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  • Open Dialogue: An Effective New Paradigm for Working with Psychosis (April 2018)

    Dates:

    Friday, April 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    Open Dialogue family and network therapy is an evidence-based psychosocial approach to helping people experiencing altered mental states known as schizophrenia. In this workshop, you will explore the assumptions, structure, goals, and “sound and feel” of dialogue in practice, as well as the ideal social context for providing dialogue. You will also learn about the research and the outcomes that have established Open Dialogue as an effective approach to helping people in deep psychiatric crisis. You will compare and contrast the differences and similarities between dialogic practice and the typical standard of care. Experiential exercises, film clips, and vignettes will help illustrate the paradigm shift that Open Dialogue represents in clinical work.

    Available CECHs: 6.0

  • Pain Management: Expanding Your Knowledge Online Module

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing education offering is intended to provide registered nurses with current, evidence-based content to improve the management of pain. This course will identify challenges and opportunities in pain management. Further, it will describe evidence-based practice changes that can be implemented to improve patient comfort.

  • Precepting for Success: Online Nursing Education Modules

    Dates:

    Self paced

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing nursing education (CNE) offering focuses on precepting skills for nursing professionals. Whether you are a “seasoned” nursing preceptor or someone who is newly developing these skills, these modules are designed to acquire new knowledge on the topic and apply lessons learned to clinical practice.  This course has four modules:

    1.     Introduction to the Role of Preceptor (0.9 contact hours)

    2.     Coaching and Feedback, part 1 and 2 (1.43 contact hours)

    3.     Performance Evaluation (1.05 contact hours)

    4.     Managing Problems (0.8 contact hours)

    One or more modules may be completed for continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours.

  • Principals of Manual Medicine Course (November, December 2018)

    Dates:

    November 30 - December 3, 2018

    Location:

    MSUCOM, Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    Principles of Manual Medicine is a combination of didactic, lectures and “hands-on” experience sufficient to understand the principles involved in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders amenable to manual medicine methods. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of manual medicine into total health care.

    Credit Hours: 28 1-A

  • Principles of Manual Medicine Continuing Medical Education Resources (Online)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    These resources offer interactive, topical learning activities that address the need of health care professionals to conveniently and inexpensively obtain CME credits. Extensive use of interactive simulations, animations, video, audio, and color graphics helps participants to review, master, and retain basic anatomical and biomechanical knowledge necessary for the diagnosis of musculoskeletal dysfunction. Beyond just providing the ability to conveniently obtain CME credits, this online resource expands the understanding of, and ability to use, manual medicine in private practice.

  • Professional Science Masters in Integrative Pharmacology Program (Online)

    Location:

    Courses are offered almost exclusively online.

    Description:

    The Professional Science Masters in Integrative Pharmacology is an online program designed to train individuals in whole-animal and organ systems-level pharmacology AND business skills. Unique features of this program include required professional courses in Project Management, Intellectual Property & Patent Law for Researchers, Leadership & Team Building, The Drug Development Process, and Business of Biomedical Research. Students are also required to complete a Capstone research project and associated report. The program results in a 31-credit Master of Science degree, an on-the-job capstone research project, and a paper suitable for publishing.

  • Rural Health Grand Rounds

    Dates:

    Please see a list of the current dates at the website below.

     

    Location:

    Programs are provided in various formats, including: video conference, audio conference, or webinar

    Description:

    MCRH offers numerous Grand Round Programs which are telebroadcasted free throughout rural Michigan via Video-conference, Audio-conference & Webinars. Topics include:

    • Geriatric
    • Nursing
    • Pharmacy
    • Oral Health
    • Psychiatry
    • Social Work
    • Legal
  • Self-care as Professional Self-investment: Mindful Self-care for the Prevention of Secondary Traumatic Stress (February 2018)

    Dates:

    Friday, February 16, 2018 at 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

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

    Description:

    In this training, you will learn to define secondary traumatic stress and the conditions that may expose staff to secondary traumatic stress, and begin to assess your exposure to workplace conditions that may impact your mental health and heart-space. You will be able to identify supports and resources to improve your self-care as well as utilize self-assessment tools for reflection. You will utilize mindfulness techniques for self-care while addressing the holistic needs of the self. You will also be given an opportunity to learn how to assess your self-needs and will be provided resources on how to take care of yourself as a child welfare team member.This training will utilize exercises, small and large group discussions, and visual displays.

    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Signing Online Sign Language Instruction and Continuing Education

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Signing Online offers a series of four ASL (American Sign Language) courses that will give you the basic skills to become fluent in ASL. In ASL, the hands communicate by forming signs, which have meaning just like spoken words in English. ASL also means learning how to express yourself using your eyes, face and movements and body movements.  The course also provides valuable information and insights for communicating with deaf and hearing impaired individuals. Healthcare professionals will benefit from learning the basics of ASL.

    Contact Hours: 15

  • Social Work Continuing Education Courses (Online, On-Demand)

    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. There are many current offerings. Please see the website below.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Social Work Continuing Education Courses and Programs

    Dates:

    Please see the Website below for specific dates and locations.

     

    Location:

    Various locations throughout Michigan

    Description:

    These professional development workshops offer a range of opportunities for professionals who are interested in developing new skills, strengthening existing skills, and seeking opportunities to network with social workers and other human service and healthcare professionals. Social work continuing education contact hours (CECHs) are available by attending any of the programs unless otherwise noted.

