Basic Self-Management Care Manager Training

Introduction to the Role of Care Manager

This basic level training is applicable to the newly hired care manager.  It is open to MiPCT, non-MiPCT and other practice based care managers and care coordinators. This training fulfills the self-management training component for the SIM (State Innovation Model) for Michigan, the training requirements for the Priority Health care management incentive and the self-management training component for eligibility to receive the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PGIP care management uplift.  The training utilizes the Team-Care approach for care management and consists of didactic training practical hands-on skills development over two days.  Completion of a self-study component is required prior to attending the on-site training. Instructions and access details will be emailed to the attendee after registration.

Topics covered:

  • Review best practice workflows and clinical guidelines
  • Treat-to-target care plan development.
  • Care coordination.
  • Tools to support coordination and chronic disease management.
  • Apply population management.
  • Learn common barriers and behaviors affecting treatment adherence and identifying strategies to effectively manage the patient’s care.
  • Understand the value of behavioral activation/ motivational interviewing.
  • Review levels of intensity for intervention.
  • Learn the value of maintenance planning and sustaining improvement goals.


$150 members; $250 non-members

Continuing Education Credits

Michigan Board of Nursing:

This continuing nursing education activity was approved for a total of 11.5 contact hours by the Michigan Nurses Association, an approver of continuing nursing education by the Michigan Board of Nursing.


This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers (CCMs). The course is approved for 14 contact hours.


Social Work:

This course is approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative for 14 contact hours.

Course Approval Number: 012616-01


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If you have questions, call (616) 551-0795 ext. 11