Training and Educational Resources
MiSUPER is a collaborative project that combines education with training events to increase awareness of opioid use disorder issues in communities, treatment options, and support for those in recovery.
Substance Misuse Trainings:
SAMHSA The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
Medication-Assisted Treament (MAT)
KAP Resource Documents and Manuals
Search for scholarly literature. Search across a wide variety of disciplines and sources.
The Education and Outreach Department of Planned Parenthood of Michigan offers professional development and trainings to teachers, social workers, graduate students, health care professionals and other community-serving professionals..
Use Equality Michigan's "Request a Training" to have a team member provide your organization or business comprehensive training on LGBTQ+ issues.
Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to help someone who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.
Individual, group, online, in-person...The Red Cross offers many different training topics and formats for your needs. Or become an instructor for your organization!
Social Stress and Its Effects
Social stress can be broadly defined as a situation which threatens one’s relationships, esteem, or sense of belonging within a dyad, group, or larger social context. (Poverty, racism, workplace treatment, sexism, etc.) Stress has well-researched negative effects on mental health and physical well-being.
Engaging With Your Community
Social Work and Continuing Education
Education and training oriented toward maintenance, improvement or enhancement of social work practices. Learn more about Social Work Careers and SW courses, degrees, and more from NMU.
The Institute offers Family Support Professionals everywhere the opportunity to learn new skills and grow their careers. Through engaging, online modules and a personalized learning map feature, professionals take charge of their growth and advancement. All Institute modules and the career compass are based on the National Core Competency Framework. Supervisor modules are based on the National Supervisor Competency Framework .
The Essentials of Home Visiting closes the gap in home visitor education with relevant topics and a flexible, accredited training experience. Learners earn CEUs that support the acquisition and maintenance of professional credentials across multiple fields and state and professional registries.
Continuing Education and Individual Learning
Social Work Career provides a variety of resources to help further your career whether you are a current student or an experienced mental health professional.
Topics covered include: roundups of best-in-mental health posts, monthly roundups of free webinars, interviews with mental health professionals, key learnings from conferences/workshops, book reviews, LMSW exam tips, career management guidance and more.
Books and Articles of Note