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Self-Determination/Choice Voucher Resources

I have learned to speak my mind -- I have found my voice!
-Isabella 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

GT Independence, 1.877.659.4500

Stuart Wilson, CPA, PC 989.832.5400

Consumer Direct Care Network, 888.532.1907  

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

Disability Network of Mid-Michigan
1705 S. Saginaw Rd.
Midland, MI  48640
Phone:  989.835.4041
Serving: Gladwin, Midland

 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. Sensitivity Training:  Hearing Loss - required initially
  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

    You must pass the exam and purchase the wall certificate or the wallet card.  You have a choice of taking the First Aid Training online (using the link above) or taking a class in person.

    For reimbursement for taking the First Aid class, you must submit evidence of payment and a copy of the card/certificate to the fiscal intermediary.

    *This training is 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 have learned to speak my mind -- I have found my voice!
-Isabella County
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