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  • The certification process is implemented by the Department of Health (DOH), through a partnership with a company called Prometric. In an effort to help workers be successful through the process, partner organizations such as the Department of Social and Health Services and the Training Partnership are working to help share information about the DOH exam with workers.
  • The Training Partnership is excited to announce the second round of free 2-hour Skills Refresher courses to help students succeed in the Department of Health (DOH) Certification Exam.
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.

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:

  • Staying safe on the job
  • New training languages
  • Worker spotlight
  • Mental health and you
  • Using health benefits wisely

View magazine online here. 

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It’s no secret that everything in life becomes easier when done with a support system. After all, who couldn’t benefit from a cheerleader who roots for you along the way or an advocate who provides support to catch you when you stumble? That’s why the recently implemented Training Partnership Navigator Program is music to the ears of Home Care Aides (HCAs) across the region. 

In mid-October, a pilot project launched and was rolled out to all new HCAs in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties who were employed after Sept. 29, 2013. If the program proves a success, it may be expanded to reach all Washington state HCAs. 

As of December 2013, there are 39 English Continuing Education (CE) classes you can take online by going to In addition, there are eight online CE courses in Russian and Spanish available as well. With online classes you pick the time and topics that work for you. You can see the available courses, register and access courses, receive credit, and navigate help information – all online and all 24 hours a day!
The Apprenticeship is a free, 70-hour training program that provides in-depth training to Home Care Aides. After completing, certified HCA graduates will receive a $0.25-hour raise (25 cents) and new skills to build their careers.
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.

The SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership and Health Benefits Trust are pleased to announce the launch of Portal 2.0, the new and improved learning management and benefits portal for Home Care Aide students and health insurance beneficiaries.

Portal 2.0 launches on Monday, July 29, 2013. We are excited to introduce you to the new portal and get you started managing your training and benefits. 

To get started, you will need to create a new user name and password.

Follow the instructions below or watch an instructional video to get started.

Click here to watch an instructional video on logging in to Portal 2.0.


The 2012-2013 Benefits Book is now available online and will be distributed in print in the coming weeks. Training standards vary for different types of workers. Be sure to check your own training standards through the online wizard.
The Health Benefits Trust, in partnership with Group Heath, is holding In-Person Benefit Info Sessions around the state for the 2013 - 2014 plan renewal. The meetings will be Monday July 15 through Friday July 19, in various locations around the state.

The SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership and Health Benefits Trust are pleased to announce the launch of Portal 2.0, the new and improved learning management and benefits portal for Home Care Aide students and health insurance beneficiaries.

The new portal will go live at on July 29, 2013