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Building the Skills of Direct Care Workers: The Alaskan core competencies initiative

This article details the development of a set of cross-sector core competencies relevant to workers in the fields of mental health, addictions, developmental and physical disabilities, and the long-term care of older adults. Also described are the related assessment tools, curriculum, and train-the-trainer learning communities, which were developed to enable the dissemination of the competencies. 

Hoge, M., McFaul, M., Ccauble, L.L., Crafat, K.L Manuel, P., and Calcote, R.M
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