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Apprentice Spotlight: Lukuman (Rachman) Nagwere

Apprentice Spotlight: Lukuman (Rachman) Nagwere

Lukuman (Rachman) Nagwere, a beacon of joy, reminds us that with perseverance, a growth mindset, and support it is possible to accomplish our goals.  Rachman, who is originally from Uganda, entered the healthcare workforce when he moved to New York. His wife at the...

Remembering Jim, a Dedicated and Passionate Educator

Remembering Jim, a Dedicated and Passionate Educator

James “Jim” Robinson passed away on January 25, 2024, after a short illness. Jim played an instrumental role in the establishment of our Medical Assistant (MA) Apprenticeship program and worked with us as a contracted instructor for the program. With his years of...

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...