Resources and Courses

Course Image PCA Fundamentals Pre-Employment Program

PCA Fundamentals Pre-Employment Program

This curriculum will help your students and clients learn about roles and responsibilities, the importance of independent living and confidentiality and ethics, and how these principles relate to the PCA program. There are two versions for delivery of this material available: live, in-person, and virtually.
Course Image Fundamentals of Home Care

Fundamentals of Home Care

Direct care workers can stay safe and healthy while performing direct care work if they follow a set of safe-working guidelines. This training presents those guidelines. If you have little to no PCA or direct care experience, this training includes lots of information about working for people in their homes. The goal of this training is to keep you and your consumer-employer safe and healthy. 
Course Image Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Toolkit

Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Toolkit

The PCA Toolkit contains a generic PCA job description, a one-page flyer, a job preview video, and several other resources to help you understand this gratifying job opportunity. Many resources are available in additional languages.
Course Image ABC's for Direct Care Workers

ABC's for Direct Care Workers

REQUIRED for Homemaker, Personal Care (PC) Homemaker, and Home Health Aide need to complete training programs before they can be hired. This training prepares individuals to work as an agency-based home care aide. This is video-based training. A video host will present key concepts and in-depth knowledge of basic personal and home care training and the responsibilities of direct care workers.
Course Image Cleaning for Consumers with Asthma

Cleaning for Consumers with Asthma

Some types of dirt and some types of cleaning products make people with asthma sick. This training will help you keep a person’s home safe for them as you clean their living space.
Course Image Opioid Use in Older Adults

Opioid Use in Older Adults

In your work as a direct care worker, you may see side effects of opioid use or signs of misuse that family members or doctors may not see. This training outlines the risks and benefits of opioid use and how to recognize problems in the older adults you work with. 
Course Image Supporting Consumers Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Supporting Consumers Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

People who are deaf or hard of hearing from birth often have different communication skills than hearing people or people who developed hearing loss later in life. This training will help direct care workers communicate with people who are deaf or hard of hearing.