Sunday, November 19, 2017

Provider and Recipient Training Resources

California Department of Social Services Website Resources

Learn more about the IHSS program, the services covered under the program, and your responsibilities as an employer/employee.  All the files in this section are linked from the newly redesigned CDSS website at

IHSS Program Information

  • Overview of the IHSS Program
  • Paramedical Services
  • Share-of-Cost
  • Teaching and Demonstration
  • Timesheets

Communication Tools

How to talk to your employer/employee in a positive way to avoid or address problems.

  • Finding, Interviewing and Hiring a Provider
  • Getting Started With Your New Provider
  • Communicating With Your Provider
  • Setting and Maintaining Boundaries
  • Supervising Your Provider
  • Deciding When to Fire a Provider
  • Recognizing Abusive Behaviors

Employer and Employee Tools

Agreements and logs to help you set clear expectations and keep track of tasks performed.