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  • Community Integrated Medicine Public Health Services

    Location:

    The greater Lansing area and southeast Michigan

    Description:

    CIM is a service organization that provides basic health screenings and preventive health education to the medically underserved. Members partake in tutoring and mentoring programs for high school students. CIM services all ages, ethnic groups, and genders throughout the Lansing and southeast Michigan communities.

  • Secondary Trauma and Self-care (November 2018)

    Dates:

    Friday, November 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

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

    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

  • Trauma and the Brain 2.0 (October 2018)

    Dates:

    Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Location:

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

    Description:

    Science now demonstrates that an understanding of the impact of toxic 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.

    This is a revised format from the initial sessions of Trauma and the Brain. While the description and objectives are much the same, the content will be presented integrating additional sources and revised learning activities.

    Available CECHs: 6.0

  • Understanding Trauma (September 2018)

    Dates:

    Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

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

    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

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