The Center for Practice Transformation presents webinars on the second Friday of each month between noon and 1 p.m. throughout the year. The webinars are designed to provide behavioral health professionals with information pertinent to current practice issues and research in the field of substance use and mental health, as well as provide CEUs. Registration is required, and can be found on their website: Center for Practice Transformation
All potential Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) provider applicants are required to attend an ARMHS applicant provider information seminar prior to submission of the ARMHS certification application. This four hour seminar will be scheduled quarterly. The learning objectives for this overview include:
All potential ARMHS providers should register the qualified clinical supervisor/clinical consultant (MH131C), as well as the agency’s administrative representative (MH131A). *It should also be noted that the clinical supervisor must complete the mandatory pre-requisite online trainings before they may enroll in this class. ARMHS Registration Information
The trainings have been approved by the Commissioner of the Department of Human Services to meet the legal content requirements for adult targeted case managers.
The Behavioral Health Division has several self-paced online learning modules available. Register and complete the modules in the TrainLink learning center. Select “Course Search/Online Learning” to choose from a category or view all available modules. All users must register to access courses. After registration, learners can start, pause, stop and revisit the modules at any time. We ask that users only take a course once if they plan on using it towards any of their board requirements. Upon completion, you may go back at any time to review or refresh your knowledge of the materials.
Important Reminder: all online trainings must be completed within 3 months of the start date.
The following list contains the basic system requirements recommended in order to best view our online training(s):
Adult Targeted Case Management training is now being provided in an online format. This training, provided in five modules, plus an overview module, will guide you through the basic understanding on providing targeted case management to adults with a mental illness.
This online course has been updated and completely replaces MH650. This training may be used once toward the 30 hours of specialized training required for mental health practitioners to perform crisis intervention and assessment activities and for mental health rehabilitation workers to provide crisis stabilization services. The course may take approximately ten hours to complete online – we strongly encourage ALL enrollees to not complete this training in one day. This new training breaks the training into smaller modules, which will require you to complete the previous modules before you can proceed forward. The Crisis Response Services Page has more information about the course and registration process.
"Diagnostic assessment" (DA) means a written assessment that documents a clinical and functional face-to-face evaluation of the client's mental health, including the nature, severity and impact of behavioral difficulties, functional impairment, and subjective distress of the client, and identifies the client's strengths and resources.
The Adult and Children’s Mental Health Divisions have created this interactive on-line training experience for individual and provider agencies of outpatient mental health services. This training is designed to break down the new standards for the different types of diagnostic assessments as it relates to the new changes in the Outpatient Mental Health Services rule (9505.0370, 9505.0371, 9505.0372). This rule has been in effect since June 28, 2011.
Objectives. By completing the course, the learner will be able to:
This on-line training is designed to provide a basic understanding of the purpose of the DA as well as the opportunity to learn the skills needed to complete a DA.
The functional assessment (FA) is required for the following services paid for with Medicaid (MA) dollars: Targeted Case Management (TCM), Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS), Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS), Day Treatment, Partial Hospitalization, and Intensive Community Recovery Services (ICRS).
This on-line training is designed to provide a basic understanding of the purpose of the FA as well as the opportunity to learn the skills needed to complete a FA.
MA Documentation was created in 2010 to assist staff in understanding the importance of documentation. This material combines the materials from the classroom trainings that we funded from 2007-2009 as well as additional information that will be of benefit to your organization. A pre-requisite online class (MH601) is required for the complete MA Documentation class.
The Mental Health Information System (MHIS) Package has finally arrived! This online resource, which does not provide any CEU capability, has been created to assist mental health providers in understanding how to report on their required client-level data. This package contains a PowerPoint of the policy, as well as an informational video on how to upload and report.
This training program is designed for professionals in the mental and substance use community. It may also be useful to others with interest in supporting people with mental health conditions to live well. This training program supports learners in understanding the value in trends toward person and family-centered approaches in Minnesota. It provides context to this movement that is Minnesota specific and helps learners support the vision of the Minnesota Olmstead Plan. The content provides both context and enhanced skills in these approaches and practices.
This training has 8 lessons, and 8 supporting quizzes embedded to establish competency.