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Continuing Education Requirements and Approved Programs

All staff of the Department, a community mental health services program, or a licensed private hospital, employed for the purpose of providing recipient rights services shall attend and successfully complete the Basic Skills curriculum as determined by the State Office of Recipient Rights, within the first 90 days of employment. Within the first three months of employment, the Rights Officer/Advisor and any alternate(s) shall attend and successfully complete the Basic Skills Training Program offered by the Department's Office of Recipient Rights.

The Community Mental Health Service Program (CMHSP) shall assure that:

  • Within one (1) year of the effective date of employment, Executive Directors hired by a CMHSP shall be required to attend those sections of the Basic Skills Training Program designated by the Department.
  • In addition, every three (3) years during their employment, all CMHSP Rights Staff must complete a Recipient Rights Update Training as specified by the Department.

The Community Mental Health Services Program shall also assure that all contractual agreements with service providers who: (1) are required by the Mental Health Code to implement their right system or, (2) through contractual agreement are required to implement their own rights system, include language which requires staff appointed as Rights Officers/Advisors (and those identified as their alternates) to attend and successfully complete the Basic Skills Training Program offered by the Department's Office of Recipient Rights.

A minumum of 36 clock hours of education or training shall be required over a three (3) year period subsequent to the completion of the Basic Skills requirements, and in every three (3) year period thereafter.

Click this link for the Technical Requirement of Recipient Rights CEU's (pdf format)

Click this link for the Recipient Rights CEU Course Application (word format)

Click this link for Recipient Rights CEU Course Application Fill In document (word format) 


 2014 Approved Programs

 

Course 

Date 

Name of Course 

Source 

CEU'S 

Category 

14-001

10/08/13
10/10/13
10/14/13
10/21/13
11/12/13
11/18/13

How to Better Understand Your Medicaid, Mental Health and Educational Rights

Michigan Family Voices

 5.0

IV

14-002

11/01/13

Trauma Informed Care: Beyond the Basics

RROAM

 4.5

IV

14-003

11/22/13

Gentle Teaching: Working with People

Thomas

 12.0

IV

14-004 

01/15/14 

MDCH Autism Benefit 

Webinar

 1.5

 IV 

14-005 

01/21/14 

Support Intensity Scale Overview 

MORC

 1.5

 IV 

14-006 

02/07/14 

A New Approach to BTP and NAPPI 

RROAM 

   1.5  

 IV 

14-007 

02/07/14 

Michigan's Dual Eligible Demonstration 

RROAM 

 3.5

II

14-008 

03/06/14 

Caregiving and Stress Management 

Williams 

 3.5

 IV 

14-009 

02/28/14 

Advocating for Individuals in the Criminal Justice System 

O'Neal

 3.0 

 IV 

14-010 

03/19/14 

A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger's 

Grandin 

 1.5

 IV 

14-011 

03/18/14 

Dealing with the Difficult 

Hollander 

 5.0 

 IV 

14-012 

03/28/14 

Stress Management for the Treatment Provider 

Potter 

 6.0 

IV

14-013

03/12/14

Dementia and CMH Population 

Weaverdyck, Ph.D 

6.0

IV

14-014 

03/19/14 

Compassion Fatigue in Helping Professonals 

Gaffney, LMSW 

 2.0

IV

14-015 

03/18/14 

Mental Health First Aid 

English
Pollak 

 7.0

IV

14-016 

03/21/14 

Forgotten from the Start 

Bagenstos
Erickson 

 5.0

II

14-017 

04/23/14

Plenary Address
Legal Aspects of Disabilities in Workplace
Creating Access for the Deaf
Community Integration

Cameron, MD
Roach, MD
Emery,MA
Kroger, MD

 5.5 

 IV

14-018 

04/08/14 

Communication: Breakthrough to Understanding MBTI 

Whittington 

3.5 

 IV

14-019 

07/29/14 

Crucial Conversations 

Pifer 

14.0 

  IV 

14-020 

04/16/14 

CMS Hospital Conditions of Patient Rights 

McKissack 

1.0 

 I 

14-021 

04/24/14 

Informational Guide for MH/Probate Matters 

Johnson 

1.0 

  II 

14-022 

05/02/14 

Community Service Troopers 

Brantley 

2.5 

 I

14-023 

05/02/14 

Develping Collaborative Relationships 

Wittkowski 

1.5 

 I

14-025

06/02/14 

MCCMH Board Conference 

DavenDeck
Hollis
Knisely 

7.25 

IV 

14-026 

07/09/14 

Psychotropic Medications for Individuals w/DD 

MORC 

2.0 

IV 

14-027 

08/07/14 

Compassion Fatigue 

RROAM 

5.0 

14-028 

08/08/14 

The State Of Guardianship in the State 

RROAM 

2.25 

I

14-029 

09/10/14 

Child Abuse Investigations 

http://reliaslearning.com

1.0 

14-030 

09/10/14 

Abuse & Neglect Investigations 

http://reliaslearning.com

1.0

14-031

09/10/14 

Abuse/Neglect with Individuals with I/DD 

http://reliaslearning.com

1.75 

14-032 

09/10/14 

Elder Abuse Fraud 

http://reliaslearning.com

1.0 

IV 

14-033 

09/10/14 

Abuse 

http://reliaslearning.com

2.0 

IV 

14-034 

09/10/14 

Conducting An Investigation 

http://reliaslearning.com

1.0

14-035 

09/10/14 

Crisis Intervention 

http://reliaslearning.com

3.0 

IV 

14-036 

10/30/14 

Managing Multiple Projects 

www.skillpath.com

6.0

IV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2013 Approved Programs

 

Course 

Date 

Name of Course 

Source 

CEU'S 

Category 

13-002

10/31/12

Excell 2010 Level 2 Training

New Horizons - Great Lakes

6.0

IV 

13-003

11/02/12

Mental Health 101

Joseph Gage

2.5

I

13-004

11/02/12

Responding to Subpoenas

Dianne L. Baker, J.D.

