This training is designed to meet the basic Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (ANE) training requirements for staff providing direct care in a community setting.  

This training fulfills the requirements that personnel: are trained on and knowledgeable of:

    • acts that constitute abuse, neglect, and exploitation;
    • signs and symptoms of abuse, neglect, and exploitation; and
    • methods to prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation;
    • how to report 

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll" button.

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

Este curso fue creado para cubrir los requisitos básicos de capacitación en la prevención del abuso, la negligencia y la explotación (ANE) del personal que ofrece atención directa en la comunidad. Al terminar el curso, el personal deberá ser capaz de identificar los actos que constituyen ANE, de reconocer los casos de ANE, de comprender los factores de riesgo y de saber qué métodos emplear para atender los casos de ANE. Además, este curso ofrece información básica sobre el trauma y su impacto en las personas a quienes servimos. Para tomar la capacitación, haga clic en el título del curso y luego seleccione "enroll me" (inscribirme), que aparece debajo de la descripción del curso.

Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre este curso o si necesita ayuda, envíe un correo electrónico a LTSS_Policy@hhsc.state.tx.us.

El curso 2023 ya no está disponible para inscripción, pero puedes acceder al Certificado ya emitido para el curso 2023 en tu Dashboard
HHSC is pleased to present the in-person Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities (DBMD) Provider Training as a web-based training opportunity for all DBMD program providers offered through the HHS Learning Portal 

The DBMD Provider Training fulfills the mandated training requirements established by the Texas Administrative Code Title 26, Part 1, Chapter 260, which states that agency staff must complete the DBMD Program Service Provider Training as described in TAC Rule §260.205(d) within 90 days of assuming job duties and annually thereafter. This training is intended to provide information regarding DBMD program policy and operational processes. The training material is presented by staff from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and Texas Medicaid Health Partnership (TMHP).  

If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email DBMDpolicy@hhs.texas.gov

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

This training provides guidance to Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities (DBMD) program providers on how to successfully develop, complete and submit required paperwork to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for review. 

This course will cover the following: 

  • The submission of enrollment, renewal, and revision of Individual Plan of Care (IPC) packets;
  • What information is needed to to successfully complete Individual Plan of Care (IPC) forms, transfers, Intellectual Disability/Related Condition Assessment (ID/RC) Forms, Individual Program Plan (IPP) and 
  • How to avoid making the most common mistakes when completing and submitting these forms.  

If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email: dbmdpolicy@hhs.texas.gov

To begin this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

This training is now available, and will continue until 12/31/2024. The 2023 course is no longer available. You will still be able to download your 2023 completion certificate from your Dashboard

This training provides guidance to Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS) Direct Services Agencies (DSAs), and  Case Management Agencies (CMAs) on how to successfully develop, complete and submit required paperwork to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for review. If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email LTSS_Policy@hhsc.state.tx.us.

 In this training you will find information regarding:

    • Submission of enrollment, renewal, revision, termination, and transfer individual plan of care (IPC) packets
    • Suspension requirements and submissions
    • Packet submission standards, including:
      • Completing forms
      • Common mistakes

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

If you need assistance with this training, please contact HHSC LTSS Policy at  LTSS_Policy@hhs.texas.gov  

HHSC is pleased to provide this web based Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS) Provider Training through the HHS Learning Portal for all CLASS case management agencies (CMAs) and direct service agencies (DSAs).

The CLASS Provider Training fulfills the mandated training requirements established by the Texas Administrative Code Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 45, which states that agency staff must complete the training as described in the CLASS Provider Manual Section 2000 and Section 3000 within 60 calendar days of employment. 

This training is intended to provide information regarding CLASS program policy and operational processes. Newly contracted CMAs and DSAs are strongly encouraged to take this training. Existing CMAs, DSAs, agency staff, and other stakeholders are welcome to take this training as desired. The training material is presented by staff from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and Texas Medicaid Health Partnership (TMHP).  

Contact mailbox for any questions you might have regarding the CLASS Provider Training: URTrainingRegistration@hhsc.state.tx.us

HHSC is pleased to announce the in-person Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS) Provider Training will now be a web based training offered through the HHS Learning Portal.  This on-line training is replacing the in-person CLASS Provider Training that was held twice a year in Austin. 

This is an online training opportunity for all CLASS case management agencies (CMAs) and direct service agencies (DSAs).

The CLASS Provider Training fulfills the mandated training requirements established by the Texas Administrative Code Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 45, which states that agency staff must complete the training as described in the CLASS Provider Manual Section 2000 and Section 3000 within 60 calendar days of employment. 

This training is intended to provide information regarding CLASS program policy and operational processes. Newly contracted CMAs and DSAs are strongly encouraged to take this training. Existing CMAs, DSAs, agency staff, and other stakeholders are welcome to take this training as desired. The training material is presented by staff from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and Texas Medicaid Health Partnership (TMHP).  

Contact mailbox for any questions you might have regarding the CLASS Provider Training: URTrainingRegistration@hhsc.state.tx.us

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

This training provides guidance to Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities (DBMD) program providers on how to successfully develop, complete and submit required paperwork to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for review. 

This course will cover the following: 

  • The submission of enrollment, renewal, and revision of Individual Plan of Care (IPC) packets;
  • What information is needed to to successfully complete Individual Plan of Care (IPC) forms, transfers, Intellectual Disability/Related Condition Assessment (ID/RC) Forms, Individual Program Plan (IPP) and 
  • How to avoid making the most common mistakes when completing and submitting these forms.  

If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email: dbmdpolicy@hhs.texas.gov

To begin this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

This training has been replaced by the 2024  ANE Competency Exam as of 1/5/2024.  Any student who has begun the training, but has not completed it by 1/5/2024 will have to take the new 2024 training and quiz. 


This training is designed to meet the basic Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (ANE) training requirements for staff providing direct care in a community setting. 

This training fulfills the requirements that personnel: are trained on and knowledgeable of:

    • acts that constitute abuse, neglect, and exploitation;
    • signs and symptoms of abuse, neglect, and exploitation; and
    • methods to prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation;
    • how to report 

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

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

This course will no longer be accessible as of 04/30/24. The new updated HCS/TxHmL PAT course will be available 05/01/24.

Applicants who have started this course but do not complete it by 04/30/24 will have to take the new 2024 PAT course and exam(s).

If you need access to your certificate, please access it on your dashboard.

Welcome to the Provider Applicant Training for the Home and Community-based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) Programs. 

Our process has changed effective January 2023. Applicants will have one attempt to pass the exam every six months. Please check the Welcome page for further information on our new process.

The purpose of this training is to provide required and helpful information to applicants testing to become provisionally certified. 

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

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description. 

IMPORTANT: This training is for applicants who want to become a provider for HCS/TxHmL only.