Welcome to HHS System Learning Portal!

The HHS System online learning portal provides a broad array of courses designed to help maximize your knowledge regarding HHS services and programs.  The learning portal offers a convenient way to take training online.  This allows easy access to relevant topics and authorized trainings by HHS agencies.  The HHS System Learning Portal offers:

1. Easy-to-follow curriculum in an online format, and

2. Printable course completion certificates, which may include CEU credit, if applicable.



    Available courses

    This HHSC EVV Policy course is designed for programs and services currently required to use EVV. It includes modules that explain what EVV is, how EVV works, and who EVV stakeholders are. The course covers EVV visit transactions, EVV visit maintenance, EVV reason codes and required free text, EVV compliance oversight, and includes a summary of EVV changes

    Please click the EVV Policy For Programs and Services training link to access the training

    View the table on p. 3 of Programs and Services Required to Use EVV for a listing of programs and services currently required to use EVV.

    This HHSC EVV Policy course is designed for programs, services, and service delivery options required to use EVV as mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act (EVV start date is TBD). It includes modules that explain what EVV is, how EVV works, and who EVV stakeholders are. The course covers EVV visit transactions, EVV visit maintenance, EVV reason codes and required free text, and EVV compliance oversight

    Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) instructor-led training is intended for program providers currently using EVV and program providers who will be using EVV beginning Jan. 1, 2020.  The training is also for Financial Management Services Agency (FMSA) representatives. 

    ATTENTION HHSC STAFF: On the next screen, please select the checkbox to view ONLY the EVV instructor-led training sessions for HHSC staff. 

    Please click the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Roadshow - Texas link to view all available training locations and dates.  Clicking this link does not  automatically register you to attend a Roadshow classroom session. Please follow the detailed instructions inside the course to reserve your seat.

    Image of a road with several stops

    This training is designed to meet the basic ANE training requirements for staff providing direct care in a community setting. By the end of the training, staff should be able to identify which acts constitute ANE, how to recognize ANE, understand risk factors for ANE, and what methods can be used to address ANE. Additionally, this training includes an introduction to trauma and its impact on the people we serve. To take this course, please select the "enroll me" button below.

    If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email LTSS_Policy@hhsc.state.tx.us.

    The purpose of this online course is to provide you with an introduction and overview of person-centered practices, services and planning.

    The information in this training is used to improve the quality of lives of those we serve to continue the philosophical shift in services to become more "person-centered".


    The two days of learning and practicing in how to use a variety of skills to identify information to support the work we do and the people we serve, work with, and live with. 

    Developed by Michael Smull and the International Learning Community for Person Centered Practices, Person Centered Thinking (PCT) is a fundamental training offered to provide participants with the basic knowledge on how to facilitate the use of person-centered thinking skills to discover what is important to and important for the person and founding the balance needed to best support them in achieving their desired outcomes.

    Please enrol in this "course" to review all available training locations and dates.  Enrolling in this "course" does not  automatically register you to attend a classroom session. Please follow the detailed instructions inside the course to reserve your seat.


    • Certified Person-Centered Thinking Trainer: Mary Bishop

    online iconELA provides developmental experiences through four essential roles of leadership to prepare participants to lead at the executive level.

    Please click the  Executive Leadership  Academy link to access the training.  Scroll down to locate the Enroll me button. You will be automatically enroll you in the class based on your Enrollment key, which you will receive from your instructors.

     

    online icon

    ALA provides developmental experiences that equip staff with the competence, confidence and commitment to succeed in their current positions and the readiness to assume leadership at higher levels of responsibility.

    Please click the Aspiring Leaders Academy link to access the training.  Scroll down to locate the Enroll me button. You will be automatically enroll you in the class based on your Enrollment key, which you will receive from your instructors.

    This comprehensive nine-module online course will provide nursing facility staff with thorough and sustainable education, information and resources that are needed to successfully complete all NF responsibilities related to the PASRR process. In addition, this training will detail the complexities of caring for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, mental illness, or both.

    This online course has been approved for 7.0 hours of continuing education credit by HHSC for the following professions: Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Nursing Facility Administrators, Nursing Facility Activity Directors, Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals, Certified Nurse Aides, and Licensed Psychology Professionals. HHSC is an approved provider of social work credit. The Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (TSBSWE) renews approval status to HHSC annually. Current expiration is January 31, 2020. Contact the TBSWE at http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/socialwork/. 

    This training provides an introduction to the role nursing facilities play in the PASRR process; discusses the purpose of PASRR, state and federal regulations which govern the PASRR process, types of admissions, screening and specialized services; and provides an overview of each aspect of the PASRR process.