North Country Community Mental Health

To access services, call 1-800-834-3393 or TTY/TDD: dial 711
24-Hour Crisis Help Line: 1-800-442-7315

North Country Community Mental Health covers Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet, Kalkaska and Otsego Counties.

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Direct Service Providers Training


North Country Community Mental Health employees and persons or organizations providing services for North Country Community Mental Health are eligible to attend classes at no cost. Others may attend classes for a fee; however, reservations are prioritized for North Country employees and contract staff. 

How to Register | Training Registration Form (PDF format) | Inclement Weather Protocol
Direct Service Providers Training Requirements | Training Schedule

 

How To Register For Training  

To reserve a place at training, you must email, fax or mail the completed registration form. Telephone reservations will not be taken.   

Please include:  

  • Trainee's Full Name

  • Trainee's Hire Date

  • Trainee's Supervisor

  • Work Site

  • Work Telephone Number

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation notice in the mail/e-mail. You must bring confirmation of registration notice to attend training.  North Country CMH reserves the right to make changes to the training schedule, location or to cancel class due to lack of enrollment.  Changes to scheduled trainings will be posted on the website no later than 5:00PM the day prior to the date of training.  

 

To Register:

Email:   mmacnaughton@norcocmh.org
FAX: 231-347-1241   Attn:  Mary MacNaughton
Mail: NCCMH
1420 Plaza Drive
Petoskey, MI  49770
Attn:  Mary MacNaughton

Maps and driving directions to the Gaylord NCCMH training site can be found here.

 

Inclement Weather Protocol For Scheduled Training

NCCMH classes will be cancelled when public schools for the training location are cancelled.  If you have questions regarding cancellation of classes due to inclement weather, please contact:

Linda Kleiber,  Safety Specialist, at (231) 439-1230 or Mary MacNaughton at (231) 439-1244.

 

Direct Service Provider Training Requirements

Training Contract Day Program
and
Supported Employment
Contract Residential Programs
and 
Semi-Independent Providers
Introduction to Services/Working With People (within 90 days of hire) Required Required
CPR (within 30 days of hire) Required  + Update Every 2 Years Required  + Update Every 2 Years
First Aid (within 30 days of hire) Required  + Update Every 2 Years Required  + Update Every 2 Years
Recipient Rights/ Person Centered Planning (within 30 days of hire) Required + Quarterly Brochure Updates, or Equivalent Required + Quarterly Brochure Updates, or Equivalent
Environmental Emergencies (within 90 days of hire) Required + Quarterly Brochure Updates, or Equivalent Required + Quarterly Brochure Updates, or Equivalent
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) or Equivalent Program*
(within 90 days of hire)
Required + Annual Update if Contract Site has Behavior Programs with CPI Techniques Required + Annual Update if Contract Site has Behavior Programs with CPI Techniques
Basic Health /Medication* (within 90 days of hire) Required Required
Medication Administration/Vital Signs*
(within 90 days of hire)

Required Required
Nutrition and Food Services (within 90 days of hire) Not Required Required
Feeding Techniques Required if Working With Individuals With Swallowing/Eating problems Required if Working With Individuals With Swallowing/Eating problems
Gentle Teaching" Working with People (within 90 days of hire) Required Required

To attend the required North Country Recipient Rights course, registered participant must bring a copy of their completed Recipients Rights test from the Tool Box or North Country online training.

 

Recipient Rights Power Point Instructions
Recipient Rights Power Point (PDF Format)

Recipient Rights Test

 

*Programs other than Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) must be pre-approved by NCCMH Behavior Treatment Committee. Contact lkleiber@norcocmh.org.

*Medication Administration/Vital Signs- Anyone hired after 02/01/2016 must attend, if they were hired prior to 02/01/2016 they will be required to have an annual update which can be completed by contacting your CMH nurse to schedule her to come to a staff meeting.

*Day Programs - there must be a minimum of 2 staff in the building at any given time that have passed the Basic Health/Medication training.

 

 

Training Calendar
(Available in PDF Format)

December 2017
PDF

January - April 2018
PDF

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