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Work With Us

Welcome to Life Skills. We are licensed by the Department of Social Services.  In order to work at Life Skills, you must complete a number of requirements.

To check to see if your fingerprint clearance has gone through check this link.  Enter facility number: 197602842
You cannot begin Life Skills until you see your name on the clearance list.

Fingerprint Clearance  
All employees, interns must have DOJ and FBI clearance prior to working on the premises. Complete the Request For Livescan Lic 9163  form to begin the fingerprint process.   Complete Section 5.

San Fernando Police Dept is a livescan fingerprint site and is a three-minute walk from Life Skills.  Take your completed form to a LiveScan Site to be fingerprinted.  You must be clear prior to your start date at Life Skills.  Clearance usually takes about one to two weeks. You can check the status of your clearance here 

To check to see if your clearance has gone through check this link.  Enter facility number: 197602842
You cannot begin Life Skills until you see your name on the clearance list.

 Employee Forms and Docs  (Complete all these forms listed below and send to Life Skills via US MAIL)
We cannot accept documents in person.
Reporting Abuse (Complete in full and sign)
Employee Rights LIC 9052
Personnel Record LIC 501
Criminal Record Statement LIC 508
I-9 Employment Verification
Online Legal Duty to Report Abuse and  RC Zero Tolerance 
Sexual Harassment Policy
Current First AID CPR Certificate for Adults
Health Screening Form LIC 503


Read and sign: Rights  People With Developmental Disability
Read and Sign:  Personal Rights Adult Community Care Facilities

Sign anywhere you wish on both documents.

First AID and CPR Certificate
All staff must have a current First Aid CPR Certificate prior to working at Life Skills.

 
Photo ID
You will be issued a photo ID.  Provide a photo of your self from the shoulders up. Please use a clean plain background. You can email the photo to lifeskills055@gmail.com.

Once you complete the forms send by US Mail all forms at the same time to:

Eric Brotman PHD
5116 Varna Ave
Sherman Oaks, A 91423

We cannot accept documents in person.

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Online Courses
Enroll and Complete  12 Hour Staff Training
Use  Coupon Code:    intern12

Medical Screening (include clearance LIC 503 with documents by US MAIL
All staff must obtain medical clearance prior to working at Life Skills.
The medical evaluation must include a TB test and must be completed by a Physician on  The Health Screening Form  LIC 503.
You can use any licensed medical provider you wish.
You may have a chest X-Ray in lieu of the  Mantoux TB  Screening Test.  Many of our staff have had their medical clearance completed here:

Erick Balderama  MD
14342 Victory Blvd
Van Nuys, CA 91401
818.908.8000

Wellnessmart MD
wellnessmart.com
17629 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91406
949.301.3393

You can use any licensed medical provider you wish.

Other Agency Clearance
What if I am already clear through DHS or Consumer Affairs?
Clearance from any another agency e.g. Board of Psychology or a law enforcement agency is not transferable. Agencies that are transferable are under the regulation of Community Care Licensing e.g. Foster Care or Residential Care for the Elderly.
Even if you have a current Community Care Licensing clearance you still need to obtain fingerprint clearance in order to be associated with Life Skills.  The transfer process is not feasible since DPSS does not provide a record of the transfer.

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Our Mission

Our job program is based on the idea that "job success" is how well we get along with others.

DEPT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES

Complaints about LifeSkills?

Phone: (916) 654.1987
Website: https://www.dds.ca.gov/complaints

Admission Contact

Eric Brotman, Ph.D.
Administrator
Cell: (818) 898.1926
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