Our Mission

The Mission of Personal Care Home Administrator Training is to expand the capacity of individuals, professionals, and organizations to provide safe and supportive residential care for dependent adults by providing an affordable, high quality course for Personal Care Home Administrators.

About Us

There are two types of Personal Care Home Administrator Training Courses as part of the many Continuing Education and Professional Development opportunities at Temple University Harrisburg.

Temple University Harrisburg offers training to meet the requirements of new personal care home administrators and administrator candidates as well as the annual education requirements of current or veteran personal care home administrators.

Through the Professional Development and Continuing Education Offerings, individuals who are interested in becoming Personal Care Home Administrators in PA can take the required 100 Hour initial course. According to the statute PA 55 Section 2600.64 (a)(2) regarding administrator training and orientation: Prior to initial employment as an administrator a candidate shall successfully complete a 100 hour standardized Department approved administrator training course.

The Institute on Protective Services offers a number of different courses for Personal Care Home Administrators to meet their annual training requirements.

Becoming an Administrator

Prior to initial employment as an administrator a candidate must successfully complete all of the following:

  • An orientation program approved and administered by the Department
    • It is helpful to attend this orientation prior to or during the course.
  • A 100-hour standardized Department-approved administrator training course
  • A Department-approved competency-based training test with a passing score

Continuing Education for Current Administrators

To see courses for continuing education for personal care home administrator please click here. These courses are only applicable for administrator who have completed their 100 hours.

The Institute on Protective Services offers a number of different courses for Personal Care Home Administrators to meet their annual training requirements. According to Section 2600.64(c) regarding current personal care home administrators an administrator shall have at least 24 hours of annual training relating to job duties. The Department-approved administrator training course specified above in Section 2600.64 (a) regarding candidates fulfills the annual training requirement for the first year.

Online registration is required for each course.

 

Contact Information

Becoming a New Administrator
Contact Name: Pamela Vierra
Email Address: pamela.vierra@temple.edu
Telephone Number: (717) 221-1695
Program Office Address:

234 Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Current Administrators
Contact Name: Pamela Vierra
Email Address: pamela.vierra@temple.edu
Telephone Number: (717) 221-1695

Courses

The list of available courses is below. You can sort the list by the Course Number, Course Name, or Campus. To sort the list, simply click on the table heading (i.e. "Course Number", "Course Name", "Campus").

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