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  • Assessing Risk for Children in Crisis (September 2017)

    Dates:

    Thursday, September 7, 2017.  9:00 am - 12:15 pm.

    Location:

    Holiday Inn Flint 5353 Gateway Center, Flint, MI 48507

    Description:

    In this workshop, you will learn about the complex and nuanced issues involved in assessing risk in youth and adolescents in crisis. A wide range of information will be disseminated and discussed addressing multiple demographic and individual variables, and protective measures as they pertain to suicide risk and risk assessment. You will also learn about the importance of risk awareness and safety and crisis planning in ongoing services. *Trauma Certificate Elective Course*

    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Personal Values and Beliefs: Building Sensitivity and Responsiveness to Child Welfare Youth and Families (October 2017)

    Dates:

    Friday, October 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

    Location:

    Holiday Inn Gateway Centre 5353 Gateway Centre, Flint, MI 48507

    Description:

    It is increasingly important for child welfare workers to build both cultural self-awareness and sensitivity and responsiveness to the clients they serve. In this training, you will review the historical effects of discrimination and oppression on the populations you serve. You will also explore your own personal values, beliefs, and cultural/racial/ethnic background and identity that impact your interaction with the families you serve. This training uses lecture and didactic and interactive exercises that enable you to learn key terminology, theoretical concepts, and practical applications to build your multicultural competency knowledge and skills. This training will utilize role playing, exercises, small and large group discussions, and visual displays.

    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Your Health Lecture Series Presentations

    Dates:

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    Location:

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    Description:

    The health lecture series, broadcast from various locations around the state, features experts from MSU medical colleges who will be speaking on issues such as: diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and pediatric health.

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