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May 25, 2017 | Methadone Regulations Part One
Webinar Recording Link
Webinar Recording Link
Webinar Recording Link
Handout #1: Methadone Webinar Part Three PowerPoint Presentation

Handout #2: Application for Methadone Licensure Effective June 1, 2017
Handout #3: Methadone Rules Chapter 5122-40 Effective June 1, 2017


June 21, 2016 | CARF BH Update 2016-2017 (1:00 pm - 3:30 pm)

Description: Webinar presentation and discussion on updates to CARF's July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 Behavioral Health Standards Manual.
Presented by: Michael W. Johnson, M.A., C.A.P., Managing Director, Behavioral Health, CARF, International
CARF BH Update 2016 Webinar Recording
Target audience: CARF accredited BH Providers, and others interested in learning about standards updates.
Presentation Handouts: CARF BH Update Powerpoint Presentation | CARF ECS Powerpoint Presentation


June 29, 2016 | ASAM Criteria and Continuum Overview (12:00 - 2:30 pm)

Description: Ohio Administrative Code Rule 5122-27-06 requires MHAS certified providers of addiction services to assess client level of care utilizing ASAM Criteria. In addition, in January, 2016, ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) released an assessment tool: CONTINUUM, The ASAM Criteria Decision Engine™. CONTINUUM is a computer-guided, structured interview for assessing and caring for patients with addictive, substance-related and co-occurring conditions. NOTE: MHAS certified providers are NOT required to utilize CONTINUUM. Presenters include staff from ASAM, Change Companies and FEI Systems, including David Mee-Lee, MD, FASAM, Chief Editor, The ASAM Criteria and David R. Gastfriend, MD, DFASAM, Chief Architect, Continuum™.
Webinar includes:

  1. ASAM Criteria overview
  2. Implementation strategies and resources available to providers required to utilize ASAM Criteria
  3. CONTINUUM demo
  4. Q & A

This webinar is not an in-depth skills training course on utilization of ASAM Criteria. It is designed to introduce providers to ASAM Criteria and its core concepts, and aid providers in developing an implementation plan.
Target audience: MHAS certified providers of substance use treatment services.
ASAM Webinar Recording
Presentation Handouts: ASAM Criteria Continuum Powerpoint Presentation | ASAM Overview | ASAM Criteria Clinical Resources


January 14, 2016 | OAC Chapter 5122-25 Certification Process for Non-Deemed Status Providers
Non-Deemed Provider Webinar

Presentation Handout


January 19, 2016 | OAC Chapter 5122-25 Certification Process for Deemed Providers
Deemed Provider Webinar

Presentation Handout  


February 25, 2016; 10:30 - 11:30 am | Overview of Certification Standards Effective April 1, 2016

Description: This webinar will focus on identifying the rules that are revised and being re-numbered, and the webinar schedule. This webinar will NOT cover specific rule content changes.

Target Audience: Providers of AoD and/or MH outpatient programs/services including prevention, Detox, Driver Intervention Program, or AoD residential programs. Includes currently certified providers and providers seeking initial certification. Not applicable to inpatient psychiatric hospital providers.


February 26, 2016; 12:30 - 3:30 pm | OAC Chapter 5122-26 Revisions

Description: Training by OhioMHAS Licensure and Certification staff on the following Ohio Administrative Code Rules that will go into effect April 1, 2016: 5122-26-01 through 5122-26-12, 5122-26-15 and 5122-26-17.

Target Audience: Providers of AoD and/or MH outpatient programs/services including MH Services, AoD Outpatient Treatment, AoD and/or MH Prevention, Detox, Driver Intervention Programs or AoD Residential Programs. Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Not applicable to inpatient psychiatric hospital providers.

OAC Chapter 5122-26 Revisions Webinar Recording 

PowerPoint Presentation  


March 4, 2016; 1 - 3 pm | Incident Reporting and Risk Management OAC Rule 5122-26-13

Description: Training by Licensure and Certification staff on the incident report rule that that will go into effect April 1, 2016.

Target Audience: Providers of AoD and/or MH outpatient programs/services including MH Services, AoD Outpatient Treatment, AoD and/or MH Prevention, Detox, Driver Intervention Programs or AoD Residential Programs. Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Not applicable to inpatient psychiatric hospital providers.

Incident Reporting and Risk Management Webinar Recording

Presentation Handouts: Incident Reporting and Risk Management PowerPoint  |  Appendix A  |  Appendix B  |  Notification of Incident Form (effective April 1, 2016)


March 8, 2016; 10 am - 12 pm | Clinical Record Documentation OAC Chapter 5122-27

Description: Training by OhioMHAS Licensure and Certification staff on the following Ohio Administrative Code Rules that will go into effect April 1, 2016.

Target Audience: AoD Outpatient Treatment Programs; AoD or MH Prevention Services; AoD Residential Programs ; all MH Services (EXCEPT: 5122-29-15 Self-help/peer support service; 5122-29-16 Consumer-operated service; 5122-29-19 Consultation service; 5122-29-21 Mental health education service; 5122-29-22 Referral and information service; and 5122-29-27 Other mental health services). Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Not applicable to detoxification programs, driver intervention programs or inpatient psychiatric hospital providers.

Clinical Record Documentation Webinar Recording

PowerPoint Presentation


March 9, 2016; 1 - 3 pm | Client Rights and Grievance Procedure OAC Rule 5122-26-18

Description: Training by OhioMHAS staff on the client rights and grievance procedure rule that that will go into effect April 1, 2016.

Target Audience: Providers of AoD and/or MH outpatient programs/services including MH Services, AoD Outpatient Treatment, AoD and/or MH Prevention, Detox, Driver Intervention Programs or AoD Residential Programs. Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Not applicable to inpatient psychiatric hospital providers.

Client Rights and Grievance Procedure Webinar Recording

PowerPoint Presentation


March 11, 2016; 9:30 - 11:30 am | Seclusion and Restraint OAC Rules 5122-26-16 through 5122-26-16.2

Description: Training by OhioMHAS Licensure and Certification on the following seclusion and restraint rules that will go into effect April 1, 2016: 5122-26-16 5122-26-16.1 5122-26-16.2.

Target Audience: Providers that utilize seclusion or restraint. Providers of AoD and/or MH outpatient programs/services including MH Services, AoD Outpatient Treatment, AoD and/or MH Prevention, Detox, Driver Intervention Programs or AoD Residential Programs. Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Not applicable to inpatient psychiatric hospital providers.

Seclusion and Restraint Webinar Recording

Presentation Handouts: PowerPoint Presentation  |  Seclusion and Restraint Rules (effective April 1, 2016)  |  Six Core Strategies for Reducing Seclusion and Restraint Use


March 15, 2016; 10:30 - 11:30 am | Eligible Providers & Supervisors of MH Services and MH/AOD Prevention

Description: Training by OhioMHAS staff on OAC rule 5122-29-30, which contains the eligible providers and supervisors for all certified MH services, and the MH and/or AoD Prevention service rule 5122-29-20, and which goes into effect April 1, 2016.

Target Audience: Providers of all certified mental health services, and providers of MH and/or AoD prevention. Includes currently certified providers and providers seeking initial certification. Not applicable to Driver Intervention Programs, Detox, Methadone, AoD Outpatient Treatment services listed in 3793:2-1-08, and inpatient psychiatric hospital providers.

Eligible Providers & Supervisors Webinar Recording

Presentation Handouts: PowerPoint Presentation  |  Rule 5122-29-30 (effective April 1, 2016)  |  Appendix B Matrix - Eligible Providers and Supervisors  |  Rhode Island Certification Study Guide  |  Candidate Guide for the IC&RC Prevention Specialist Examination


March 15, 2016; 1:30 - 3 pm | MH/AOD Prevention OAC Rule 5122-29-20

Description: OhioMHAS staff will present a training on OAC rule 5122-29-20, which describes the certification requirements for AoD and/or MH prevention providers, and which will go in effect April 1, 2016.

Target Audience: Providers of MH and/or AoD prevention service. Includes currently certified providers and providers seeking initial certification. Not applicable to other providers, including inpatient psychiatric hospital providers.

MH/AoD Prevention Webinar Recording

Presentation Handouts: PowerPoint Presentation  |  Rhode Island Certification Study Guide  |  Candidate Guide for the IC&RC Prevention Specialist Examination  |  SAMHSA Prevention Core Competencies


March 16, 2016; 1 - 2:30 pm | Performance Improvement, Consumer Outcomes & Research OAC Chapter 5122-28

Description: Training presented by OhioMHAS staff on the following Ohio Administrative Code Rules that will go into effect April 1, 2016: 5122-28-01 through 5122-28-05 (Chapter 5122-28).

Target Audience: Providers of AoD and/or MH outpatient programs/services including MH Services, AoD Outpatient Treatment, AoD and/or MH Prevention, Detox, Driver Intervention Programs or AoD Residential Programs. Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Includes currently certified providers or providers seeking initial certification. Not applicable to inpatient psychiatric hospital providers.

Performance Improvement, Consumer Outcomes & Research Webinar Recording

PowerPoint Presentation


March 25, 2016; 1 - 3 pm | Certification Standards Effective April 1, 2016 Q&A

Description: After conducting a series of webinars on the certification standards for community behavioral health providers that are effective April 1, 2016, OhioMHAS staff will conduct a Q&A webinar to answer specific standard questions. The Q&A is for any rule in Ohio Administrative Code Chapters 5122-26, 5122-27, 5122-28 and 5122-29. Providers may submit advance questions during the webinar registration process that will be answered during the webinar. There will be no review of entire rules changes during this webinar. Archived webinars are available on this webpage.

Target Audience: Providers of AoD and/or MH outpatient programs/services including prevention, Detox, Driver Intervention Program, or AoD residential programs. Includes currently certified providers and providers seeking initial certification. Not applicable to inpatient psychiatric hospital providers.

Certification Standards Effective April 1 Q&A Webinar Recording

Presentation Handouts: PowerPoint Presentation  |  5122-29-32 Appendix B Part 1