What are the qualifications for trainers to teach DCW?

Questions and AnswersCategory: Direct Care Worker (DCW)What are the qualifications for trainers to teach DCW?
ptsadmin Staff asked 1 year ago
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ptsadmin Staff answered 1 year ago

Trainers must meet the following qualifications:

  •  Have passed both the knowledge and skills tests for any curriculum modules they will teach, at the required minimum score.
  •   Have hands-on experience as a caregiver of at least one year.
  •   Have at least one year of experience teaching groups of adults (any field) or three months (100 plus hours)
    preparation to become an instructor in direct care.
  •   Teach at least two DCW training classes per year
    Approved Programs must verify and maintain evidence that each trainer meets these qualifications prior to training and testing DCWs.