DDSD and the State of New Mexico have issued new training standards for providers on the Mi Via Waiver. Effective July 1, 2022, these trainings are now mandatory for anyone providing services on the Mi Via Waiver and all agencies must now require compliance of these trainings. Agencies will soon be audited regarding any trainings overseen by the agency. There are three additional classes overseen by outside agencies.
Direct Support Professionals – IHLS and CN – are now required to complete the additional DDSD training requirements listed below. These trainings are available online and the links are provided in list below. Please complete each training as soon as possible and e-mail your certificates for the training overseen by Alegria Family Services to email@example.com or drop them by the office as soon as you are able.
Trainings Overseen by Alegria Family Services:
Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation is a class that most providers should already be familiar with. It has been a required class for some time now. This is the only class that requires an annual recertification so please always stay current. You can access this class here. Para ver este curso en español, haga clic aquí.
Introduction to Waivers
Introduction to Waivers is a single presentation using text and voiceover lasting about 30 minutes. It is fast paced and interesting and the assessment takes less than a minute to complete. It is required only once and there is no recertification. You can access this class here. Para ver este curso en español, haga clic aquí.
Keys to Health
Keys to Health is a complete look at medical issues that are common with individuals receiving any waiver services. Providers will learn about issues such as Epilepsy and Seizures, Aspiration, Dehydration, Mealtime Supports and Special Diets, and so much more. This course may require a significate amount of time, and perhaps more than one session to complete, so please plan accordingly. It is required only once and there is no recertification. You can access this class here.
Employer of Record
Employer of Record is a fast-paced course that can be completed in about 10 minutes. It is a good overall look at what an Employer of Record does and where responsibilities begin and end. The assessment consists of just a few simple questions. You can access this class here. Para ver este curso en español, haga clic aquí.
Intro to Person Centered Planning
Introduction to Person Centered Planning is a 5-module course made up of videos, quizzes, and courses that can be completed from 4 to 20 minutes each. You will gain an understating of person-centered thinking, planning, and practice. You should plan for about 90 minutes total.
You can access this class here. Para ver este curso en español, haga clic aquí.
Trainings Overseen by Outside Agencies :
Consultant Training is completed by the Consultant Agency. Please reach out to your Consultant Agency at your earliest convenance to complete this course.
Service and Support Plan (SSP)
Service and Support Plan (SSP) – Please check with your consultant agency about this required class.
FMA & TPA Training
Fiscal Management Agency (FMA) and Third-party Assessor (TPA) Training is provided through FMA & TPA.