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  • Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Opioid Dependence and Pain Management (March, April 2017)

    Dates:

    • Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    • Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

    VisTaTech Center, Schoolcraft College 18600 Haggerty Highway, Livonia, MI 48152

    Description:

    The abuse of and addiction to opioids such as heroin, morphine, and prescription pain relievers is a significant and serious issue that continues to affect the health, social, and economic welfare of all individuals and families across the U.S. In this workshop, you will learn about the importance of an appropriate and comprehensive diagnosis to determine treatment interventions. In addition, you will learn about how pain management, prevention, education, community involvement, family history and trauma experiences impact the client’s ability to participate in their personalized recovery program. Level of care and determination of medication interventions will be addressed.
    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Cognitive Science Annual Distinguished Speakers Series (2016 - 2017)

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule at the website below.

     

     

    Location:

    All lectures begin at 5:30 p.m. with a reception beginning at 5:00 p.m. in Room 118 Psychology, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The goal of the Distinguished Speaker Series is to bring influential researchers in cognitive science to MSU to talk on a broad range of topics.  Light refreshments are served and all are welcome!

  • Great Lakes Summer Institute in Social Work (July 2017)

    Dates:

    July 12 - 14, 2017

     

    Location:

    Great Wolf Lodge: 3575 N. US Highway 31 South, Traverse City, MI 49684.

    Description:

    This annual summer institute is a professional development experience comprised of two-day, one-day, and half-day intensive courses on a variety of current topics taught by experts in their fields. Earn as many as 18 social work continuing education credits in such topics as: Play Therapy; Supporting Adoptive Families; Ethics in Child Welfare; Motivational Interviewing; Emotional Resilience; Theoretical Models for Affair Recovery;  the DSM 5; Strength-Based Leadership; Ethical Dilemmas in End of Life Care; and more.

  • Health and Mental Health Disparities in Aging (November 2017)

    Dates:

    Saturday, November 18, 2017.  9:00 am - 11:00 am.

    Location:

    Michigan State University, Psychology Building 316 Physics Road, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    In the United States, those from ethnic minority backgrounds have rapidly increased in population size. You will be presented with an overview of current research and knowledge on health and mental health as well as service delivery disparities in older people of ethnic-minority background in the United States. Special focus will be given to disparities pertaining to the Hispanic/Latino population, which currently is the largest minority population.
    Available CECHs: 2.0

  • Integrative Healthcare for Pain and Stress Online Self-Paced Course

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing education offering is intended to allow registered nurses to experience three integrative modalities for chronic pain, realizing their application and value to address underlying dis-regulation processes in the body for patients, and to improve their self-care strategies. This course complies with the requirements for continuing nursing education and specifically satisfies the requirement for one (1.0) contact hour of pain and pain symptom management for relicensure in the state of Michigan. Course is free.

  • Interventions for People Living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) (April 2017)

    Dates:

    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

    Washtenaw Intermediate School District, 1819 S. Wagner Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

    Description:

    You will learn information on the characteristics of autism spectrum disorders, as well as evidence based approaches that support persons for life in the community. Information regarding the barriers of supporting persons with autism and their families across the lifespan will be discussed, as well as the statewide Michigan systems in place which support independence, employment and the self-determination (MRS, DHHS) of persons with ASD. Person-centered planning as a tool towards the self-determination of individuals on the spectrum will also be discussed.
    Available CECHs: 6.0

  • Muslim Mental Health Conference: Out of the Shackles: Pursuit of Civil Justice in the Face of Psychological Trauma (March 2018)

    Dates:

    March 15 - 17, 2018

    Location:

    United States Institute of Peace, Washington DC

    Description:

    This unique conference brings together faith leaders, health care providers and researchers to examine topics related to mental health across the American Muslim community.  It will include keynote speakers, scholarly research presentations and panel discussions.

