Bureau of Maternal & Child Heath (BMCH) Combined Training

Target Audience State and local agency personnel working as Case Managers with the Family Case Management Program.
Course Length 3 days
Class Times Day 1: 09:00 am - 4:30 pm
Day 2: 09:00 am - 4:30 pm
Day 3: 09:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description Purpose: To enable the learner to have the knowledge and skills required to meet program standards in the policies, practices and procedures of the Cornerstone software system. Staff registering for this training must complete a series of web based modules that require approximately 2 - 3 hours, prior to attending the face-to-face portion of the training. The web based and classroom trainings are designed to address the needs of new case managers and cover each step of the Case Management process: client identification and outreach; family assessment; service planning and resource identification; linking clients to needed services; service implementation and coordination; monitoring service delivery; advocacy and evaluation. The software training will provide a "hands-on" approach to the Family Case Management functions within the Cornerstone software system including: Client Enrollment, Completion of Assessment Tools, Development of Care Plans, Documentation of Case Notes, Referring/Scheduling Clients and Recording Time & Activity Logs.
  • Planner: Marlin D. Hollis, BA, MPA
  • Performance Objectives Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the dual emphasis of the Case Manager
  • Describe the basic principles of prenatal care as it relates to Family Case management activities including the development of Care Plans (assessments, medical information and case notes
  • Demonstrate how to enroll a new client on the Cornerstone system.
  • Describe the basic principles of newborn care as it relates to Family Case Management activities including the development of Care Plans (assessments, medical information and case notes).
  • Discuss how to encourage empowerment as a Case Manager
  • Describe the implementation/coordinator role of the Case Manager.
  • Identify target population and participant categories
  • Describe strategies for advocacy at the client and system levels
  • Complete a Family Case Management Client Care Plan
  • Demonstrate how to implement and coordinate service delivery, advocate on the client’s behalf and evaluate provided services.
  • Document information on the Time and Activity Entry screens.
  • Record immunization information
  • Update client records in compliance with Maternal Child Health codes
  • Special Instructions
    Course Code PT - BBO/FCM
    Attendance 18
    Clock Hours (Social Workers) 18
    Contact Hours RN: 18
    Registered Dietitian
    Trainer(s) Renee Byrd, BS, MSED; Mina Caban, BS; Marlin Hollis, BA, MPA; Craig Jeffreys, BS; Monica Murphy-Hayes, BS, CLE


    To register, please choose a date:

    Dates Location
    4/19/2022 - 4/21/2022 Springfield
    5/10/2022 - 5/12/2022 Chicago
    6/14/2022 - 6/16/2022 Chicago
    7/19/2022 - 7/21/2022 Chicago
    8/2/2022 - 8/4/2022 Springfield
    9/13/2022 - 9/15/2022 Chicago
    10/4/2022 - 10/6/2022 Chicago
    10/18/2022 - 10/20/2022 Springfield
    11/15/2022 - 11/17/2022 Springfield
    12/13/2022 - 12/15/2022 Chicago
    1/24/2023 - 1/26/2023 Chicago
    2/14/2023 - 2/16/2023 Chicago
    3/21/2023 - 3/23/2023 Chicago
    4/18/2023 - 4/20/2023 Springfield
    5/9/2023 - 5/11/2023 Springfield
    6/13/2023 - 6/15/2023 Chicago

    Additional classes scheduled by local agency request.