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SOLD OUT! Virtual - ACT 201E Team Leaders & ACT Staff Members - Cohort #3

Information Details
Start Date Thursday, September 24, 2020
End Date Friday, September 25, 2020
Event Times
Sign into Virtual Training - 12:45PM
Education - 1:00-4:00PM
Event Details
This training is now SOLD OUT! If you still need to register a Team member to join your group, please email Carly Sanford at If your team is NOT registered for any cohort, please email Alyson Rush at and Carly Sanford to see if we are able to fit you in this fiscal year.

ACT team members will discuss areas that have been identified by MIFAST reviews as the most common areas needing improvement. These areas will be addressed as they relate to the ACT improvement model, Michigan Medicaid Provider Manual, the MiFAST ACT fidelity tool and the Field Guide to ACT (including SAMHSA requirements). Team members will be given the opportunity to address specific issues that they are experiencing and trends/solutions that have been noted across the state will be explored.


​There is no fee to attend the training. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration closes 3-business days before the training begins.

Day 1:

12:45 PM – Sign on to Virtual Zoom Training
1:00 – 2:00 PM – Team Makeup/Roles/Team Meeting
2:00 – 3:00 PM – Outcomes
3:00 – 3:15 PM – Break
3:15 – 4:00 PM – SAMSHA Four Dimension of Recovery/Engagement
4:00 PM – Conclusion of Day 1

Day 2:

12:45 PM – Sign on to Virtual Training
1:00 – 2:00 PM – Stages of Change/Treatment
2:00 – 3:00 PM – Treatment Planning/Smart Goals
3:00 – 3:15 PM – Break
3:15 – 4:00 PM – Review Difficult Cases
4:00 PM – Conclusion of Training




1. Team Makeup/roles/Team Meeting: Identify makeup of a fully staffed ACT Team, identify different roles of each team member, identify 3 core functions of the team meeting.

2. Outcomes: Be able to identify 3 reasons why outcomes are important and tools for tracking outcomes.

3. Identify SAMHSA’s four dimensions of recovery and why engagement is an important component of these dimensions.

4. Identify the stages of change in the Transtheoretical model and how they relate to stages of treatment.

5. Person Centered Planning: Identify what a smart goal is and how to write smart goals for the various stages of change/treatment.

6. Review of difficult cases.

Who Should Attend
ACT Team Leaders & ACT Team Members
Laura Moore, LLMSW, CADC
John Moir, LMSW, CADC-M
CEUs Social Workers: This course qualifies for a maximum of 5.5 Continuing Education hours. The Community Mental Health Association is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC 060818. Qualifies as “face-to-face (in-person) education”.
Substance Abuse Professionals: CMHA is approved by Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP). CMHAM maintains the responsibility for the program and content. Substance Abuse Professionals participating in this training may receive a maximum of 5.5 related contact hours. Some "Related" workshops may meet MCBAP/IC&RC educational requirements for focused topics in addiction certification domains, such as for Peer Recovery or Supervisor credentials. It is important that attendees keep a copy of the conference program brochure containing the workshop descriptions along with their attendance record form. Qualifies as “in-person education.”
Nursing: Continuing Education Opportunities will be available for Nursing Upon Approval
Certificate Awarded: After confirmation that you have fully participated in this training (see Virtual Participation section above), completed the quiz and evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you within 30 days of the training.

Virtual training Guidelines: You are expected to actively participate in the virtual training . See below for additional information about virtual training recommendations and requirements.
- After registering with CMHA, you will receive a confirmation email. Included will be a link to register for the virtual training in Zoom. Your Zoom confirmation email will include the link to access the training.
- Recommend that you save virtual trainings links in your calendar for easy access the day of the training.
- You must watch the virtual trainings LIVE to receive credit for the training.
- Video camera must be on at all times. Telephone only option is not acceptable.
- Recommend that attendees log into the virtual waiting room at least 15 minutes before the training begins.
- Registration report will indicate arrival time (note for continuing education you must be logged into the virtual training within 5 minutes of the start of the training).
- Polls and/or quizzes will be randomly given with a limited time for attendees to respond. This is required for continuing education.
- Internet: A strong internet connection is highly recommended. If your internet service is not able to stream videos, it will likely not be strong enough to support a virtual training. You will want a minimum upload speed of 5mbps. If technology may be an issue for you, please contact CMHA at 517-374-6848 to discuss options further.
- Each training takes place in the time zone of its location and all agenda times reflect that.
- After confirmation that you have fully participated in this training, completed the quiz and evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you within 30 days of the training.

Virtual Training Accommodations: If you need accommodations to attend this virtual training, please email your request to 10 business days before the event. Information will be updated as applicable.
Cancellation Policy
Substitutions are permitted 3 business days prior to the training. While there is no fee for this training, we request written cancellation notice 10 business days before training ( if you find that you are unable to attend once you have registered.
Weather Policy
Grant Funding/Sponsors
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, through the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan, has provided funding for this initiative through Federal Community Mental Health Block Grant.

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