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DSHS Adult Family Home Administrator Training  

Demonstrating English proficiency is a requirement for this course as set for in WAC 388-76-10130(5).

English proficiency assessment will take place at the first class session and will include an oral and written portion. Scores will be available immediately for review by the instructor.

If a student does not meet the minimum score requirement the instructor will let them know before the end of the first class session and the total tuition amount will be refunded. Students should allow 5-10 business days for refunds to process.

Any student not in attendance for the first class session will be dropped from the class roster. The college is not able to offer makeup dates for DSHS Adult Family Home Administrator Training class sessions.

This course meets the Washington State 54 hour education requirement for Adult Family Home providers. This course is required training for those who wish to become licensed as Adult Family Home (AFH) providers in Washington State. This course introduces students to the concepts and principles of management that are essential in the formation and running of an AFH business. The course covers the roles and responsibilities of a licensed provider, the licensing process, business operations of the home, staff management, resident care issues and resident rights. Course includes video and instruction of the inspection processes required for licensing.

Topics include Business: (Readiness, Personal Worth, Feasibility, Marketing, Fiscal Operations), Laws and Regulations, Human Resources, Resident's Rights, Assessment and Care Planning, Medication Administration, Social and Recreational Activities/Nutrition, Building Inspection and Initial Inspection.

Instructor is a successful AFH provider and an expert in business operations.

Go to the DSHS website for more information on owning an Adult Family Home click here.

Need to increase your English language proficiency? Consider taking: Better Communication for English Language Learners or learn more about ESL classes at the college by clicking here .


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