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Required EIDBI trainings

EIDBI individual Level III providers are required to take Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Strategies in Action, EIDBI 101 and Multicultural 101 trainings. DHS recommends providers complete these trainings within six months of becoming enrolled with Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP).  DHS recommends all other qualified EIDBI providers take the EIDBI 101 and Multicultural 101 training.

Training courses and registration

EIDBI 101 – An online course for all EIDBI direct care staff. This course includes information about EIDBI history and purpose, eligibility, how families can access covered services, recognized treatment modalities, provider standards and qualifications, and other resources.

Access this course through the TrainLink Homepage. Trainlink is the DHS partner and provider access point for the DHS learning management system where you can find class schedules, online learning modules and the training registration system.

Instructions to access and find the EIDBI 101 course via TrainLink:

Once you have completed the online training, you will receive a training certificate that is sent to the registered email assigned to the unique key you are using. A unique key (user ID) is required to register for the EIDBI 101 course. You can request a unique key (user ID) at the TrainLink site. 

Refer to Frequently Asked Questions about TrainLink for additional information.

Multicultural 101 – This session is offered in-person and taught by the Disability Service Division Multi-Cultural training coordinator. This course is about providing culturally relevant direct care services in diverse populations. Send email to to schedule an in-person training.

ASD Strategies in Action – Effective July 1, 2017, this autism online module training course replaces the existing Autism 101 training that was offered in-person for individual Level III providers. It provides practical information and skills; demonstrated with real-life examples in the home, school, community and workplace; to help everyone who interacts with individuals with autism spectrum disorder.  

To request an ASD Strategies in Action training account, email for additional instructions and inquiries.

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