(b) Acceptable providers or methods of training include any of the following:
(i) Training offered by a nationally-recognized or state-recognized health-related
(ii) Training offered by, or in conjunction with, a state or federal agency.
(iii) Training obtained in an educational program that has been approved by the
board for initial licensure or registration, or by a college or university.
(iv) Reading an article related to the identification of victims of human trafficking
that meets the requirements of subdivision (a) of this subrule and is published in a peer
review journal, health care journal, or professional or scientific journal.
(c) Acceptable modalities of training may include any of the following:
(i) Teleconference or webinar.
(ii) Online presentation.
(iii) Live presentation.
(iv) Printed or electronic media.
(2) The department may select and audit a sample of individuals and request
documentation of proof of completion of training. If audited by the department, an
individual shall provide an acceptable proof of completion of training, including either of
(a) Proof of completion certificate issued by the training provider that includes the
date, provider name, name of training, and individual’s name.
(b) A self-certification statement by an individual. The certification statement must
include the individual’s name and either of the following:
(i) For training completed pursuant to subrule (1)(b)(i) to (iii) of this rule, the date,
training provider name, and name of training.
(ii) For training completed pursuant to subrule (1)(b)(iv) of this rule, the title of
article, author, publication name of peer review journal, health care journal, or
professional or scientific journal, and date, volume, and issue of publication, as
(3) Pursuant to section 16148 of the code, MCL 333.16148, the requirements specified
in subrule (1) of this rule apply to an applicant for license or registration renewal. The
requirements specified in subrule (1) of this rule apply to an applicant for initial licensure
or registration beginning December 22, 2021.
History: 2016 AACS; 2021 MR 6, Eff. Mar. 31, 2021.
R 338.2930 Telehealth services.
Rule 30. (1) A social service technician registrant or social work licensee shall obtain
consent before providing a telehealth service pursuant to section 16284 of the code, MCL
(2) A social service technician registrant or social work licensee providing a telehealth
service shall do all of the following:
(a) Act within the scope of his or her practice.
(b) Exercise the same standard of care applicable to a traditional, in-person health care
(c) Ensure that the technology method and equipment used complies with all current
privacy-protection laws when providing a telehealth service.