Many UMFK students are interested in post-baccalaureate careers in Human or Social Services. The State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services has ten specific competencies for its certificate for Mental Health and Rehabilitation Technician-Community. These courses are not required to graduate from UMFK. They are required to be a certified mental health services provider in Maine. The complete regulations and applications for MHRT-C are available at http://muskie.usm.maine.edu/cfl/.
The MHRT-C certificate is granted through USM/Muskie center by the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services. The MHRT-C competencies can be mastered through several different pathways, such as coursework, employment, or agency-sponsored workshops.
MHRT-C courses are available at UMFK via ITV at our ITV center, via online, and via face-to-face, depending on semester. Please note the MHRT competencies are by topic, not specific course title, so there may be alternate course titles for the competency, depending on university. The certificates are issued through University of Southern Maine Muskie School.