Promising Practice Monthly Feature: COMPASS - Orientation and In-Service Training
Like many CEOs, he and an HR colleague started by asking the question, “What do we want to gain from this program?” Their answer: orientation and onboarding were part of a much larger engagement strategy for all employees.
LeadingAge Sponsors National Emerging Leadership Summit Program (NELS)
Organized and led by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, the NELS program brings new leaders to DC to learn how to advocate for the profession, hear from sponsoring organizations about their leadership programs and current initiatives, go to Capitol ...
LeadingAge Offers 3rd Student Program at Annual Meeting - Scholarships Available
We recommend specific sessions that students would find valuable – and offer special programs geared to job search skills, career paths, credentialing, etc.
LeadingAge Lobbies to Fix CNA Training Penalty
LeadingAge advocates have been out in force to lobby for H.R. 1265, the bipartisan Nursing Home Workforce Quality Act. When a nursing home gets fined more than $10,000 -- despite the reason – it cannot train staff to be certified nursing assistants for 2 years. The bill would change the law to give CMS the choice to decide which penalty makes sense when a problem is found.
New Bills on Healthcare Workforce and Hospice Education
The House legislation would give grants to entities using a career pathways approach to training people for health professions. Curricula are to include basic work skills, career coaching, and connection to potential employers. Successful grant applicants would have a plan for providing supportive services like child care ...