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Self-Determination/Choice Voucher Resources

I am more aware of and deal better with daily problems.
-Gladwin County

Listed below are resources for choice voucher participants and staff.  Each of the trainings are to be read by staff and signed indicating that they have read and understand the training material.  Once completed the signed training documents must be sent to the fiscal intermediary who will maintain a training record for each staff.

Choice Voucher Agreement Forms

Self Determination Agreement - For Adults

Choice Voucher Agreement - For Children

Self-Determination and Choice Voucher Handbook for Consumers

Criminal Background Check

Authorization for Recipient Rights Check

Employment Agreement

Purchase of Service Agreement

Self Determination Provider Agreement (Adults)

Medicaid Provider Assurance (Children)

Self-Determination/Choice Voucher Checklist

Self-Determination Implementation Technical Advisory

Choice Voucher System for Children 

CMHCM Self-Determination Policy (2.300.003)

Fiscal Intermediaries Independent Facilitators

Frank Ross, CPA, PC, 989.772.3243

GT Independence, 1.877.659.4500

Stuart Wilson, CPA, PC 989.832.5400

The Arc of Central Michigan 
P.O. Box 171
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48804-0171
Phone: 989.773.8765
Click here for facilitators.

 Staff Training Topic

 Staff Training Topics (click on topic name to open training unit)

  1. Recipient Rights - required initially

    You must complete an online "Rights of Recipients of Mental Health Services" training provided by Community Mental Health for Central Michigan.  This training must be completed within 30 days of beginning employment.
  1. Recipient Rights Refresher TrainingRequired annually
  1. Person-Centered Plan Training and Training Verification - Required initially and annually
  1. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) - Required initially and annually
  1. Limited English Proficiency - Required initially and annually
  1. Cultural Competence/Diversity - Required initially and annually
  1. First Aid Training

    After submitting the exam a page will appear indicating the number of correct answers out of the 22 questions.  A score of 18 or more correct is required to pass.  Print out the page with the exam score, print your name, voucher participant name, sign and date, and return to the fiscal intermediary.

    You do not need to purchase the wall certificate or the wallet card.
    *required every two years
  1. Infection Control/Blood Borne Pathogens - Required initially and annually
  1. Safety and Fire Prevention - Required initially and annually
  1. Basic Medication Administration (If recommended in individual's PCP)
  1. Positive Approaches/Challenging Behaviors/Non-Aversive Techniques & Crisis Intervention (If recommended in individual's PCP) - Required initially


Employer Resource

1. Hiring and Managing Personal Assistants



I am more aware of and deal better with daily problems.
-Gladwin County
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