Adult Family CAREGIVERS NETWORK COMMUNICATION TRAININGS
Below are the training titles and descriptions for each Communication AFCN training. After you have determined which trainings you are interested in ordering, select the number of tests and answer keys you will need for each. Only one answer key is needed for each training per facility. Each test includes a certificate of completion per caregiver.
*We encourage you to check with the licensing entity in your state to ensure that AFCN trainings will be counted toward training hours for your caregivers.
**Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. Order online for faster service.
Important Publisher's Note: Reproduction of Tests and Certificates of Completion may VOID your training hours.
**Please note, certificates are NOT mailed with the trainings. Certificates will be issued upon completions of the tests. Once you send us the completed tests, we will correct them and issue a certificate.
Volume 1, No. 9 Training & Certificate
Developing Cultural Competence
Bridging the cultural and racial gap has become increasingly important. As a result, this article describes how to address and overcome communication barriers, which will ensure meeting the needs of adult family care residents.
Volume 1, No. 9 Answer Key
Volume 2, No. 4 Training & Certificate
Coping with Crisis Effectively
What is the DEAL strategy for crisis intervention? What are some techniques for dealing with residents' aggressive behaviors? This article answers these questions, and more.
Category: Behavioral Management
Volume 2, No. 4 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 5 Training & Certificate
Overcoming Communication Barriers: Untangling Mixed Messages
Did you know that half of our communication consists of totally nonverbal body language? Tips are presented to nip various communication issues in the bud.
Volume 3, No. 5 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 12 Training & Certificate
Culturally Competent Care: Promoting Understanding & Respect
What is culture and cultural competence – and why is it important? This article explains.
Volume 3, No. 12 Answer Key
Volume 4, No. 9 Training & Certificate
Helping Caregivers Cope with Death and Bereavement
Death is never an easy issue to cope with. However, this article is designed to help caregivers understand specific needs at the time of death and immediately afterward.
Volume 4, No. 9 Answer Key
Volume 10, No. 12 Training & Certificate
Activity Planning: Don't Assume or Patronize, but DO Empower
Planning activities for seniors and adults with disabilities isn't easy. As well as taking residents' difference preferences and abilities into account, it's also important to not assume or patronize while striving to empower residents to the fullest extent possible.
Volume 10, No. 12 Answer Key
Volume 11, No. 2 Training & Certificate
Ensuring Proper Documentation
Thorough documentation is a key component in the care of any resident. This training examines the methods of documenting, recommendations for documenting, steps to follow when documenting, and what information caregivers need to document.
Volume 11, No. 2 Answer Key