Case Management Accelerated Training

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Program Coordinator: Joseph Vaudreuil
Phone: (508) 949-6640 extension 3385
Email: cmat@tves.org

Mission & Vision Statements

Mission Statement: The mission of the CMAT (Case Management Accelerated Training) program is to develop and cultivate the next generation of human services workers by providing qualified participants a standardized set of highly desired skills through a paid 11-week intensive workforce development certificate program. Qualified participants include high school graduates, those with GEDs, and individuals with up to and including 2-year associate degrees with experience related to human services or providing care to others.

Vision Statement: CMAT will be a reputable, trusted, and inclusive workforce development program that will unlock career advancement for qualified participants and a new network of diverse, well-equipped professionals for the human services field in Massachusetts. A CMAT certificate will be a reliable verification of a graduate’s commitment, knowledge, and skill set, distinguishing them as a prime candidate for employment in a case manager position.

CMAT Curriculum

LIST OF CLASSES

CASE MANAGEMENT, INTRODUCTION TO

CASE MANAGEMENT II & SERVICES PLANNING

CASE MANAGEMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

CHRONIC DISEASE OVERVIEW

COMMUNICATION STANDARDS & BEST PRACTICES

CULTURAL COMPETENCIES FOR HUMAN SERVICE WORKERS

DOCUMENTATION

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

ETHICS AND BOUNDARIES FOR CASE WORKERS

GERONTOLOGY: THE STUDY OF AGING

INTERVIEWING & ASSESSMENT, INTRODUCTION TO

INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES & CONFLICT RESOLUTION

PROFESSIONALISM

PRODUCTIVITY SYSTEMS, EXECUTIVE FUNCTION, & TIME MANAGEMENT

PROTECTIVE SERVICES & SAFETY AWARENESS

RESUME & INTERVIEWING BEST PRACTICES

STRESS MANAGEMENT & SELF CARE

TRAUMA, GRIEF, & LOSS

UNDERSTANDING COGNITIVE DECLINE

About Case Management Accelerated Training (CMAT)

CMAT Timeline
CMAT Timeline

Hector

“The comprehensive curriculum equipped me with the skills to navigate complex client situations, develop tailored intervention plans, and foster effective communication with diverse stakeholders. The hands-on practicum was invaluable, allowing me to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios. The program’s emphasis on ethical considerations and cultural competence deepened my understanding of the field. The supportive faculty and collaborative learning environment enhanced my professional growth, leaving me confident and prepared for a rewarding career in case management.”

Hailey

“The CMAT program provided me with an opportunity to change my life. I used to be a preschool teacher, happy with my life but searching for a way to better help people. Through this accelerated program, I was provided with training and classes from so many different professionals in the field, like professors from local colleges and case workers who are leaders in their departments. I would recommend this program to anyone interested in bettering themselves and others’ lives!”

“CMAT cares about the students and opened my eyes to a career I had never seen before. After this class I can start a new career in human services, which I never thought possible. I am extremely grateful for this.” – Megan

“This program was tough, very well designed. There were times when I wanted to give up, but my support system at home and in class stepped in to help me receive my CMAT Certificate. Thank you, Tri-Valley, Inc., for this wonderful opportunity!” – Carla

“The CMAT Program gave me the opportunity to grow my knowledge and implement my skills in the field. Without this program I would not have had the opportunity to grow my skills and career as a single mother.” – Jasmine

Lissette

“CMAT has truly been a transformative journey that has shaped my professional development and enriched my understanding of the field of case management. The hands-on experience allowed me to apply theoretical knowledge in real-life situations, further strengthening my problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities. The knowledge, skills, and experiences prepared me for a career in case management and instilled in me a deep sense of purpose and commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of others. Thank you, CMAT, for the mentorship, guidance, and support which has shaped me into a competent and compassionate individual ready to embark on a fulfilling career in case management.”

“After CMAT, I feel confident that I could step into any job interview that I apply for and know that I am capable of getting that job and being able to do it.” – John

“Before the CMAT program, I felt at a loss in my career. I am now in a position to embark on a new career that can make an impact on my community in a meaningful way.” – Nicole

“I’m coming out of CMAT smarter and more confident that I can help others, one person at a time.” – Louise

“Joe is an excellent coordinator and instructor. He articulates information extremely well and clearly cares about everyone’s well-being and success. I highly recommend the CMAT program to anyone who is a hard worker and determined for success!” – Chris

“The education I received from CMAT helped me to feel prepared to be a case manager and gave me the confidence to work in a whole new field.” – Meaghan

“If you love working with people and want to take the next step in your career, this program is for you!” – Chelsea

A Timeline for Session III (fall '24) of CMAT
CMAT Paid Student Description

Download Full CMAT Paid Student Description HERE

Responsibilities:

  1. Reliable transportation and participation in the CMAT program
  2. Regular attendance on-site and remote learning (Mon-Fri, 8:30am-2:30pm, unless otherwise noted). Primary on-site location is Tri-Valley, Inc. at 10 Mill St, Dudley. Satellite locations may include Elder Services of Worcester Area, Inc. at 67 Millbrook Street, Suite 100, Worcester & Aging Services of North Central MA at 680 Mechanic Street, Leominster
  3. Obtain a passing grade by completing assigned course work and tasks
  4. Represent the values of Tri-Valley while interfacing with different individuals during the course
  5. Maintain work area and work-issued technology in a neat and professional manner
  6. Perform relevant, miscellaneous duties and assignments as directed by program staff
  7. Meet with supervisor on regular basis

Essential Functions/Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma (or GED); some college up to and including 2-year associate degrees; with experience related to human services or providing care to others
  2. Regular and reliable attendance. Must meet program attendance standards and requirements
  3. Organizational and time management skills, attention to detail
  4. Communication skills, oral and written, with professional tone (telephone, email, in-person)
  5. Cultural competency and the ability to provide informed advocacy
  6. Demonstrated problem solving skills
  7. Meet deadlines in a timely fashion
  8. Able to develop and maintain positive effective relationships with providers, consumers, and the public
  9. Able to work as a member of a team and work independently
  10. Maintain confidentiality
  11. Computer acuity, software: Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
  12. Reliable transportation

Physical Demands:

  1. Computer access (laptop provided)
  2. Must be able to sit for periods of time at computer
  3. Must be able to carry files of up to 5 pounds and laptop

Work Environment:

Hybrid (traditional office environment, remote learning, on-the-road with trainers)

Apply Now

CMAT Application
Address
Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
Which Session of CMAT would you like to apply to?
How did you hear about CMAT?
Do you have experience in the human services field or providing care to others?
Please indicate your highest level of education.

Maximum file size: 5MB

PDF or Word Document only.

Maximum file size: 5MB

PDF or Word Document only.

Your cover letter should include:
(1) a personal statement about yourself and why you are interested in the human services field,
(2) why you want to apply to the CMAT program,
(3) strengths and skills you possess that would make you a good fit for the CMAT program.
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