About this Virtual Workshop

  • Who should take this training?

    This workshop is for all current and future adult foster care home licensees who are interested in learning more about recruiting and retaining staff. It is also for anyone who would like to learn more about their own management approach and how work culture affects staff retention.

  • What will you learn?

    Participants will understand the importance of developing a recruitment strategy, discuss effective avenues for recruiting caregivers, recognize their personal management style, and connect how management style and AFH culture affect staff recruitment and retention.

  • How long is this training?

    This virtual workshop will offer 4.0 CEUs for APD, I/DD & MH adult foster/care home providers. This training will be offered as a 3.5-hour, virtual, interactive, half-day workshop with pre-workshop homework.

Learn more about this workshop

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Workshop Curriculum

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  2. 2
    • Pre-Webinar Homework Tutorial & Accessing the Zoom Link

    • Pre-Webinar Homework Video

  3. 3
    • Webinar Link [join the webinar here on 4/9/22 between 7:45-7:55am (PST)]

  4. 4
    • Instructions for Self-Evaluation & Completion Certificate

    • REQUIRED: Learning Self-Evaluation

About the facilitator

Lead Instructor

Alyssa Elting McGuire, MA, MPA

Alyssa's passion is helping adult care home staff connect their learning to real world experiences. Alyssa is the consulting and training director for Oregon Care Home Consulting & Training, which she founded in 2018. She is a former lead adult foster home licensor for Washington and Columbia Counties and spent eight years working in adult foster homes in both a regulatory and protective services capacity with the State of Oregon. Alyssa also worked as a program manager for the Alzheimer's Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter, where she facilitated dementia training around the state. Alyssa holds a graduate degree in public administration & management from the University of Nebraska, and a graduate degree in educational leadership (adult education & training) from Portland State. Additionally, she has a gerontology-focused certificate of completion from the Univ. of Southern California. She is a State-certified Ensuring Quality Care (EQC) instructor.

What others are saying about this training

Loved the class

Former participant

I loved the class. I hope you will offer more classes in the future!

Training came at the right time

Former Participant

This training could not come at a better time as I look forward to open my first AFH. Really appreciative of all you do to us.