Training Opportunities



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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.

Please Note: MCCMH Training Policies 3-015 and 10-007 have been updated.

All required training is offered through the Training Office or Brainier platform.

MichiCANS Training Information and Registration can be found below!

Training dates have limited availability. Please review live flyer below with most updated information.


NameDescriptionFlyerRegister Link
MichiCANS Training Information MCCMH is eligible to complete MichiCANS training in in April and May.

The MichiCANS will be used in place of CAFAS and PECFAS assessments effective October 1st, 2024. MichiCANS tool or training questions can be sent to: [email protected]

Training FlyerIf you need ANY support with setting up your account or registering for an event, please reach out to the support team at: [email protected]

Questions about the MichiCANS can be submitted to: [email protected]
June 2024 Recipient Rights TrainingPlease note: The Recipient Rights Training is now held IN-PERSON. 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 FlyerIn-person Training conducted at MCCMH Administration Building. First-Come-First-Served seating.
First Aid/CPR Training 2024This training is only available to Directly Operated Staff and MCCMH Contracted Providers.Training FlyerRegister per flyer instructions.
LOCUS Initial Training 2024Required for anone completing the LOCUS, attend this training to ensure understanding and effectiveness of this tool. Please read flyer in it’s entirety for all requirements and instructions.Training FlyerClick to Register
LOCUS Refresher Training 2024This 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
Person-Centered Planning 2024Participants will be able to identify the underlying values & principles of the PCP process. Participants will be able to identify key features of the recovery model. Participants will be able to create SMART goals, objectives & interventions.
Training FlyerClick to Register
CAFAS Initial Training 2024CAFAS Training will conclude in August 2024
Information from MDHHS about MichiCANS training will be posted when available.

Individuals 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
CAFAS Refresher Training 2024CAFAS Training will conclude in July 2024
Information from MDHHS about MichiCans training will be posted when available

This training is for individuals that are in compliance with the state mandate of completing booster training every 2 years.
Training FlyerClick to Register
Transdiagnostic Anxiety 4-Day WorkshopThis 4 day intensive Transdiagnostic Anxiety Training
(TAT) workshop provides training in evidenced-based assessment and treatment
of the following anxiety disorders: Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Specific Phobia, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
Training Flyer
Motivational Interviewing 2024MI is a evidenced-based practice, designed for the clinician to evoke the individuals own reason for change behavior. MI is intended to inspire clinical practice with respect & without judgment, exploring & affirming personal values while guiding individuals’ motivation for positive health & behavior change.

Additional dates coming for 2024
Training FlyerPlease review Motivational Interviewing Flyer to register for a specific date.
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) Training 2024The goal of this course is to teach clinicians and healthcare professionals who conduct suicide risk assessments how to determine the level of suicide risk for an individual. AMSR Training provides a structure for the clinical provider which can be used in the development of a collaborative treatment and safety plan. AMSR’s formulation model helps health professionals feel confident navigating challenging conversations and offers key strategies for providing compassionate care to people at risk for suicide.
Training FlyerClick to Register
QPR (Question, Presuade, Refer) 2024 Training dates have limited availability. Please review live flyer below with most updated information.

The QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training.
Training FlyerAdditional Training Dates are now open and available to register for!

Check back weekly for additional training dates.

AM Sessions and PM Sessions are now available!
Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment 2024Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) was designed following systematic study of high intensity COD treatment needs and alterations of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) model. Within this training attendees will understand the components of IDDT, including fidelity and outcome measurement. Specific attention will be paid to the development of stage-matched assessment, treatment planning, and treatment interventions for adults with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders using the IDDT model.Training FlyerPlease review IDDT Training Flyer to register for a specific date.
Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) 3-Day Workshop 2024Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is the first-line treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
Training FlyerClick to Register
Behavior Treatment Plans: Policy, Process, and Presentation 2024The 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
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training 2024This training is required within 90 days of hire for Directly Operated Staff and MCCMH Contracted Providers.Training FlyerClick to Register
Humans: Not for Sale
Assessing and Treating Victims of Human Trafficking 2024
This presentation will focus on identifying different forms of human trafficking and the traumatic experiences victims of human trafficking undergo The psychological and physical health consequences on the mind and body will be explored. Co-morbid disorders will be identified in this specialized population. Factors, including addiction, which may predispose individuals to becoming victims of human trafficking will be explored.
Training FlyerClick to Register
Aging in America 2024
This training provides information for case managers and therapists to recognize when our elders need specialized care and how to properly refer and link to medically necessary services. This training includes ways to improve quality of life for elders and encourages their connection to natural support, with an emphasis on children and adolescents. Attendees will apply new knowledge to writing an integrated care plan for the elderly population. Training FlyerClick to Register
The Right to Sex & Education for Individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities 2024This course will cover myths and facts pertaining to sex education for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Training FlyerClick to Register
Implicit Bias in Healthcare 2024The 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
Mind and Body Connection 2024This course will cover the mind and body connection’s focus about the link between a person’s thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors and their physical health.
Training FlyerClick to Register
ASAM Criteria and Dimensions Training 2024This 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 2024This 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
Mental Health First Aid 2024- MCCMH Direct & Contract ProviderMental 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.Training FlyerClick to Register
Mental Health First Aid 2024-Open to PublicMental 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.Training FlyerClick to Register
Principles and Applications of CBT 2024This 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
Grieving and Solution-Focused Support Services 2024This 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 2024Addiction 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
Asthma, Allergies and COPD 2024
This training session offers attendees a chance to learn about asthma and COPD issues as well as allergies, and how all these issues affects the airway. It provides education for the risk factors, symptoms and current treatment trends of airway illnesses. Training FlyerClick to Register
About Diabetes: Providing Integrated Care to Children and Adults 2024Child and Adult Diabetes Information for Clinicians 2024 offers attendees a chance to learn about the different types of diabetes and how it affects the individuals we serve. Training FlyerClick to Register
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Practices 2024This 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
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 Medication Demonstrations.Training 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


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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