Brainier Learning Management System Questions please contact: [email protected]

Recipient Rights Questions or concerns regarding, please contact Office of Recipient Rights (586)-469-6528

Training Office Questions or concerns, please contact [email protected] or call (586) 465-8326

The following is a listing of all training activity provided through the MCCMH Training Department and some selected vendors.

Listed training opportunities/classes are open to employees of a directly operated MCCMH service department, MCCMH administrative staff, or as applicable employees of a contracted provider that provide direct services to an MCCMH individual.

Each flyer will specify if continuing education credits or additional units are offered. Please review flyers for details.


The MCCMH Training Office is excited to announce the launch of an online registration system! 

New Upcoming Trainings for May 2023:

  • Opioiods and Overdose
  • Social Media & Impact on Youth Development
  • The Right to Sex and Education for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Training
  • Addiction in the Brain
  • Power of Attorney and Substituted Decision Making
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
  • Grief and Solution-Focused Support Techniques


NameDescriptionFlyerRegister Link
JUNE 2023 Recipient Rights TrainingPlease note: The Recipient Rights Training will be returning to IN-PERSON beginning June 2023. This training is now FIRST COME FIRST SERVE. Registrations will not be accepted. Review flyer for more details.

This training will now be conducted in 3 hours. For all registration Questions and Concerns please contact the Office of Recipient Rights by Phone: 586-469-6528.

Please note- The Training Office is unable to answer any Recipient Rights Training Questions.
Training FlyerRegister per flyer instructions.
First Aid/CPR Training 2023This training is only available to Directly Operated Staff and MCCMH Contracted Providers.Training FlyerRegister per flyer instructions.
2023 LOCUS Initial TrainingRequired for anyone completing the LOCUS, attend this training to ensure understanding and effectiveness of this tool. Please read flyer in itÂ’s entirety for all requirements and instructions.Training FlyerClick to Register
2023 LOCUS Refresher TrainingThis training will provide a brief overview of the LOCUS and the opportunity to practice the tool on vignettes and apply it to specific MCCMH services. Registration required.Training FlyerClick to Register
2023 Person Centered PlanningLearn to identify the underlying values & principles of the PCP process, and create effective integrated health PCPÂ’s. Required for all MCCMH contract agency & direct operated program providers.Training FlyerClick to Register
2023 CAFAS Initial TrainingIndividuals that are new to the CAFAS, or that fail the initial or booster training should take this course. If you fail to complete the booster within 2 years, you must retake the initial training.Training FlyerClick to Register
2023 CAFAS Refresher TrainingThis training is for individuals that are in compliance with the state mandate of completing booster training every 2 years.Training FlyerClick to Register
2023 PECFAS Initial TrainingIndividuals that are new to the PECFAS, failed to complete a booster within 2 years, or that fail the initial or booster training should take this course. Email Trainin[email protected] for registration and COVID-19 related updates.Training FlyerClick to Register
2023 PECFAS Refresher TrainingThis training is for individuals that are in compliance with the state mandate of completing every 2 years. Email Trainin[email protected] for registration and COVID-19 related updates.Training FlyerClick to Register
2023 Nonviolent Crisis Intervention TrainingThis training is required within 90 days of hire for Directly Operated Staff and MCCMH Contracted Providers.Training FlyerClick to Register
3-Day Solution-Focused Brief Therapy TrainingThis training is conducted by: The Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy.

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy is a short-term goal-focused evidence-based therapeutic approach, which incorporates positive psychology principles and practices, and which helps clients change by constructing solutions rather than focusing on problems. In the most basic sense, SFBT is a hope friendly, positive emotion eliciting, future-oriented vehicle for formulating, motivating, achieving, and sustaining desired behavioral change.
Training FlyerClick to Register
504 and IEP Information SessionThe purpose of this session will be to provide an overview of the overlapping federal laws of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2009 (ADAA).  Content will cover the Plan of Care requirements for both federal laws to ensure students receive a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) according to his/her unique needs.Training FlyerClick to Register
Seeking Safety Training 2023The goal of this course is to learn Seeking Safety, an evidence-based treatment for trauma and/or substance abuse. Background on trauma and substance abuse will be covered as well as implementation of Seeking Safety (overview, evidence base, fidelity). By the end of the training, therapists will be able to implement Seeking Safety in their setting and facilitators will be able to apply the key principles to their work the individuals they serve.

