Trainer and Curriculum Standards for Non-Academic MHRT/C Certification

  Overview for Trainers:

The Trainer and Curriculum Standards for Non-Academic MHRT/C Certification are part of a quality assurance program for training and education of community support workers. These standards are for individuals who are interesting in learning about the non-academic MHRT/C competencies and trainer requirements. The purpose of the standards is to assist trainers to:

  • Meet non-academic MHRT/C instructor's requirements.
  • Complete the application process for becoming an approved non-academic MHRT/C instructor.
  • Develop curricula and instructional approaches that adequately prepare community support workers to provide quality services.


While reviewing the trainer and curriculum standards, you will find information on the following topics:

  • Quality Assurance Standards
  • Core Trainer Qualifications
  • Core Curriculum Standards
  • Course Competencies
  • MHRT/C Knowledge Competencies Course Crosswalk
  • Application for Teaching the Course

Please note: The Trainer and Curriculum Standards for Non-Academic Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician/Community (MHRT/C) Certification were updated in September 2008. Please read the introduction of the Standards for a summary of significant changes. It is available in Adobe Acrobat format.

Trainer and Curriculum Standards for Non-Academic MHRT/C Certification

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