Working with People is about “Understanding Them”

Working With People The Working with People training series is an update on the subject from the decades old publication, “Providing Residential Services in Community Settings”.  It has been enhanced to include dialogue about multiple populations.  This makes it of greater value to the direct care worker training effort in adult foster care. Initially the goal […]

We Mean it When We Say: “We’re in the Neighborhood”.


A Blog Message From Us… In the world of continuing education and staff development in long-term care there are key essentials.  These include: 1.  Understanding of local needs 2.  Understanding how that care business model impacts the local community This is where we are set apart.  When it comes to adult foster care continuing education […]

Traumatic Brain Injury Course a Boon for Direct Care Workers

Effective July 1, 2018, a simplified yet highly informative and effective course in traumatic brain injury is available for administrative and direct care staff in group living environments. The main topics are: Traumatic Brain Injury Defined How the Condition is Diagnosed Temporal Lobe Deficits and Cognitive Re-Training in Traumatic Brain Injury Most Popular Causes Common […]

Training for Direct Care Staff is Not a Joke…

Think for just a moment about the number of things a direct care worker in a group home manages daily.  These include: Relationships Between Residents Food Management Sanitation Management Resident Behavior Medication Administration Just think of the typical daily routine – as noted above – from the perspective of how important it is for them […]