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Adult Family Home Certificate

Highline College
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Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
On campus
Des Moines

About this program

Adult Family Home Certificate

This course is a required training for those who wish to become licensed as adult family home providers. The course covers the roles and responsibilities of a licensed provider, the licensing process, business operations of the home, staff management, laws and regulations pertaining to adult family home management, resident care issues and resident rights. Upon successful completion of this course, the administrator/provider will be able to manage an adult family home.

Program content

Professional-Technical Core Courses

Adult Family Home Provider

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.


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  • Define the adult family home program and describe what is required to manage it.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan for and operate the business aspects of an AFH.
  • Create the components of an effective marketing plan.
  • Create a system to maintain resident records.
  • 5 define all major components of the resident assessment process and develop a negotiated care plan.
  • Explain all required medication administration systems, methods of storage and legal implications of documentation.
  • Describe all essential steps, guidelines, policies and procedures for the hiring and supervision of quality AFH staff.
  • Describe the techniques and requirements for ensuring that the resident s dietary needs and preferences are met.
  • Identify all resident rights and demonstrate the ability to take appropriate action to promote and respect the resident s legal and human rights.
  • Be able to complete all steps required to license the AFH.
  • Develop social and recreational activities that meet residents needs and preferences.
  • Will identify other legal requirements such as advance directives and elements of risk management

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Highline College

Highline College prides itself as being the 5th most diverse college in the entire USA. It is located in the breathtaking Pacific Northwest, which is home to renowned national parks, a stunning coastline and peninsula, a rainforest, the North Cascade...

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Why study at Highline College

  • Award-winning college (ranked in the top 150 community colleges in the USA in 2021)
  • Individual advising to help you meet your goals
  • New on campus student housing
  • University Transfer Pathways with many four-year university partners
  • Over 120 programs, certificates and degrees and still growing
  • U.S. high school diploma awarded after completing a 2-year degree with no additional requirements.
  • Active student life with many activities, programming, communities and leadership opportunities
  • Beautiful location just next to Seattle and the Puget Sound waterway
  • Internship &, scholarships opportunities
  • Unique OPT, CPT and internship opportunities

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Highline College

2400 S 240th St
98198 Des Moines WA
United States of America

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