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Employee Training

Employee training is plentiful at Life Works. Our goal is to hire people with the heart for this work and then to provide the training they need to be successful. A combination of classroom and on-the-job training is required within the first 90 days of employment and ongoing training is available each year.

Topics include:

  • First Aid
  • CPR and IED
  • Medication Administration
  • Mandated Reporter (for abuse)
  • Fire Safety
  • Driver Training (for wheelchair or larger vans)
  • Individual Program Plans
  • Right Response (managing self and crisis situations)
  • Blood borne Pathogens (HIV/Hepatitis)
  • Agency Tour
  • Seizures
  • How to Teach a Skill
  • Lifting and Ergonomics
  • Safety and Medical Protocols
  • Client Rights
  • Record Keeping- Therap (electronic record keeping program)
  • State of Washington Residential Guidelines (Power, Choice, Relationships, Status, Integration, Competence)
  • Leadership Skill Building
  • Communications
  • Listening and Observation