Trust Training Cooperative Building our Workforce Toegether

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Mission & Goals of the Trust Training Cooperative (TTC)

The Trust Training Cooperative (TTC) promotes career development opportunities for direct service workers*, supervisors, and professionals in the field engaged with Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority beneficiaries, by ensuring that technical assistance and training is accessible and coordinated.

In addition, the TTC is dedicated to collaborating with Alaskan communities to train rural behavioral health care providers by blending evidence-based practices with traditional wisdom.

  • Goal 1 – Facilitate and maintain coordination and collaboration of training entities.
  • Goal 2 – Technical assistance support will continue to be implemented to address training opportunities, training needs and gaps identified by providers serving Trust beneficiaries.
  • Goal 3 – Document and report training data.
  • Goal 4 – Increase and enhance evidence-based training delivery.
  • Goal 5 – Increase availability of quality training that equips the home & community based and behavioral health workforce to provide culturally attuned services throughout Alaska and for our unique Alaska Native populations.

*Direct service worker is a position that requires a bachelor’s degree or less and works at least 75% directly with consumers.

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Why did we get started?

There is a lack of access to education and training for agencies and their staff serving Trust beneficiaries, especially small agencies and agencies in rural areas of the state. As a result the workforce need is far greater than the availability of training and skilled workers.

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Trust Workforce Initiative Vision

By 2015, Beneficiaries of the Alaska Mental Health Trust shall have access to a capable, culturally competent workforce to support their communities and families across the life span.

 

 

2702 Gambell Street, Suite #103 • Anchorage, AK 99503
907-272-8270 or Toll-free outside of Anchorage 1-800-243-2199

Funding: Grant funded by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority
through the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development

UAA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution.

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