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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

Getting Started

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!

2016 Full Lives Conference for Direct Support Professionals - Pathways to Full Community Involvement

The Full Lives Conference features national and Alaskan experts on key issues that affect direct service staff and the people they support. Presentations are provided on a wide variety of topics, allowing attendees to choose sessions based on their personal and professional interests such as: Promoting Healthy Relationships, Person-centered Best Practices, Honoring Cultural Diversity, Stress Management, Climbing the Career Ladder, and Community Inclusion Strategies.

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Psychiatric Advance Directives

A new course entitled Psychiatric Advance Directives training is online and available in web-based format.

This course introduces the Psychiatric Advance Directives along with its various uses and legal implications, and guides the user through the creation of their own Psychiatric Advance Directive.

Create your own!

For more information and to register visit

AKTC Supervision & Leadership Learning Networks 2016

The TTC is offering a 4-session series on Supervision and Leadership led by Charlie Johanson-Adams beginning January 13, 2016. Charlie has provided the facilitation of the Frontline Leadership Institute for the AKTC as well as the Learning Networks for the past few years. The Learning Networks have proven to be very successful in providing an avenue of training that is accessible, short, and packed with information.

All live sessions are full but recordings will be available one week after each session, along with all materials.

Full Series Info

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.

Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

For more information on Mental Health First Aid, visit

Upcoming Trainings

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

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.

Not only does this program save lives, but published research studies also indicate this program improves the mental health of those in the program itself by expanding the public’s knowledge of mental illness.

For more information on Mental Health First Aid, visit

Upcoming Trainings

Statewide Employment Services Trainings

Special Opportunity at ASSEC 2016 - Supported Employment Basics - Supporting Students on the Job

At this year's Alaska State Special Education Conference (ASSEC) the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) is providing a two day post conference training on "Supported Employment Basics - Supporting Students on the Job". This course is specifically designed for teachers and paraprofessionals who work with students involved in school and community work experiences, but it is relevant for any teacher involved in transition.

The special opportunity?

DVR will cover the $100 course registration and $79 fee for course credit for the first 15 who enroll.

3-Day Supported Employment Training, February 16-18, 2016, 9-11am

This 6-hour (three, 2-hour days) training addresses the basic procedures in employment development for people with significant disabilities. It looks at job development and placement differently than other training sessions, and is a hybrid of customized employment, person-centered mapping technique, and employment development.

Managing Change: Basic Financial Literacy for Workers with Disabilities, February 24, 2016, 9-10am

Basic Financial Literacy course for employment participants, families and providers. The class covers basic banking, credit, savings, and budgeting strategies. The class attempts to present strategies for SSI/SSDI beneficiaries who work to maximize employment earnings.

Self-Employment 1, March 1, 2016, 9-11am

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, business proposals, and products/markets.

Working Disabled Medicaid Buy-in Training, March 2, 2016, 11am - 12pm

Learn the basics of the Working Disabled Medicaid Buy-in program.

An Overview of Social Security Work Incentives

Work Incentives offer an avenue for people receiving SSDI and SSI benefits a way of trying and succeeding at wage and self-employment. This training session will briefly review the work incentives connected to SSDI and SSI, and how they promote work.

View all Employment trainings here!

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:


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To learn more about …

The Alaska Training Cooperative, go to:
the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and The Trust beneficiaries go to:
the UAA Center for Human Development, go to:

Need to talk to a REAL person about the Learning Management System?
Please contact the support team at: or call (907) 830-7290

Have invoice or payment questions?
Contact Marilyn Weaver at or 907-456-4214.

2702 Gambell Street, Suite #103 • Anchorage, AK 99503
907-272-8270 or Toll-free outside of Anchorage 1-800-243-2199

Funding: Grant funded by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority
through the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development

UAA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution.