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    Mandatory/Highly Recommended Programs Offered by TSD

    Mandatory Training Programs for All Merit & Contract Employees



    New Employee Orientation Program - Mandated by the Office of Human Resources– Guideline on New Employee Orientation for new employees of MDH.  Contractual employees who move unto merit positions will then also need to take the Merit Orientation.


    ​     Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Workplace - Mandated by State Legislation - In-person/Virtual Every 2 years

    Mandatory Training Programs for All Merit & Contract Employees

    Online Courses*


    Performance Planning & Evaluation Program (PEP) Employee Briefing – Mandated by State Legislation, State Personnel and Pensions, § 7-501.   


    Bullying in the Workplace State of Maryland Policy - Mandated by Department of Budget and Management

    Every 2 years

    Customer Service – Mandated by the Governor of Maryland


    Domestic Violence - Mandated by State Personnel Policy, issued 10/01/1999 and Executive Order 01.01.1998.25.   


    Drug Testing Policy - Mandated by COMAR 06.01.09.


    New Employee Corporate Compliance - Mandated by MDH Policies 02.09.11 [HIPAA] and 01.03.01 [Corporate Compliance].   


    Annual Corporate Compliance, Ethics and HIPAA - Mandated by the Office of the Inspector General.   


    Mandatory Training Programs for Managers & Supervisors of pinned & contract employees On-line Courses*


    Supervisor Training Highly recommended by the Office of Human Resources – for supervisors and managers new to MDH or newly promoted to management and for all supervisors and managers as an update and refresher for new policy, procedures, and “best management practice” information.   


    Bullying in the Workplace for Managers State of Maryland Policy - Mandated by Department of Budget and Management


    Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Supervisor's Workshop – Mandated by the Office of the Secretary.   


    Mandatory Training Programs for Managers & Supervisors of pinned & contract employees

    Blended Online & Classroom*


    Performance Planning & Evaluation Program (PEP) for Supervisor – Process & Forms (on-line) Mandated by State Legislation, State Personnel and Pensions, § 7-501.   


    Specialized Mandatory Training Programs


    Driver Improvement Program - Mandated by the MDH Fleet Management Section, General Services Administration.   

    Every 5 Years

    Corporate Purchasing Card ​- Mandated by the Office of the Comptroller of Maryland.   


    Limited English Proficiency – Mandated by MDH Policy 02.06.07.  Mandatory Training Program for Employees in Contact with the Public.   


    Interview Panel Briefing - Sponsored by the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity.

    Every 2 Years

    Nurse Dispensing – By MDH. Required of Nurses who need to dispense medications.


    * Contracted Academic and Federal employees who are detailed to MDH; this includes: MIPAR, CDC, UMD, UB, UMB

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