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Core Basic Training (24 hours)


As of January 7th, 2012, home care workers are required to complete a total of 75 hours of Caregiver Basic Training. The training components often breakdown into the following:
    Orientation: 2 hours provided by your employer
    Safety Training: 3 hours also provided by your employer
    Core Basic Training: A 24 hour block of on-line instruction that is the foundation of the program. A listing of available classes appears below.
    Skills & Testing: 24 hours (3 days) of in-class, hands-on Skills practice and Testing.
    Population Specific Training: 10 hours Dementia, 6 hours Mental Health, 6 hours Developmental Disabilities for a subtotal of 22 hours. A listing of available courses may be found in the Navigation menu.

Together, the above training totals 75 hours to meet Washington State's DSHS standards.

Once you've identified the class of interest, be sure to enter the Attendee's First and Last Names, as well as the last 4 digits of the Attendee's Social Security Number. This will help to properly identify records for Attendees who share the same name.

Also, please check the ADSA website for the most current information regarding implementation, exemptions and new requirements.


No classes are scheduled at this time.

Please contact the PRN Training Department at:

253-617-7715 x3


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