Provider Workshops

 
 

 OUR WORKSHOPS ARE DESIGNED FOR:

Targeted for independent providers already registered in the IHSS program that have active clients within the last 12 month (contact the Training department for more information). If you are not an independent provider, you are still welcome to take the class but will have to pay the class fee.

Contact the Training department for more information (415) 400-7570.

STIPEND: $15-$60 total (read below to see if you qualify).

STIPEND DETAILS: To qualify for stipend, you must be an IHSS Provider in San Francisco and must have had an active client within the last 12 months. You can take the same training multiple times but you can only receive the stipend for the same training every two years.

SUMMARY: Homebridge Training offers a wide array of continuing education courses for personal care providers and family caregivers. We are approved by the California Department of Public Health to provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides. One CEU is provided for each hour of in-class training. 

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Fall Prevention

Class Description: Unintentional falls are a threat to the lives, independence and health of adults ages 65 and older. This training will increase your awareness of common risk factors and enhance your observation, reporting, and communication skills to reduce those risks.

Potential Stipend: $60

REGISTER

SPANISH:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

ENGLISH:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2019

FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2019

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

DEALING WITH
BED BUGS

Class Description: A bed bug is an insect that feeds exclusively on blood. This training will help you to identify, manage and prevent the outbreak of bed bugs among the clients you serve

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

9:00 am - 11:00 am

 

HANDLING CHALLENGING SITUATIONS

Class Description: Participants will learn specific techniques to resolve situations without escalating the situation. They will learn specific techniques on how to effectively listen, calm themselves and meet an individual’s needs when encountering a challenging situation.

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 

HOARDING & CLUTTERING

Class Description: This training will illuminate the many challenges and opportunities that providers can consider to effectively address this behavior in older adults.

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

 

HOW & WHEN TO REPORT ABUSE

Class Description: Abuse takes many forms—physical, sexual, psychological, and financial—as well as neglect. This training explains the responsibility of personal care providers to report abuse and neglect.

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8

9:00 am - 11:00 am

 

PREVENTING BED SORES

Class Description: A bed sore is an injury to the skin and the tissue underneath caused by pressure to the area. This training will help providers identify the early signs of bed sores and ways to protect further damage to clients’ skin.

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 

UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS

Class Description: Working with clients who have a mental illness can be very challenging for direct-care workers. Learning about these conditions, what causes them, and how they affect clients and their families can help participants to overcome stereotypes and develop empathy.

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

 
 

CPR/First Aid

 

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

ENGLISH:

Tuesday, 4/16/19

Tuesday, 5/14/19

Wednesday, 6/26/19

REGISTER

 

CANTONESE:

Tuesday, 4/23/19

Tuesday, 5/7/19

Wednesday, 6/26/19

REGISTER

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

 
 

SPANISH:

Thursday, 5/30/19

Tuesday,4/9/19

Tuesday,6/4/19

REGISTER

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm


 

Mechanical Lift     

Potential Stipend: $20

11:00am - 1:00pm

11:00am - 1:00pm

11:00am - 1:00pm

ENGLISH:

MONDAY, JANUARY 7

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

REGISTER

 
 

CANTONESE

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

REGISTER

11:00am - 1:00pm

11:00am - 1:00pm

11:00am - 1:00pm

 
 

11:00am - 1:00pm

11:00am - 1:00pm

11:00am - 1:00pm

SPANISH:

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

REGISTER


Electronic Time Sheet Training    

Potential Stipend: $15               

 

2:00pm -3:30pm

2:00pm -3:30pm

2:00pm -3:30pm

ENGLISH:

MONDAY, JANUARY 7

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

REGISTER

 
 

CANTONESE:

2:00pm -3:30pm

2:00pm -3:30pm

2:00pm -3:30pm

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

REGISTER

 
 

SPANISH:

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

REGISTER

2:00pm -3:30pm

2:00pm -3:30pm

2:00pm -3:30pm