Professional Development Certification
The Oregon Home Care Commission recognizes homecare workers and personal support workers who are life-long learners and want to continue developing their skills through the Professional Development Certification program.
Homecare workers and
personal support workers may advance their skills and career by earning an
Enhanced Certification. Learn more
about the Enhanced Certification program
The 2013-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) and SEIU provided two new worker classifications with increased service payment rates.
The two new worker classifications are:
- Enhanced homecare and personal support workers
- Exceptional personal support worker
Traditional Health Workers
Traditional Health Workers (THWs) are frontline public health workers who are members of the community they serve. They provide physical and behavioral health services. Learn more about Traditional Health Workers.