Personal Care Home Continuing Education
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Northampton Community College is conducting Free statewide online training for Personal Care Home staff and administrators and staff licensed agencies serving individuals with intellectual disabilities. The training is funded by the Department of Human Services Bureau of Human Services Licensing and each continuing education class is equal to 3 annual training hours unless otherwise noted. Participation is limited to staff persons working in Pennsylvania’s licensed Personal Care Homes, Assisted Living Residences, Community Homes for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Family Living Homes, Adult Training Facilities and Vocational Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.
Personal Care Home Administrator Program
Northampton Community College's "Personal Care Home Administrator" program is officially approved by the Department of Human Services - under 55 PA Code 2600.64 (a)(2). This program satisfies the Pennsylvania requirements for obtaining (100 hrs) training for certification as a Personal Care Home Administrator. It consists of 20 individual modules, covered in 30 evenings of training.