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APT provides professional instruction in caregiving by state-approved instructors who provide up-to-date information, skills testing, and guidance for you to become a Direct Care Worker (DCW), as envisioned by the State of Arizona (azahcccs.gov and azdirectcare.org). All students earning a Direct Care Worker (DCW) certificate will be recognized by any caregiver employer in the state of Arizona. APT adheres to the Principles of Caregiving (azdirectcare.org) as the core of its Direct Care Worker (DCW) classes.
DCW Aging and Physical Disabilities Topics
- Major Organ System
- Behavioral and Emotional Conditions
- Personal Care
- Transfers and Positioning
- Activity Planning
- Dementia-specific Care
- Grief and End of Life
- Basic Caregiver Skills