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Free Annual Training for Personal Care Home Administrators & Direct Care Staff

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. 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.

Class Schedule & Registration Information

Diabetes Continuing Education
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all NCC DHS Diabetes Overview classes will be offered online via the Zoom platform. CDE Certified Instructors will be using PowerPoint for the lecture portion of the class and will be demonstrating insulin practical skills. Participants will be required to provide their own supplies to complete the hands-on portion of the class. Preferred training should be at your Personal Care Home. Training is limited to 10 participants per class. To request a training, please email pcerando@northampton.edu. Please click here to view and download the course requirements.

Online Continuing Education Classes (Delivered via Zoom)
All technical requirements must be satisfied before enrolling in a course.  

View and download the Spring 2021 continuing education class flyer (PDF)

Spring 2021 Classes

Day/Date

Time

Course Name

Mon., Apr. 26, 2021

9am-Noon

Developing Effective Program Services for Residents with Dementia-Related Disease

Mon., Apr. 26, 2021

1-4pm

Nutrition and Dietary Supervision in PCH

Thurs., Apr. 29, 2021

9am-Noon

New! Disaster Planning for Personal Care Homes

Thurs., Apr. 29, 2021

1-4pm

New! Best Practices for Pandemic Preparedness (COVID-19 Emphasis)

Thurs., May 6, 2021

1-4pm

Culture Change-Competency, Diversity & Literacy

Thurs., May 13, 2021

9am-Noon

Conflict Resolution Strategies - Person Center and Group Based

Thurs., May 13, 2021

1-4pm

Developing Effective Program Services for Residents with Dementia-Related Disease

Weds., May 19, 2021

9am-Noon

Best Practices Medication Safety

Weds., May 19, 2021

1-4pm

Staff Training, Morale & Retention

Registration

Although these classes are being offered free of charge, registration is still required for attendance. 

For companies registering four or more employees, please download our registration form, complete the form, and fax to 610-332-6556. Please use employee's personal email address, not the company.

To find out more about our fee based Personal Care Home Administrator program.

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