Online Courses for RCFE Administrators

A DSS-approved Administrator submits approved continuing education certificates to meet recertification requirements every two years. DSS is also referred to as CCLD in the State of California.

Essential CEU Institute is a DSS-approved provider of continuing education for RCFE Administrators in California (RCFE provider number 2000551 740-2).

For rules governing continuing education credit, participants should contact their respective regulatory boards.

AWOL Behavior

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Oct 26, 2016 · 131 completions The focus of this two-hour course is on AWOL behaviors and successful prevention and/or mitigation of their effects. Approvals: This course meets requirements towards the ARF, Group Home and RCFE recertificat… Read more

Beat the Heat: Tips for a Successful HOT Season

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Jul 27, 2018 · 31 completions This two-hour course is designed to offer participants tips on comfort and heat ilness prevention during the hot weather season. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:… Read more

Food Service Part One

Earn 3 CEU's
State Verified · Jan 3, 2017 · 107 completions This three-hour course is designed for persons who work in Community Care Facilities (CCFs) in California. There is a specific orientation to the general and facility type-specific requirements surrounding food… Read more

Food Service Part Two

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Jan 3, 2017 · 84 completions This two-hour course is designed for persons who work in Community Care Facilities (CCFs) in California. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to: Identify rights and considerations sur… Read more

Holiday Blues - or Bliss: Providing Effective Holiday Support

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Dec 9, 2016 · 66 completions This two-hour course focuses on the impact of holidays on individuals and industries, as well as the identification of sources of holiday blues – and bliss. The discussion includes persons with dementia, with d… Read more

Hospice Waiver Regulations - Successful, Proactive Guidance Across the Continuum of Care

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Apr 27, 2018 · 34 completions This course is designed to offer participants a detailed review of the regulations pertaining to hospice care in non-medical, Community Care-licensed facilities (CCFs) in California. This two-hour course will… Read more

LGBT Diversity Special Topic

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Oct 6, 2016 · 128 completions The focus of this two-hour course is on topics related to placement and intake considerations for prospective LGBT residents. This includes a discussion on LGBT terminology, identification of preferred pronoun,… Read more

Meaningful Behavior Change

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Sep 10, 2017 · 89 completions This two-hour course will enable participants to: Define social validity Identify the three components of social validity – social significance of the goals we write, the social appropriateness of… Read more

Medical Appointments

Earn 3 CEU's
State Verified · Oct 26, 2016 · 89 completions The focus of this three-hour course is on successful planning for, coordination of and attendance at resident medical appointments. Resident medical care is a critical area of service provision and is often dif… Read more

Medication Dispensation Part One

Earn 3 CEU's
State Verified · Jan 1, 2017 · 128 completions This three-hour course is Part One of a medication series and focuses on the importance of medication dispensation, use of correct medication terminology (e.g., administration, self-administration, dispensation… Read more

Medication Dispensation Part Two

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Jan 1, 2017 · 98 completions This two-hour course is Part Two of a medication series and focuses on required documentation of medication dispensation and side effects. In addition, Part Two offers discussion on discontinuing medications, w… Read more

PRN Medications

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Oct 26, 2016 · 123 completions This two-hour course focuses on methods of implementing PRN medication planning, dispensation and documentation that meet regulatory and agency requirements. This course meets requirements towards the ARF, Grou… Read more

Regulations Criminal Record Clearance

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Sep 15, 2017 · 82 completions This two-hour course will enable participants to: Identify the specific Title 22 regulations that govern criminal record clearances and exemptions Discuss the reasons for the criminal record c… Read more

Resting Bliss Face

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Jan 2, 2017 · 77 completions This two-hour course is designed for persons who work in all ranks and roles of care. Individuals who require ongoing care – particularly those in out-of-home placements due to behavioral and/or skill support n… Read more

Trauma-Informed Support

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Sep 2, 2018 · 44 completions This two-hour course is designed to offer a discussion of trauma-informed support in the context of behavioral support across the continuum of care. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to… Read more

Dignity and Rights Across the Continuum of Care

Earn 1 CEU's
State Verified · Sep 17, 2018 · 4 completions This one-hour course is designed to offer participants a discussion of dignity and rights across the continuum of care. Specific emphasis will be given to environments that offer behavioral support. Upon co… Read more

Mandated and Incident Reporting

Earn 1 CEU's
State Verified · Oct 12, 2018 · 3 completions This one-hour course is designed to offer participants an introduction to the topic of mandating and incident reporting. Mandated reporting of known or suspected abuse is required by law, by regulation and in w… Read more

ABC and Setting Event Recording

Earn 1 CEU's
State Verified · Oct 6, 2018 · 1 completion This one-hour course is designed to offer participants an introduction to A-B-C (Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence) and setting event recording. These descriptive assessment procedures are helpful with new, unus… Read more

Crisis and Emergency Support

Earn 1 CEU's
State Verified · Oct 2, 2018 · 3 completions The focus of this one-hour course is designed to offer participants an introduction to considerations with crisis and emergency support across the continuum of care. This course is NOT meant to replace or nega… Read more

Foundations of ABA: An Introduction to the Field

Earn 1 CEU's
State Verified · Sep 9, 2018 · 6 completions This one-hour course is designed to offer participants an introduction to the field of applied behavior analysis, and how its principles have positively impacted the continuum of care. Upon completion of this… Read more

HCBS-Friendly Behavioral Support

Earn 2 CEU's
State Verified · Sep 4, 2018 · 43 completions This two-hour course is designed to offer a discussion of trauma-informed support in the context of behavioral support across the continuum of care Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:… Read more

Naturalistic Teaching: Moments of Opportunity, Learning and Reinforcement

Earn 1 CEU's
State Verified · Oct 2, 2018 · 3 completions This one-hour course is designed to offer participants an introduction to naturalistic teaching procedures, which are also referred to as incidental teaching. Naturalistic learning offers a low stress, highly r… Read more

Preparation for Data Collection and Permanent Product Recording

Earn 1 CEU's
State Verified · Sep 29, 2018 · 2 completions This one-hour course is designed to offer participants a discussion on preparing for data collection, including whether a behavior is observable – or not – and an introduction to one method of behavioral monit… Read more

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