Classroom Course » Working in a Mental Health Community Residential Facility

Dates & Times:
April 24, Tuesday 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Hosted By:
DBH Training Institute

Registration is Closed


The Division of Licensure  (DOL) oversees approximately120 Community Residence Facilities (CRF).  The goal of the training is toensure that individuals with a diagnosis of mental illness receive 24 hoursupervision, personal assistance, and  meals by competent, qualified and well-trained staff.



1. Clarify regulations that govern the operation of theMHCRFs; Life within the MHCRFs

2. Describe admission and discharge protocols, recordsrequired for clients and staff

3. Explain how to effectively support the consumers residingin MHCRF, med. requirements, positive  environment

4. Identify who is responsible for the various phases ofconsumer support, CRF staff, support workers, treatment team

5.Placement inappropriate MHCRFs, Care Coordination and Transitioning
Intended Audience:
Current Staff, Residence Directors and CSAs
DBH 64 New York Avenue
Training Room (284E)
64 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
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Driving Directions:
64 New York Avenue is located at the intersection of Florida, New York and First Streets, NE. Metro: Take the red line to the Noma/Gallaudet University (previously called New York Avenue) metro stop. Walk west on N Street and turn right at 1st Street NE. Cross over New York Avenue. You will see a large clock tower with the number 64. Enter through the gate and walk toward the entrance in the middle of the building, which is the second building entrance.
There are three parking lots for attendees that charge between $7-10, regardless of duration. They only accept cash payment. There is also street parking in the blocks adjacent to 64 NY Avenue, but be mindful of posted restrictions.
DBH Training Institute Certificate details
 Nathaniel Goodwin 
 Kendall Graham 
 Sheila Long Kelly 
 Drew Sweat 
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