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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:

  • 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