All Workforce Members who provide or supervise clinical or direct care services must attend a “live” classroom “Rights of Individuals Receiving Mental Health Services” training in Recipient Rights no later than within 120 days of hire. It is preferred that Workforce Members work at least 90 days to attend the classroom training. Please note that these trainings are separated into two “tracks”: a “Clinical” track and a “Direct Care” track. Please register Workforce Members for the appropriate classroom training.
Workforce Members who do not provide clinical or direct care services are only required to complete the self-study Introduction to Recipient Rights Training.
All Workforce Members must attend refresher training no less than annually.
All Workforce Members who provide or supervise clinical or direct care services must attend “live” classroom refresher training. Please note that these trainings are also separated into clinical and direct care tracks. Please register Workforce Members for the appropriate refresher training. Click here for the 2020 Recipient Rights Training Schedule, (adjusted 12-2-19) or the 2019 Training Schedule (adjusted 10-10-19).
Workforce Members who do not provide clinical or direct care services may complete their annual refresher training by completing the self-study Introduction to Recipient Rights Training.
Specialized Recipient Rights Trainings
Office of Recipient Rights staff may be available, upon request, to provide live classroom training in these specialized recipient rights-related topics:
- Person Centered Planning/Family Centered Practice
- Advance Directives
- Confidentiality and Disclosure
- Guardianship and Alternatives
If you have any questions about Recipient Rights training requirements or if you would like to schedule a specialized training, please contact the NLCMHA Office of Recipient Rights at 231-935-3873.