The County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health MHSA Workforce Education and Training Division invites eligible agencies to nominate participants to attend the Adult Health Navigator Certification Training Program led by Pacific Clinics Training Institute (PCTI) in partnership with the USC School of Social Work. This Certification Training Program sets a foundation for integrated services and provides trainees with the certification and tools to link adult consumers of behavioral health services with services in the primary healthcare system. We invite you to take advantage of this FREE training opportunity and nominate at least 2-3 individuals from your site.  

How It Works
  • Supervisors must complete an online nomination for each person  they are recommending 
Who Can Participate
  • Nominee must be directly employed by a DMH Contract Provider or a DMH Directly Operated site
  • Nominee must be in a peer/paraprofessional level position such as:  Peer Partner, Peer Advocate, Case Manager, Community Worker, Recovery Coach, Community Care Coordinator and Wellness Outreach Worker or similar position
Nomination Requirements
  • Nominee must be employed to work directly with Transitional Age Youth (TAY), Adult or Older Adult consumers
  • Nominee must have background clearance to work with mental health consumers and be in good standing with the nominating agency
  • Nominee must have direct access to working with consumers
  • Nominee and Supervisors must attend all scheduled training dates
  • Agency commitment to navigate at least five (5) consumers per year post training completion
Selection Process
  • Only 40 slots available – please submit nominations early
  • Nominees must meet all the nomination requirements and criteria for the Health Navigator Training Program
  • A committee will review and select participants based on the information submitted

Instructors: Rose Lopez, PhD

Pacific Clinics Training Institute
2471 E. Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91107

Training Dates

Supervisor Orientation - 3/24/2020 9:00am-1:00pm

Supervisor Implementation Meeting 5/7/2020 9:00am-1:00pm

Participant Orientation (Includes day 1 of participant training) - 4/1/2020

Participant Training Dates (5 days total including participant orientation):
Week 1: 4/1, 4/2 & 4/3/2020
Week 2: 4/7 & 4/8/2020

Participant Coaching Dates: 4/30, 5/12, 5/29 & 6/11/2020

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