Research Report Characteristics of Long-Term Care Registered Apprenticeship Programs: Implications for Evaluation Design
Daniel Kuehn, Robert I. Lerman, Lauren Eyster, Wayne Anderson, Galina Khatutsky, Joshua M. Wiener
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One strategy for improving the skills of workers in the long-term care system is to expand registered apprenticeship programs. To test whether the registered apprenticeship model is an effective approach for training long-term care workers, the US Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Labor have funded a study to examine design options for evaluating long-term care registered apprenticeship programs. This report, developed by the Urban Institute and RTI International, examines the characteristics of selected programs as part of the effort to determine the feasibility of evaluating these programs.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Education Health and health care Aging and retirement Workforce
Tags Workforce development Workplace and industry studies Disability and long-term care Long-term services and support Workers in low-wage jobs Labor force Family care and support Job training Apprenticeships
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population