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Michael Bourgoise

Matrix Human Services

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Matrix Human Services

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My objective is to showcase my passion for social justice by being an agent of change. I am a motivated
person who likes to leave things better than I found it: I am a natural educator who is vigilant to connect
and collaborate with others. My passion for human dignity and equality is the capstone that defines my
work, inspires me to tackle challenges, and ensures I handle any responsibility vested in me with
gratitude, confidence, and a sense of humility.

AWARDS/RECOGNITION
2019 ABOVE & BEYOND CLINICAL WINNER, MATRIX HUMAN SERVICES
“Michael has been available to assist others with his knowledge and wisdom of health. Since day one his
in-depth knowledge of clinical work has made things easy for new hires to learn from. He attends more
trainings than needed or required. He is flexible to meet job demands and volunteers for extra duties
including quality projects and responding to urgent referrals.”
2019 ANTON BRENNER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT, EASTERN MICHIGAN
UNIVERSITY
This scholarship is awarded to recognize outstanding academic performance to a graduate student that
has demonstrated achievements in publication, research, and service to the community.
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
“THE SPIRIT OF MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING IN EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV.” PRESENTATION AT CORKTOWN HEALTH CENTER ON
FEBRUARY 1
ST
, 2019
“WEB-BASED INTERVENTIONS FOR ADOLESCENT OPIOID USE: A RESEARCH STUDY
PROPOSAL UTILIZING THERAPEUTIC EDUCATION SYSTEM” PRESENTATION AT EASTERN
MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY 2019 GRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE ON MARCH 22ND
,
2019
This research was sponsored by Dr. Kennedy Saldanha, faculty research liaison. Article published in the
EMU Research Journal. Copies available by request.
INTERNATIONAL DELEGATION ON INTERNALLY-DISPLACED PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV:
STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTION AND TREATMENT PRESENTATION AND PANEL
DISCUSSION AT BEAUMONT DEARBORN HOSPITAL ON NOVEMBER 4
TH, 2019
Invited by Global Ties: Detroit to facilitate a panel discussion on best-practices in HIV Care in the United
States to a delegation of infectious disease providers, government representatives, and social service
leaders from Russia wanting to network and learn about treatment in the United States.
DETROIT HEALTH DEPARTMENT RYAN WHITE QUALITY SYMPOSIUM POSTER
PRESENTATION AT DETROIT FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF CHICAGO ON NOVEMBER 15TH
,
2019
Participated in agency annual quality project utilizing PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act) quality improvement
framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and adopted by Health Resource
Services Administration for project planning within federally-funded HIV community-based
organizations. Collaborated with agency quality committee and client community advisory board to
develop a program focused on expanding agency hours to accommodate the diverse time-management
needs of clients served by agency programs.

CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAININGS
Limited Licensed Master Social Worker (LLMSW), effective 5/6/2020 expires 4/30/2021
ID#6801106863 verified at https://val.apps.lara.state.mi.us/License/Details/2497390
• ADDICTIONS CERTIFICATE IN ADDICTIONS TREATMENT PROCESSES AND CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS, University
of Michigan School of Social Work 8/21/2020
• ADDICTIONS CERTIFICATE IN COMPLEX AND COMORBID POPULATIONS, University of Michigan School of
Social Work 9/19/2020
• CERTIFICATION IN TRAUMA-FOCUSED COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY, University of South Carolina
• CERTIFICATION IN MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID, National Council on Behavioral Health
• CERTIFIED CLEAR COUNSELOR, Center for Disease Control
• CERTIFIED IN PARTNER SERVICES, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
• CERTIFIED IN HIV COUNSELING, TESTING, AND REFERRAL, Michigan Department of Health and Human
Services
• CERTIFICATION IN MEDICAL CASE MANAGEMENT, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
• CERTIFICATION IN EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
• Awarded CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION FOR THE NATIONAL CLINICAL HIV CURRICULUM, University of
Washington
• CERTIFICATION IN COVID-19 CONTACT TRACING, through Coursera at Johns Hopkins University School
of Public Health 8/20/20
• RESEARCH ON HUMAN SUBJECTS CERTIFICATION (ID# 28634605), Collaborative Institutional Training
Institute (CITI)
• SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS 101 CORE CURRICULUM TRAINING, through Provider’s Clinical Support
System
• NALOXONE 101 TRAINING, Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority
• MI BRIDGES ACCESS AND NAVIGATION PARTNER TRAINING 11/5/2018
• “DISARMING THE SUICIDAL MIND: EVIDENCE-BASED ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION” PESI 1/29/2019
• SBIRT CORE TRAINING: SCREENING, BRIEF INTERVENTION, AND REFERRAL TO TREATMENT 4/16/19
• THE IMPACT OF ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES (ACES) TRAINING 3/20/19
• HIV & RE-ENTRY PROGRAMMING FOR RETURNING CITIZENS 4/24/19
• MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING TRAINING 7/18/19 and 7/19/19
• FACILITATING PRE-CONTEMPLATION GROUPS FOR PLWH USING TOBACCO 4/10/19
• GENDER DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION 8/1/19
• INTERSECTION OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AND HIV 7/30/19
• INTERSECTIONALITY OF RACE AND HEALTH 11/15/19
• 2019/2020 MICHIGAN HIV/STD CONFERENCE 8/13/19-8/14/19 , 8/18/20
• Class in THE WINNICOTTS: PSYCHOANALYTICAL INTERVENTIONS IN THE TIME OF A NATIONAL CRISIS PRESENTED
BY JOEL KANTER MSW