Residential Care Specialist Certification

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Course Description

The Residential Care Specialist Certification will prepare participants to handle resident safety, resident needs, documentation, communications, confidentiality and honoring resident rights.

Residential Care Specialist often work at organizations such as rehabilitation centers, residential care facilities, group homes, shelters and universities. The exact job duties of the Residential Care Specialist vary depending upon where he is employed. However, this job generally entails supervising a group of program participants or clients within a structured environment.   

Key Lessons   

  • Client’s Right’s and Confidentiality
  • Documentation
  • Residential Care
  • Introduction to Mental Health, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse
  • Prevention of Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
  • Diversity
  • Generation Gaps
  • Person Centered Thinking