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PSS Personal Support Specialist

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Home Health Aide/Home Attendant. 512602

Description

The Personal Support Specialist (PSS) training is designed for unlicensed entry-level workers. Successful completion of this course satisfies Departmental training requirements for direct care workers for certain home care programs and residential care facilities.
Students will also demonstrate competencies for the state developed WorkReady certification.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

6

Hours

60

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

MSAD #52 River Valley Adult & Commu

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

yes

Training Location(s)

Turner / Online

Local WIB

3 - Central Western Local Area 3

Name of Credential

Personal Support Specialist / WorkReady

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

none

Refund Policy

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

Yes - Maine Department of Health and Human Services

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

Books (Estimated)

$69.00

In-State/District Tuition

$299.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$368.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-1121.00Home Health Aides
$12.75 per hour
Required Certification: PSS

Provider Status

Approved

Address

486 Turner Center Road, Turner, Maine 04282

Phone Number

(207) 225-1010

Fax Number

(207) 225-5608

Web Address

http://www.msad52.maineadulted.org

Last Updated

Oct 05, 2021

Created

Nov 18, 2020