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LOCUS/CALOCUS Training and Web-based Application Initiative

Welcome to the official site for the LOCUS/CALOCUS Training and Web-based Application Initiative. Responses to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below provides LOCUS/CALOCUS trainers within DC DMH’s Core Service Agency network with the latest in training materials, resources and schedules. Direct service providers within the DMH network can also find information and forms for requesting a user account for DMH’s web-based LOCUS/CALOCUS application and accessing information and demo’s on how to use the system.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

1.  I have been identified to serve as a LOCUS/CALOCUS trainer for my agency. How do I register to sign up for a LOCUS/CALOCUS training-of-trainers session?

DMH will be providing training-of-trainer (TOT) sessions on a quarterly basis. If your agency serves adults, you can register for one of these trainings by contacting Joycelyn Alleyne of DMH Provider Relations at Joycelyn.alleyne@dc.gov or (202) 671-3214.

If you have not been identified to serve as an agency-based trainer by your agency’s Clinical Director, you must be scheduled to attend training through your agency. Please contact Joycelyn Alleyne of DMH Provider Relations at Joycelyn.alleyne@dc.gov or (202) 671-3214, should you have questions about this role. Contact the DMH Training Institute at dmh.training@dc.gov if you have specific questions about the training or registration.  

2.  I am a LOCUS/CALOCUS trainer for my agency. What are my roles and responsibilities?

Please contact Joycelyn Alleyne of DMH Provider Relations at Joycelyn.alleyne@dc.gov or (202) 671-3214, should you have questions about your role. You can also access the presentations below to learn more about your responsibilities.

3.  I am a LOCUS/CALOCUS trainer for my agency. Where can I find the most updated training materials?

Listed below are the latest training materials to download, print and/or photocopy for agency-based trainings. Please return to this site regularly for updates.

All Trainers:

LOCUS Trainers:

  • Agency-based LOCUS Training [PDF] (also available as a PowerPoint presentation)
  • DMH Services and Level of Care Classifications - Coming Soon!

CALOCUS Trainers:

Note: Please contact the DMH Training Institute at dmh.training@dc.gov to receive slide presentations in a Microsoft PowerPoint format.

4.  I am a direct service provider within a core service or DMH provider agency who must complete the LOCUS/CALOCUS with my consumers. How do I request a user account so I can complete my LOCUS/CALOCUS assessments on line?

Click on the link below and follow the instructions for completing both the Training Request and Account Request Forms. Consult with your agency-based trainer for more information.

5.  I am a direct service provider within a core service or DMH provider agency who must complete the LOCUS/CALOCUS with my consumers. Who is my agency’s LOCUS/CALOCUS trainer?

Each agency’s Clinical Director identifies the individual(s) who will serve as the agency-based LOCUS/CALOCUS trainer. You may also contact Joycelyn Alleyne of DMH Provider Relations at Joycelyn.alleyne@dc.gov or (202) 671-3214, to find out who serves in this role within your agency.