Becoming a counseling contractor for the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) involves the submission of an application and supporting documents to the applicable MDHHS Business Service Center (BSC). Learn more about becoming a counseling contractor.
To apply for a counseling contract, you must submit the Counseling Contract Application (CM-52) and the BSC Livescan Fingerprint form that represents your address. See the map and list below to select the appropriate form.
Descriptions of Services
Individuals providing counseling services through a MDHHS contract are required to complete annual training. Training can be completed at no cost to the individual using the link provided below. Required training hours are billable under the current contract when completed through the provided online resource.
Certain trainings are required and are identified through the training website. Additional required hours can be completed through any of the training available on the site. Alternative trainings can be approved to meet the requirement on an individual basis. Training hours completed outside of the provided online courses are not eligible for payment or reimbursement.
For contracted counselors who are logging into the training website for the first time, please log in with your information using the following format:
User Name: first name.last name
You will be prompted to change your password during your first log in.
For questions regarding training requirements and approval of alternative training, contact Erica Barrett at BarrettE1@michigan.gov.
For questions regarding difficulty logging in or other website issues, contact Katie McClain at McClainK2@michigan.gov.
Forms and Publications
- Counseling Contractors Training Overview
- Rates and Billing Procedures
- Counseling Contract Application - CM-52
- DHS-840 - Counseling Services Assessment and Treatment Plan Report
- DHS-840-DSS - DSS Counseling Services Assessment and Treatment Plan Report
- DHS-841-DSS - DSS Counseling Services Termination Summary
- DHS-841 - Counseling Services Termination Summary
- Statement of Expenditures DHS-3469-COUN