PRIDE Training Dates

In light of the COVID-19 virus and as a precautionary measure, all PRIDE training will be delivered in an online format at this time.  Your Regional Resource Team trainer will be reaching out to provide you with information about accessing the online training sessions. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

Select a County Below for Upcoming PRIDE dates:
Future Foster and Adoptive Parents: Please contact your licensing worker to be referred for PRIDE training sessions. Foster/Adoptive Parents are welcome to attend PRIDE in a neighboring county, be sure to explore all local PRIDE training dates!
Licensing Workers: Please submit PRIDE and referrals at least two business days prior to the scheduled training to allow for processing of the referral. 
**Please continue to submit referrals to your regional contractor even when a training is listed at capacity**
PRIDE training schedules are subject to cancellation and rescheduling in the case of inclement weather. Your contractor will notify you if training is cancelled.
Alcona Lake – GROW
Alger Lapeer
Allegan – GROW Leelanau
Alpena Lenawee
Antrim Livingston
Arenac Luce
Baraga Mackinac
Barry – GROW Macomb
Bay Manistee
Benzie Marquette
Berrien – GROW Mason – GROW
Branch Mecosta – GROW
Calhoun – GROW Menominee
Cass – GROW Midland
Charlevoix Missaukee
Cheboygan Monroe
Chippewa Montcalm – GROW
Clare Montmorency
Clinton Muskegon – GROW
Crawford Newaygo – GROW
Delta Oakland
Dickinson Oceana – GROW
Eaton Ogemaw
Emmet Ontonagon
Genesee Osceola – GROW
Gladwin Oscoda
Gogebic Otsego
Grand Traverse Ottawa – GROW
Gratiot Presque Isle
Hillsdale Roscommon
Houghton Saginaw
Huron Sanilac
Ingham Schoolcraft
Ionia – GROW Shiawassee
Iosco St. Clair
Iron St. Joseph – GROW
Isabella Tuscola
Jackson Van Buren – GROW
Kalamazoo – GROW Washtenaw
Kalkaska Wayne
Keweenaw Wexford

Referrals can be made by using the MDHHS 5619 PRIDE. Referral forms should be emailed to the appropriate contractor based on the location the prospective foster or adoptive parent wishes to attend.

County Regional Resource Team  Referral Email Address
Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft Great Lakes Recovery Center
Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Kalaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Wexford Wellspring Lutheran Services
Arenac, Bay, Clare, Clinton, Eaton, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Ingham, Isabella, Lapeer, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair, Tuscola Ennis Center
Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, St. Joseph, Van Buren Family Enrichment Center NO LONGER TRAINING PRIDE; VISIT
Branch, Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Washtenaw Judson Center, Region 4
Genesee, Macomb, Oakland, Wayne Judson Center, Region 5