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Training Partnership

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Gets New Look, Improved Experience

On June 5 our website receives a much needed makeover. Information guides will help students and employers through complex steps, pages will be simpler to navigate, and important health and training information will be easier to find. 

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Health Benefits Trust
Training Partnership

On June 5 our website receives a much needed makeover. Information guides will help students and employers through complex steps, pages will be simpler to navigate, and important health and training information will be easier to find. 

We will transition to the new website beginning Friday evening to minimize impact to your use. We have also done extensive testing for bugs and will have on-call support to ensure a smooth transition for everyone accessing the website.

On Wednesday, The New York Times published an Op-Ed by Ezekiel J. Emanuel highlighting the innovative work of SEIU Healthcare NW Health Benefits Trust in partnership with Group Health to improve the use of health care by Home Care Aides in Washington state.
Last week, the Aspen Institute's Workforce Strategies Initiative announced the release of a new case study, Improving Jobs to Improve Care: The SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership, and will now host an in-depth WEBINAR: The Training Partnership: Improving Jobs to Improve Care. WHEN: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT REGISTER NOW TO ATTEND THIS WEBINAR
On Wednesday, the Aspen Institute's Workforce Strategies Initiative released a case study on the SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership. The nearly 50-page study was the culmination of a year of research. Interviews with Training Partnership employer partners, labor partners, leadership at the state of Washington and most importantly, Home Care Aides themselves, helped to inform the findings.
Advanced Home Care Aide Registered Apprenticeship program among those highlighted for increasing opportunities for front line workers - The Training Partnership's efforts to upskill the Home Care Aide workforce was previously recognized by Vice President Joe Biden last year for our commitment to train 3,000 Advanced Home Care Aide Registered Apprentices in next 5 years.
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.

THIS RFP IS CLOSED: Proposals were due April 28 at 5:00 p.m./PST. Should your organization have any questions or concerns, please email procurement@myseiubenefits.org

 The Training Partnership seeks proposals to train and develop more than 40,000 professional long-term care workers, annually, to deliver high-quality care and support to older adults and people with disabilities.

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The Training Partnership launches 2 new online Continuing Education courses, including: Diabetes Nutrition: Managing Diabetes Through Diet, and Understanding Depression's Effects. Plus, we are set to launch additional online CEs, including: Supporting Consumers Living with Anxiety Disorders, Nutrition: Creating Healthy and Balanced Meals for Consumers, and Caring for Consumers Living with Dementia.
Your mental health is part of your overall health. If stress becomes too much to handle, using your mental health benefits included in your health coverage is a meaningful way to improve your mental health and your life. Hear two stories of how Home Care Aides improved their lives by using mental health benefits. Using your mental health benefits is a way Care Begins With You.
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.

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