Welcome to The Alaska Training Cooperative (TTC) Learning Management System (LMS), an online resource for training and educational opportunities in Alaska for providers who serve Trust beneficiaries.
The TTC LMS is a collaboration with the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, UAA, UAS-Sitka, UAF and The Trust beneficiary providers statewide. The TTC LMS is a web-based system that offers a one-stop shop for various types of training opportunities. Components include:
- An online catalog of TTC trainings, staff development and educational courses
- Schedule and listings of training opportunities from around the state
- On-line registration or links to complete training registration
- As a user of this system you will have access to your E-Portfolio – a history of completed trainings and courses
Browse our catalog for upcoming training and educational opportunities. You can search by interest areas with the menu on the left of this page or click on the ‘Catalog’ tab above for an advanced search.
Anchorage Youth Development Coalition (AYDC) Training Directory
Anchorage's youth-serving community has come together to share professional development opportunities that can help you build your capacity to support youth!
In addition to ongoing publicly advertised trainings, individual trainers available by contract, and online training resources, this directory also includes trainings provided by agencies internally for their staff, but which may have space for others to participate on a case-by-case basis. Check out the Anchorage Youth Development Coalition (AYDC) Training Directory
Important LMS News!
Alaska Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Course with a QPR Approach
The Alaska Gatekeeper Training uses the QPR method as its core training. QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer, an emergency mental health intervention for suicidal persons created by Paul Quinnett. QPR is a simple educational program that teaches ordinary citizens how to recognize a mental health emergency and how to get a person at risk the help they need. It is also an action plan that can result in lives saved. If you are interested, please contact Eric Boyer at email@example.com.
Date / Time: June 2, 2016, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Shiloh Baptist Church, 855 E. 20th
Register: Alaska Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Course
Basic PASS Class
Learn basic PASS (Plan to Achieve Self Support) plan writing. Who is eligible? Where does the $ come from? What can a PASS buy? Who can write PASSes? These questions and more will be answered in this very basic 2 hour class. Will be accessible through teleconference or Blackboard/Collaborate (webinair format).
Please register before 6/2/2016
2016 NWGWEC Geriatric Spring Series
The Alaska Center for Rural Health & Health Workforce will be partnering with the Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center to bring 10 weeks of high quality geriatric trainings to Alaska via virtual classroom.
March 29 - May 31, 2016
Basic Concepts in Care Coordination
This class is designed for new Care Coordinators not yet certified. It is a prerequisite to the State of Alaska Senior and Disability Services (SDS) three-day Beginning Care Coordinator Training. This one-day course includes these topics: Ethics, How to Serve Someone with a Disability, Advocacy, Person Centered Planning, and Skills of Interaction.
- Face-to-Face, Anchorage, May 26, 2016, 8:45am - 5:00pm
- Distance Delivery, June 14 and 16, 2016, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Mental Health First Aid
Most people have heard of First Aid and CPR to address physical distress, but what happens when someone is exhibiting signs of emotional or mental distress?
The Alaska Training Cooperative (TTC) is providing the community with a groundbreaking public education program – Mental Health First Aid – that helps the public identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid is an interactive eight-hour course funded by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority that teaches participants about the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems and provides an overview of treatment resources and options.
For more information on Mental Health First Aid, visit www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org.
Conflict Resolution Skills / Alternatives to Violence Basic Workshop - ANCHORAGE
This beginning basic training will present conflict resolution skills through experiential learning exercises and practice with the goal of helping Direct Service providers and community members think about and make choices to reduce conflicts in work and everyday settings. The Alaska Training Cooperative and Hands of Peace are co-presenting this Basic workshop training.
AKTC/Hands of Peace Conflict Resolution Skills/AVP workshops are not affiliated with LEAP Alternatives to Violence program.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 6:00pm.
Self-employment is a recognized and viable alternative for people with disabilities who want to work. In this two-hour class, learn the basic elements in self-employment.
Please register prior to Thursday June 2
Managing Change: Basic Financial Literacy for People with Diversity
Description: Basic Financial Literacy course for employment participants, families and providers. The class covers basic banking, credit, savings, and budgeting strategies.
Please register prior to Thursday June 23
Two-Day Initial Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI): Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI) Course
This is a two-day training (total 12 hours of staff training) for a one year certification for new staff in crisis prevention techniques and de-escalation to assist with increasing the care, welfare safety & security.
- August 10 and August 11, 2016, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Anchorage
- Anchorage, November 14 -15, 2016, 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Anchorage, February 9 - 10, 2017, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)
Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is a public education program, intended for adults, which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.
- Wasilla, September 13 to September 14, 2016, 9:00am - 1:00pm
- Anchorage, September 16, 2016, 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Anchorage, October 15, 2016, 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Anchorage, November 11, 2016, 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Anchorage, January 20, 2017, 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Anchorage, February 24, 2017, 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Anchorage, March 23, 2017, 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Anchorage, April 14, 2017, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Assistance with Self-Administration of Medication (ASAM) Web-Based Training
This training will meet the Senior and Disability Services new Home and Community Based waiver regulations for staff training on Assistance with Self Administration of Medication. It is in compliance with state regulation 7 AAC 130.227.
Agencies must elect to use the AKTC for ASAM training before staff will be able to register. For information on making this training available for your staff, please contact Kimber Jackson at 907-264-6233 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This training is for staff working in NON-LICENSED facilities, providing the following services; Adult day, supported employment, hourly respite, daily respite done in the person’s home ONLY, Intensive Active Treatment (IAT) sessions, day habilitation, supported living (18+ in OWN HOME), and in home supports (child in OWN HOME). Please refer to state regulation 7 AAC 130.227 for additional information.
$15 per participant
Kawerak Regional/33rd Annual Rural Providers’ Conference
On behalf of the Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) and Kawerak, Inc., we are inviting you to the Conference.
The theme of this conference is "Carving a Path to Wellness." The event will take place August 2-5, 2016 in Nome, Alaska
For more information contact Bridget McCleskey at email@example.com. or go to Kaweak, Inc.
Web-Based, Anytime Trainings
The Alaska Training Cooperative offers several self-led, web-based, anytime trainings. See the list below and click the links to learn more information:
- Anger Management and Stress Reduction
- Acquired & Traumatic Brain Injury Case Management - Recorded Training
- Ethics and Boundaries
- Prevention of Abuse and Neglect of Vulnerable Adults Web-based Training
- Psychiatric Advance Directives
- Supervision and Leadership Learning Networks Series - Recorded Trainings
- Discovering Your Authentic Leadership
- Cultural Change That Sticks - Start With What’s Already Working
- Getting Control of Big Data: How vast new streams of information are changing the art of management
- How Managers Become Leaders
- Work + Home + Community + Self
- IDEO’s Culture of Helping
- Find the Coaching in Criticism: The right ways to receive feedback
- 21st Century Talent Spotting: Why potential now trumps brains, experience, and “competencies”
Submit a training or conference
To learn more about …
The Alaska Training Cooperative, go to: www.trusttrainingcoop.org
the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and The Trust beneficiaries go to: www.mhtrust.org
the UAA Center for Human Development, go to: www.alaskachd.org