Continuing Education

The College of Health and Human Services offers continuing education programs on evidence-based practices and emerging health issues relevant to health care and human service professionals. Review our listings below:

Interested in Presenting a CE event?

We are always seeking CE  proposals from content experts in the community. We are scheduling CEs for late 2021 and into the winter of 2022, so timing is flexible.  Submit your proposal today.


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 AHEC Scholars interested in registering for any of the CE programs, contact Lisa Brennan at or (616) 771-9497.

Self-Paced Asynchronous Training


myproud series

MYPROUD (Michigan Youth Prevention and Recovery from opioid Use Disorders) programs are asynchronous and can be completed at your own pace. The target audience for these programs include allied health students and providers, preceptors, K-12 and special education teachers. Continuing Education offered for Social work , MCBAP, and nursing contact hours for select training(s)


post-msw series

Taken together, the three post-MSW series School Social Work Training courses meet State of Michigan requirements for the educational component to be approved as a School Social Worker.

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging

Musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSK US) is an imaging technique that adds a different and complementary dimension of imaging evaluation to the traditional modalities of plain radiography, computerized tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Besides a diagnostic tool, MSK US has been used in research, teaching and rehabilitation.

These hybrid courses can accommodate many healthcare disciplines, such as: PT, OT, MD, etc.

Ready to dive in? Register here

Live Virtual Training

May 20, 2021

Advocating for Older Foster Youth’s Educational Needs

Understanding the systems that support youth, positively and negatively, allow parents, relatives, caseworkers, staff, mentors and other supportive adults to effectively engage and advocate for meaningful outcomes that are youth focused. CE's offered: 3 Social Work

Date: Thursday, May. 20
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

July 14, 2021

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Child Welfare Series 2021 | Going Beyond Self- Care: Working with Trauma

In this course, you will begin to understand how witnessing trauma or experiencing your own trauma will impact you. You will learn the signs of compassion fatigue and burnout for yourself and other workers. You will have an opportunity to explore your own skill set in relation to self- care and will practice at least two activities that can be incorporated into your daily self- care practice. Trainer: Jessica Gladden, Ph.d LMSW. CE offered: 3 SW

Date: Wednesday, Jul. 14
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

August 6, 2021

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Child Welfare Series 2021 | The Pot is Boiling Over. Can you Hear It?

This training will provide an opportunity for child welfare workers to identify issues within the process related to white privilege, racism, implicit bias and power which impacts their ability to provide positive outcomes for all involved. CE offered: 3 SW, Certificate of Participation

Date: Friday, Aug. 6
Time: 9:00am to noon

September 9, 2021

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)

TF-CBT is an evidence-based trauma treatment for children and adolescents. It is attachment-focused, involving caregivers. This training is intended for master or doctoral level mental health clinicians and meets partial requirements for national certification.  CE's Offered: 12 Social Work

This is a Three-Day Conference (September 9-10-11)

Date: Thursday, Sep. 9
Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm