Trainings

NOTE:  To receive the member rate, members need to log in to the website before registering for a training.  Only the non-member rate will be available if you are not signed in.  Please do not proceed as a prospect if you are a member.  If you need assistance, please contact AHMA staff at [email protected] 

It’s About Ethics: Creating and Maintaining Personal and Professional Boundaries Webinar

Thursday, June 9, 2022, 10 to 11:30 am
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Ruben Rivera-Jackman

RSCs link residents with supportive services allowing them to maintain self-sufficiency in their homes. It is most important that the SC understand the characteristics of the resident population and property in which they serve and the issues that may impact the differential use of services are socio-economic, age, culture, gender, race, sexual orientation and others. This webinar defines ethical standards & offer guidelines/principles to guide decision making & conduct when ethical issues arise. Read more...

Definitions and Frameworks: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Webinar

Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Dana McGarr, New Suns Collective

In this 90-minute training, building off of member's understanding of the Fair Housing Act and compliance, participants will have a
better understanding of the meaning of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Participants will leave with an increased level of comfort
in dealing with these topics in their own work and lives and have an opportunity to explore resistance to DEI because of “not doing it
right”. Read more...

Advanced EIV Webinar

Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 8:30 am to 10:00 am 
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Anita Moseman

This webinar is for those that have an already basic understanding of EIV and are ready to learn the next step in advancing their EIV knowledge. We will discuss and review the current HUD Guidelines and provide information regarding the steps you need to take when discrepancies occur. The focus of the webinar is the EIV discrepancies; identifying improper payments and how to streamline the verification process to make your job easier. Read more...

The Elephant in the Room: Non-Smoking Policies: Best Practices Webinar

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:00 to 11:30 am
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100

Second hand smoke contains more than 4,000 substances, several of which are known to cause cancer in humans and animals. The benefits of implementing non-smoking policies in affordable housing communities far outweigh the arguments of smokers to be allowed to smoke in their housing unit.
These benefits include the following:
• Promotes better health for low-income residents
• Safer indoor air environment for staff
• Decreased KCHA expenses relative to unit turns
• Risk of fires
• Expensive habit for residents
• It’s the right thing to do  Read more...

Reasonable Accommodations: Pet Policy vs Service/Companion Animals Webinar

Thursday, August 18, 2021, 10:00 to 11:30 am
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Ruben Rivera-Jackman

Many fair housing violations are related to not implementing reasonable accommodations policies and procedures accurately. It is important that affordable and public housing providers understand the fundamentals of Section 504 to avoid any violations and limit litigation. It is vital that housing providers understand the fair housing regulations regarding pet and service/companion animals. Read more...