2012-2013 Training Standards
2012-2013 Training Standards Chart - Download and Print
2012-2013 Home Care Aide Worker Categories - Download and Print
Dec. 2012 Home Care InSight Magazine - With training standards updates
Training standards vary for different types of workers. Be sure to check your own training standards through the online wizard and see the training standards chart in your Benefits Book.
Basic Training Curriculum
Different types of workers have different Basic Training standards. Basic Training is the introductory training you take to understand the fundamentals of Home Care Aide work.
Different types of workers have different Continuing Education standards. The Training Partnership provides quality instructor-led and online Continuing Education (CE) classes across the state. Continuing Education is ongoing or refresher training covering a broad range of subjects. You choose the ones that are most suited to your interests and the consumers you serve.
As training standards change, you may wonder: “How do I know what my training standards are?” The Training Partnership has a convenient and easy online Training Wizard to help. The Wizard will help you understand the training you need.
Go to www.myseiubenefits.org/wizard to get started!
HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR TRAINING
Use the Training Wizard
Start with the easy online Training Wizard to find the training you need.
Go to: www.myseiubenefits.org/wizard to complete the Wizard.
Register Early for Training
If you need Basic Training, we encourage you to register for your classes within the first two weeks of hire to get the best choice of class options. If you want Instructor Led Continuing Education (CE) classes, register as early as possible to get the best choice of class options before your deadline.
Take Online Learning for Continuing Education Credits
Online Continuing Education courses are an easy and convenient way to get the CE hours you need as a Home Care Aide. You can view available courses, take classes and view your credits all from your computer – 24/7.
Go Online for Convenient Service and Support
The www.myseiubenefits.org web portal is your comprehensive resource for available classes, your current training status, benefits eligibility and much more. Log in to the portal first to get the answers you need. Instructions for getting a username and password are on Page 8.
Update Your Contact Info
Ensure you are receiving the most current information about your training by updating your contact information with your employer. If are you an Individual Provider, update your information with your primary DSHS contact. If you are an Agency Provider, update your information with your employer.
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