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The Cascade Connections Training Center offers interactive, up-to-date online and in-person trainings for caregivers, home care aides, and families. The Department of Health (DOH) has approved our Center to provide trainings required by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). Our instructors are knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate about caregiving.

ALL STUDENTS — Please read the document below before you attend class:

All Classes

Click the link above to see the list of all upcoming classes. We continue to add new courses, so check back with us often.

Home Care Aide (HCA) Training Classes

Our accredited, state-approved home care aide (HCA) training certification offers excellent preparation for caregiving careers such as HCA or Direct Support Professional. This 75-hour curriculum provides interactive, hands-on learning opportunities for participants.

Continuing Education (CE) Classes

The Training Center runs several relevant, DOH-approved CE classes for HCAs and long-term care workers. Our many offerings include Nurse Delegation, RIGHT RESPONSE, Mental Health, and Dementia trainings.

Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED (In-Person Class)

This is an American Red Cross course. Those who successfully complete the Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course receive a certificate that is valid for two years.

Bloodborne Pathogens – CE 1.0 Hour

This DOH-approved online self-study class familiarizes students with common bloodborne diseases such as Hepatitis and HIV/AIDs. Enrollees will learn how to prevent the spread of BBPs by taking Standard Precautions, including use of Personal Protective Equipment. Those who successfully pass the test receive a certificate that remains current for one year.

Food Handling for Home Care Aide – CE 0.5 Hours

This DOH-approved online self-study class introduces enrollees to foodborne illness and prevention. Participants study safe food-handling practices such as safe food storage and preparation. Those who successfully pass the test receive a certificate that remains current for one year.