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Whitney C Conference Room, 1270 Natividad Rd, Salinas, CA 9390

  • Date: 11/20/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  
  • Introduction: 5150 Legal Requirments - Monterey County Health Department - Whitney C Conference Room, 1270 Natividad Rd, Salinas, CA 9390. For more information contact Perla Calvario at 831-755-4518 or email:
Perla Calvario, PRA

Participants must be licensed or licensed eligible mental health professionals. Participants must be employed by an agency approved to write 5150/5585 holds.

Related Training Opportunities
  • MCBH – 5150 Practical Aspects

Course Objective(s)
  1. Identify three conditions that can lead to hold.
  2. State the three criteria that can qualify an individual under the age of 18 to be considered an adult for 5150 purposes.
  3. Describe the purpose and content of the advisement.
  4. Complete the necessary documentation to apply for a valid 72 hour hold.

Course Description
Participants in this course will learn the legal requirements of placing an individual on a 5150 or 5585 hold and how to successfully document the hold. Participants who pass the course will receive a 5150 card which will allow them to place individuals in Monterey County on hold.

Continuing Education

Hours (Overall class duration)
3 hours

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  • This course is open to Licensed and Licensed Eligible mental health staff only.Any other interested staff should consult with Jill Walker, Training Manager (
  • Obtain your Supervisor’s consent before enrolling.
  • Registration is done through the myLearningPointe learning system. Use this link to navigate there:
  • If you need a myLearningPointe account then you may contact the Training Department for assistance via email via phone at 831-755-4727.

Special Note(s)
  • Please bring a printed copy of the Monterey County LPS Manual. It is available by:Clicking Here
  • This course is offered multiple times a year. Please browse through our calendar if you are looking for another date.
  • Use the contact information shown above if you have any questions.

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