Important Links

Board of Behavioral Sciences:

The California state website has a wealth of information and forms, everything from experience calculators to change of address forms. Use the link below to visit BBS.

Board of Behavioral Sciences

BBS has also accumulated links to various state agencies, The Department of Consumer Affairs, accredited and approved schools, as well as a list of professional associations. We recommend that you pay the BBS a visit and see the many things that are available.

BBS Links Page

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap provides a sense of community, resources, education, and student support for brain injury survivors and their loved ones. We hope to decrease the sense of isolation that often occurs after a brain injury, and to empower these individuals to move forward in their lives and achieve their goals.

Bridging the Gap

American Society on Aging – Webinars:

ASA offers webinars on important health care topics, many of which offer CEUs, some of which are free to anyone. See their website (linked below) for the latest offerings.

American Society on Aging

Family Caregiver Alliance:

FCA is a public voice for caregivers. Their pioneering programs – information, education, services, research and advocacy – support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

Caregiver.org

All Treatment

All Treatment is the most comprehensive treatment facility locator on the web. Rehab Directory was built using Government data from SAMSHA.

Find Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers Near You


Autism Support

30 Ways to Celebrate Autism Awareness Month – Visit Website

Autism & Dental Care: A Guide for their Oral Treatment – Visit Website

Autism Resource Center – Visit Website

Autism Support Network Resources – Visit Website

Creating an Autism Friendly Home – Visit Website

Guide to Helping Kids with Autism Sleep Better – Visit Website

Moving with Kids with Autism – Visit Website

Students with Autism – Visit Website

Traveling with Kids with Autism – Visit Website


Caretaking Resources

Cal Quality Care (listing of SNF and Residential Facility in Calif. and ratings) – Visit Website

Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors – Visit Website

Caregiver Resource Guide – Visit Website

CCL Home Community Care Licensing – Visit Website

Contact CCLD Offices – Visit Website

Information on State Laws and Nursing Facilities – Visit Website

List of Certified Administrators – View Document

List of Facility Forms – View Document

List of PUB forms – View Document

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide – Visit Website

Registered Nursing in California – Visit Website

Resources for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect – Visit Website

Search for Licensed RCFE – Visit Website

Title 22 (scroll down to RCFE) – Visit Website


Childcare

Guide to Childhood Nutrition – Visit Website

How To Talk To Special Needs Children – Visit Website


Home Assistance

10 Safe Gardening Tips for Seniors – Visit Website

10 Smart Home Features to Help You Age in Place – Visit Website

Assisted Living in California – Visit Website

Assistive Technology Buying Guide – Visit Website

Best Walk In Bathtubs – Visit Website

Find Assisted Living Options Today – Visit Website

Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities – Visit Website

Home Fire Safety Checklist for Older Adults – Visit Website

Home Organization for Newly Disabled Seniors – Visit Website

How to Prevent Falls in Your Home – Visit Website

Home Safety for People with Disabilities – Visit Website

Lifts and Other Home Modifications for Accessibility – Visit Website

Moving Tips for Seniors – Visit Website

Preventing Falls at Home – Visit Website

Renters Rights for People with Disabilities – Visit Website

Senior Living Communities in San Bernardino – Visit Website

Smart Home Technology for Seniors – Visit Website

The Definitive Guide to Stair Safety for a Person with Dementia – Visit Website

The Senior’s Guide to Paying for At-Home Long-Term Care: How Your Home Can Be a Great Asset – Visit Website

The Most Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Prevent Them – Visit Website


Insurance

Everything You Need to Know About Medicare Supplement Plans – Visit Website

Guide to Medicare and Medicaid for Seniors – Visit Website

Legal Planning for Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Visit Website

Medicare.gov Find a Plan — Using the Medicare Plan Finder – Visit Website

Medicare Savings Programs – Visit Website

Original Medicare vs Medicare Advantage – Visit Website

What’s the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid? – Visit Website

Your Complete Guide to Burial Insurance – Visit Website


Medical Degree Guides

Guide to Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology – View Website

