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Consulting Services

501(c)3 Non-Profits, and Small Business Development 

Audits - Statement of Disputed Audit Findings  

Organizational Development  

Executive Coaching

Organization Analysis

Funding Research and Analysis

Program Statements

Trauma Informed Care/EQ Service Model Program

Accreditation Preparation

Administrator Recertification and Continuing Education

As approved vendors for the State of California Department of Social Services, we have been providing quality training for Group Home (GH), and Adult Residential Facility (ARF) providers since 1999.  We provide training, and assist in program development.  We provide Administrators with the 40 hours of continuing education needed to complete licensing requirements.

Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP)

Administrators who are transitioning to STRTP facilities receive the required 12 hour of course work needed to receive the STRTP license. 

Cultural Competency LGBTQ Awareness

Assembly Bill 1856 amends the existing training requirements for residential care Administrators their staff, and certified and licensed foster parents.  This legislation strengthens the personal rights of LGBTQ youth, and supports their personal choice for success. 

We provide instruction on introducing cultural competency and sensitivity into your organization, as required by the State, for the adequate care of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth in out-of-home care.


On Site Training

Our consultants can come to your facility and conduct 2 hours of continuing education class.  You choose from a list of courses important to your current organization needs.  Your staff receives 2 units of continuing education, with pre and post testing.   Cost based on number of participants per class.

Online Training

Your staff receive 2 hours of continuing education credits and a certificate.  Our online platform is easy access, comprehensive and complete with post testing.  Cost $25.00 per participant. 

STAFF Continuing  Education  Courses  

Bloodborne Pathogens Preventing Disease and Transmission
Building Rapport and Communication
California Core Practice Model
Client Care and Client Rights ARF
Client Care and Client Rights Group Home
Communication Skills I & II
Cultural Competency LGBTQ Youth Awareness
Ethics and Social Responsibility
Medication Management
Understanding and Identifying Neglect and Abuse Issues
Overview of Client Population ARF
Overview of Client Population Group Home
Positive Behavior Support Systems
Post Incident Restoring Balance
Principles of Crisis Communication
Principles of Risk Management
Prudent Parent Guidelines
Safe and Healthy Food Management
Signs and Symptoms of Illness or Injury
Team Building
Understanding Boundaries
Workplace Sexual Harassment

Contact Heather Hughes at hhughs@abstonconsultinghrms.com  for registration

Title 17 and Regional Center Compliance

We can help you stay compliant!  We will provide the cumulative number of Consultant hours needed and required for Service Level 4 Adult Residential Facilities.  Our Adaptive Skills Program is holistic and  includes staff training.  Our program is a needs based program as identified in each consumer's individual service plans as well as your program design.       

Restricted Health Conditions Program

Certain health conditions of consumers are either prohibited or restricted in Community Care Facilities and licensed Adult Day Care Facilities.  Adult CCFs may accept or retain clients with certain restricted health condition.  Example, use of inhalation-assistive devices, insulin-dependent diabetes, or use of catheters.    We will develop a precise, detailed addendum to enhance your written program that will meet the requirements of CCL's Restricted Health Condition as outlined in Title 22.   You will no longer be restricted from building your client base. 


Your next training requirements can be held at your facility location, on your time schedule!!












Are you looking for that opportunity to restructure, develop new programs, enhance your overall organization's presence?  Call us we can help.  (866) 511-8798.

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