Online Training

“Mastery in IBHIS & Documentation”

for Directly Operated Programs

Quality Assurance – Policy & Technical Development Team is pleased to announce online training, “Mastery in IBHIS & Documentation” for practitioners within DMH directly-operated programs. The on-line training modules allow practitioners to access and repeat the online lectures at any time to identify the essential elements of documentation and prepare to accurately complete an Assessment, Client Treatment Plan and Progress Note within IBHIS, as well as selecting appropriate Procedure Codes.

You are required to complete the entire online training module series for your discipline in order to get authorized access to IBHIS.  To begin the training, find the training modules related to your scope of practice/discipline below. (*Optional modules are not required for certain disciplines).  We recommend new practitioners initially complete the modules in the order they are presented below.

Upon completion of each module, there is a quiz.  Once the quiz is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email of completion. Please keep the email as proof of your training completion.

If you want to practice navigating and using IBHIS, please use the training environment: IBHIS Practice SiteThe Local User Administrator (LUA) at your program can help set your account.

For any questions on the Mastery in IBHIS & Documentation training, please contact QA Unit at QADOTraining@dmh.lacounty.gov.

PSYCHOTHERAPISTS (Social Workers, MFTs, and Psychologists):

  1. Introduction to IBHIS (Clinical View) & Documentation (Run Time 1:16:50)
    1. Powerpoint
    2. Handout 1: Home Console
    3. Handout 2: Chart View
    4. Handout 3: Client Overview Console
    5. Handout 4: Treatment Console
    6. Handout 5: Notes Console
    7. Handout 6: Clinical Console
    8. Handout 7: Reports Console
  2. Scheduling Calendar in IBHIS (Run Time 27:53)
    1. Powerpoint
  3. Episodes in IBHIS (Run Time 35:35)
    1. Powerpoint
  4. Indirect Services (COS/MAA) (Run Time 30:58)
    1. Powerpoint
  5. Assessing and Diagnosing (Run Time 1:08:10)
    1. Handout: Assessing and Diagnosing Module
  6. Treatment Planning (Run Time 1:01:38)
    1. Handout: Treatment Planning Module
  7. Treatment and Progress Notes (For Psychotherapists) coming soon

CASE MANAGERS (e.g. Medical Case Workers, Substance Use Counselors, Peers/Community Workers, Occupational Therapists)

  1. Introduction to IBHIS (Clinical View) & Documentation (Run Time 1:16:50)
    1. Powerpoint
    2. Handout 1: Home Console
    3. Handout 2: Chart View
    4. Handout 3: Client Overview Console
    5. Handout 4: Treatment Console
    6. Handout 5: Notes Console
    7. Handout 6: Clinical Console
    8. Handout 7: Reports Console
  2. Scheduling Calendar in IBHIS (Run Time 27:53)
    1. Powerpoint
  3. Episodes in IBHIS (Run Time 35:35)
    1. Powerpoint
  4. Indirect Services (COS/MAA) (Run Time 30:58)
    1. Powerpoint
  5. Understanding Medical Necessity / Community Functioning Evaluation coming soon
  6. Treatment Planning (Run Time 1:01:38)
    1. Handout: Treatment Planning Module
  7. Treatment and Progress Notes (for Case Managers) coming soon

PRESCRIBERS/FURNISHERS (Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners):

  1. Introduction to IBHIS (Prescriber View) & Documentation coming soon
  2. Scheduling Calendar in IBHIS (Run Time 27:53)
    1. Powerpoint
  3. Episodes in IBHIS (Run Time 35:35)
    1. Powerpoint
  4. Indirect Services (COS/MAA) (Run Time 30:58) *Optional
    1. Powerpoint
  5. Medical Necessity, Med Consent/Treatment Plan & Vitals coming soon
  6. Treatment and Progress Notes for Prescribers coming soon
  7. Additional Order Connect Trainings (must have DMH Intranet Access)
  8. IBHIS Navigation and Documentation (Run Time 01:11:24)
    1. Providing MSS during COVID-19
    2. Cheat Sheet for DO Psychiatrists – Coding for Telephone & Telehealth

NON PRESCRIBING/FURNISHING MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS (e.g. Registered Nurses, LPTs): 

  1. Introduction to IBHIS (Prescriber View) & Documentation coming soon
  2. Scheduling Calendar in IBHIS (Run Time 27:53)
    1. Powerpoint
  3. Episodes in IBHIS (Run Time 35:35)
    1. Powerpoint
  4. Indirect Services (COS/MAA) (Run Time 30:58)
    1. Powerpoint
  5. Medical Necessity, Med Consent/Treatment Plan & Vitals coming soon
  6. Understanding Medical Necessity / Community Functioning Evaluation coming soon
  7. Treatment and Progress Notes for Nurses and LPTs coming soon