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Personal Support Specialist

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Health Aide. 512601

Description

This distance education program is designed to prepare individuals for providing direct support to consumers in assisted living programs, residential care facilities, adult day service, and home care settings. Topics include: legal and ethical aspects of care; communication; observation, reporting, & documentation; health, safety, & fire prevention; concepts of aging and illness; and basic ASL skills. A pre-program interview is required.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

6

Hours

30

Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)

School

Valley Unified Continuing Education (Madawaska & Fort Kent)

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Fort Kent (ITV)

Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of Attainment:

Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; <1 yr.

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

None

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$325.00 Weeks

Total In-State Program Cost

$325.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-1133.00Psychiatric Aides
$11.59 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

84 Pleasant Street, Fort Kent, Maine 04739

Phone Number

(207) 834-3536

Fax Number

(207) 834-2702

Last Updated

Feb 16, 2021

Created

May 06, 2016