Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe ~ Competency #7, 8, 9, 10 ~
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    • 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM


Anchorage Senior Activity Center
1300 East 19th Avenue
United States

Cost Range


Host and Instructor

Host: Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Instructor: Betsy Chivers, 907-264-6233,


Contact Hours: 8.00


The Alaska Core Competencies are a set of essential skills for DSPs (direct support providers or direct support professionals) who deliver services to persons with mental health and substance use conditions, intellectual and physical disabilities, and older adults who need long-term services and support.

This training will cover Alaska Core Competency #7, #8, #9, #10

Competency #7:
7A - Individualizing Care - Assesses the Influence of Key Individual, Family and Community Characteristics
7B - Individualizing Care - Tailors Services to Unique Individual, Family and Community Characteristics
7C - Individualizing Care - Modifies Plans and Services Based on Individual and Family Experience

Competency #8:
8A - Documenting - Completes Required Documentation
8B - Documenting - Balances Privacy with Documentation Requirements

Competency #9:
9A - Behaving Professionally and Ethically - Fulfills Responsibilities and Commitments
9B - Behaving Professionally and Ethically - Complies with Laws, Regulations, Policies and Ethical Codes
9C - Behaving Professionally and Ethically - Seeks Supervision and Consultation
9D - Behaving Professionally and Ethically - Manages Stress and Personal Health

Competency #10:
10A - Developing Professionally - Seeks Opportunities to Improve Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
10B - Developing Professionally - Uses Performance Evaluations and Feedback to Improve Performance