MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAM WEB-BASED TRAINING FROM HHSC
Abuse Neglect and Exploitation Competency Training and Exam
( WE RECOMMEND HCS/TXHML PROVIDERS HAVE DIRECT SUPPORT STAFF COMPLETE THIS TRAINING)
This training is designed to meet the basic ANE training requirements for staff providing direct care in a community setting. By the end of the training, staff should be able to identify which acts constitute ANE, how to recognize ANE, understand risk factors for ANE, and what methods can be used to address ANE. Additionally, this training includes an introduction to trauma and its impact on the people we serve.
Service providers must complete a test with a score of 80 percent or higher. A training certificate can be printed at the end of this training and kept in staff personnel files to meet training requirements.
To access and complete this free online training, please go to the HHS Learning Portal’s ANE Competency Training course page, create a user login, and follow instructions.
March 16th, 2021
March 4 Recording of Writing Acceptable Plans of Correction Webinar Available
A recording of the March 4, 2021 Writing Acceptable Plans of Correction webinar for HCS and TxHmL program providers is available for those unable to attend.
Listen to the webinar recording here.
December 11, 2020
Plan of Removal
Plan of Removal
This course provides a reference guide for a plan of removal and shows how such a plan differs from a plan of correction.
Intermediate Care Facilities
Writing Acceptable Plans of Correction for ICFs/IDD
https://apps.hhs.texas.gov/PROVIDERS/Training/jointtraining.cfm to register and learn more about other joint provider training.
Scope and Severity Webinar Now Available
HHSC is currently offering a webinar to explain scope and severity for providers impacted by House Bill 2025, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017. The training is designed specifically for providers for whom scope and severity is new to the survey process.
Register for the Scope and Severity Training for ALF, DAHS, ICF/IID and PPECC Providers webinar to see available dates and times here.
Please continue to monitor the website for additional dates and times if you are unable to participate during the dates currently being offered. The webinar will be offered on a regular basis for the next few months.
Register at: https://apps.hhs.texas.gov/providers/training/jointtraining.cfm
Changes to the MWH-IDD Website where TIC Training is Accessed
HHSC Long-term Care Regulatory has issued Provider Letter (PL) 19-08: Trauma-informed Care (TIC) Training to replace PL 16-15. The PL informs providers of changes to the Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities website where TIC training is accessed.
This PL is addressed to Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions providers. Read the details of this PL here.