Training Requirements

Training Requirements By Work Setting
At a Glance

Direct Support Professional
Training Requirements
CLS *individual DOES NOT require 24/7 care CLS *individual requires 24/7 care Employers of Record (EOR) Foster Care Group Home Transportation Vocational
Bloodborne Pathogens
*must meet MIOSHA standards


Cultural Competency

Due Process

First Aid

Limited English Proficiency

Recipient Rights

Unit 1 – Intro to Human Services & Meeting Special Needs, Person and Family Centered Planning, Philosophy, and Documentation Skills

Unit 3 – Nutrition & Food Safety

Unit 4 – Emergency Preparedness

Unit 5 – Health

Unit 6 – Medications

Unit 7 & 8 – Working With People: Introduction and Positive Techniques

Any additional training identified in the I/FPOS

Check with your
Vocational Service Provider to determine if you need Medication Skills to best support those under your care.
Your first introduction to this training must be face-to-face in a classroom setting from a county community mental health organization. If your online certification has expired, you are also required to take the course face-to-face.