Classroom Course » Owning and Operating a Mental Health Community Residence Facility

Dates & Times:
September 26, Wednesday 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Hosted By:
DBH Training Institute

Registration is Closed


The Division of Licensure (DOL) oversees approximately 120 Community Residence Facilities (CRF).  The goal of the training is to ensure that individuals with a diagnosis of mental illness receive 24 hour supervision, personal assistance, and meals by competent, qualified and well-trained staff.



1.       Clarify regulations that govern the operation of the MHCRFs

2.       Describe admission and discharge protocols, record required for clients and staff

3.       Explain how to effectively support the consumers residing in their MHCRF, medication requirements, positive environment

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

5.       Placement inappropriate MHCRFs, Care Coordination and Transitioning


Intended Audience:
CRF Owners Only
DBH 64 New York Avenue
Training Room (284E)
64 New York Avenue, NE
2nd Floor - East
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
(202) 671-0343
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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 first entrance of the building.
There are three parking lots for attendees that charge between $9-12, regardless of duration. The two outside lots only accept cash payment. There is also street parking in the blocks adjacent to 64 NY Avenue, but be mindful of posted restrictions.
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 Kendall Graham 
 Sheila Long Kelly 
 Drew Sweat 
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