This course meets the Washington State DSHS requirement for Adult Family Home providers. Most of our instructors are current/past board members of the Adult Family Home Council of Washington State. The class is strongly suggested for Resident Managers but is not required. For more information regarding all training requirements, please visit the DSHS website.
Students must register using their legal first/last name to receive a DSHS Certificate of Completion after successfully completing the course.
Students must provide a valid photo ID card on the first day of class.
DSHS requires 54 hours of training to receive the AFH Administrator Training Certificate. Students must attend all class sessions.
AFH Admin Online Classes
- A Desktop or Laptop is required for online learning. Cellphones & Tablets are not allowed as students will be unable to complete required assignments and access Canvas properly.
- They are held using Zoom & Canvas. Canvas is Highline College's student learning platform. Students will be required before the 1st day of class to set up their Highline Canvas account. Directions to set up your Canvas account will be emailed 5-7 days before class begins. The activation letter will be sent to the email address you included in your registration.
- Instructor Dorothy Schlimme uses Canvas only (no Zoom). Instructors Paul Galasso and Mary Tu'ifua use both Zoom and Canvas.
- Textbook: A pdf copy of the textbook will be emailed to all students. If you would like a hard copy of the textbook, you can pick it up at the Highline College Continuing Education office located at Campus View 2920 College Way, Des Moines, WA, 98198.
New to Zoom? Click the links below for some general tips from Zoom:
How to Join Zoom (3:30)
Configuring Audio & Video (2:40)