  • Supervisory Toolkit for Managing Secondary Trauma and Workplace Stress (Child Welfare Leadership Course) (April, May 2018)

    Location:

    • April 19, 2018: Greater Lansing Association of Realtors® 4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, MI 48911
    • May 11, 2018: WMU Beltline Conference Center 2333 E. Beltline Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    • May 31, 2018: VisTaTech Center, Schoolcraft College 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152

    Description:

    Child welfare supervisors can have significant impact on reducing and mitigating the level of stress their workers experience. A number of strategies and tools have proven effective. This training will explore the application of a range of supervisory interventions and tools that promote resilience and retention in child welfare staff. Strategies for engaging workers, assessing and understanding specific worker stressors, intervening at the organizational, team, and individual worker levels will be disseminated. Supervisor self-assessment and reflection, key ingredients for assuring that these interventions are effective, will be a focus of discussion.

    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • The Reign of Pain (Part 1): Emerging Concepts in the Role of the Brain in the Construction of Pain (Webinar) (March 2018)

    Dates:

    Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM 

    Location:

    Online webinar

    Description:

    Not all injuries cause pain, and not all pain is due to injuries. An explosion of brain research demonstrates that all pain is constructed by the brain as a danger/alarm function. It is imperative to distinguish pain caused by structural disorders from pain caused by neural pathways in the brain. Appropriate treatment of pain is guided by this distinction with the goal of resolution of pain for individuals with neural pathway induced pain.

    This webinar can be taken as a two-part series or as a stand-alone course.

    Available CECHs:

  • The Reign of Pain (Part 2): Interventions to Reverse Non-structural Chronic Pain (Webinar) (March 2018)

    Dates:

    Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Location:

    Online Webinar

    Description:

    Appropriate interventions for chronic pain vary depending on the source of the pain. Reversal of neural pathway-induced pain is possible, and specific interventions targeted for this condition will be described. These include education about the nature of pain, exercises to retrain pain pathways, and emotional processing techniques.

    This webinar can be taken as a two-part series or as a stand-alone course.

    Available CECHs: 1

  • Transfusion Service Management Certificate Program (Online)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This program will explore the best practices and common work themes in the area of transfusion management. Students will achieve a thorough understanding of what is required to manage a transfusion practice.

    This program includes the following courses:

    • BLD 835: Hemostasis, Thrombosis and Effective Resource Management: 3 credits
    • BLD 836: Adverse Transfusion Outcomes: Detection, Monitoring, and Prevention: 2 credits
    • BLD 837: Transfusion Service Operations and Management: 1 credit
    • BLD 838: The Clinical Context of Blood Product Management: 1 credit

    Upon successful completion of these courses the person will receive a certificate of completion in Transfusion Management Services.

     

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (March 2018)

    Dates:

    March 14 - 15, 2018.  9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location:

    Jackson County ISD Room 215, 6700 Browns Lake Road, Jackson, MI 49201

    Description:

    Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is a components-based psychosocial treatment model that incorporates elements of cognitive-behavioral, attachment, humanistic, empowerment, and family therapy models. TF-CBT is an evidence-based therapy model that supports healing for children, adolescents, and families.

    This is a 2 day course that will prepare you to begin the practice of Trauma-Focused CBT.
    Available CECHs: 12.0

  • Understanding Emotional and Mental Health Concerns of Youth (May 2018)

    Dates:

    Friday, May 18, 2018 at 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

    Location:

    Eastern Michigan University, McKenny Hall 878 West Cross Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

    Description:

    At any time in your professional or personal life, you may encounter a child or adolescent who has an emotional and/or mental health concern. In order to help such children, it is necessary to understand the typical development of children and youth as well as the impact of an emotional and mental health disorder on typical development. In this workshop, you will learn strategies that will help you engage and support youth and their natural support systems. You will discuss various emotional and mental health challenges that affect youth development.

    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Use of Fairy Tales in Working with Children of Trauma (April 2018)

    Dates:

    Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

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

    Description:

    The Brothers Grimm recorded original folktales that included incest and abuse of children, resonant themes for traumatized children. Fairy tales speak directly to inner pressures of children’s psychological and emotional sense of self in ways that children unconsciously understand. Fairy tales embrace the serious inner struggles of traumatized children and offer creative solutions to those difficulties. This empowers children, offers them a more secure sense of self, body integrity, and confidence. Understanding the nature of children’s enjoyment and use of fairy tales gives an appreciation for the needs and coping strategies of children to negotiate painful experiences, embrace relationships and find meaning in life. When children are told fairy tales, they are given permission to explore the dark side of their lives and find creative resolutions to their intense anxieties and concerns. Anxieties and their derivatives are often core conflicts addressed in fairy tales. Fairy tales, then, provide children solutions in a reassuring cohesive structure and predictable happy endings not often found simply through play. We will visit fairy tales and utilize discussion to highlight these themes for traumatized children.
    Available CECHs: 6.0

  • When Stress Causes Pain: Innovative Treatments for Mind-Body Disorders (Online, On-demand until June 30, 2018)

    Dates:

    Available online 24 hours a day and open until June 30, 2018.

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Clients often present with chronic physical symptoms for which there is no clear medical explanation. New research and clinical practices have been shown to be effective for helping these individuals significantly reduce or eliminate pain. This recorded webinar offers you the opportunity to gain knowledge and learn skills that will be immediately applicable to your practice.

    *Meets 1 hour of Pain Criteria*

    Available CECHs: 1.0

  • Working Together to Facilitate Pain Management and Comfort with All Ages and Stages! (April 2018)

    Dates:

    Friday, April 13, 2018 at 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

    VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College, 18600 Haggerty Rd, Livonia, MI 48152

    Description:

    Pain management and comfort are often key components in client care and well-being. In this workshop, you will be provided an opportunity to gain perspective on pain and comfort theories and how to apply the science in your clinical practice. Opportunity to learn and practice strategies and comfort techniques for both children and adult populations will be included in this interactive session.

    Available CECHs: 3.0

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