Check out our upcoming ACP training dates:


First Steps® ACP Facilitator Training

Community volunteers and healthcare professionals are invited to participate in this evidence-based training to become a certified Advance Care Planning Facilitator. Our training is a two-part course consisting of four to six hours of online instruction and a full day of training with didactic and role play experience. Participants will learn effective communication and interview skills to empower individuals through the process of discussing, deciding, and documenting their healthcare preferences.

                                                                Monday, September 14, 2020 

Monday, November 16, 2020

All in-person training dates will be hosted at our Grand Rapids office from 8 AM to 4:30 PM

To register, please complete our Training Registration Form and send to:
info@makingchoicesmichigan.org 


Advanced Steps® ACP Facilitator Training

Advanced Steps Advance Care Planning conversations are initiated as a componet of quality end-of-life care for frail elders and those whose death in the next 12 months would not be unexpected. The Advance Steps conversation is focused on goals of care to amek timely, proactive, and specific end-of-life decisions. This training is available to those who have completed the First Steps ACP Facilitator Training.

The April 24 training date has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Please stay tuned for additional information or contact info@makingchoicesmichigan.org


Upcoming Webinars:
Destigmatizing Mental Health Advance Directives

This course offers individuals including Advance Care Planning (ACP) Facilitators the opportunity to enhance their understanding of common and various terms used in ACP and estate planning. The attendee will be given additional information regarding which document is used when there are multiple ACP documents and Michigan laws surrounding the use of advance directives and wishes for no resuscitation in given situations. Completing the Making Choices Michigan advance directive legally and clearly is reviewed. Ample time for questions is provided for any of the topics covered in this course.

                                                            Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Instructed by: 
Nicky Lewis, LMSW
Advance Care Planning Coordinator
Mercy Health Saint Mary's

All scheduled webinars will run from 12 PM to 1 PM unless otherwise noted.

For more information or to register:
 info@makingchoicesmichigan.org(616) 421-4840


Webinar: Closing the Loop (formerly Out of Hospital Deaths)

This course offers individuals including Advance Care Planning Facilitators the opportunity to enhance their understanding of the legal needs for those who choose to no longer be resuscitated. Required documents, elements required for EMS to honor the preference in the community and handling of the body at the time of death will be presented: Michigan’s Funeral Representative law will also be discussed. Ample time for questions is provided for the topics covered in this course.

Monday, June 1, 2020

Monday, September 28, 2020

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Instructed by: 

 Rose Seavolt BSN, RN, CCP
Advance Care Planning Consultant
Choreographed Health Solutions, LLC

All scheduled webinars will run from 12 PM to 1 PM unless otherwise noted.

For more information or to register:
info@makingchoicesmichigan.org | (616) 421-4840