Fall Program

Each fall the WMCA partners with a local university to provide a day of training for counselors. This fall, we will have two sessions focused on Mental Health Burnout and Wellness. Join us for two exciting sessions, roundtable presentations, and a time of networking after training.

Date: Friday, November 15, 2019

Time: 8:00am – 3:00pm

Location: Western Michigan University – East Beltline Campus

RSVP Today! Registration is needed. Space is limited to the first 90 participants.


The event is free for current members of WMCA. Complete our application today or bring the application and payment with you to the event!

Presentation 1

Speaker: Tim Cusack – Comedian, Speaker, Wellness Crusader

Topic: We have a problem….but it’s not what you think

Tim has entertained and touched thousands over 30 years of speaking and brings to WMCA words of wisdom to help us combat burn out and bring to our workplace a healthy happy and most product selves. Life is short; you can live with a happy soul at work.

Presentation 2

Speaker: Erik VanBuskirk – Forest Hills Public Schools Behavioral Health Liaison

Topic: How to work better together to serve students and families

Erik has worked in both clinical and community behavioral and mental health systems and is currently the behavioral health liaison for Forest Hills Public schools.  Erik uses his knowledge and experience to help navigate and inform pathways for more efficient and effective care.

See the resources section for past training materials.