Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: General Licensing, Regulatory and Programmatic Information

    • Chapter 1 - Section A: Introduction and Overview

    • Chapter 1 - Section B: Determining if A License is Required

    • Chapter 1 - Section C: Adult Foster Care as Defined in The Act

    • Chapter 1 - Section D: CPR IN THREE SIMPLE STEPS - A Non-Certification Review

    • Chapter 1 - Section E: CPR Supplementary Information

    • Chapter 1 - Section F: A Look at What We Have Discussed - Review

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Working with People: Behavioral Characteristics Associated with Certain Diagnosis

    • Chapter 2 - Section A: Developmental Disability

    • Chapter 2 - Section B: Mental Health: Types of Mental Illness

    • Chapter 2 - Section C: A Look at What We Have Discussed - Review

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Program Requirements – The Physical Plant and Residential Program Development

    • Chapter 3 - Section A: The Actual Home

    • Chapter 3 - Section B: The Program

    • Chapter 3 - Section C: Other Requirements to be Submitted and Approved Prior to Licensure

    • Chapter 3 - Section D: Financial Documents

    • Chapter 3 - Section E: License Designee and Administrator Training

    • Chapter 3 - Section F: Sample Adult Foster Care Home Organizational Chart

    • Chapter 3 - Section G: Sample Adult Foster Care Home - First Year Budget

    • Chapter 3 - Section H: A Look At What We Have Discussed - Review

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Sample New Group Home - Sample Forms

    • Chapter 4 - Section A: Appointment of Administrator and Acknowledgement of Authority Sample

    • Chapter 4 - Section B: Designation of Responsible Person (To assume control of business if necessary)

    • Chapter 4 - Section C: Lease Agreement Sample

    • Chapter 4 - Section D: Personnel Policies and Procedures Sample

    • Chapter 4 - Section F: Routine and General Policies and Procedures Sample

    • Chapter 4 - Resction G: A Review of What We Have Discussed - Review

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Resident Rights, Policies, Procedures & Safety & Disease Prevention

    • Chapter 5 - Section A: Resident Rights and How to Teach Them to Staff

    • Chapter 5 - Section B: Resident Protection – Prohibited Practices

    • Chapter 5 - Section D: Safety and Fire Prevention – Discussion and Review

    • Chapter 5 - Section E: Proper Use of Fire Extinguishers

    • Chapter 5 - Section F: Extreme Weather & Other Emergencies

    • Chapter 5 - Section G: The Emergency Preparedness Kit

    • Chapter 5 - Section H: Prevention and Containment of Communicable Diseases - Blood Borne Pathogens Defined

    • Section 5-H-1: Hepatitis B

    • Section 5-H-2: Important Information on HIV/AIDS

    • Section 5-H-3: Modes of Transmission and Protection

    • Section 5-I: A Look at What We Have Discussed - The Review

  • 6

    Chapter 6: Important Considerations - Nutrition, Financial and Administrative Management

    • Chapter 6 - Section A: Resident Nutrition

    • Chapter 6 - Section B: Proper Home Financial and Administrative Management/Rule Breakdown

    • Chapter 6 - Section C: General Advice Items for Home Administrators/Licensees

    • Chapter 6 - Section D: A Look at What We Have Discussed

  • 7

    Chapter 7: Person Centered Program Planning

    • Chapter 7 - Section A: Actual Goals of this Course

    • Chapter 7 - Section B: Centering Your Programs Around Each Person

    • Chapter 7 - Section C: How to Make Use of Person Centered Planning

    • Chapter 7 - Section D: The Person Centered Approach Benefits from Everyone’s Contributions

    • Chapter 7 - Section E: A Look at What We Have Discussed - The Review

  • 8

    Chapter 8: Documentation, Records, Logs & Reporting Requirements

    • Chapter 8 - Section A: Resident Records

    • Chapter 8 - Section B: Documentation Integrity & Reporting Requirements/Forms Breakdown

    • Chapter 8 - Section C: Complete Rule Review for In-Home Reporting

  • 9

    Chapter 9: Medication Administration in Adult Foster Care- Definitions, Safeguards and Proper Approaches

    • Section 9-A: Introduction to Medication Administration and Who Needs Meds

    • Section 9-B: How Are Meds Defined?

    • Section 9-C: How Are MedsTo Be Administered?

    • Section 9-D: Do You Vary How Some Meds Are Dealt With?

    • Section 9-E: What Could Go Wrong?

    • Section 9-G: Proper Way to Administer Oral Medications

    • Section 9-H: Proper Way to Administer Topical Medications

    • Section 9-I: Proper Way to Administer Nose Drops and Sprays

    • Section 9-J: Proper Way to Administer Ear Drops

    • Section 9-J: Proper Way to Administer Eye Drops

    • Section 9-K Proper Way to Handle Rectal and Vaginal Medications

    • Section 9-L: The 5 Rights of Medication Administration

  • 10

    Chapter 10 - Medication Documentation

    • Chapter 11 - Section A: Medication Abbreviations and Terms

    • Chapter 11 - Section B: Medication Documentation in General

  • 11

    Chapter 11 - Resident Protection: Abuse and Neglect and Abuse Reporting

    • Chapter 10 - Section A: Recognizing and Responding to Reports of Abuse and Neglect - Introduction

    • Chapter 10 - Section B: Reasons Abuse Often Occurs

    • Chapter 10 - Section E: Types & Definitions of Abuse

    • Chapter 10 - Section F: Prohibited Practices in the Adult Foster Care Environment

  • 12

    Chapter 12: General Documentation Integrity : Reporting Requirements in Adult Foster Care

    • Chapter 12 - Section A: Being Thorough & Accurate

    • Chapter 12 - Section B: Integrity of Documentation

    • Chapter 12 - Section C: Key Ingredients to Ensure the Integrity of Documentation in Areas of Care

    • Chapter 12 - Section D: Key Ingredients to Ensure Integrity of Documentation in Business Operation

    • Chapter 12 - Section E: Complete Rule Review for In-Home Reporting - Michigan

    • Chapter 12 - Section F: Office of Child & Adult Licensing Field Offices

  • 13

    Chapter 13: Recipient Rights Training

    • Chapter 13 - Section A: The Legal Basis of Rights

    • Chapter 13 - Section B: 5 Main and Very Specific Rights

    • Chapter 13 - Section C: Other Rights Mental Health Participants Are Entitled To...

    • Chapter 13 - Section D: Confidentiality - An Introduction

    • Chapter 13 - Section E: Appropriate Times to Disclose

    • Chapter 13 - Section F: Abuse and Neglect Specific for Specialized Homes

    • Chapter 13 - Section G: Investigating Rights Allegations

    • Chapter 13 - Section H: Rights and Responsibilities

  • 14

    Chapter 14 - Environmental Emergencies: Preventing, Preparing and Responding: Managing: Fire Safety, Extreme Weather, Utility Outage, Gas Leaks and Explosions

    • 3 Key Elements

    • Be Prepared for Emergencies

    • Your Role as a Teacher

    • Severe Weather

    • Safe Driving Techniques

    • Emergencies in the Home

    • Fire Safety and Training

    • Preparing for Fire Emergencies

    • Resources

  • 15

    Chapter 15 - Appreciating the Differences in Others - Culture & Diversity

    • Culture & Diversity: The Reality of Our World

    • Helpful Items to Help You Get Along With & Appreciate the Differences in Others