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Family PsychoEducation Virtual Learning Community Part 1 March 2 & Part 2 March 9

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Start Date Tuesday, March 02, 2021
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You need to meet the qualifications to attend this training. Verification of prior completion of at least FPE Basic Training Required. Please email for more information.

A technical assistance meeting for all professionals trained in the FPE model.  This session will focus on increasing capacity to effectively provide FPE to your population, including implicit bias, intergroup anxiety, effectively engaging with minority populations, and using inclusive language in your FPE practice.  


There is no charge for this training.


1. Understand the concepts of implicit bias, stereotyping, cultural humility, and micro-aggressions and how these impact mental health services.
2. Discuss intergroup anxiety, including examples from the field where you have experienced this. 
3. Understand the complexities of culture and privilege and what this means for FPE family engagement.
4. Develop strategies for implementing SINGLE family FPE in your agency when you do not have enough families for a group. 
5. Be able to effectively create and host FPE VIRTUALLY for your families that follow fidelity guidelines.

Who Should Attend
This training contains content appropriate for clinicians and social workers working in the Michigan public 
behavioral health care provider network at beginning and/or intermediate levels of practice. Verification of prior completion of at least FPE Basic Training Required.
Stephanie E. Lange, LMSW, ACSW, CAADC, CCS-M.  
Stephanie is a high energy professional with a wide range of clinical, supervisory, training, and consulting experience spanning over 20 years. She has a strong track record of working effectively in multi-disciplinary teams, as well as independently, to propel organizations toward their vision. She has a contract with Macomb County Community Mental Health where she implements and sustains Family PsychoEducation (FPE) teams across the county, providing training, coaching and representation at the state level. She is the Credential and Privileging coordinator, Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor, Peer Liaison - Peer Support Specialist Services, Integrated Healthcare Grant Administrator, Member of Clinical Strategies Improvement Team, Seeking Safety/Trauma program implementation and sustainability, Mortality Review Team Consultant, and more. She also has consulting contracts with Macomb Intermediate School District (MISD) and Oakland Schools where she provides training for Youth Mental Health First Aid, HIV Certification, Michigan Model for Health, and HIV Certification for educators grades K-12. 
CEUs Continuing Education:
Social Workers: This course qualifies for a maximum of 6.0 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.  
Certificate Awarded: At the conclusion of this conference, turn in your Certificate of Attendance form to the CMHAM Staff to be approved. You will turn in the top sheet & retain the bottom sheet which serves as your certificate. No other certificate will be given.
Certificate Issued By: Christina Ward, Director of Education & Training;; 517-374-6848
Evaluation/Grievance: There will be an opportunity for each participant to complete an evaluation of the course 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 or you may contact CMHAM at 517-374-6848 or through our webpage at for resolution.
Cancellation Policy
While there is no fee for this event, we request written cancellation notice ( if you find that you are unable to attend once you have registered. This assists us with meal counts and allows others to attend who may have been turned away because of limited space.
Grant Funding/Sponsors
The 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 Grants.

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