You must serve ADULTS with Medicaid in order to qualify for this training.
Training FlyerClick to Register
Prolonged Exposure Therapy Training 2023This intensive 4– day workshop on how to implement Prolonged Exposure Therapy will begin with instruction in the basics of all components of PE. The second half of the workshop will focus on how to modify therapy procedures in order to tailor the treatment to the client’s response to exposure. Maintaining focus on treatment of PTSD while maintaining flexibility in following the manual will be emphasized. During this workshop, participants will be presented detailed case vignettes that illustrate use of PE in the treatment of trauma survivors with chronic PTSD. Participants will view videotaped examples of therapy sessions conducted by experts that illustrate all PE therapy components. Role plays and group discussion will also be used to illustrate PE procedures.

Registrants must be a Master’s level clinician and must work with adults. This information is required at the time of registration.
Training FlyerRegister per flyer instructions.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services: What Can You Do to Be Ready?This workshop will help you and your organization provide culturally and linguistically competent services to Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind Community.Training FlyerRegister per flyer instructions.
Implicit Bias in Healthcare 2023The goal of this training is to introduce implicit & unconscious bias to healthcare practitioners, providers, & leaders in an interactive, yet safe space.
Training FlyerClick to Register
2023 ASAM Criteria and Dimensions TrainingThis training will teach clinicians how to administer the ASAM with the Substance Use population and how the ASAM score will influence treatment and services.Training FlyerClick to Register
Psychological Approaches to Pain 2023This presentation covers pain measurement, the effects of pain in the brain, mindfulness techniques and discussion about mindfulness meditation and it’s positive effect on children.Training FlyerClick to Register
Social Media and the Impact on Youth Development and Mental Health 2023The primary goal of this course is to educate clinicians on the effects of social media on youth body image and self-view. The course will also review the development of the adolescent brain as it pertains to decision making and abstract thought processes present and impact-ing view of self, others and body image. The course is aimed at equipping clinicians who treat youth in this age range with the ability to educate and support youth in healthy boundaries around social media use and engagement as well as, provide them with information to sup-port parents and caregivers of youth in this demographic.Training FlyerClick to Register
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Training 2023Participants will understand theoretical foundation and evidenced based support of MI. This training will identify professional helping skills that directly correlate with healthy behavior change.Training FlyerClick to Register
Military and Veteran Cultural Training 2023This training will educate our network and our communities on the importance of understanding military cultural competency. There are a host of issues that are associated with military service, and understanding these in the context of the mil-itary culture can help you to be more effective in treating this population.Training FlyerClick to Register
Power of Attorney and Substituted Decision Making 2023
The purpose of this training is to provide the audience with an introduction to powers of attorney, their use and their application. The presenter will review the law applicable to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and age in regard to supported decision making through the use of written documentation. Concepts of informed consent and capacity will be addressed. The presenter will address how the scope, intent and content of powers of attorney can differ and the importance of understanding the different types of powers of attorney available to support an individual.Training FlyerClick to Register
Mental Health First Aid 2023 (Non-Clinical Staff Training)Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