  • Neurology and Ophthalmology Clinical Services

    Location:

    Clinical Center, Room A217, 804 Service Rd,  East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    MSU's Neurology and Ophthalmology Clinic we specialize, treat and assist patients in a variety of ways. This includes the treatment of many different types of neurological and ophthalmologic disorders and diseases such as:

    • Cognitive Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • General Neurology
    • Geriatric Neurology
    • Headache
    • Huntington Disease
    • Movement Disorders
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Muscular Dystrophy
    • Neuro-Ophthalmology
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Pediatric Neurology
    • Stroke/Vascular Neurology
    • Vertigo
  • Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center

    Location:

    3181 Sandhill Road, Mason, Michigan 48854

    Description:

    Origami is a nonprofit organization offering a continuum of care for individuals who have sustained a brain injury. Origami brings together committed professionals who use a unique interdisciplinary approach and a network of community resources to meet the physical, social, spiritual, cognitive, and emotional needs of those who have sustained a brain injury. Its focus is on maximizing recovery, restoring quality of life and independence.

  • Psychological Clinic Therapy and Assessment Services

    Location:

    The MSU Psychological Clinic is located in the Psychology Building on the campus of MSU.

    Description:

    The MSU Psychological Clinic is staffed by clinicians enrolled in the MSU Clinical Psychology doctoral program and by some MSU Clinical Psychology faculty. All clinicians are individually supervised by experienced Ph.D. psychologists from the University faculty and the Greater Lansing community. The Clinic provides a wide range of services to the general public. Fee for services at the Clinic is set on an income-adjusted basis. Services include:

    • Individual child psychotherapy
    • Individual child play-therapy
    • Adolescent psychotherapy
    • Individual adult psychotherapy
    • Family therapy
    • Couples therapy
    • Group therapy
  • Resolving Rather Than Managing Chronic Pain: The Brain's Response to Trauma (November 2017)

    Dates:

    Thursday, November 2, 2017.  9:00 am - 12:15 pm

    Location:

    Greater Lansing Association of Realtors®, 4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, MI 48911

    Description:

    Health professionals often work with clients that present with chronic health symptoms that appear to have no direct explanation, including pain, anxiety, depression, fatigue and insomnia. In this workshop, you will learn about the individual differences between clients that are experiencing pain and how trauma and unresolved emotional experiences often contribute to these conditions. You will learn about the current research related to clients with chronic pain that do not have a nociceptive component to their pain, but rather pain that is generated by neural pathways in the brain. You will learn about the neurological basis for this view and strategies for working with such clients. In addition, you will learn about the overall impact of trauma on the brain and how it contributes to chronic pain. *Meets Pain Management  *Trauma Certificate Elective Course

    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Rural Health Grand Rounds

    Dates:

    Offered quarterly.

     

    Location:

    Programs are provided in various formats that may include video conference, teleconference, webinar, or face-to-face participation.

    Description:

    Rural Health Grand Rounds are educational offerings provided to rural healthcare settings and providers as part of the mission of the Michigan Center for Rural Health (MCRH). The following Grand Rounds are offered: EMS; Geriatric; Nursing; Oral Health; Pharmacy; Psychiatry; Social Work; Legal; and special topics.  Several topics offer continuing education credits.

  • Secondary Trauma and Self-care (November 2017)

    Dates:

    Friday, November 17, 2017.  9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location:

    Greater Lansing Association of Realtors®, 4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, MI 48911

    Description:

    Secondary traumatic stress occurs because of exposure to the traumatic experiences of others. Professionals and other caregivers that are exposed to secondary traumatic stress can develop symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder. This exposure results in adverse effects to the mind, brain and body. In this workshop, you will learn about these adverse effects from a physical and emotional perspective. You will discuss concrete intervention models and strategies that promote reduced anxiety and a sense of well-being for both the client and the helper. You will also learn mindfulness techniques and the importance of self-compassion. *Trauma Certificate Core Course

    Available CECHs: 6.0

  • Sharing the Burden of War: “Thank You for Your Service” Isn’t Good Enough (November 2017)

    Dates:

    Thursday, November 9, 2017.  1:00 pm - 4:15 pm.

