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News from the Center for Learning

WE HAVE MOVED!

We are now located at:
12 East Chestnut St.
Augusta, ME 04330

 

Important Notice

Effective April 1, 2014, individuals with MHRT/CSP certification no longer qualify for the Provisional MHRT/C, Level B certificate due to some changes in the Crisis Training Curriculum. However, the requirements remain the same for those with Full MHRT/C certification who wish to earn the MHRT/CSP certificate. Please see the MHRT/CSP Certification Guidelines for details

Effective March 2014: The MHRT/CSP application form has been revised to reflect changes in the Crisis Training Curriculum. Please begin using the updated form.






The Center for Learning (CFL)


By overseeing competency-based certification programs for staff working in the mental health field, CFL supports best practice and informs policy in the area of workforce development. In administering the Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician (MHRT) certification programs, CFL develops knowledge competencies, designs and implements quality assurance processes, and assesses workers' qualifications. CFL also collaborates with academic institutions and other agencies in Maine that provide education and training to ensure that mental health courses, programs and trainers meet standards outlined in the MHRT/C Procedural Guidelines and Trainer and Curriculum Standards.

Mental health workers with MHRT certification provide residential, community, and crisis services to persons with mental health needs throughout the state of Maine. This website contains information about the MHRT certification programs, the Mental Health Support Specialist training, and tuition reimbursement and workshop allocations. For a brief description of all of the MHRT certificates, the mental health workers and the roles they perform, please click on the link below:

[View Certification and Role Descriptions]