Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe ~Competency #4~
  • Monday, August 26, 2019
    • 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM


AKTC Support

Cost Range


Host and Instructor

Host: Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Instructor: Betsy Chivers, 907-264-6233,


Contact Hours: 4.00


The Alaska Core Competencies are a set of essential skills for DSPs (direct support providers or direct support professionals) who deliver services to persons with mental health and substance use conditions, intellectual and physical disabilities, and older adults who need long-term services and support.

This training will cover Alaska Core Competency #4

Competency #4: Providing Services
• Providing Services - Implements and Coordinates the Plan of Care
• Providing Services - Conducts Outreach and Engagement
• Providing Services - Maintains Safety
• Providing Services - Creates a Therapeutic Learning Environment
• Providing Services - Provides Emotional Support
• Providing Services - Provides Physical Support
• Providing Services - Teaches and Trains
• Providing Services - Supports Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution
• Providing Services - Prevents and Intervenes in Crises
• Providing Services - Organizes and Conducts Group Activities
• Providing Services - Promotes Health and Wellness

There is a participant minimum paid registration requirement for this class. If the minimum is not met the class will be cancelled and participants will be notified. Registration closes on August 22, 2019.