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Graduate Resources

You've completed your training program - now what? The Gateway-In Project© Health Care Social Worker provides additional tools and resources to start your career. 

Graduate Checklist

Your journey to a fulfilling career begins here with The Gateway-In Project© Health Care Social Worker.
Stay connected by providing updates and utilizing these resources!
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Expense Reimbursement

Act now to request reimbursement for training expenses! You have a 30-day window after graduation to submit your request.

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Exam
Preparation

Need help preparing for your certification exam? The Gateway-In Project© Health Care Social Worker has test prep resources and tools available at no cost to graduates.

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Job Placement
Assistance

Ready to start your career? Explore open roles with employers ready to hire!

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Continuing
Education

The Gateway-In Project© Health Care Social Worker offers access to continuing education options through CalGrows Learn to Earn!

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Share
Your Story

We want to celebrate your success! Share your journey and send us a graduation photo with the option of being featured in our monthly newsletter.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get reimbursed for expenses I had during training?

The Gateway-In Project© Social Worker can provide students with financial support for certain expenses incurred during their CNA, Activities Professional, or Service Coordinator training. Students must submit a reimbursement request form within a 30-day window following their graduation. For more information on what expenses are eligible and how to submit for reimbursement, contact us here.

How do I follow up on the status of my CNA license after I take the exam?

The Gateway-In Project© recommends checking with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for license status:

To check the status of your CNA license, click here. Please wait 30 days before contacting The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for an update.

If you need to contact CDPH, find their general contact information here.  

You can also call them directly at (916) 327-2445. The phone line will prompt you to input your social security number and the automatic system will inform you if you are certified or not. This is the phone number that employers will call to check as well.

Please be aware that we cannot check the status of your CNA license, apart from the publicly available resources mentioned earlier. It is your responsibility to verify this information. If you require guidance in navigating this process, feel free to contact your Coordinator for assistance.

Do you offer job placement assistance?

Yes! The Gateway-In Project© offers an array of tools and resources to help you land a job after graduation. Learn more.

  • Request assistance: The Gateway-In Project© staff can connect you with employer partners to arrange job interviews. Contact us to learn more.
  • Online Career Center: Search job openings, upload your resume for a free review and get career advice in our Career Center.
  • Career Fairs: The Gateway-In Project© hosts career fairs throughout California to help connect graduates with employers. Be on the lookout for upcoming locations in the monthly graduate e-newsletter or on our upcoming events page!
Do you offer any continuing education after graduation?

Yes! The Gateway-In Project© Health Care Social Worker is partnered with CalGrows and their Learn to Earn program. Additionally, LeadingAgeCA and The Gateway-In Project© have regularly occurring educational webinars where certified graduates can earn CEU credits.  Learn more here.