Alaska Core Competencies FY20 Face-to-Face

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
~ Competency #7, 8, 9, 10 ~
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 08:30 AM until 05:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Location Name
Anchorage Senior Activity Center
1300 East 19th Avenue
State / Province
Zip / Postal Code
United States
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Betsy Chivers, 907-264-6233,
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Contact Hours: 8.00

Training Overview Description

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.

There are 10 broad competency categories which are broken down into 42 individual competencies, and then each competency is defined by behavioral descriptors. This is a unique feature which allows workers to understand what it looks like to perform at the Excellent, Satisfactory, and Unsatisfactory levels.

Please read all the information below for important details about this training.

Event-specific Details

This training will cover Alaska Core Competency #7, #8, #9, #10

Competency #7:
7A - Individualizing Care - Assesses the Influence of Key Individual, Family and Community Characteristics
7B - Individualizing Care - Tailors Services to Unique Individual, Family and Community Characteristics
7C - Individualizing Care - Modifies Plans and Services Based on Individual and Family Experience

Competency #8:
8A - Documenting - Completes Required Documentation
8B - Documenting - Balances Privacy with Documentation Requirements

Competency #9:
9A - Behaving Professionally and Ethically - Fulfills Responsibilities and Commitments
9B - Behaving Professionally and Ethically - Complies with Laws, Regulations, Policies and Ethical Codes
9C - Behaving Professionally and Ethically - Seeks Supervision and Consultation
9D - Behaving Professionally and Ethically - Manages Stress and Personal Health

Competency #10:
10A - Developing Professionally - Seeks Opportunities to Improve Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
10B - Developing Professionally - Uses Performance Evaluations and Feedback to Improve Performance

Registration Information

This training will be held at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center, 1300 East 19th, Anchorage, AK. There will be an hour designated for lunch. The Anchorage Senior Activity Center has a cafeteria which serves a warm and inviting lunch! Feel free to bring your own lunch or enjoy the many options this central location offers.

Training Contact:
Betsy Chivers, 907-264-6233

Training Materials, Training Evaluation, Certificate of Completion. The AKTC e-Learning Portal contains specific training materials and webinar information. Please go to 15 minutes after payment is completed to access these materials. Login with the same username and password used when registering and paying for this training.

Participants will be required to access this site to complete an evaluation for each competency and to print their Certificate of Completion for each competency. On completion of all ten competencies the AKTC will forward, by email, a Certificate of Completion of all ten competencies.

For assistance please contact AKTC Support, 907-264-6244.

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