Caregivers with 0 to 5 years of licensure / experience are required to complete 12 hours of training annually and caregivers with 6-plus years of licensure / experience are required to complete 6 hours of training annually.

Vulnerable Adult Act Training

The Vulnerable Adult Act Training Process (Mandated Reporter Resources/Minnesota Department of Human Services) must be completed prior to licensure or an employee begins to work with residents. This training must be completed annually.

On-line Training

Access the DHS Training Modules using the following steps:

  • Access County and Tribal Workers
  • Access TrainLink
  • Access Disability Services and scroll down to on-line learning
  • Access e-learning modules

Use your unique key to access these modules

**If you don't have a unique key, follow the instructions to obtain one.

Trainings Include

  • Brain Injury: A Virtual Tour
  • Falls Prevention Intervention
  • Psychotropic Medication Monitoring
  • Rule 40 and Non-Aversive Treatment Strategies

Adult Family Caregiver's Network

Access the training for caregivers that assists elderly and individuals with developmental disabilities. Training is available on a wide variety of topics, such as behavioral interventions, infection control and safety, medication management, and various mental health issues.