The Long Term Living Training Institute (LTLTI) of Pennsylvania was established in January 2008 to provide consistent training opportunities state-wide to aging network staff.
Vision & Mission
The vision of the Pennsylvania Long Term Living Training Institute (LTLTI) of Pennsylvania is to maximize independence, safety, and well-being for older adults, their families, and the communities supported by the work of competent, committed, and confident professionals.
LTLTI works to ensure that the long term living network is supported by, and retains, qualified trained staff. This is accomplished by providing educational opportunities including traditional classroom, conferences, webinars, and online training, thereby enriching the expertise of those who support and/or provide services to older Pennsylvanians to maximize their level of independence and community living options.
The Mission of LTLTI is to train and provide technical support to those working in Long Term Living system to support adults and maximize their level of independence.
The guiding principles of the Pennsylvania Long Term Living Training Institute (LTLTI) of Pennsylvania are to:
- Fill training gaps and avoid duplication of training efforts
- Coordinate long term living training activities
- Develop training programs which foster standardization of principles and practices
- Develop programs which establish core competencies
- Provide learning opportunities that support the Commonwealth’s rebalancing initiatives
- Minimize costs associated with training for agencies and providers of long term living
- Respect and promote participants right to dignity and self-determination
- Embrace diversity addressing cultural, spiritual, and ethnic values and beliefs
Programs & Initiatives
The Long Term Living Training Institute (LTLTI) is involved in directly implementing professional training services as well as being resources to other relevant programs to facilitate staff working in the various fields of human services.
Much of the training housed in our LMS training portal, is available to human service organizations upon request. Please visit the Portal Log In for more information. You can also view some of the publicly accessible information found within our Online Resources and Info for Consumers sections of this website.
Please visit our Online Resources, Info for Consumers, and Links sections of our website for information on other federal, state and regional training opportunities available to various human services staff.
The Long Term Living Training Institute (LTLTI) of Pennsylvania utilizes a wide collaborative base to help deliver effective trainings. This includes the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) and the Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging (P4A), and a variety of training presenters, subject matter experts and policy officials.
The Long Term Living Training Institute (LTLTI) of Pennsylvania reports to an Advisory Committee to help determine training needs and effective professional development solutions. The LTLTI Advisory Committee consists of 18 members who provide oversight and consultation on matters affecting curriculum development, content, program improvement, and evaluation.
The LTLTI Advisory Committee also works to promote best practice standards that encompass social, organizational, and legal realities. This committee also acts as a conduit, providing “real time” feedback between partner agencies, providers, consumers, and the various levels within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The Long Term Living Training Institute (LTLTI) of Pennsylvania endeavors to maximize the independence, safety and well-being of older adults, their families and communities, by supporting the work of competent, committed and confident professionals.
Funding for the LTLTI is provided under Contract Number 4100056808 and Purchase Order Number 4300295626 from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA).