Course Overview

This course was created and provided by the Virtual Center of Excellence (VCE), a former project of the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN). Content and format will be updated in the near future to address current accessibility standards. If you are unable to access the content in this section, please contact the imp support team for assistance.

This course will cover managed care, supports coordination and case management as it relates to Medicaid. This course is required to be completed every two years for all Case Managers and Supports Coordinators employed to provide services to children. This course will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

NOTE: If you attended one of these sessions as a live training event in 2015 or participated via webcast and can show evidence through your VCE transcript; you will not need to take the online version until 2017.

  • Duration: 3.0 hours
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (3.0), MCBAP-S (0.0), Mi-CEC pending - under review, Nursing (0.0)

Topics Covered

Managed Care and Medicaid

This course provides course participants with additional background in navigating the managed care system with youth clients. This course has been designed to provide those direct care workers with a definition of managed care within the Medicaid framework and strategies for providing care, or recommendations, for youth clients and their families. 

Support Coordination

This course provides a definition of support coordination and strategies for assisting clients and families with scheduling and finding the care that is needed to best treat the youth client. 

Case Management with Youth Clients

Participants of this course will become more familiar with working on youth cases and creating treatment plans that are focused and targeted to provide the best level of care based on the client's needs. 

Additional Considerations

Matching a child's disabilities with the correct service is imperative for developmental growth.

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