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

ENGLISH:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

9:00am - 4:00pm

SPANISH:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

9:00am - 4:00pm

 

Common Risks of Hospitalization

Class Description: Injury and infection among the elderly commonly lead to hospitalization. This training will highlight common risk factors and what providers can do to reduce the risks of hospitalization among their clients.

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

9:00am - 11:00am

 

Community Safety

Class Description: The goals of this module are to prepare participants to recognize unsafe situations and how to manage these situations while in the community.

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

12:00pm - 2:00pm

 

Effectively Caring for a Client with Dementia

This training will give an overview of dementia and offers increased insights in the causes and effects of this cognitive disorder. The primary focus is to provide the personal caregiver and assistant with specific techniques to help care for the client with dementia. Using case scenarios, personal caregivers and assistants will have the opportunity to put into practice the skills they learn.

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

2:30pm - 4:30pm

 

Nutrition & the Consumer

You are what you eat! Bad eating habits may be detrimental to client's health. In this training, participants will learn how to read important dietary label and be able to make informative choices when going grocery shopping or planning a meal for the client. 

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

9:00am - 11:00am

 

Substance Abuse & Consumers

This training will help care providers recognize various controlled substances and how to manage a situation if they encounter consumer believed to be under the influence.

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

12:00pm - 2:00pm

 

Understanding Body Mechanics

The work of a personal caregiver and assistant frequently requires physically lifting objects, equipment, and helping people move from one place or position to another, This lifting and assistance requires the use of proper body mechanics in order to avoid injuring oneself or the client.

Potential Stipend: $20

REGISTER

ENGLISH/CANTONESE/SPANISH:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

2:30pm - 4:30pm

 
 

CPR/First Aid

 

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

ENGLISH:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4

REGISTER

 

CANTONESE:

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18

REGISTER

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm

 
 

SPANISH:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11

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:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3

REGISTER

 
 

CANTONESE

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

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, OCTOBER 11

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

REGISTER


Electronic Time Sheet Training    

Potential Stipend: $15               

 

2:30pm -3:30pm

2:30pm -3:30pm

2:30pm -3:30pm

ENGLISH:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

MONDAY, DECEMBER 4

REGISTER

 
 

CANTONESE:

2:30pm -3:30pm

2:30pm -3:30pm

2:30pm -3:30pm

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

REGISTER

 
 

SPANISH:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

REGISTER

2:30pm -3:30pm

2:30pm -3:30pm

2:30pm -3:30pm