The IHSS Public Authority is pleased to announce that we are now offering trainings for IHSS providers online via Care Academy!

Training Topics Include:

  • Basic Housekeeping Techniques.
  • What does it mean to be a professional caregiver
  • Overview of Nutrition and Food Prep
  • Managing Job Related Stress
  • Assisting with Elimination Needs
  • Overview of Skin Care and Wound Prevention
  • Assisting with Oral Hygiene
  • Introduction to Dementia Care
  • Managing a Clean and Healthy Environment (Infection Control)
  • Safety Precautions and Fall Prevention (Part 1)
  • Safety Precautions and Fall Prevention (Part 2)
  • Overview of Transfers and Mobility Equipment
  • Communicating with Older Adults
  • Assisting with Bathing
  • Clients Rights, HIPPA, and Elder Abuse Prevention
  • Assisting with Personal Care Through ADLs
  • Assisting with Independent Living Through IALDs
  • PPE for Homecare
  • Overview of Mental Illness Care
  • ​Overview of Intellectual Disability Care
  • Coping Skills for Caregivers
  • ​Performing Basic First Aid during Medical Emergencies
  • ​Emergency Planning and Response

Benefits include:

  • Self-paced learning
  • Certificates available
  • Wide variety of classes
  • Access on your phone, tablet or computer

If you are interested in this new training platform, please contact Nicole ( / 209-468-1747) and once registered, you'll receive an email from Care Academy with log in instructions.

Please contact Nicole if you have any questions; / 209-468-1747

Virtual Trainings​​


IHSS Career Pathways Program

This optional training program is offered to eligible IHSS/WPCS providers. For more information please reference the attached flyers and/or their website. 

Exciting News!! Career Pathways will be offering in person trainings at the Public Authority office this month (September). For more information and to sign up please click here. The easiest way to find the classes being offered in Stockton is to use the location filter.

Below are some organizations that offer online training's. Click the organization name to explore the different training's they offer. 

​Community Hospice              

​Alzheimer's Association

Nutrition and Wellness for the Aging Video


Upcoming Trainings

Public Authority In-Home Supportive Services

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