Welcome to the Workplace Personal Assistant (WPA) Training, part of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services trainings focused on ways to help people with disabilities in achieving their competitive integrated employment (CIE) goals. The Workplace Personal Assistant (WPA) service can be instrumental in allowing individuals with disabilities needing ongoing support to maintain employment to be as independent and integrated as possible in their workplace.
Cost: This training is free to attend but registration is required.
Who Is This Training For: This training is for service providers who want to know what the WPA service is and how to implement this service.
Location: Online, virtual training. Once you enroll, you will have immediate access to the online training. You can also come back and access the training when it is convenient for you.
Time: Approximately 3 hours.
In This Training You Will:
- Receive an introduction about the WPA role
- Learn about workplace protocols and culture
- Explore best practices for providing WPA on-the-job supports
- Understand personal care and personal assistance basics