Guide to Doctorate Degrees in Psychology – View Website

Guide to Counseling Degrees – Visit Website

Guide to Master’s Degrees in Psychology – View Website

Guide to Psychology Degrees – Visit Website

Guide to Psychology Degrees in California – View Website

Master’s in Psychology Career Guide – Visit Website


Mesothelioma

Fight Mesothelioma with Knowledge, Treatment and Support – Visit Website

Mesothelioma Financial Help – Visit Website

Mesothelioma Help Now – Visit Website

Mesothelioma Justice Network – Visit Website

Mesothelioma Life Expectancy – Visit Website

Mesothelioma Prognosis Network – Visit Website

Mesothelioma Veterans Center – Visit Website


Rehab Resources

Alcohol Addiction Center – Visit Website

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Programs & Facilities – Visit Website

Drug Rehab Connections – Visit Website

Elderly Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation – Visit Website

Getting Over Grief: Understanding its Stages and How to Heal – Visit Website

Mourning A Parent or Spouse’s Death – Visit Website

National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab – Visit Website

Overcoming The Loss Of A Child Without Drugs Or Alcohol — A Parent’s Guide – Visit Website

Substance Abuse Rehab For Veterans – Visit Website

The Increasing Effects of Senior Alcoholism – Visit Website


Senior Care

10 Easy Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Mental Health and Well-Being – Visit Website

Boomer’s Roadmap to Aging in Place – Visit Website

Coping with the Cost of Care Tax Deductions and More – Visit Website

Complete List on Everything Bed Sores – Visit Website

Eating for Your Brain as a Senior – Visit Website

Elderly Health Issues – Visit Website

Fall Prevention – Visit Website

FitStays | Weight Loss Resorts & Fitness Retreats – Visit Website

Health Concerns of the Elderly to Lead a Long Life – Visit Website

How Does Sleep Work? – Visit Website

How to Have More Energy & Better Health for Men Over 50 – Visit Website

Sleep Help’s Full Collection of Resources – Visit Website

Six Things Seniors Can Do To Improve Memory – Visit Website

The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide – Visit Website

The Stages of Sleep – Visit Website

Tuck – A Community for Advancing Better Sleep – Visit Website


Senior Financial Resources

Avoiding Elderly Scams – Visit Website

The Ultimate Guide to Spending and Saving Wisely During Retirement – Visit Website

Disability Remodeling — What is the Average Cost to Renovate? – Visit Website

Financial Assistance for Disabled Homeowners and Tenants – Visit Website

Financial Resources for Seniors – Visit Website

How to Help Protect Older Adults from Telephone and Internet Scams – View Document

Selling a Home with Modifications for Older Adults – Visit Website

Top 7 Mistakes To Avoid For Life Insurance For Seniors – Visit Website


Senior Resources

15 Best Work From Home Jobs for Retirees – Visit Website

Clinical Trial Guide for Seniors and the Elderly – Visit Website

Destinations for Travelers Over 60 – Visit Website

Legal Guide for Newly Disabled Seniors – Visit Website

Nutrition Guide for the Aging and Elderly – Visit Website

Promoting Mental Health at Home: How to Design the Perfect Meditation Room at Home – Visit Website

Senior Health Resources – Visit Website

Senior Nutrition Guide: Healthy Diet Foods for Older Adults – Visit Website

Seniors Travel Insurance – Visit Website

Seniors Traveling Solo: Some Great Solutions – View Guide

Senior Living: Housing Information, Resources and Programs – Visit Website

Travelers’ Health: Senior Citizens – Visit Website

The Complete Guide to Independent Work for Seniors and Retirees – Visit Website


Special Needs

A 2019 Guide to Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Visit Website

Guide to Remodeling a Home for Adults with Special Needs – Visit Website

Special Needs Checklist: How Disability-Friendly is Your City? – Visit Website

Special Needs Seniors: Planning for the Future of this Vulnerable Population – Visit Website

Vocational Training for Adults with Special Needs – Visit Website


Veteran Resources

Veteran Aid Options – Visit Website

Veterans Benefits for Seniors – Visit Website


FAQs

Here are some links to commonly asked questions regarding experience requirements and verification regarding licensing and renewal of licenses in California.

Frequently Asked Questions: