Provider Academy

Mental Health Greensboro provides a series of free workshops for all behavioral health and substance abuse providers and peer support specialists to gain current information about mental health and continuing education credit hours.  Addiction counselors and peer support specialists receive 1.5 NCSAPPB General Skill Building Hours for each session. These trainings are held on: 

2nd Tuesday of the month
3:00pm – 4:30pm
MHG Office, Classroom 1
700 Walter Reed Dr.,
Greensboro NC 27403

You must register to attend Provider Academy workshops. Although these valuable trainings are offered at no charge, providers who register and fail to show for two trainings without prior notification will be removed from future trainings and be required to re-register when the window opens.

Please find more information and register below for the following 2019 workshops.


Full Schedule

Cultural Humility: Reflection on Self and Practice

Tuesday, March 13th, 2019
Kathy FitzJefferies, LCSW LCAS CCS
Program Manager
Safe and Drug Free Schools, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools


Meet Me Where I Am: Exploring Harm Reduction

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
Chase Holleman, LCSWA, LCAS
Rapid Response Team Navigator
Guilford County Center for Housing and Community Studies


Homelessness and Mental Health

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Michael Pearson, MSW
Director of Weaver House


Understanding Mental Health Challenges for Immigrant and Refugee Communities

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
Kelsey White, MSW, MPH
Project Coordinator
Immigrant Health ACCESS


Current Drug Trends

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
Ashley Garris, QP
Prevention and Early Intervention Consultant
Alcohol and Drug Services


Timing is Ticking: Understanding the Opioid Crisis

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
Angela Maxwell, MS, CSAPC, ICPS
Prevention and Early Intervention Services Director 
Alcohol and Drug Services


Exploring Hypnotherapy

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
Dr. Robert Merlin, BA,BCH,CI,PLRt,LBLt,SEP,CNLP, MHt
Director of Merlin Centre for Hypnosis & Enlightenment Inc.


Peer Support in Healthcare

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Patty Schaeffer
Wellsprings Director


Peer Support in Healthcare

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Patty Schaeffer
Wellsprings Director


Changing How We Think About Addiction

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
Katherine Barron
Primary Counselor
Fellowship Hall


Domestic Violence and Mental Health

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Joy Kelly, MS, EdS, LPCA, NCC, CCTP
Doctoral Candidate – Counseling and Counselor Education
Department of Counseling and Educational Development
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro


For more information, please contact us at: info@mhgtest.artofcode.dev or 336-373-1402.