Online Training Library

Benchmarks is pleased to offer the following online learning opportunities for you:

Training sponsored by the Benchmarks Training Institute is planned with all due care, however, Benchmarks does not warrant or represent that the information presented by trainers is free from errors or omission, or that it is exhaustive. Training participants are responsible for making their own assessment of the information and should verify all relevant representations, statements and information with their own professional advisors.


CMS Core Competencies

You will not regret spending time taking this super fun and exciting course on CMS’ Core Competencies. Renate Macchirole, our trainer, is engaging, interesting and simply outstanding as she walks through examples of how to implement these important skills into your work.  We hope you will join us for this online training experience!
Cost: $35 per person
(Benchmarks members receive a 25% discount)
Click here to register.


Motivational Interviewing

This 13-hour course meets the CABHA training requirements for the Introductory Course in  Motivational Interviewing.Taught by MINT Trainer, Todd Roberts, this course includes a  Certificate of Completion
at the conclusion of the course and after passing a post-course test.

Cost:$110 per person
(Benchmarks members receive a 25% discount.)
Click here to register.



Day Treatment Service Definition Training

This course meets the service definition requirement for Day Treatment Service
Definition Training, introducing and familiarizing students with the Day Treatment service and
requirements.
Cost:$30.00 per person
(Benchmarks members receive a 25% discount.)
Click here to register.


Additional 6 hours of Person-Centered Thinking 

This training satisfies the requirement for the  additional six hours of
Person-Centered Thinking/Recovery Training for service providers
who have already completed a six-hour course per Implementation
Update #82 and #86.
Cost:$60.00 per person
(Benchmarks members receive a 25%
 discount.)
Click here to register.

Slips, Trips & Falls

This course covers the prevention of common types
of slips, trips and falls as well as the risk factors
that can lead to accidents.
Cost: $20.00 per person.
(Benchmarks members receive a 25% discount.)
Click here to register.

Defensive Driving

This course covers defensive driving techniques
and best practices for on-the-road safety as well as
common driving hazards, what you can do to avoid
an accident and what you should do if you are
involved in an accident.
Cost: $20.00 per person.
(Benchmarks members receive a 25% discount)
Click here to register.

Crisis Prevention & Intervention Plan Training:

**Updated to include The Division of MH/DD/SAS Required Core Elements**

Mental health and substance use providers who participate in the Person Centered Planning process for people needing services. This new Crisis Prevention and Intervention Plan form is required for all individuals who have a Person Centered Plan.

Cost: $45.00 per person (Benchmarks members receive a 25% discount)
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Intensive In-Home Service Definition Training

This course meets the service definition requirement for Intensive In-Home Service
Definition Training, introducing and familiarizing students with the IIH service and requirements.
Cost:$30.00 per person
(Benchmarks members receive a 25% discount.)
Click here to register.

Challenges & Strategies for Successfully Supporting
People with Dementia

This course offers behavioral health and I/DD providers a basic understanding of how to
support people with dementia in their practice.  The course defines dementia and
Alzheimer’s disease and describes how these conditions are exhibited by people with
developmental disabilities. Students learn how dementia affects personality, communication
and behavior.
Cost:$25.00
(Benchmarks members receive a 25% discount.)

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Your next patient has Autism

This online course was produced in collaboration with the Autism Society of NC.
The course is intended to help health practitioners effectively meet the special
needs of patients with disorders on the Autism Spectrum.
Cost: $30.00 per person
(Benchmarks members receive a 25% discount.)
Click here to register.

Safe Lifting

This module covers safe lifting techniques and
how to react in the case of an accident.
We cover various types of lifts, the mechanics/techniques
involved in safe lifting, common hazards, risk factors
and how to prevent accident injuries.
Cost: $20.00 per person.
(Benchmarks members receive a 25% discount)
Click here to register.