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Direct Caregivers Make Direct Impact on Quality

On August 13, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Quality improvement projects developed by Health Support Specialists from Avera Marshall, Three Links, Traverse Care Center and Regent at Burnsville were recently selected as the winners of the ICan Innovation Contest.   

Learn Essential Mentoring Skills: RSVP for HSS Hubs by Friday

On April 17, 2018 by Laura Lutgens

Our spring Health Support Specialist (HSS) regional hubs will continue next week and will deliver on a core foundation of apprenticeship: mentoring. 

Celebrating Health Support Specialist Graduates

On February 27, 2018 by Laura Lutgens

Some Health Support Specialists (HSS) say the highest honor of their career is to walk across the stage during the general session at Institute as they are recognized for completing their coursework, advancing their skills, and furthering their commitment to care for our aging population.

Health Support Specialist in Owatonna and Marshall on July 18

On July 12, 2017 by Jodi Boyne

Have you signed up yet? Join LeadingAge Minnesota members to learn about the Health Support Specialist program -- your next solution to workforce challenges! Get Onboard! Join us at any of these locations near you: 

Think You Know Health Support Specialist? Think Again!

On June 28, 2017 by Jenna Kellerman

Join LeadingAge Minnesota members to learn about one established workforce solution that your organization may be missing out om -- The Health Support Specialist program! Get Onboard! Join us in July at one of these three meetings: 

Apply Now: Deadline for PIPELINE Dual-Training Grant is July 7

On June 28, 2017 by Jenna Kellerman

The Application deadline for the PIPELINE Project dual-training grant through the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry is July 7. The PIPELINE grant can be used to implement the Health Support Specialist Apprenticeship program in your setting. 

Deadline for PIPELINE Project Dual-Training Grant is July 7

On June 20, 2017 by Jenna Kellerman

Applications are available for the PIPELINE Project dual-training grant through the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. What can you use the PIPELINE Grant for? The Health Support Specialist Program!  

Have You Signed Up? Get Onboard HSS!

On June 20, 2017 by Jenna Kellerman

Have you signed up to learn how to elevate your staff and raise the bar on quality care? Join us in July to learn more about the Health Support Specialist (HSS) program.  

Apply for the PIPELINE Project Dual-Training Grant

On June 13, 2017 by Jenna Kellerman

Applications are available for the PIPELINE Project Dual-Training Grant through the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. What can you use the PIPELINE Grant for? The Health Support Specialist Program, an apprentice program offered through LeadingAge Minnesota. 

Get Onboard the Health Support Specialist Program

On June 13, 2017 by Jenna Kellerman

We hear members talk about a need to elevate the role of the direct caregiver. To change the perception of the role in our field. To better educate front-line staff to care for people with rising acuity. To pay staff more livable wages. Do you know that we already have a program that does all of that

Heath Support Specialist Program to Hold Annual Meeting at Fall Learning Lab

On October 19, 2016 by Adam Suomala

The Fall Learning Lab for the Health Support Specialist (HSS) program will feature its first ever annual meeting, which will focus on strategic planning updates and growth of the program. The Fall Learning Lab takes place on Oct. 24 at Three Links Care Center in Northfield.

Grant Application Now Available to Help Fund Health Support Specialist (HSS) Program

On August 3, 2016 by Adam Suomala

Members interested in starting or expanding the Health Support Specialist (HSS) role within their organization can apply for a Dual Training Grant to help fund the program.

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