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Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation Provider Training

DHI has implemented a new ANE training process. The new training is a competency based curriculum utilizing a train the trainer model with standardized course materials to ensure consistency statewide. The key elements of the course include, community awareness and prevention, recognizing and identifying ANE, and reporting ANE.


New -IMB-ANE train the trainer process is being offered in each region, and those interested in obtaining trainer certification may register at the Train - New Mexico website.

Questions about training may be directed to our ane.training@state.nm.us email address.

IMB-ANE Certified Trainers

The following videos, power point and training documents are provided to DHI-IMB certified trainers for their use when conducting training on ANE. Only DHI-IMB certified trainers may use these resources and in the manner as set forth by DHI.

NOTE: If you are not a certified trainer and would to become a certified trainer, please register for the next certification class at the Train - New Mexico website.

Training Materials

Please continue reading for Training Videos and Training Documents including a comprehensive ANE Training PowerPoint slideshow presentation.

Roster Form

Attached is a Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation Training Roster Form that is for optional use at the discretion of the ANE certified trainer. Trainers that choose to use their own agency roster should include all fields that are included in the roster.


These videos are a companion to the ANE Training PowerPoint document. They should be viewed in the sequence presented below.

  • Not Just Techno-Babble — The Choices We Make - Episode 1. Features a family living provider, where woman yells at man as they are at the computer. Written and directed by Nyla McCarthy.
  • Sexual Abuse — This video was the result of a national project which was funded by Department of Justice Victims of Crime. It was shared by Massachusetts Disabled Persons Protection Commission and is part of the National Awareness and Action Curriculum.
  • The Case of Questionable Good Intentions — The Choices We Make - Episode 2. Features a staff driving van, verbally abusing individuals when they go to Wendy’s. Written and directed by Nyla McCarthy.
  • Eight Ball High — The Choices We Make - Episode 4. Features a pool shark showdown, staff in kitchen while individuals shoot pool. Written and directed by Nyla McCarthy.
  • Neither a Borrower nor a Lender Be — The Choices We Make - Episode 7. Features an individual and staff person who go to a coffee shop for their chai and cheesecake. Written and directed by Nyla McCarthy.

NOTE: Videos from “The Choices We Make” series have been posted here by the writer and director Nyla McCarthy. The Department of Health would like to recognize and thank Ms. Nyla McCarthy for her permission to use these videos for training purposes.


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This is a video presented at the 2017 leadership symposium.

ANE Training for Licensed Healthcare Facilities

DHI has developed the following training for licensed healthcare facilities on the Reporting Requirements for all Licensed Healthcare Facilities.

Please view the Incident Management Guide for All Licensed Health Care Facilities Video page to watch the video.