In-Person and Webinar CE Courses

You can now enroll in Continuing Education (CE) webinar and in-person courses.

Available CE Courses:

Please enroll for courses you have not taken before as you cannot get credit for a CE course you have previously completed.

Some CE courses are available in multiple languages. The Member Resource Center (MRC) can check language availability.

Important Information about CE Deadlines

CE deadlines are currently extended until February 24, 2023.

If you do not complete your CE requirement by your deadline, you will not be able to continue working as a paid caregiver.

How to Enroll

Individual Providers (IPs) can enroll by calling the Member Resource Center (MRC) at 1 (866) 371-3200 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific time, Monday-Friday.

Agency Providers (APs) can enroll by contacting their employer.

 

CE Courses

Mindful Eating

  • CE credit:
    • 2 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar and in-person.
  • Course description:
    • Learn about the concept of mindfulness and how mindfulness influences eating. You will examine hunger through the lens of mindful eating and apply best practices in mindful eating.

Caring for Clients with Bipolar Disorder

  • CE credit:
    • 2 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar and in-person.
  • Course description:
    • Learn how to report signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder, how to report changes from baseline, and how to use appropriate measures to support a client with bipolar disorder. You will learn how to use appropriate measures to help aid in suicide prevention and will be provided resources that can help with bipolar disorder.

Caregiver Best Practices: Overexertion

  • CE credit:
    • 2 hours.
  • Course format:
    • In-person only.
  • Course description:
    • Learn how to define overexertion, summarize the importance of preventing overexertion, and recognize signs of overexertion. You will model best practices for preventing overexertion injuries, such as how to handle tasks that include assistive devices and how to move and reposition a client or object safely.

Verbal De-Escalation Techniques

  • CE credit:
    • 6 hours.
  • Course format:
    • In-person only.
  • Course description:
    • Learn about agitated behavior and how to verbally de-escalate situations involving an agitated client. Course topics include the rules of verbal de-escalation and how to apply them to a situation with an agitated client; how to apply the LOWLINE model to an escalating situation with a client; how to recognize and appropriately respond to three types of agitated behavior; and self-reflection practices after a difficult event.

 

Understanding Challenging Behaviors

  • CE credit:
    • 3 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • Challenging behaviors such as aggression and non-compliance present unique challenges to providing in-home care. Understanding how factors in our environment can increase or decrease challenging behaviors is important and will have an impact on how behaviors are addressed. In this live webinar participants will have the opportunity to build an understanding of how and why challenging behaviors develop. Participants will gain skills in determining why an individual is engaging in challenging behavior.

Strategies to Address Challenging Behaviors

  • CE credit:
    • 3 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • The most effective way to reduce challenging behaviors is to prevent them from occurring! This webinar will aim to teach strategies to create a responsive environment to prevent challenging behaviors from occurring. Strategies presented are based on the scientific principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)and will cover strategies to prevent, replace and respond to challenging behaviors.

An Introduction to Autism Acceptance and Neurodiversity

  • CE credit:
    • 2 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • As helping professionals, everyone wants to be accepting of autistic people, but may not know how to best help them feel accepted. In this presentation you will learn the ways in which the neurodiversity movement has worked to build an empowering approach to Autism and disability in general.

Understanding Autism and Anxiety

  • CE credit:
    • 3 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • Based on the current prevalence rate of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in the U.S. (1 in 44 children meet criteria, CDC, 2018), more individuals with autism are presenting for care and support in a variety of healthcare settings. Communication challenges, unique behavioral presentations, differences in social understanding and emotion regulation, and increased anxiety are common for this population. This training will support healthcare providers by providing a solid foundational understanding of autism and co-occurring anxiety disorders, increased awareness of what anxiety looks like for autistic individuals, and when and how to seek evaluation and support.

Evidence Based Tools to Manage Anxiety and Autism

  • CE credit:
    • 3 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • A recent review of epidemiological and treatment research found up to 84% of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience symptoms of impairing anxiety and additionally 42-55% of those with ASD also met criteria for at least one anxiety disorder diagnosis. To effectively address and manage anxiety symptoms, it is important to have a solid foundational understanding of ASD as well as how anxiety may impact areas of difference for those with ASD such as communication, social interaction, and restrictive and repetitive behaviors. Join this webinar to learn more about best practices for identifying and treating anxiety in autistic individuals and specific strategies to help manage anxiety.

Challenging Behaviors and De-escalation

  • CE credit:
    • 2 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • This workshop overviews concrete strategies to reduce risk when facing challenging behaviors, and provides concrete de-escalation techniques.

Community Health Issues: Depression, The Hidden Pandemic

  • CE credit:
    • 2 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • Overview of the greatly increased prevalence of depression as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic and the importance of self-care as a protective factor.

Depression, Anxiety and Trauma as a Risk Factor for Substance Use 

  • CE credit:
    • 2 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • This workshop overviews the signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety, the most common mental health conditions in the US, and trauma as a risk factor leading to substance use.

Diabetes, an overview

  • CE credit:
    • 2 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • This workshop provides an overview of the causes, risk factors, clinical features, prevention and care of diabetes.

Integrating a Trauma-Informed Approach in a Home Care Setting 

  • CE credit:
    • 2 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • This workshop provides an overview of the neurobiological, cognitive and psychosocial impact of trauma. Core principles of trauma informed care will be examined as best practices for addressing trauma when caring for others. Strategies for confronting vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue will conclude this training.

Neuroscience of Culture and Bias, a Roadmap to Cultural Humility

  • CE credit:
    • 2 hours.
  • Course format:
    • Webinar only.
  • Course description:
    • This workshop studies the constructs of culture and bias from the perspective of the social areas of the brain, taking participants in an introspective journey to their own personal culture, and allowing them to recognize their own biases.

Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation so they can take full advantage of the Training Partnership’s programs and activities. Learn more about our reasonable accommodation policy.

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