The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) is proud to announce another major release of course offerings to our catalogs.

CDSS has added new courses onto our General Health & Safety, Complex Physical Needs, Cognitive Impairments & Behavioral Health, and Transition to Home and Community Based Living Catalogs.

Below is a sample of the newest courses added to the catalog:

  1. Alzheimer’s Basics (1150)
  2. Homelessness System and Coordinated Entry (2063)
  3. Identifying and Mitigating Negative Social Determinants of Health (2055)
  4. Intro to Health Insurance Benefits & Medical Bills (2057)
  5. Introduction to Paramedical Care (2051)
  6. Last Phase of Life (1022)
  7. Supporting Consumers to Use the Bathroom and Manage Incontinence (2035)
  8. Understanding the Healthcare Continuum of Care (2056)

In addition to this release, we still have seats available for our self-paced offerings of the seven courses below:

  1. Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation (2070)
  2. Harm Reduction: Caring for a Person Who Uses Substances (Drugs or Alcohol) and is Not Ready to Stop (2073)
  3. Introduction to Basic Human Needs (2069)
  4. Introduction to Providing In-Home Care (2068)
  5. Introduction to Supportive Housing (2071)
  6. Key Concepts of Home Care, Self-Determination, and Self-Direction (2067)
  7. Trauma-Informed Approaches to Providing Care (2072)

Click on the following link to visit our course catalogs to view these and other brand new courses: IHSS Career Pathways Course Catalog

Click on the link to visit our IHSS Career Pathways Home Page for additional information: IHSS Career Pathways Program

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