Welcome to LTLTI

Welcome to the Long Term Living Training Institute of Pennsylvania.  Our organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality training and development programs for professionals working within the various fields of human services.  Please feel free to take a look around to learn more about our organization and the educational opportunities we provide.

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News & Announcements

  1. National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) Course

    Brand new to the LMS!  The National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993 requires that eligible citizens be given the chance to register to vote when they receive services from specific agencies.  AAAs are identified as one of the agencies that must comply with the NVRA law.

    The Pennsylvania Department of State requires that NVRA procedures training occur every 6 months. Online NVRA training will now be available in the LMS twice a year to comply with the Department of State regulations.  Log into your LMS training account to review this course.

  2. Legal Education Course

    The Pennsylvania Department of Aging, The Department’s Institute on Protective Services at Temple University and the Beasley School of Law at Temple University are pleased to announce a no-cost continuing legal education courses designed for district attorneys and personnel, county detectives, solicitors and agency attorneys, who provide legal services to Area Agencies on Aging throughout the commonwealth.

    These seminars will be held at three (3) different locations during the months of May and June with a start time beginning at 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., and will provide participants with 6.5 CLEs, of which 1.5 hours will be ethics hours.  The trainings will be held, with lunch provided, on the following dates at the specified locations.

    May 22, 2014     8:00 am – 4:30pm       Atherton Hotel, State College, PA

    May 30, 2014     8:00am – 4:30pm        Montgomery County Public Safety Training Center, Conshohocken, PA

    June 6, 2014      8:00am – 4:30pm        Pittsburgh Marriott Hotel North Cranberry Township, PA

  3. Free Streaming Video Training–Senior Bullying: It Doesn’t End on the Playground

    The Long Term Living Training Institute is proud to invite you to attend a live, streaming video training event on Wednesday, May 7th from 1:00 pm. to 3:00 pm.  This training will be presented by Pamela E. Countouris, an educator and a bullying prevention professional for all ages.  She has a BA in Psychology/Education and Child Development from Chatham College and has been an educator of the young child for over 30 years.  Bullying among residents of senior and daycare facilities has been occurring more frequently.  Research indicates that between 10-20% of residents have experienced some form of bullying from their peers.  Everyone has the right to feel safe and secure where they live, especially in their golden years.

    Key Concepts:

    - Types of bullying behavior and other problematic behaviors;

    - The impact of bullying on the target, other residents, and the staff;

    - The individuals who bully and the individuals who are bullied, passive, provocative;

    - Impact of ignoring bullying, possible solutions, and ways to intervene; and

    - Seniors who bully their caregivers and tips for caregivers for coping with seniors.

    Free registration is available within the LMS.

  4. Caregiver Webinar Series

    ASA announces the 2014 edition of the Family Caregiver Support Series of web seminars, presented in collaboration with Home Instead Senior Care.  This webinar series features a variety of topics that will help professional and family caregivers navigate the many issues that arise while caring for an older adult.  The webinars are FREE to attend, and continuing education credit is available at no cost.  Pre-registration is required to attend the live webinars.  To view complete webinar descriptions and register, go to www.asaging.org/web-seminars.

    May 7 – Living at Home with Arthritis

    June 11 – Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

    July 9 – Supporting Families Through Hospice and Palliative Care

    August 13 – Home Safety for Seniors

    September 10 – Understanding Diabetes in Older Adults

    October 8 – Helping Seniors with Finances

    November 12 – Helping Seniors with Loss of Independence

    December 3 – Solving Communication Issues Within Families

  5. Motivational Quote

    “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”
    - Confucius

  6. Understanding Behaviors of Depression, Anxiety & Dementia

    Join the PA Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition’s 4 hour training session offered throughout the Commonwealth.  All sessions will be held from 10:00 am -2:30 pm.  This training is for all individuals who provide care to older adults.  Cost is $75 per person.  For additional information, please see their website.  See below for the final dates and location:

    May 28, 2014 – Clarion county

  7. PCMI Announces 2 New eLearning Programs

    Working with Hoarding Behaviors
    Beat the Odds - Senior Problem Gambling

    Cost effective, powerful, and timely training is now available for two topics for which there has been limited training in the past.  Here are just a few features of these programs:

    • Based on sound, real world, and practice driven approaches;
    • Designed to be completed in short time segments, allowing flexibility in when and how the programs are completed;
    • Interactive in nature with activities to reinforce key concepts and learning;
    • Competency based with quizzes and a final examination.

    To learn more about the program goals, content, and cost, please visit our special announcement page on our website by clicking here.

     

  8. Options Counseling Training is now available!!

    The PA Link to Aging developed this online training program to augment the skills of those who provide information, referral and education services to people and families with long term care needs who want to understand the full range of options and opportunities.   Sign into the LMS now to take this new course!

  9. Interview with Brian Duke, Secretary – Department of Aging

    Comcast Newsmakers interviews, Brian Duke, Secretary, Department of Aging. He discusses Pennsylvania’s Plan: Finding Best Practices for an Aging State and his ‘Age and Live Well’ plan for Pennsylvania’s aging population.

    Log into the Learning Managment System and select the General training category within the Resource Archives area. Please contact us at 717 541-4214 if you have any questions.