Health Counseling Services

7851 Metro Parkway, Suite 250
Bloomington, MN 55425
(612)345-8522

Nursing Consultation – Health Education Since 1976

Health Counseling Services (HCS) is a women owned and operated company providing nursing consultation services and a variety of health education classes throughout the Twin Cities metro and out-state Minnesota. For over 40 years, HCS has been partnering with human service organizations to provide the health care expertise needed to serve their clients with intellectual disabilities, mental illness, and brain injury. HCS nurses and instructors are experts in training and supporting unlicensed staff in residential and day program settings. Health Counseling Services is also an authorized American Heart Association Training Center, training and supporting hundreds of CPR instructors throughout our community.

Nursing Consultation

Our experienced nurses provide on-going consultation services to organizations that serve individuals with intellectual disabilities, mental illness, and brain injury throughout Minnesota. Nursing consultation contracts include 24-hour call coverage to address the immediate health care needs of clients and to support direct care staff in their provision of care. HCS provides organizations with the necessary health care policies and procedures to meet DHS/MDH licensing requirements, as well as outlining the best health care practice standards in the community.

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Courses and Workshops

Health Counseling Services offers high-quality education at our convenient Bloomington location or at a location of your choice. All of our courses are also offered as private classes and can be brought to your workplace. Our courses include Medication Administration, Leadership and Management, Mental Health First Aid, DISCUS for Tardive Dyskinesia monitoring, and American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED for adults and children (pediatric) and Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR. We also offer a variety of professional workshops on supporting individuals with mental illness.

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Affiliate Connection

Health Counseling Services has been an authorized American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center since 2005. As such, HCS provides both initial training to become an AHA CPR instructor and ongoing support to our network of instructors (called affiliates). HCS affiliates teach in a variety of settings including schools, daycares, clinics, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and other workplaces.

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Testimonials

Medication Administration Class Participant


“Instructor was an amazing teacher! The teaching assistant was helpful, friendly and knowledgeable.”

Medication Administration Class Participant


“I’ve taken 4 other med classes and was, by far, the most informative and easy to follow.”

Basic Life Support Instructor Class Participant


“Great instructors! Pleasant, Helpful, Friendly, Warm, Welcoming, Very knowledgeable”

Professional Workshop Participant


“I enjoyed the conversational style and real-life examples given to help elaborate on the material. Great course!”

Mental Health First Aid Class Participant


“This course provided clarity and knowledge of mental health issues that I may have had misconceptions about. I learned a lot!”

Mental Health First Aid Class Participant


“I learned a lot about myself, and how to help others that may need it. [The class was] a good combination of classroom instruction and chances to participate in scenarios.”

 

Courses and Workshops