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Community Training Connection, Inc. offers an array of training programs to meet the needs of administrators, owners and staff of community programs that specialize in assisted living and residential care programs. We train the people who help others.
We are also one of the first companies to provide online training for administrators in California. The approved courses cover pertinent information for Residential Care for the Elderly (RCFE), Adult Residential Facility (ARF) and Group Home (GH) administrators.
Here’s the latest…
- More regulation? Higher penalties?
From CA Healthline, with experts in the field weighing in on how the evolving assisted living industry should be regulated.... http://www.californiahealthline.org/think-tank/2014/how-should-california-regulate-growing-changing-assisted-living-industry It's clear CA has a problem in monitoring the increasing number of licensed RCFEs. The number grows and the monitoring is decreased. There are a number of bills pending aimed at improving the quality of services to residents. Any thoughts?
- More children with autism going to college and MORE
The Harvard Review of Psychiatry published summaries on six articles which review the latest studies from the past few years on Autism Spectrum Disorder. Here's a sneak preview: There may soon be a way to genetically test children for ASD. More high-functioning children with ASD are going to college, and they can be at greater risk for developing psychiatric issues like depression or anxiety. Severe stomach pain could be part of the reason children exhibit symptoms of ASD http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/11/research-autism-spectrum_n_4939200.html
- Turning autism into a strength
Dr. Grandin talks about focusing on what children are good at - and fostering that strength- rather than on labels. This has been a theme embedded in many of our classes on psychosocial issues. http://www.autismdailynewscast.com/turning-autism-into-a-strength-temple-grandin-talks-about-her-relationship-with-animals/6139/shanellis/