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Education & Training

The success of the Supportive Living Program (SLP) depends on the knowledge and competence of staff within each community. AALC periodically offers continuing education courses and other training opportunities for professionals involved in SLP.

In partnership with Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine, AALC hosts training programs that awards continuing education credits for social workers, professional/clinical counselors, clinical psychologists, nursing home administrators, and dietitian/nutrition counselors.

Recent topics include:

  • Infectious disease mitigation and prevention
  • Marketing strategies and techniques in the era of COVID-19
  • Ethics for health care leaders
  • Medicaid and managed care organizations (MCOs) 

We are continually updating this page to reflect current training opportunities.  Check back for updates.

Upcoming events

    • 25 Oct 2023
    • 26 Oct 2023
    • Springfield, IL

    Join AALC for our first in-person event since 2019! We're excited to see everyone in person on October 25 - 26, 2023 in Springfield, IL for two days of educational speakers, networking, competitions and more!

    Dates & Times: October 25: 12noon - 7pm     |     October 26th:  8am-4pm
    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62701

    The meeting will feature:
    • Full agenda of speakers
    • Networking reception, continental breakfast & lunch
    • Wii Bowling championship viewing
    • Spelling Bee championship viewing
    • CEU credits through SIU School of Medicine. 
    Don't miss out on this event!  Register Today!

    View the agenda here.
    Learn more about the Wii Bowling and Spelling Bee Championships!
    Interested in Sponsoring the event?
    Click here.

IDPH COVID-19 Weekly Webinar Series

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is offering weekly webinars for long-term care providers every Friday at 1:00pm.
The purpose is to share updates and answer questions related to COVID-19.

Webinars take place from 1 p.m. - 2p.m. every other Friday.
To register, click on the links below:

Friday, May 6   Friday, May 20  

The webinars will be recorded and links to recordings will be sent out following the session to individuals who could not attend. To receive a recording, send an email to:

Together We Can Do It

AALC & Medication Management Partners (MMP) recently hosted (3) webinars to learn about the COVID-19 vaccines and have your questions answered by Patrice L. Johnson, RPh, PMP and Director of Partner Success at MMP. 
The Webinars Addressed:

Vaccine Terminology

Vaccine Expectations

Common Vaccination Concerns

Missed them? View the presentation here

COVID-19 Training
Suggested Training for SLP Managers & Clinical Staff

The IDPH recently filed emergency rules related to mandated COVID 19 training for provider types they license and monitor.  These rules do not include SLP providers, but we believe this training would be beneficial for SLP providers.
How to Register for Group Training
How to Register Without a CMS Certification Number (CCN)

Register Here

Affordable Assisted Living Coalition
P.O. Box 1245
Springfield, IL  62705

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