DDSD and the State of New Mexico have issued new training standards for providers on the Mi Via Waiver. Effective April 1, 2023, 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.
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 the list below. Please complete each training as soon as possible. Your certificates for the training overseen by Alegria Family Services will be sent automatically to the training coordinator at AFS.
EOR trainings are overseen by your Consultant Agency, however as a courtesy AFS has posted a list of EOR Training Requirements here.
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. 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.