Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician/Community (MHRT/C)


People who work in the MHRT/Community (MHRT/C) role provide services to adults living with serious mental illness. These services include:

  • Community Integration
  • Behavioral Health Home (BHH)
  • Mental Health Psychosocial Clubhouse
  • Assertive Community Treatment
  • Skills Development 
  • Day Support Services
  • Family Psycho-Education

(as outlined in Chapter II, section 17 and 65 of the MaineCare Benefits manual)

You can qualify for MHRT/C certification through a variety of ways, such as:

  • Academic Coursework (Please see Appendix A for a list of where courses are available)
  • Non-Academic Coursework (i.e. relevant trainings or workshops)
  • Credit for work experience (for up to five courses). See the section on waivers in the procedural guidelines for requirements on waivers.

* There are three different levels of certification: Provisional MHRT/C, Level A; Provisional MHRT/C, Level B; and Full MHRT/C certification.*

You will find information and requirements for MHRT/C certification in the procedural guidelines.

Click here for Procedural Guidelines