The Aging and Disability Resource Connection of Nevada County (ADRC) is launching the 2020 agency cross training program.
Purpose and Goals
The ADRC of Nevada County and the Community Living Implementation Council (CLiC) functioning as the ADRC Advisory Committee are a network of organizations that work together to make access to services easier for older adults, people with disabilities and family care providers. To accomplish this goal it is critical that all partners understand the resources and services being provided by all other ADRC partners and community organizations that serve this population.
Audiences for the training will include leadership and line-staff of ADRC Core Partners, Extended Partners, and community organizations.
2020 Training Schedule
4/15/2020 – FREED
5/14/2020 – Agency on Aging Area 4 & Older Americans Act Funded Organizations: Gold Country Community Services & Gold Country Lift
7/16/2020 – Connecting Point/211 Nevada County
9/24/2020 – Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
11/4/2020 – Nevada County Adult Services
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