Provider Alert! Health and Human Services (HHSC) Uniform Managed Care Manual Update to Chapter 15.3

Provider Alert!

Provider Alert! Health and Human Services (HHSC) Uniform Managed Care Manual Update to Chapter 15.3

Date: May 4, 2022

Attention: All Providers

Effective Date: March 18, 2022

Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with the COVID-19 event.  TCHP reserves the right to update and/or change this information without prior notice due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 event.

Call to action: Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that effective March 18, 2022, administrative changes were made to Chapter 15.3 of Health and Human Services Commission’s (HHSC) Uniform Managed Care Manual.

How this impacts providers: The administrative changes that were made to chapter 15.3 – Mental Health Targeted Case Management and Mental Health Rehabilitative Services Training Requirements included modifying “Applicability of Chapter 15.3” to add the STAR Kids Program and an update to the training links.

The updated training links included in Chapter 15.3 are below.

Adult Mental Health Training

All providers delivering services to adults must complete the following SAMHSA training programs:

  1. Illness Management and Recovery (IMR)

https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Illness-Management-and-Recovery-Evidence-Based-Practices-EBP-KIT/SMA09-4462

  1. Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Assertive-Community-Treatment-ACT-Evidence-Based-Practices-EBP-KIT/SMA08-4344

  1. Individual Placement and Supports (IPS) Supported Employment (SE)

https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Supported-Employment-Evidence-Based-Practices-EBP-KIT/SMA08-4365

  1. Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)

https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Permanent-Supportive-Housing-Evidence-Based-Practices-EBP-KIT/SMA10-4509

 

Children’s Mental Health

All providers delivering services to children must complete the following trainings:

  1. Social Skills and Aggression Replacement Techniques (START)

All staff must attest to have attended an in-person training or to have viewed the complete DVD series.

In-person training may be obtained through the following resources.

  • Behavioral Institute for Children and Adolescents

Sheldon Braaten, Ph.D.

Behavioral Institute for Children and Adolescents

1711 County Road B West, Suite 110S, Roseville, Minnesota 55113

Phone: 651-484-5510

Email: info@behavioralinstitute.org

http://www.behavioralinstitute.org/S.T.A.R.T.php

  • G&G Consultants

Barry Glick, Ph.D.

106 Acorn Dr. Scotia, New York 12302

Phone 518-229-7933

Email: artgang01@gmail.com

  • Mark Amendola

Perseus House

1511 Peach Street, Erie, Pennsylvania 16501

Phone 814-480-5900, ext. 288;

E-Mail: mamendola@perseushouse.org

  • EPIS Center

Pennsylvania State University

http://www.episcenter.psu.edu/ebp/ART

  • Centralized Training Infrastructure

www.centralizedtraining.com

 

DVD training may be obtained through the following resources:

  1. Preparing Adolescents for Young Adulthood (PAYA):

The toolkit and PAYA Modules are listed below. All staff must attest to have read each of the modules.

  • Youth In Transition (PAYA) Tool Kit:

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/BHSIA/dbh/documents/Introduction.pdf

  • Module 1: Money , Home and Food Management

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/BHSIA/dbh/documents/Module%201%20MONEY,%20HOME%20AND%20FOOD%20MANAGEMENT.pdf

  • Module 2: Personal, Health, Social and Safety Skills

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/BHSIA/dbh/documents/Module%202%20PERSONAL,%20HEALTH,%20SOCIAL%20AND%20SAFETY%20SKILLS.pdf

  • Module 3: Education/Employment/Career Tools, Skills and Strategies

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/BHSIA/dbh/documents/Module%203%20EDUCATION%20EMPLOYMENT%20CAREER%20TOOLS,%20SKILLS%20AND%20STRATEGIES.pdf

http://www.casey.org/media/CLS_ResourceGuides_subdocs_PAYAModule3.pdf

  • Module 4: Housing, Transportation and Community Resources

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/BHSIA/dbh/documents/Module%204%20HOUSING,%20TRANSPORTATION%20AND%20COMMUNITY%20RESOURCES.pdf

  • Module 5: Young Parents Guide

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/BHSIA/dbh/documents/Module%205%20YOUNG%20PARENTS%20GUIDE.pdf

  • Module 6: Household Management Activities

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/BHSIA/dbh/documents/Module%206%20HOUSEHOLD%20MANAGEMENT.pdf

  1. Seeking Safety

All staff must attest to have attended an in-person training or to have viewed the complete DVD series.

Materials can be found:

  1. Nurturing Parenting Program – Tertiary Treatment Protocols:

All staff must attest to have attended an in-person training.

Training resources can be found here:

  1. Barkley’s Defiant Child/Defiant Teen

Training and materials can be found here:

  1. Wraparound Planning Process

Additional information about wraparound training can be found by contacting the Texas Institute of Excellence in Mental Health at the University of Texas at Austin or navigating to this website: http://www.txsystemofcare.org/wraparound/

To schedule in-person training, please contact:

  • Rebecca Marquez M.Ed., BSW

Wraparound Implementation Specialist

Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health

Center for Social Work Research

The University of Texas at Austin

Office: (512) 232 0613

Email: Rebecca.Marquez@austin.utexas.edu

Next steps for providers: Please click the link below to see the updates:

15.3 – Mental Health Targeted Case Management and Mental Health Rehabilitative Services Training Requirements

If you have any questions, please email Provider Network Management at: providerrelations@texaschildrens.org.
For access to all provider alerts, log into:
www.thecheckup.org or www.texaschildrenshealthplan.org/for-providers.

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