1.75

II

13-005

01/24/13

Communication Skills for Women

Career Track

7.0

 IV

13-007

01/16/13

Risk vs Choice Concepts

Online: John Mathus

0.5

IV 

13-008 

01/25/13

Confidentiality in 42RF2 & HIPPA

Online-MI-PTE

6.0

 I

13-009

01/25/13

Recipient Rights Training

Online-MI-PTE

6.0

IV

13-010

02/01/13

Interviewing from a Mental Health Perspective

Mary DeCarolis, LMSW

2.0

13-011

02/01/13

Reviewing the Involuntary Admission Process

Jessica Hanselman
Beverly Sobolewski

1.5

I

13-013 05/10/13 Intergrating Mental Health, Substance Abuse
and Physical Health Care
Thomas Renwick, J.D.

2.5

II

13-014 05/10/13 When Retaliation/Harassment Occurs Dianne L. Baker, J.D.

1.5

I

13-015

06/19/13 Excelling as a Manager/Supervisor Skill Path Seminars

5.75

IV

13-016

07/25/13

Substance Use Disorders & Rights

Mary Swift, MSW, JD, RR Supervisor 2.5 I
13-017

08/01/13

Parent Management Training

Ann M. Heerde, LMSW 2.0 IV
13-018

08/02/13

Autism Spectrum Disorder; Changes in the DSM

Price Pullins, MDCH 2.5 IV
13-019  9/23/13 Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Conference  Jeanne Hannah; Kara LaMarre  6.25  I
           
           
           

 

 

 


 

2012 Approved Programs

 

Course 

Date 

Name of Course 

Source 

CEU'S 

Category 

12-001

01/27/12

Fundamentals in Ethics for the Behavioral Health Professionals

Michelle Mualem, LMSW

5.0

IV 

12-002

02/07/12

Stigma: Utilizing the New Anti-Stigma Toolkit

Colleen Jasper

 1.5

 IV 

12-003

 ongoing

 Primary Clinician Training 2011

GCCMH Intranet

2.0 

 IV

12-004 

03/13/12

Social Work Ethics & Boundaries

Jean Pfaendtner, LMSW

5.0 

 IV

12-005 

04/04/12

Geriatric Ground Rounds: Psychosis in Late Life

Suanne Keller, Ph.D.

1.0 

 IV 

12-006

05/04/12

Partnering with Patients for Safety

Sue Witting

 2.25 

12-007

05/04/12

Technical Requirement for Behavior Treatment Plan Review
Committees Revision FY 12 Guide to Prevention

Price Pullins

1.75

12-008

07/16/12

ATO's, Jail Diversion and Mental Health Court

Steven Mays 

.75 

III

12-009

07/19/12 

Self-Determination

Lori Owen

1.5 

III

12-010

08/15/12
08/17/12

Making Recovery Real

NorthCare and MDCH
Terrance Smithers 

3.0

III

12-011

08/02/12
08/03/12

Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation

RROAM
Ron Tatro 

7.5 

12-012

08/29/12 

Seeking Safety Training

Brenda Underhill, MS 

5.0 

 IV

12-013 

08/09/12

Improving Care of the Difficult Patient 

Jeffrey Porter, Ph.D.

1.0 

 IV 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

2011 Approved Programs 

 

 

Course 

Date 

Name of Course 

Source 

CEU'S 

Category 

11-001 

10/07/10 

Understanding Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder 

Online 

1.5 

IV 

11-002 

Ongoing 

Helping Family & Young Adults Protect Their Rights 

F2FHIEC 

5.0 

I & III  

11-003 

02/02/11 

Biting the Hand that Feeds: The Employee Theft Epidemic 

RROAM 

2.5 

I 

11-004 

05/06/11 

A Culture of Gentleness 

RROAM 

3.0 

I 

11-005 

02/28/11 

Functional Assessments for Persons with Serious Mental Illness 

Webinar 

1.5 

IV 

11-007 

04/14/11 

Creating a Culture of Trauma-Informed Person Centered Planning 

Sharon Patton 

1.0 

IV 

11-008 

08/04/11 

Recipient Rights Procedures in Substance Abuse Programs 

Shane Ray, LMSW
Justin Peer, Ph.D.
Denice C. Virgo, LMSW
 

5.0 

IV 

11-009

08/05/11

Education Rights for Students with Disabilities

Crystal Grant, JD, MSW

1.5

IV

11-010

06/27/11

Understand Trauma and its Impact on our Communities

Raul Almazar, RN, MA

6.0

IV

11-011

09/22/11

Dialogue as a Vehicle for Social Justice

Anne Smiley

1.5

IV

11-013

11/04/11

 An Introduction to Motivation Interviewing

 Ron Skidmore, M.A.

 4.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                           
                                                        

 

    

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