2-Day Motivational Interviewing Basic Skills

TRAINING SOLD OUT! April 20-21, 2017 ~ Great Wolf Lodge, Traverse City

Training registration is closed.  To be put on a waiting list pending cancellation contact Annette Pepper at apepper@macmhb.org

Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 12.0 Clinical Continuing Education Clock Hours.  Course Delivery Method: Face-to-Face seminar.

Substance abuse professionals participating in this training will receive 12.0 (Specific) contact hours.

The Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards (MACMHB), provider #1140, 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.  MACMHB maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: 10/10/2016 to 10/10/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

The Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards is approved by the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP) to sponsor educational training for professional certification. MACMHB maintains the responsibility for the program and content. Substance Abuse Professionals participating in this training will receive the number of hours published in the brochure. 

*National Accreditation rules indicate that if you are over 5-minutes late or depart early, you forfeit your CEUs for the entire training.  Please note that this is a National rule that MACMHB must enforce or we could lose our provider status to provide CEUs in the future.  This rule will be strictly followed.


Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, through the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards, has provided funding for this initiative through Federal Community Mental Health Block Grant.

Special Needs:

*Arrangements for special needs will be honored for those written requests received 10 business days prior to the conference.  Clearly state your specific needs for mobility assistance, interpreters, etc. Attempts for on-site requests will be made.


There will be an opportunity for each participant to complete an evaluation of the conference and the instructor.  If you have any issues with the way in which this conference was conducted or other problems, you may note that on your evaluation of the conference or you may contact MACMHB at 517-374-6848 or through our website at www.macmhb.org for resolution.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the conference for a full refund less a $25 administrative fee.  If cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the training, no refund will be given and the full charge will be incurred. Substitutions are permitted at any time. 

Payment Policy: Payment will be required prior to attendance.   Payment methods available in advance and onsite:  credit card, check or exact cash.   If payment has not been received prior to the event, fees will be collected at registration the day of the event unless alternate arrangements are pre-approved by MACMHB.  NOTE: Purchase orders are not considered payment. All no shows will be invoiced the full registration amount. All checks can be made out to MACMHB and sent to MACMHB, 426 S. Walnut, Lansing, MI 48933. 

Severe Weather Policy: Trainings will take place as scheduled and we will not be able to refund training fees. In the event of severe weather, please check the www.macmhb.org website for scheduling delays and event updates.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 to Friday, April 21, 2017, (All day) - (All day)
Great Wolf Lodge
3575 N US Highway 31 S.
Traverse City, MI 49684

Registration Opens: 

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:30am

Start Time: 

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:00am

End Time: 

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

Great Wolf Lodge, 3575 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684.  Phone:  (231) 941-3600.   A block of rooms have been reserved.  Call 231-941-3600 and mention you are with MACMHB to receive a $75/ + tax per night rate.  Parking is free.  Cutoff date is March 16, 2017.

April 20-21.17 MI Basic