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Great Lakes Summer Institute

The Great Lakes Summer Institute (GLSI) is one of the leading statewide annual training events, providing a wide variety of Continuing Education opportunities for Michigan Social Workers and other human service professionals. The goal of GLSI is to offer attendees the most up-to-date, current workshops for professional skill development in both clinical and macro settings.

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The Great Lakes Summer Institute (GLSI) takes place in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan at Great Wolf Lodge Resort on July 12 - 14, 2017.

  • Courses are open for registration now! Visit our Course Catalog to learn more.
  • Earn up to 18 CECHs! Courses include topics on pain, ethics, human trafficking, substance abuse, death and loss, trauma treatment, clinical and macro practice, and more.
  • Offering 3 full days of trauma as part of our newly developed Professional Trauma Certificate Program!

Sponsorship Opportunities

The MSU School of Social Work is excited to announce sponsorship opportunities for the 9th Annual Great Lakes Summer Institute. The Great Lakes Summer Institute (GLSI) is one of the leading statewide annual training events, providing a wide variety of Continuing Education opportunities for Michigan Social Workers and other human service professionals. The goal of GLSI is to offer attendees the most up-to-date, current workshops for professional skill development in both clinical and macro settings.

The Great Lakes Summer Institute (GLSI) takes place in the beautiful Traverse City, Michigan at Great Wolf Lodge Resort on July 12 - 14, 2017. Your organization can reach over 250 professionals from across the state that include a variety of social workers, clinical directors, supervisors and caseworkers from across Michigan, as well as, public mental health and child welfare organizations.

We invite you to be a sponsor this event! Please download our sponsorship form for more information or contact Gina Van Horn, Events Specialist at vanhorng@msu.edu