Program Details
Upon successful completion of this program, you will be added to the Wisconsin CBRF Employee Registry. Coursework will include the following training modules: Fire Safety, Medication Administration and Management, Standard Precautions, First Aid and Choking, Resident's Rights and Challenging Behaviors. Employers will expect graduates of this program to be able to: Practice safe medication storage and administration Advocate for the fair and ethical treatment of all residents Respond appropriately to challenging behaviors Practice standard precautions in all situations in the residential setting Apply first aid and choking emergency procedures Apply the basic of fire, fire prevention and emergent response Northwood Technical College (Northwood Tech) was formerly known as Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC).
No set application deadline. October 1 is the date Northwood Tech begins taking applications for the following fall term. February 1 is the date for the following spring term, and July 1 for the following summer term. District residents who apply on or before the following dates shall have admission priority. For programs commencing any time during the fall semester, the preceding January 1. For programs commencing any time during the spring semester, the preceding May 1. For programs commencing any time during the summer semester, the preceding October 1. After the dates specified above, district residents shall have priority equal to non-district state residents for admission to programs.

This course is offered

The Community-Based Residential Facility (CBRF) Caregiver Technical Diploma ladders all credits into the Human Services Associate (Associate Degree) program.
Employment Services available to College students and graduates include: Electronic postings of all current openings listed with Employment Services are located on Wisconsin TechConnect, work-study positions within Northwood Tech are mailed/e-mailed to eligible students, Salary and placement information Northwood Tech dates are posted on the Northwood Tech Web site on each program page, resumé assistance - staff are available to assist with resumés, cover letters, etc. (check with Student Services), seminars/workshops held on campus (including interview preparation), and job fairs held on campus.
The Academic Support Center (ASC) is located at each campus. Community members and students are encouraged to meet with an ASC instructor to create a personalized success plan. Services include: GED/HSED preparation, college preparation coursework, academic support within the classroom, foundational skill building classes in math/writing/reading, test taking and study skills strategies, critical thinking skills, basic computer skills, learning styles inventory, free peer tutoring, workshops focused on student learning, math and writing labs, academic coaching: individual one on one support, and English Language Learner (ELL) classes.
Students are responsible for a percentage of tuition and fees as determined by the WTCS Tuition and Fee Refund Policy when a class is dropped after the date classes start (regardless if the student ever attended). Refunds are calculated from the date the student formally notifies the Student Services office of their intent to drop a class or completely withdraws. Students must complete a drop form or drop classes online through MyNorthwoodTech. Refer to the Student Handbook for specifics.

This program is offered at the following location(s):



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  1. ashland.admissions@northwoodtech.edu


  2. newrichmond.admissions@northwoodtech.edu


  3. ricelake.admissions@northwoodtech.edu


  4. superior.admissions@northwoodtech.edu


  1. Donna.Jones-Ilsley@northwoodtech.edu


  2. lori.denzine@northwoodtech.edu


  3. heidi.diesterhaft@northwoodtech.edu


  4. Chris.Fries@northwoodtech.edu

This program is eligible for the ETPL, for the following reason(s):

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