Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: AFC - Prep 100 Adult Foster Care as Defined in the Act - Public Act 218: Michigan

    • Lesson A: Introduction and Foster Care As Defined in Public Act 218 - Michigan

    • Lesson B: Requirements for Licensure – A Review of Some Basic Elements of Licensing

    • Lesson C: CPR IN THREE SIMPLE STEPS - A Non-Certification Review

    • Lesson D: CPR Supplementary Information

    • Lesson E: A Look at Our Discussion - Review

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Prep 101: Working with People: Behavioral Characteristics Associated with Certain Diagnosis

    • Lesson A: Developmental Disability

    • Lesson B: Mental Health: Types of Mental Illness

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Prep 102: Program and Licensing Requirements - The Physical Plant and Residential Program Development with Effective Fire Safety, Prevention & Disaster Planning

    • Lesson A: The Actual Home - Physical Plant Items and How CMH Rules May Differ

    • Lesson B: The Program Statement

    • Lesson C: Other Requirements to be Submitted and Approved Prior to Licensure

    • Lesson D: Financial Documents

    • Lesson E: License Designee and Administrator Training and Info on Locks

    • Lesson F: Sample Adult Foster Care Home Organizational Chart

    • Lesson G: Sample Adult Foster Care Home - First Year Budget

    • Lesson H: Fire Safety in Group Living - Michigan (General Procedural Review)

    • Lesson I: Fire Safety - A Look at Specific Rules

    • Lesson J: Space Allocation - Can I Include Adult Day Services in the Home?

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Prep 103: Sample New Group Home - Sample Forms

    • Lesson A: Appointment of Administrator and Acknowledgement of Authority Sample

    • Lesson B: Designation of Responsible Person (To assume control of business if necessary)

    • Lesson C: Lease Agreement Sample

    • Lesson D: Personnel Policies and Procedures Sample

    • Lesson E: Routine and General Policies and Procedures Sample

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Prep 104: Resident/Recipient Rights, Policies, Procedures & Safety - Resident Protection

    • Lesson A: Resident Rights and How to Teach Them to Staff

    • Lesson B: Resident Protection – Prohibited Practices

    • Lesson C: Prevention and Containment of Communicable Diseases

    • Lesson D: Safety and Fire Prevention – Discussion and Review

    • Lesson E: Fire Safety Program Emergency Response Program

    • Lesson F: Proper Use of Fire Extinguishers

    • Lesson G: Extreme Weather & Other Emergencies

    • Lesson H: The Emergency Preparedness Kit

  • 6

    Chapter 6: Prep 105: Nutrition, Financial & Administrative Management and Important Considerations

    • Lesson A: Resident Nutrition - AFC Nutritional Guidelines - Creating Better Health Through Proper Nutrition

    • Lesson B: Effective Home Financial and Administrative Management

    • Lesson C: General Advice Items for Home Administrators/Licensees

  • 7

    Chapter 7: Prep 106: Person Centered Program Planning

    • Lesson A: Centering Your Programs Around Each Person

    • Lesson B: Actual Goals of This Course

    • Lesson C: How to Make Use of Person-Centered Planning

    • Lesson D: The Person-Centered Approach Benefits from Everyone’s Contributions

    • Lesson E: Arranging and Executing Services for Physically Handicapped and Wheelchair Users

    • Lesson F: Arranging and Executing Services for the Traumatically Brain Injured

  • 8

    Chapter 8: Prep 107: Documentation, Records, Logs & Reporting Requirements

    • Lesson A: Resident Records

    • Lesson B: Documentation Integrity Recommendations & Form Review

    • Lesson C: Complete Rule Review for In-Home Reporting

    • Lesson D: Documentation and Reporting Review Section

  • 9


    • Critical Skill Class: Pre-Licensing Preparedness Course for Michigan Adult Foster Care Licensees

  • 10

    Chapter 10: Prep 108: Health Protocol and Medication Administration in Adult Foster Care

    • Lesson A: Introduction to Medication Administration

    • Lesson B: Definition of Medications

    • Lesson C: How Are Meds to Be Administered?

    • Lesson D: Do You Vary How Some Meds are Dealt With?

    • Lesson E: What Could Go Wrong?

    • Lesson F: Rule 18 Affecting Meds in Adult Foster Care - A Summary

    • Lesson G: A Look at What We Have Discussed - Review

  • 11

    Chapter 11: AFC Prep 109: Prevention & Containment of Communicable Disease-Blood Borne Pathogens

    • Lesson A: What are Pathogens?

    • Lesson B: Important Information on Hepatitis B

    • Lesson C: Important Information on HIV/AIDS

    • Lesson D: Modes of Transmission and Self-Protection

    • Lesson E: Disease Prevention Review