Growing a Strong Direct Care Workforce

by AHI

Actions and Detail Panel

Sales Ended

Date and time


Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center

48 Canada Street

Lake George, NY 12845

View map


Adirondack Health Institute's Adirondack Rural Health Network and Workforce Teams are partnering with Hudson Mohawk AHEC to offer Growing a Strong Direct Care Workforce: A Strategic Approach to Recruitment and Retention.

Training Description

By the year 2024, direct care workers are projected to add more new jobs than any other single occupation. Your ability to achieve and sustain a competitive edge as an employer of choice will be critical to growing your business in this difficult labor market. Together, we'll explore the demographics influencing the availability of workers, the threats to staff stability stemming from other service sectors, and share a range of innovative practices from quick wins to longer-term strategies that lead to significant improvements in recruitment and retention.


  1. Explain the key factors contributing to the workforce shortage
  2. Identify 10 strategies to improve recruitment and retention
  3. Explain the impact of supportive supervision on retention


Susan R. Misiorski, Vice President of Workforce Innovations for PHI (Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute), a not for profit organization that is the nation's leading resource on the direct care workforce.

Additional information will be available via webinar following the completion of the training.

Lunch will be provided so please let us know if you have specific food allergies.