Mental Health Technician Certification
Certification helps to ensure that mental health technicians have a basic understanding of mental illness and treatment, allowing them to provide better service. Individuals billing Medicaid for case aide services must be certified as a mental health technician.
ND Brain Injury Services
NDBIN works to improve the quality of life for individuals with brain injury and bring people with brain injury, their families, their friends, and professionals together to serve the needs of this unique group
ND Behavioral Health Planning Council
The Behavioral Health Planning Council evaluates the state’s behavioral health system, advocates, and advises the State of North Dakota regarding the overall behavioral health system of care.
Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)
SAMHSA’s Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) funds services for people with serious mental illness (SMI) experiencing homelessness. The Behavioral Health Division of the North Dakota Department of Human Services administers the program through the Regional Human Service Centers.
Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTF) Licensing
The licensing of PRTFs by the Behavioral Health Division helps to ensure health and safety and compliance with minimum standards in care and treatment of all children placed in the facility.
A trauma-informed approach to the delivery of behavioral health services includes an understanding of trauma and an awareness of the impact it can have across settings, services, and populations.
Voluntary Treatment Program
The Voluntary Treatment Program (VTP) provides out-of-home treatment services for Medicaid-eligible children who have serious emotional disorders without parents having to give up custody to the courts or to social services.
SAPT Block Grant
The Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SAPT BG) program’s objective is to help plan, implement, and evaluate activities that prevent and treat substance abuse.