EatPlayGrow Workshops™

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers, ages 2 to 6, to 60-minute EatPlayGrow™ classes featuring storytelling, creative art-making, and hands-on fun. Related songs and movement activities are included throughout. Classes are free to attend and highlight a monthly health topic.

These interactive and engaging lessons are completely free of charge and open to the public, no reservations required.

*Spanish speaking instructors are available at each class.

Check back soon for our summer and fall schedule!

Trainings at Cherry Health

The Workforce Development Department at Cherry Health offers many professional trainings available to the public. Please see below for a list of upcoming trainings. To register for any of the trainings listed, please fill out the registration form.

Upcoming Trainings

HS 130.M – Helping Patients Quit Tobacco: The 5 A’s and the Michigan Tobacco Quitline (Beginning Level for All)
Tobacco use is one of the most common forms of substance abuse and is a leading cause of many health problems. The harm caused by the use of tobacco products crosses all economic and social lines. It also crosses into the outcomes of behavioral and physical health services. Cherry Health is committed to approaching this issue from an integrated perspective. This training will help staff learn and incorporate the 5A’s into our practice which will help support our clients/patients in quitting their tobacco use. Successful completion of this course will earn 2 Social Work CEU’s and 2 MCBAP specific credits.
Thursday, June 1; 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.; Southside Health Center
Friday, June 9; 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.; Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City – West
Monday, June 19; 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. ; Connection conference room; Westside Health Center
Facilitators: Sue Bruggink, MA, LLP, CAADC & Patti Warmington, MA, CPC

C290.M – Integrating 12 Step Principles & Clinical Practice (Beginning Level for All)
Integrated treatment for addictions, mental health, and physical health conditions often includes behavioral and cognitive change. In managing chronic conditions, treatment is expected to be brief, less expensive, and aftercare is harder to find or fund. This course will include an overview of 12 Step principles, a panel presentation of recovering individuals working in the field of treatment, and specific strategies for the integration of treatment working with a 12 Step program. Successful completion of this elective course will earn 6 Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours and 6 MCBAP specific credits.
Wednesday, June 7; 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (1 hour lunch); Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City – West
Facilitator: Margaret Rose, LMSW, CAAC, CCS, ACT

C432.M – ASAM Criteria: for Substance Related and Co-occurring Conditions (Beginning Level for All)
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria were developed in 1991 in response to the need to have an organized manner for providers to communicate and treatment plan. Today the ASAM Criteria are viewed as a best practice and is the most common tool used for communication between clinicians, referrals, and treatment planning. This course will offer a review and practice of the ASAM criteria for organizing assessment data to identify immediate & multi-dimensional needs, to aid in determination of treatment needs & level of care for individuals with substance-related & co-occurring conditions. The course is designed to equip the student in how to use the ASAM criteria to formulate appropriate clinical responses to presenting symptoms/issues. Successful completion of this class will earn 3 Social Work CE contact hours and 3 MCBAP (specific) credits.
Monday, June 19; 1 – 4 p.m.; Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City – West
Facilitator: Kayleen DePue, MA, TLLP, LLPC, CCS, CADC, EMT

C122.M – Ethics in Clinical Practice (Beginning Level for All)
This course examines the role and practice of ethics in clinical practice and decision making when working with citizens who suffer from chronic health conditions including: Substance Related Disorders, Mental Health and Physical Health conditions. The relationship of values and ethics is explored. The code of ethics in substance use and social work are reviewed and compared. This course will explore the importance of understanding the critical need to recognize vulnerability within organizations and individual staff in order to avoid ethical dilemmas. Two models for ethical decision making will be presented and practiced with case studies. Successful completion of this course will earn 6 Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours and 6 MCBAP (specific) credits.
Thursday, June 22, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1 hour lunch); Grand Cayman room; 1st floor at Heart of the City - West
Facilitator: Margaret Rose LMSW, CAADC, CCS, ACT

*Any patient information you may see or hear, either incidentally or by attending courses, must be kept confidential.

**Cherry Health and programs will strictly adhere to all federal, state, and organizational policies relating to patient, client and employee confidentiality.

***Trainings begin promptly, so please plan your arrival to accommodate parking and sign-in. National Accreditation rules indicate that if you are over 5 minutes late, you forfeit your CEUs for the entire training. Please note that this is a National Rule that will be enforced or we could lose our provider status to offer CEUs in the future. This Rule will be strictly followed.

Cherry Health, #1122, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Cherry Health maintains responsibility for the program.