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: 

The 2nd Tuesday of the month
From 3:00pm – 4:30pm.
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:
2019 Provider Academy Workshops (Note: Booking opens 2 months out from event date)
March 13

Cultural Humility: Reflection on Self and Practice
Kathy FitzJefferies, LCSW LCAS CCS
Program Manager
Safe and Drug Free Schools, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

April 9

Meet Me Where I Am: Exploring Harm Reduction
Chase Holleman, LCSWA, LCAS
Rapid Response Team Navigator
Guilford County 
Center for Housing and Community Studies

May 14

Homelessness and Mental Health
Michael Pearson, MSW
Director of Weaver House

June 11

Understanding Mental Health Challenges for Immigrant and Refugee Communities
Kelsey White, MSW, MPH
Project Coordinator
Immigrant Health ACCESS

July 9

Current Drug Trends
Ashley Garris, QP
Prevention and Early Intervention Consultant
Alcohol and Drug Services

August 13

Timing is Ticking: Understanding the Opioid Crisis
Angela Maxwell, MS, CSAPC, ICPS
Prevention and Early Intervention Services Director 
Alcohol and Drug Services

September 10

Exploring Hypnotherapy
Dr. Robert Merlin, BA,BCH,CI,PLRt,LBLt,SEP,CNLP, MHt
Director of Merlin Centre for Hypnosis & Enlightenment Inc.

October 8

Peer Support in Healthcare
Patty Schaeffer
Wellsprings Director

November 12

Changing How We Think About Addiction
Katherine Barron
Primary Counselor
Fellowship Hall

December 10

Domestic Violence and Mental Health
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: or 336-373-1402.