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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...

Apprenticeship Spotlight: Malissa and Jordan

Apprenticeship Spotlight: Malissa and Jordan

L to R: SUDP Apprentice Malissa Kautz, Training Fund Executive Director Laura Hopkins, SUDP Mentor Jordan Brooks, Sea Mar Senior Vice President Claudia D'Allegri.  Ask anyone working in behavioral health, like licensed Substance Use Disorder Professional...

Help More Students Access Quality Job Apprenticeships

Help More Students Access Quality Job Apprenticeships

Op-Ed by Washington Senators Karen Keiser and Emily Randall in The Seattle Times. “You often hear that a college degree is the only path to secure high-wage, high-skill employment. But that’s not how it has to be…”

CPTC Partnership Enables Virtual Access to Healthcare Apprenticeships

CPTC Partnership Enables Virtual Access to Healthcare Apprenticeships

Prospective students in Pierce County will soon be able to obtain a paid healthcare apprenticeship while attending in-person and virtual classes at Clover Park Technical College, thanks to a partnership with the Health Care Apprenticeship Consortium and Virtual Healthcare Institute.