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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

     

    IV

    14-003

    11/22/13

    Gentle Teaching: Working with People

    Thomas

     

    IV

    14-004 

    01/15/14 

    MDCH Autism Benefit 

    Webinar

     

     IV 

    14-005 

    01/21/14 

    Support Intensity Scale Overview 

    MORC

     

     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 

     

    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

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    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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