Education

Student Tours

All tours will be held at Heart of the City Health Center in the Grand River conference room. Grand River conference room is located on the 2nd floor at Heart of the City Health Center (100 Cherry Street SE). There is a free parking in the parking ramp off Cherry Street and LaGrave Avenue. Take the elevator in the center of the parking garage to the second floor, take a left off the elevator, the Grand River Room will be in between the two Maple Health Home waiting lobbies.

Tours will start promptly at the time indicated. Tours are available for all students, in all disciplines. Tours are limited to 20 students per tour, first come first serve basis, please register in advance by emailing info@cherryhealth.com

Tuesday, September 25 at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, October 10 at 3 p.m.
Monday, October 22 at 10 a.m.
Thursday, November 15 at 1 p.m.

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

C185.M An Integrated Approach to HCV Treatment Among those with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders (Beginning Level for All) - BA
1.0 Credit: Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours; MCBAP Specific; Ohio Nurses Association (ONA); Michigan Board of Dentistry (pending); Professional Development
This is an introductory course intended for multidisciplinary professionals who work with individuals diagnosed Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). The Center for Disease Control indicates that the number of people infected with HCV is on the rise. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) identifies that people experiencing behavioral health issues and substance use issues are at higher risk for HCV. The course will describe the basics of HCV, treatment modalities, and potential barriers to treatment compliance. There will be a focus on working with individuals diagnosed with co-occurring disorders in an integrated care setting. A strong emphasis will be placed on honoring the dignity and worth of the person diagnosed with HCV and co-occurring disorders, through evidence based practices. Credits awarded upon successful completion of this course.
Tuesday, August 28; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City - West
Facilitator: Taylor Pettit, LMSW, CAADC

C125.M Stages of Change – The Trans-Theoretical Model (TTM) - BA
2 Credits: Social Work Continuing Education Contact hours; MCBAP specific credits; ONA nursing credits (Pending); Michigan Dental Board continuing dental education credits (Pending);
Professional Development
This course will offer a review and practice of James Prochaska and Carlos DiClemente’s Transtheoretical Model for change (Stages of Change). The Trans-Theoretical Model of Change proposes that individuals move through six stages of change in relationship to physical health, substance use, and mental health related behaviors. This training describes how individuals move through the process of change and will introduce treatment strategies/interventions that can be used depending on which stage of change a person is in. This course will describe each of the Stages of Change; give examples of language indicators for each stage, and stage.
Thursday, September 6; 1 – 3 p.m.; Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City - West
Facilitator: Kayleen DePue, MA, LPC, CCS, CADC, EMT

C 207.12M Motivational Interviewing for Substance Use, Behavioral and Physical Health Practice-Phase 1 (Beginning Level for All)
12 Credits: Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours; MCBAP Specific hours; Professional Development
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client centered, guiding method of communication to elicit and strengthen motivation to change. This course will provide instruction and practice of MI listening skills: open-ended questions, affirmations, reflections, and summaries (OARS). Along with learning the skills of OARS(Open Ended Questions, Affirmation, Reflection, and Summary), the Spirit of MI, which involves the practice of collaboration, autonomy, respect, and compassion, will be introduced as a “way of being” with a client/patient. You must attend both sessions to qualify for CEUs. This two session class is highly recommended once for all Clinical staff and Clinical Supervisors. Credits awarded upon successful completion of this event.
Friday, September 7 and Friday, September 14, 2018; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1 hour lunch); Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City - West
Facilitator: Sue Bruggink, MA, LLP, CAADC

HS130.M Helping Patients Quit Tobacco: The 5 A’s and the Michigan Tobacco Quitline (Beginning Level for All)
2 Credits: Social Work Continuing Education Contact hours; 2 MCBAP specific credits; Professional Development
Tobacco use is one of the most common forms of substance use 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. Credits awarded upon successful completion of this event.
Wednesday, September 12; 9 – 11 a.m.; Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City - West
Facilitators: Sue Bruggink, MA, LLP, CAADC and Patti Warmington, MA, CPC

C208.12M – Motivational Interviewing for Substance Use, Behavioral and Physical Health Practice: Recognizing, Eliciting & Strengthening Change Talk and Dancing with Discord - Phase 2 (Immediate Level for All)
12 Credits: Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours; MCBAP Specific hours; Professional Development
“Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, person-centered form of guiding to elicit and strengthen motivation for change.” Miller and Rollnick, Helping People Change 3rd Edition 2012. This course will continue the practice of open-ended questions, affirmation, reflection and summary (OARS) and use of the Spirit of MI as learned in Phase I. Phase II will also cover the techniques that make MI directional such as Recognizing Change Talk, Identifying Ambivalence (Discrepancies), Eliciting and Strengthening Change Talk, Dancing with Discord, Eliciting a Change Plan, and Strengthening Commitment. This course examines the concept of ambivalence and the central role it plays in change behavior, with a focus on substance use and chronic physical and mental health issues. Successful completion of C207.M: Motivational Interviewing for Substance Use, Behavioral and Physical Health Practice-Phase 1 is highly recommended. Credits awarded upon successful completion of this event. You must attend both sessions to qualify for CEUs. This two session class is highly recommended once for all clinical staff and clinical supervisors.
Thursday, October 11 and Thursday, October 25; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1 hour lunch); Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City - West
Facilitator: Sue Bruggink, MA, LLP, CAADC

C185.M An Integrated Approach to HCV Treatment Among those with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders (Beginning Level for All) - BA
1.0 Credit: Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours; MCBAP Specific; Ohio Nurses Association (ONA); Michigan Board of Dentistry (pending); Professional Development
This is an introductory course intended for multidisciplinary professionals who work with individuals diagnosed Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). The Center for Disease Control indicates that the number of people infected with HCV is on the rise. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) identifies that people experiencing behavioral health issues and substance use issues are at higher risk for HCV. The course will describe the basics of HCV, treatment modalities, and potential barriers to treatment compliance. There will be a focus on working with individuals diagnosed with co-occurring disorders in an integrated care setting. A strong emphasis will be placed on honoring the dignity and worth of the person diagnosed with HCV and co-occurring disorders, through evidence based practices. Credits awarded upon successful completion of this course.
Wednesday, October 17; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City - West
Facilitator: Taylor Pettit, LMSW, CAADC

C125.M Stages of Change – The Trans-Theoretical Model (TTM)
2 Credits: Social Work Continuing Education Contact hours; MCBAP specific credits; ONA nursing credits (Pending); Michigan Dental Board continuing dental education credits (Pending);
Professional Development
This course will offer a review and practice of James Prochaska and Carlos DiClemente’s Transtheoretical Model for change (Stages of Change). The Trans-Theoretical Model of Change proposes that individuals move through six stages of change in relationship to physical health, substance use, and mental health related behaviors. This training describes how individuals move through the process of change and will introduce treatment strategies/interventions that can be used depending on which stage of change a person is in. This course will describe each of the Stages of Change; give examples of language indicators for each stage, and stage.
Wednesday, October 24; 1 – 3 p.m.; Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City - West
Facilitator: Kayleen DePue, MA, LPC, CCS, CADC, EMT

*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) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Cherry Health maintains responsibility for the program.

Cherry Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-456, 6/1/2020).

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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 updated schedule!