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MHSS March 9,16,23,29,30,2023 Virtual Class
January 27, 2023 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$285.00
THIS IS A FIVE-DAY COURSE. The dates are March 9,16,23,29,30,2023 Available slots shown are designated for non-OHI employees. If you need more slots than are available or would like to inquire about a group class contact Wayne Day, [email protected].
Please email Nina([email protected]) to complete registration.
This is a virtual class.
Students will need a web camera and the following programs in order to succeed
UMU Account– This may be obtained at UMU.com and it is free. The training is set up through this program.
Zoom- Links will be sent out before class
Students’ emails must be provided prior to the start of class so all information may be emailed to the student.
The Mental Health Support Specialist curriculum is a 35-hour course required of newly hired individuals providing residential and daily living support services within Maine’s adult mental health system. The intent of this course is to provide essential fundamental knowledge and skills needed to perform well, and raise participant awareness surrounding mental health and related services. The participants will have the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of their professional role and the importance of demonstrating respect and unconditional positive regard.
For individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness, the challenges faced daily can be overwhelming. As an MHSS, you will play an important role in the daily lives of those you support. This initial mental health course lays a foundation for your journey to your MHRT-1 Certification.