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Saturday, February 27, 2016 08:00 AM

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar, (7 CEU'S )

This is the REQUIRED seminar for those pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner Certification and who qualify through the International/National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (
Closing date: Saturday, December 10, 2016 08:00 AM

Thursday, April 21, 2016 06:00 PM

Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group

A safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to meet and develop a mutual support system. Meets third Thursday of every month.
Closing date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 08:00 PM

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 07:00 PM

Medical Moments: Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - OH MY!

Parents, does your child seem to be suffering from current respiratory illness? Do you have a family history of asthma, allergies and eczema? Come learn why you might need to be more concerned about your child’s cough, wheezing and rash.
Closing date: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 07:00 PM

Thursday, May 05, 2016 09:00 AM

Mindfulness Meditation Practice - Finding Your Little Place of Peace

This 30-minute class will bring together 4 essential elements to calming the mind and enjoying your life more.
Closing date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 09:30 AM

Thursday, May 05, 2016 05:00 PM

Anti Stigma Forum

In Celebration of Mental Health Month with Special Invited Guests: Senator Gary Peters, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Detroit Police Chief James E. Craig
Closing date: Thursday, May 05, 2016 05:00 PM

Monday, May 09, 2016 06:00 PM

Introduction to Mindfulness for Stress Reduction

Learn the effectiveness of Mindfulness and ways to practice in your daily life for stress reduction. Noticing and increasing awareness of our own thoughts drastically changes the way we cope with life stressors. Evidence based research shows that mindfulness is effective in the treatment of depression, anxiety, chronic pain and many other illnesses.
Closing date: Saturday, May 07, 2016 06:00 PM

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 08:30 AM

Acting in Faith

Kids-TALK Children 's Advocacy Center, a program of The Guidance Center, in partnership with the Interfaith Health and Hope Coalition (IHHC) is offering a FREE teach-in for faith leaders, staff, and volunteers of faith-based organizations in the Detroit-Metro area who work with children to address child sexual abuse, human trafficking, and mandated reporting.
Closing date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 01:30 PM

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 06:00 PM

Creating a Culture of Accountability with Children

Attend this fun, uplifting parenting workshop and learn ways to set healthy limits and boundaries with your children. Learn skills to make your household function more effectively and reduce chaos.
Closing date: Monday, May 09, 2016 06:00 PM

Friday, May 13, 2016 08:30 AM

Reclaiming the Village: Integrating Family & Community for a Recovery-oriented Lifestyle

Annual spring conference of the Michigan Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors with keynote presentation by Debra Jay, plus four more presentations.
Closing date: Friday, May 13, 2016 08:30 AM

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 05:30 PM

Mental Health First Aid Training: For Those Assisting/Helping Older Adults

Learn the action principles for responding to someone having a mental health crisis. This interactive workshop introduces risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and reviews common treatments.
Closing date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 05:30 PM

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 06:30 PM

An Overview: Autism Spectrum Disorders

This workshop will examine misconceptions and myths about what Autism is, define Autism and talk about the impacts on the individual, family, and community.
Closing date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 06:30 PM

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 06:30 PM

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) with Children with Autism

ABA is one of the evidence based treatment options for children with Autism. This workshop will separate myths and misconceptions of ABA and provide a brief overview of the principles of ABA and why it is beneficial for children with Autism.
Closing date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 06:00 PM

Thursday, June 02, 2016 06:30 PM

15th Anniversary Gala

"A Celebration of Family" is the theme for our anniversary benefit gala at the historic Charles Lambert House in Grosse Pointe Farms. Tour this Grosse Pointe Farms gem with its French manor house architecture, unique Pewabic tile features and beautiful gardens. Enjoy an evening of strolling dining by renowned Chef Bobby Nahra. Entertainment by the legendary vocalist Kate Patterson.
Closing date: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 12:00 PM

Tuesday, June 07, 2016 09:30 AM

Meet & Greet: A Gathering for School, Mental Health and Other Professionals

Community Professionals: Meet and share information with other community professionals working with youth and families (educators, therapists, physicians, attorneys, dentists, clergy, etc.). Meet & Greet at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, 16 Lakeshore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms.
Closing date: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 09:00 AM

Thursday, December 01, 2016 06:00 PM


Save the date for HOLLYFEST, our popular holiday benefit. You'll enjoy time for socializing while bidding on silent auction items at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Dinner, live auction and more make an evening to remember.
Closing date: Thursday, December 01, 2016 12:00 PM