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5150 Information

Published on: 10/21/2016 11:25 AM

5150 refers to an involuntary evaluation. Section 5150 is a section of the California Welfare and Institutions Code (specifically, the Lanterman–Petris–Short Act or "LPS") which allows a qualified officer or clinician to involuntarily confine a person deemed to have a mental disorder that makes them a danger to him- or herself, and/or others and/or gravely disabled. Attached are current lists of Behavioral Health Staff that are authorized to issue a 5150 hold.

Learning Partnership is implementing a new registration process for those wanting to attend the Clinical Aspect of 5150 training. This new sign-up process will help expedite approving your application. Effective July 18, 2016,  fax applications will no longer be accepted, applications need to be emailed to:

The following is required to be included with the application:
  1. A copy of your current license; 
  2. The attestation form;
  3. The online BreEZe license verification from: 
    Click on Verify a License
  4. Application

All applications need to be submitted ten business days before the desired training date, must include ALL FOUR above listed requirements, and must be sent to

Please be sure to use the new  application and attestation forms.

5150 Training Dates​ 


December 14, 2016 ​9 AM - 1 PM

Bascom Community Center 


To register please complete and email the 5150 training application to​