See these pages below for tools and resources for In-home Supportive Services Training Academy workers.
IHSSTA offers a variety of training throughout California including IHSS 101, Comprehensive Assessment Concepts (CAC), and IHSS Medical Implications/Program Integrity/State Hearings (MI/PI/SH).
The IHSSTA offers IHSS core training (modules, 1, 2 and 3) in all regions of the state. Please follow link for details.
This page is intended for IHSS workers to provide easy access to resources and forms including a regional map and reimbursement form.
Advanced Care Planning: Honoring Patient Priorities and Values Submitted by: Amanda Brownell, MSW, LCSW “It was helpful to us because what I thought was totally different from what he thought, so I needed to hear his thoughts and his wishes and that’s important. And doing it now, not […]
Medicare or Medicaid? Got Coverage? Submitted by Cassie Deacon, MSW Candidate As highlighted in January’s blog, the older adult population in the U.S is projected to grow to 45.8 billion individuals by 2050. But who will insure this growing number of older adults? In 2015, over 14% of California’s population […]
Submitted by Cassie Deacon, MSW Candidate, San Diego State University. Today’s medical system is a labyrinth of changing policies, procedures and information. Therefore, it is crucial to understand rights and options for yourself and your loved ones. By asking questions, knowing your rights as a patient and as a primary […]