This training is reserved for Non-Clinical Staff members.
Training FlyerClick to Register
Opioids & Overdose 2023This training will improve awareness of how opioids are obtained in the community and it will discuss why individuals turn to opioids.Training FlyerClick to Register
Principles and Applications of CBT 2023This virtual course explores the history of CBT, provides a skills overview and practical application to various populations, and discusses how to write an effective Person-Centered Plan to include CBT practice.Training FlyerClick to Register
Grief and Solution-Focused Support Techniques 2023This course covers a detailed account of differences in types of grieving including cultural and complex aspects. This course covers history of grief treatment, DSM-5-definition of grieving and complex grieving, and effects of grieving on the brain. SFBT techniques that can be utilized in the PCP for children, adolescents, and adults. Contraindications for use of SFBT for SMI individuals.Training FlyerClick to Register
Addiction and the Brain 2023Addiction and The Brain is a 2-hour long virtual training designed specifically for employees who work for MCCMH/MCOSA funded agencies. Participants will learn about the role that brain chemistry plays in the development of cravings and addiction, how the use of drugs impacts teen brain development, and what local resources are available to support people with substance use disorders. Participants will also learn how to recognize and respond to opioid overdoses, including how to use Narcan. Participants who complete this course will receive 1 CDTS training hour, 2 MCBAP Specific training hours, and access to free Narcan kits.Training Flyer
Collaborative DocumentationThe purpose of this training will be to review the following: Demonstrate an understanding of collaborative documentation, identify 3 benefits to using collaborative documentation, and explain the collaborative documentation process and how it relates to best practices.
Training FlyerClick to Register
Question, Persuade, Refer Training for Non-Clinical Staff 2023The QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. The signs of crisis are all around us. We believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know. MCCMH is adopting this as one of the many parts of a Zero Suicide philosophy. This training is for NON-CLINICAL Staff members at this time.Training FlyerClick to Register
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Practices 2023This training covers the history of SFBT, concepts, process, goals and how to utilize the PCP, application, group therapy, substance abuse, tools and application for children and adolescents.Training FlyerClick to Register
Behavior Treatment Plans: Policy, Process, and Presentation 2023The course will cover basics on writing functional behavior assessments and treatment plans. Restrictive and intrusive techniques will be defined and expectations of case presentation and documentation protocols.Training FlyerClick to Register
Self Determination Training Tracking SheetEmployers are responsible for ensuring that hired staff remain compliant with initial and repeat training time frames.Tracking Sheet
Macomb County CMH Self Determination Training Requirements GuideThis document has been developed to outline training requirements that are specific to Individuals and their staff that utilize the Self Determination Direct Employment Model.Guide
Self-Determination Training for Individuals Served, Family Members, and GuardiansThis training content will introduce or refresh a recipient, family members, or guardians of recipients about Self-Directed services and various approaches that can be utilized within Self-DeterminationSelf Determination Training Content
Emergency Preparedness Training for Self Determination StaffThis training has been developed to assist staff members under the Self Determination arrangement to become better prepared for a variety of emergencies (fire, weather, utility, driving, and state of emergencies).Training (PDF)
Emergency Preparedness Attestation DocumentThis document needs to be filled out, signed by the staff member and employer, and then provided to the Fiscal Intermediary for retention in the staff members personnel file.Attestation Document
Bloodborne PathogensThis online training is for CLS/ Respite staff under Self-Determination and is to be completed annually. You will need to create an account for the website.
In the search box, type Bloodborne Pathogens 2019-20. Simply click on the training and begin!
BBP Training Website
Direct Support Professional: Health and Medication Supported Training and Testing ComboThis training is optional for providers-This training is a full day and will be provided by a Licensed Nurse and Training Specialist to provide hands-on tutoring for MAR and Group practice for Med DemoÂ’sTraining Flyer
Emergency Preparedness for Direct StaffInitial online training must be completed before any consumer contact. Online refresher training must be completed every 2 years thereafter.Brainier LMS
Grievance and Appeals TrainingInitial online training must be completed within 60 days of hire. Online refresher training must be completed every 2 years thereafter.Brainier LMS
Limited English Proficiency TrainingInitial online training must be completed within 30 days of hire. Online refresher training must be completed every 2 years thereafter.Brainier LMS
Co-Occurring DisordersThe Co-Occurring Disorders training will be comprised of two Brainier Learning modules, which are online. The required modules are: SBIRT and Advanced Co-Occurring disorders training.Brainier LMS
Directions for Improving MI PracticesIf you choose to complete Self-Determination trainings through Improving MI Practices, follow the instructions attached to this link!Instructions
Directions for Detroit Wayne ConnectIf you choose to complete Self-Determination trainings through Detroit Wayne Connect, follow the instructions attached to this link!Instructions


Continuing Ed Opportunities & Info

Title Description
Need Social Worker CE’s? The training department has identified CEU opportunities through various universities including Wayne State, University of Michigan and Michigan State. Click on any of the links on this document for training opportunities as well as licensure requirements
Need Nursing CEs? Michigan State University provides a list of approved RN CEUs including the MI licensure requirements.
Need Counseling CEs? The National Board for Certified Counselors provides a list of approved CE providers to help you maintain your licensure!

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