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Welcome to the Wisconsin Caregiver Academy!

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay's Wisconsin Caregiver Academy provides training opportunities for caregiving professionals and practitioners throughout Wisconsin. Innovative training initiatives and courses that deliver sustainable results for assisted living facilities include Wisconsin Department of Health Services approved Train-the-Trainer Sessions, Employee and Task-Specific Training Sessions, Continuing Education Days for Trainers and Online Personal and Professional Development.

 

Upcoming Events

May Train-the-Trainer Courses

May 20-24, 2019
Kenosha,
WI‚Äč
The Train-the-Trainer courses have been developed and approved by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Bureau of Assisted Living and the Division of Quality Assurance, to offer an option for individuals without the required background to seek approval as Community-Based Residential Facilities (CBRF) instructors. These courses provide participants with the program knowledge, training skills and curriculum to offer high-quality trainings within their own organizations.These trainings take place across one week each month in a different location around Wisconsin.


Respecting Residents Rights and Preventing CBRF Violations Online Train-the-Trainer Course

September 26, 2019
This online Train-the-Trainer program provides a comprehensive foundation for new or seasoned trainers to build their skill set for person-centered care practices, laws and violations.  Attendees will gain confidence to prepare, develop and deliver the curriculum.  Each attendee will receive DHS 83.21 required resident rights curriculum for staff training.
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New in 2019!

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The Wisconsin Caregiver Academy will begin offering Digital Badges when you complete one or all four of the DHS state-approved Train-the-Trainer courses.
A Digital Badge is a validation of an accomplishment, skillset, or competency that a learner has earned.  Digital Badges can be placed on a resume or digital platform such as LinkedIn, to show employers you have the critical skillset and job-ready competencies that allow you to be a confident and engaging instructor of the state mandated courses.
 
Benefits for the trainee/employee:
  • a digital badge is a quick and easy way of highlighting your mastery of skills and validating your professional development
  • it can be digitally placed resume, ePortfolio or digital platform such as LinkedIn
  • It is a way to differentiate yourself from others and provide you a competitive edge in the job market
Benefit for the employer:
  • a digital badge is a valid, secure and easy way to identify if the candidate has the knowledge and skillet set you are seeking
The Wisconsin Caregiver Academy is offering Digital Badges at no additional cost!