IHSS Public Authority Training and Resources

The Public Authority
provides CPR/First Aid training for IHSS enrolled active providers. To take CPR/First Aid class please print and fill out the CPR/First Aid Interest Form. A Registry Specialist will contact you for the next available class in your location.

Access the following forms by clicking on the link of the form you need for a printable format.
Educational Videos    
Introduction and Services Video - This video provides a brief summary of the IHSS program, including basic eligibility criteria, the home visit process, available services and supports, and the care provider selection process.
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Hiring a Provider - This video provides information on how an IHSS recipient/consumer may hire a care provider, including tips on how to find, interview, and select a care provider.
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Supervising a Provider - This video provides information on how to properly supervise a care provider, including suggestions on how to appropriately communicate with a care provider, how to maintain privacy and protect personal identifying information, and how to direct care providers in completing authorized IHSS tasks. 
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Completing a CMIPS II Timesheet Correctly - This video provides information for IHSS providers on how to properly complete their Timesheets for processing in CMIPS II. The video instructs how to complete IHSS timesheets and how to avoid common timesheet mistakes which may delay payment.
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Other Helpful Links
The Working Disable Program (WDP) allows certain individuals to become eligible for Medi-Cal by paying low monthly premiums based on countable income. For more information please click on the link above.