April 11, 2019 - 8:00 am - April 17, 2019 - 5:00 pm$275
THIS IS A FIVE DAY COURSE. The Dates are April 11 12 15 16 17. 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 Sarah Delano at 605-1245 or [email protected]
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, 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 a 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.