Calendar of Events

June 2018

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*Training is available by appointment

Working w/People I & II

Friday, June 8, 2018

Session I: Introduction to Human Needs, Values, Guiding Principles, and Effective Teaching Strategies.

Time:   9:00am-12:30pm

Session II: Positive Techniques to Address Challenging Behaviors

Time:   1:30pm-4:00pm

Introduction to Community Residential Services: Role of the Direct-Care Staff

This introductory class gives an overview of the history and future of residential services for persons with developmental disablities and mental illnesses. Review of the responisibilities and role of the direct-care worker included.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Time:  9:00am-12:00pm

Recipient Rights

This training provides information on the essential rights of recipients of community mental health services, including abuse and neglect; confidentiality; informed consent; respect and dignity; restraint; seclusion; and incident-report writing.

To register, contact:

10th Annual Right Door 5K Walk, Run & Roll

Come Join Us for our 10th Annual 5K Walk/Run and Roll

When:  Friday, June 15th, 2018

Where:  Steele Street Hall, 115 Steele St. Ionia, MI 48846

Cost: Donation of non-perishable item to be donated to the local food bank.

Complimentary food at the end of the walk!


Submit the registration form below to your therapist/case worker, to any one of our 3 locations, or you can email us at

Registration Form

Register Online with RunSignup by clicking here.

Summer Groups 2018

CPI: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention

This training focuses on prevention and offers proven strategies for safely defusing anxious, hostile or violent behavior at the earliest possible stage. You will learn how behavior escalates and how to appropriately respond.

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

375 Apple Tree Drive, Ionia, MI 48846

CPR/AED & First Aid

Includes adult, child, and infant CPR as well as basic first aid training. Class size is limited to 10 participants. Other options available for renewals. Call: (616) 225-7055 and register with Norma.

$35.00/session $70 for both CPR & FA (Ground Training and Renewal) MUST PREPAY

Skills Renewal Class:  8:00AM-8:45AM

CPR/AED:   9:00AM - 12:00AM
First Aid:    12:30PM -  3:30PM


To register, contact: Spectrum Health United Lifestyles (616) 225-7055 or email

For additional information about classes and registration click here.

Person-Centered Planning

Participants will gain a clear understanding of person-centered planning and how to use it to assist consumers in attaining their goals.

Time:    9:00am - 10:30am

Location:  The Right Door for Hope, Recovery, and Wellness | 375 Apple Tree Drive, Ionia, MI 48846

To Register, contact:

Basic Health & Medications

The basics of health as it perstains to mental health, including vital signs, medical emergencies, and infection control will be taught. Also learn the proper techniques to reduce errors in taking medications, knowing the different types of medications, and the five rights. Post test. Two day class. Class size limited to 12 participants.

Book Work

Test Review & Vital Signs

*Call to schedule appointment

Preventing Disease Transmission

Learn how to protect yourself against diseases that can be trasmitted through the air, blood, and other routes. Free references to take home.

*Book Work

Nutrition & Food Services

Learn the fundamentals of human nutrition, including basic nutrition, how to implement good nutrition, and related issues such as food safety, shopping, and safe food storage.

*Book Work