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  • Flint Area Medical Education

    Location:

    Flint, MI

    Description:

    MSU's College of Human Medicine partners with three Flint area hospitals: Genesys Regional Medical Center, Hurley Medical Center, and McLaren Regional Medical Center. The mission of the partnership is to administer, coordinate, and disseminate information about medical education in the Flint community and to provide health care professionals and individuals pursuing health care careers with a unique and supportive environment.

  • Innovations in Collaborative Modeling: Participatory Modeling Field School (August 2019)

    Dates:

    August 19 - 20, 2019

    Location:

    Wayne State University, David Adamany Undergraduate Library, 5150 Anthony Wayne, Detroit, MI 48202.  Field trips will take place in Detroit and Flint.

    Description:

    The Participatory Modeling Field School features three days of hands-on workshops on qualitative, semi-quantitative, and quantitative participatory modeling (PM) methods. Sessions are facilitated by faculty and community partners who are renowned in their fields and who currently work on PM initiatives in Flint and Detroit.

    Come with your laptop and learn how to use various PM techniques and how they can help you in the representation of complex problems and in understanding what actions can be taken toward their resolution.

  • The Power of Pride: Tools for Supporting Families of Children with Disabilities (February 2020)

    Dates:

    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

    Location:

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

    Description:

    “Your child has a disability.” While regularly uttered in doctor’s offices, classrooms, and clinics, it is rarely done so with celebration and hope. How families and the professionals who work with them think and talk about disability has a profound and long-lasting impact on the life trajectory of the person with a disability. Compound the stigma of disability with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), complicated and disconnected service systems, and children with disabilities become increasingly vulnerable. All families, especially those involved in child welfare, can benefit from coaching about how to navigate service systems, where to access formal and informal support and resources, and how to effectively advocate for their children. Using an innovative national framework called Charting the LifeCourse, this training will present tools that can be used in their lives as well as the lives of the families they serve. This training will utilize role exercises and small and large group discussions.

    Beginning and intermediate skill levels.
    Available SW CECHs: 3.0

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