• Vocational-Residential Development Program

    The Human Services Professional Development program offers centralized training classes open to all human services agencies as well as specialized in-agency training classes. The program includes:

    • Professional development classes for staff to improve and update knowledge related to their jobs.
    • Personal growth and skill development classes for staff wanting to enhance individual growth in order to increase professional performance.
    • Classes required by either the Allegheny County Department of Human Services or the Department of Public Welfare.

    The following titles are a few examples that are offered through this program:

    • CPR/AED
    • First Aid
    • Fire Safety
    • Infectious Control
    • Crisis Intervention
    • Sign Language
    • Changing Addictive Thinking
    • Overview of Medication Errors
    • Ethics in the Helping Professions

    Contact information

    Susan M Kennedy
    Coordinator, Human Services Professional Development Program

    Mary Jo Guercio
    College Director, Community Training and Development