How to Find A Course

How to Find A course in P.A.C.E.

NOTE:  The PACE course catalog will have an extensive list of courses.  The tips below will narrow the list to courses that more likely match your interest.

 

Topics

 

If you want to find:

Select the following PACE  topic from the dropdown list

Training events that are optional, and are intended as continuing education or professional development in nature

Professional Development

NOTE:  Professional Development will be used at the PACE topic even when the name includes “Conference”.  We will not be using Conferences & Special Topics in the Course Catalog.

 

Computer application programs, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MHIS and Virtual Gateway (Intake and EIM)

 

Computer Technology

Courses that satisfy mandatory training requirements

Mandatory/Compliance

NOTE: The Commonwealth Mandatory courses are found by selecting the that topic and your role, i.e., Employee or Manager:

            Diversity

  • Commonwealth Curriculum Diversity Training – Employee
  • Commonwealth Curriculum Diversity Training – Managers

 

Courses that are part of new employee orientation

Orientation

 

 

Keywords

 

If you want to find:

Enter

Only courses being offered by DMH

  • dmh

 

By location

  • City/town where the training is being held (e.g., Boston, Westboro)
  • DMH Area where the training is being held
  • Enter two or three letter abbreviation (e.g. CM, NEA) or
  • Enter full name of Area (Western Mass, Southeastern
  • Facility where the training is being held
  • Enter the facility name (e.g. MBMHU)

By title

  • Enter one or more words in the title
     

By subject matter area

  • Enter one or more words describing the general subject matter (e.g., risk, restraint, treatment)

 

 

Course Naming Conventions

 

NOTE:  Courses appear in alphabetical order according to the course name

 

Microsoft Computer Applications

All courses offered by DMH begin with the name of the agency followed by the name of the application and the specific topic or level.  Examples:

  • An Advanced level course on Excel offered by DMH will be named DMH Excel – Advanced
  • The title of a course on using Mail Merge in Word would start with Word, and then be followed by the topic name, such as DMH Word – Introduction to Mail Merge
     

Ongoing Series

Courses will be listed using the name of the series as a prefix to the topic name.  Examples:

  • Primary Care Lecture Series:  Migraine
  • Grand Rounds: Medical Psychiatry: Co-Morbid Medical and Psychiatric Conditions
     

Courses offered by other agencies

Begin with the three letter designation of the agency.  Examples:

  • DSS
  • HRD (Human Resource Development)
  • CSD (EOHHS Center for Staff Development)

 

Library

 

Select Library, and then select Resources

 

The PACE Library will have a wide array of information and resources that are applicable to target audiences throughout state agencies.  Check back periodically…additional resources will be posted over time.

 

NOTE

  • Be sure to enter the “AND” when you enter keywords if so indicated below.
  • Remember to bookmark any resources that you want to access in the future (Click on the information icon to the left of the resource, then click on “Add to Personal KC” button in right-hand information pane).

 

 

Resource

Topic

Keywords

Job Aids for PACE ,

 MassMail, and Outlook

 

Professional Development

Computer Technology

DMH AND Job Aids

Conferences (External to DMH) of Professional / Mental Health Interest

Conferences & Special Events

DMH

 

 

Finding New Additions to PACE

 

PACE keeps track of content (both courses and resources) that have been added to PACE since you last logged in.  This can be an easy way to identify new courses, job aids, conferences, etc.  Click on the “What’s New” link in the left-hand pane.  Click on the “Search” link in What’s New to set your search criteria.

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