Mana Training Consultants, Inc. - "Training Services for Mental Health Providers"
Pre-service Training for DCFS/DJJS:

General Training Requirements

Unit 1. Orientation to requirements of this Contract.                                                      
Unit 2. Review of the DHS Provider Code of Conduct.                                                                 
Unit 2a. Emergency management and business continuity plan,
including emergency response and evacuation procedures.                                                                    
Unit 3.  Abuse and Harassment training, including but not limited to physical,
emotional, and sexual abuse and harassment                                                                                 
Unit 4. Overview of DHS/DJJS Graduated Sanctions Model and/or DHS/DCFS                       
Level of Care Model
Unit 5. Basic child/adolescent development and normal behavior                                             
Unit 6. How child abuse, neglect, and unstable family dynamics affect normal                     
child development, including how to recognize indicators of abuse and
Unit 7. Trauma informed care, separation, grief, and loss, including:                                   
Unit 7a. How trauma impacts both behavioral and mental health issues
Unit 8. How separation from family or permanent caregivers affects the               
Unit 9. How to assist the Client in handling feelings of sadness, loss,                                   
anxiety, and anger
Unit 10. The benefits of including the Client’s family / legal guardian in                               
the provision of care services and continuing visitation and
Unit 11.The negative impact of multiple placements, and                                                        
The importance of effective transition plan(s) between
placements or when terminating treatment.             
Unit 12. Cultural sensitivity in regards to recognizing each Client’s cultural roots                   
as well as the difference between race, ethnicity, and gender
Unit 13. Practice guidelines found at DHS/DCFS website on Lesbian Gay                               
Bisexual Transgender Questioning (LGBTQ)
Unit 14. Behavior management including role play, positive reinforcement,                            
de-escalation and skill building.                                                
Unit 15. Requirements in regards to health care including medical, dental, and                     
mental health appointments, medication management procedures, and
Unit 16. Discipline methods including natural and logical consequences,                      
specialized skill training in aggression management, and the prohibition
of physical punishment of Clients.                
Unit 17. First-Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.                     
Unit 18.  DHS/DJJS Incident Report Reference Guide                                                         
Unit 19. Suicide Prevention which must include identification of warning signs              
and risk factors, observing and monitoring suicidal and self-harming behaviors.
Unit 20. Emergency/Crisis Incidents                                                                               
Unit 20a. Emergency Safety Intervention                                                                                                
Unit 21. Gender specific services, programming, and issues for adolescents:                       
a) Adolescent gender-specific development and health issues,                                                 
(b) Effects of gender-specific abuse/trauma,
(c) Gender-specific philosophy,
(d) Gender-specific crime trends, and
(e) Adolescent gender-specific risks and resiliency.             
Unit 22.  Clients who are victims of sexual abuse, or sexual                                                         
offenders, shall provide pre-service training to address sexual abuse
victim/sexual offender specific:
Unit 23.  Clients who are substance dependent, or substance                                                    
abusing, shall provide pre-service training to address substance
dependency and abuse.             
Unit 24.  Clients with specific mental health diagnoses of                                                       
ASD, TBI and ASD.        
(a) The need for individualized treatment planning,                                                                   
(b) The organic nature of these diagnoses,
(c) Behaviors that are specific to these populations, and
(d) Programming shall be focused on structure and repetition to
replace insight-based interventions.         
Unit 25.  Use and effects of psychopharmacology, and                                                           
Unit 26.  Behavioral Level System                                                                                          
Unit 27.  Anger Management/Anger Aggression                                                                       


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