delivered to students in the next week. Inside the issue are articles and information for Home Care Aides on training and health benefits. 

Some topics include:

Wed, 01/08/2014

Advanced Home Care Aide Apprenticeship and Medical Assistant Graduation a celebration of student achievement

On Friday, Sept. 6, the Training Partnership graduated the first class of Advanced Home Care Aide Apprentices and Medical Assistants in the state. The graduates are the first cohort of career pathway Home Care Aides in the state. The graduation ceremony featured speakers including Medical Assistant program graduate Tanika Aden, author, educator and speaker Eric Liu, SEIU Healthcare 775NW President David Rolf, SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership Executive Director Charissa Raynor and was emceed by SEIU Healthcare 775NW's Vice President and Organizing Director Sterling Harders. Congratulations to all the graduates and thank you to everyone who attended.
Wed, 09/11/2013


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