Behavioral Health workers play an important role in preventing and controlling the spread of illness and infection among the people in their care. This is not an easy job! Infectious diseases are the most common cause of illness. 

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This course is intended to provide you with a brief introduction to Maine’s behavioral health system and history, as well as the values, qualities, and expectations that shape your professional role.

This training is designed for individuals who are interested in a case management position working with the adult mental health population in Maine. It will also be useful for those who may be relocating from another state and have not covered these foundational topics in their academic programs or training.

This four-module training is intended to provide an overview of adult learning theories, concepts, and facilitation skills associated with being an effective trainer of adults. Originally designed as part of the Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician/Community (MHRT/C) Train-the-Trainer application process, it is now free and open to all trainers.

This training should take approximately one hour to complete.