    Location:

    East Lansing location TBA

    Description:

    The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are now our nation’s longest wars, with more than 2.7 million troops deployed to these combat zones since 9/11. With suicide now taking more lives than war, the time for human service professionals to share the burden of war has come. Through the sharing of personal accounts of war, you will gain a greater awareness and understanding of combat trauma, moral injury, and other invisible wounds. You will also experience an immersive style workshop that uses multi-model instruction. You will be provided with resources available to support veterans. *Graphic content warning*   Award-Winning Instructors

    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Social Work Online On-Demand Continuing Education Courses

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    You can now receive social work continuing education credit at your leisure—when it's convenient for you! Save travel time and cost. In Michigan, Social Workers may earn up to one-half of the required continuing education contact hours in person using live, synchronous contact. The remaining continuing education contact hours may be completed in any other approved format. If you live outside of Michigan, check with your state's social work regulatory body.  Current Course Offerings:

    • How to Develop & Deliver Effective Social Work Continuing Education Webinars for MSU
    • Finding & Utilizing Services for Adoptive Families
    • Hope & Resilience: Moving Past Secondary Traumatic Stress in Child Welfare Practice
    • Suicide Assessment, Management and Intervention
    • Safety Planning
    • Effective Courtroom Advocacy
    • Children of Parents with a Mental Illness
    • Adolescent Self Harm
    • Working with Transgender People: Creating Spaces that are Safe, Inclusive and Affirming
    • Addressing Boundaries: Ethics in Rural Social Work Practice
    • Clinical Trauma Informed Assessment
    • Parent-Child Attachment Relationships and the Effects of Attachment Disruption
    • Supervision in Child Welfare: Strategies to Engage and Support Workers
    • Detection and Diagnosis of Substance Use Conditions
    • Working with Immigrant Children & Their Families
    • Advance Care Planning
    • The Power of Peer Support for Foster & Adoptive Families
    • Creating Safety for Children
    • The Kinship Conundrum ( & Ways to Address)
    • Psychological Interventions for Pain Management
    • Elder Care: What We Can Learn From Finland
    • Compassion Fatigue in End of Life Care
    • Caregiver - Advocating for My Child in the School System
    • Supporting & Strengthening Early Relationships for Children in the Child Welfare System
    • Intro to Ethics
    • Leadership Principles of a Mobile Workforce
    • Positive Parenting with Very Young Children
    • Transitioning to success: Promoting college access and support for youth in foster care
    • Psychiatric Social Work: Strategies to Improve Access to Care for Psychiatric Patients Boarded in the Emergency Room
    • Leadership as Art
    • Working with Families Affected by Substance Abuse
    • Extending the Welcome Mat to Our Newest Americans
    • Never Too Old: Adoption as an Option for Older Youth
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Social Anxiety in Children
    • School-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports
    • Caregiver - Understanding the Role of Life Books for Youth in Care
    • Indicators and Trends of Domestic Violence and Intervention Services
    • Being the Voice for the Voiceless: Legislative Advocacy for Child Welfare Workers
    • Building Safety with Youth Through Understanding SOGIE (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression)
    • Through a Baby’s Eyes: Foster Care, Parenting Time and Transitions
    • The Healing Breath: Practicing Meditation and Self-Care as a Child Welfare Professional
    • Fundamentals of Grant Writing
    • Your Role in Making Medicaid Happen
    • Mindfulness Tools to Combat Secondary Trauma and Build Well-being Among Child Welfare Professionals
    • Dissociative Coping in Traumatized Children
    • Integrated Ethics in the Treatment of Substance Use Conditions
    • Planning Practical and Valuable Program Evaluations in Nonprofit Organizations
    • Decoding Social Emotional Development: Engaging Parents and Caregivers of Young Children
    • Hoarding Disorder: Understanding underlying causes and how we can improve treatment
    • Child Abuse and Neglect: The Signs, Symptoms, and Consequences
    • Becoming Trauma Informed Parents
    • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder: What You Should Know
    • Involving Fathers to Create Functional Families
    • Promoting Health and Wellness for Foster Youth
    • Improving Child Well-being through Parenting Partnerships: The Value of Birth Parent and Resource Family Teaming and Collaboration
    • Teen Parents in Foster Care
    • Primary Legal Issues Related to Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking
    • Chronic Pain Assessment
    • Intergenerational Trauma and Our Work with Birth Parents: Understanding the Bridge to Success!
    • Engagement, Readiness for Change, and Transition Planning
    • Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care
    • Post Adoption Services: Assisting Adoptive Families to Avoid Disruption/Dissolution
    • The Welfare of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Families

