Apprenticeship Spotlight: Reinhardt Ryden

Apprenticeship Spotlight: Reinhardt Ryden

Reinhardt Ryden, Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) Apprentice at Lifeline Connections, reminds us to see the potential in our own journeys.   Reinhardt worked as a Peer Counselor for three-and-a-half years at Lifeline Connections, but his drive, passion, and...
FREE Practical Application to Comprehensive Treatment of Pain Training

FREE Practical Application to Comprehensive Treatment of Pain Training

Our friend, Southwest WA Area Health Education Center (AHEC), is offering a FREE 3-hour Practical Application to Comprehensive Treatment of Pain training on the “safe integration of opioids into personalized pain management.”  FREE Available to: ANY licensed/certified...
Apprenticeship Spotlight: Alexis Young

Apprenticeship Spotlight: Alexis Young

Alexis (Lexi) Young is a busy mother of five and a Medical Assistant at Neighborcare Health. Determined to work in the medical field, she has not let anything stop her from pursuing her dreams.   Lexi started her journey to become a Medical Assistant in Louisiana, but...
HCAC Hosts BH Pathways Event

HCAC Hosts BH Pathways Event

On June 20, the Health Care Apprenticeship Consortium (HCAC) and Training Fund hosted stakeholders from across the state invested in developing educational pathways to behavioral health degree programs. Faculty, administrators, and HCAC staff members gathered to...
From High School to NA-C: Narielle Mendoza

From High School to NA-C: Narielle Mendoza

As a high school senior, Narielle Mendoza has a busy schedule: classes, tests, extracurriculars. But that didn’t stop her from becoming a Nursing Assistant-Certified (NA-C) earlier this year with the Health Care Apprenticeship Consortium (HCAC). In collaboration with...
NA-C Program Recognized by WSATC

NA-C Program Recognized by WSATC

  On January 19, the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council (WSATC) granted official “recognition” to the NA-C Training Program. The NA-C program is part of IHAP, the Introduction to Healthcare Employment and Apprenticeship Program. IHAP is a...