Trainings

Free Gift of Professional Development in Covid-19 Times

As the needs of the workforce has been impacted during this Covid-19 epidemic, the AHEC at the Alaska Primary Care Association is giving the gift of free professional development. Please join us if you can. Professionalism in Healthcare is a 10-session online course that help Community Health Centers and other health care organization staff “level…

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Rural

Apprenticeship Opportunities Awaits

The APCA/SC Alaska AHEC is launching a cohort of Apprenticeships in February 2020. This opportunity is funded by the Department of Labor and is free to students and health care facilities. In order to participate, Apprenticeship candidates must be already employed, preferably new, at a Health facility. Employers will need to review and agree to…

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Jumpstart your Career

Alaska Public Media produced a brief video of our PATH Academy as a part of their Alaska@Work Initiative – check it out here: We have a PATH Academy starting October 14. Individuals interested in a career as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) should apply. Trainees will receive certifications in CPR/First Aid, Mental Health First Aid,…

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Our HPOG Partnership

Cook Inlet Tribal Council’s Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program, similar to our AHEC, is in the business of making dreams come true for Alaskans. Check out this amazing story of Mary, whose life journey took her from a downward spiral of addictions to a life of meaning through achieving her goals: The SC AHEC has…

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Healthcare Quality

Saving Lives through MHFA

I received an email today that one of our trainees, who wished to remain anonymous, saved the life of a peer after taking one of our programs that included a Mental Health First Aid. We were all moved by this news, especially Karen, our Americorps extraordinaire, who taught the academy. She was full of pride…

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Pre-Apprenticeship Training (March/April 2019)

Student recruitment is in full swing for our 3-week Health Care Pre-Apprenticeship Training program March 18-April 5. I have a feeling this training may be a GAME CHANGER for Alaskans interested in working as Direct Support Professionals. I’ve sometimes heard that many who enter this field go into it with nothing much more than a…

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