Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician (MHRT- 1) Package
Save money and purchase the MHRT-1 package. This bundle includes all five courses required for the MHRT-1 certification (CPR/FA, Mandt, CRMA w/med passes, and MHSS). The MHRT-1 is the primary certification for those currently employed or seeking to be employed in direct mental health care.
AHA Heartsaver First-Aid CPR and AED
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. This program is a requirement of the MHRT-1 certification.
A full service American Heart Association Training Center we offer the complete line of Heartsaver and BLS Health care provider courses. Please contact the TC for details and scheduling
First Aid Only
Participants will receive certification in the relational and technical workshops learning how to manage their behaviors recognize possible dangerous situations and de-escalation techniques. Participants will also learn the crisis cycle and how to de-escalate a situation. The physical skills of assisting, separating and standing restraint are taught in this class. A 16-hour course for initial certification, 8 hours for recertification (must recertify annually).
Mandt - Recertification
Mental Health Support Specialist
This program is a requirement for the MHRT-1 certification and is approved by DHHS. Some of the 15 topics that are covered in this program are psychosocial rehab, sexuality, skills teaching, functional skills, health and safety and rights of recipients. This course will provide an overview of health care delivery in the assisted living environment.
Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Initial
$350.00 (Med Pass)
This 40-hour course will prepare participants to administer medication in a residential care facility. This program is approved through the Department of Human Services and is required for the MHRT-1 certification. A refresher course is required within two years of certification.
CRMA - NO Med Pass
CRMA - Recertification
$85.00 (Recert.Test Only)
Participants who currently hold a CRMA certificate can attend this DHS approved competency-based testing to renew their CRMA certification. A copy of the participant’s current certificate must be brought to the class. A refresher course is required within two years of certification to ensure no disruption in ability to administer medications, though a participant may attend this class up to 30 days beyond the expiration date of their certificate.
Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Bridge Course
$85.00 (Bridge Exam Only)
Participants who currently hold a 24-hour CRMA certificate who want to bridge to the 40-hour certificate.