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Stroke Team

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, in partnership with Sparrow Hospital, offers its Stroke Team as one of its subspecialties. The goal of the team is to quickly identify those patients who are experiencing symptoms of stroke and who might be helped by early intervention including thrombolysis. The Stroke Team evaluates patients in the Emergency Department and provides follow-up during their hospitalization. Through educational programs, the team also works to increase awareness about the signs and symptoms of stroke to facilitate early intervention and prevention. All stroke patients are offered out-patient follow-up at MSU stroke clinic. They also have an active stroke research program which includes stroke genetics, vascular neurobiology and stroke epidemiology.

  • The Satir Model: Evolving into the 21st Century (September 2017)

    Dates:

    Friday, September 29, 2017.  9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

    Location:

    WMU Beltline Conference Center 2333 E. Beltline Avenue, SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

    Description:

    Recognized as a consummate therapist and healer, Virginia Satir created a widely adopted model of change. Her methods synthesized both structural and strategic approaches to family therapy. Applied with individuals and families, her methods utilized principles of Gestalt, psychodrama, and experiential approaches. However, since her death in 1988, combined with the advent of evidence-based practices, the Satir model is less recognized and understood. This workshop will focus on application of several components (Parts Party, Family Reconstruction, Human Mandala), with emphasis and application for the individual client. Both knowledge and affective domains will be addressed. Special attention will occur in terms of analyzing, evaluating and creating (cognitive domain) and organizing and internalizing values (affective domain).

    Available CECHs: 6.0

  • Trauma and the Brain (October 2017)

    Dates:

    Thursday, October 5, 2017. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

    Location:

    Greater Lansing Association of Realtors®, 4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, MI 48911

    Description:

    Science now demonstrates that an understanding of the impact of traumatic stress on brain functioning is essential to effectively assess needs and plan interventions. Understanding the neurobiology of trauma from infancy through adulthood is essential to promote optimal development and resiliency for individuals. In this workshop, you will explore the impact of trauma on development, learning, memory and coping. You will learn strategies to intersect what you see, what science tells you, and what your professional wisdom demonstrates. *Trauma Certificate Core Course.

    Available CECHs: 6.0

  • Understanding Trauma (September 2017)

    Dates:

    Thursday, September 14, 2017.  9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location:

    Greater Lansing Association of Realtors® 4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, MI 48911

    Description:

    Social workers and other helping professionals inevitably encounter individuals who have experienced trauma. A foundational understanding of the nature of trauma and its impact provides the groundwork for developing the ability to effectively serve people who have experienced trauma. In this workshop, you will explore the general nature and impact of trauma across the lifespan. You will learn the elements of trauma informed care at the individual, family, organizational and community level. *Trauma Certificate Core Course.

    Available CECHs: 6.0

  • Using Play and Expressive Arts Therapies to Work with Traumatized Children (December 2017)

    Dates:

    Friday, December 1, 2017.  9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

    Location:

    The Leona Group 2123 University Park Drive, Okemos, MI 48864

    Description:

    This Ruth Koehler Endowed workshop will introduce Flexibly Sequential Play Therapy, a developmentally sensitive trauma model that translates evidence informed trauma interventions into fun, playful, and clinically sound play-based techniques. The model shows how to develop a bedrock of safety and nurture through the play environment that mitigates the family’s approach to hard content. Treatment goals will target enhancing safety and security, assessing and augmenting coping, soothing the physiology, creating trauma narratives through play and other expressive arts, and addressing cognitive distortions. You will leave with a better understanding of how to weave directive and non-directive approaches together while practically expanding their toolkits by dozens of interventions. *Trauma Certificate Elective Course* Lunch is included.

    Available CECHs: 6.0

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