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  • 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.

  • Supervision Strategies for Managing Secondary Trauma and Workplace Stress (Child Welfare Webinar) (August 2018)

    Dates:

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Location:

    Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar

    Description:

    Exposure to trauma and other stressors is unavoidable in child welfare work. Several interventions at the organizational level are proven to promote resilience and well-being among workers. Supervision has been identified as a primary strategy that supports resiliency in workers and mitigates the impact of these stressors. This webinar will prepare supervisors to identify and assess signs of secondary trauma and other workplace stress as well as identify evidence-based strategies for intervening and supporting workers. CECHs: 1.0

  • Supplimental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-ED)

    Dates:

    Various. Please see the website below.

    Location:

    The series of classes are presented in group settings throughout Michigan

    Description:

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Snap-Ed) is a free nutrition education program to reduce hunger and food insecurity and promote healthy eating habits. MSU Extension SNAP-Ed nutrition instructors teach youth, teens, adults and seniors how to make health a priority through an instructional series. The goal of the SNAP-Ed program is to increase the likelihood that those eligible for SNAP benefits will establish healthy eating habits and increase their time spent involved in physical activity, while staying within their limited food budget.

  • Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases Information for Clinicians and Pet Owners

    Location:

    Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health: 4125 Beaumont Rd, Lansing, MI  48910

    Description:

    MSU's Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health offers a guide on ticks and tick-borne diseases for clnicians and pet owners that includes quick tick facts, resources for additional information, and resources specifically for our Michigan clients.  It can be found at animalhealth.msu.edu and clinicians can request copies for their clinic by using the contact information below.

    DCPAH can also perform the following tests: Anaplasma phagocytophilum IFA, Ehrlichia canis IFA, Equine Tick Core Panel, Lyme IFA, Tick-Borne Disease Antibody Screen, Tick Identification, and Tick PCR

  • Tollgate Education Conference Center (Novi, MI)

    Location:

    28115 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, MI, 48377. (Northwest corner of Twelve Mile and Meadowbrook Roads in Novi, MI.)

    Description:

    The MSUE - Tollgate Education Conference Center functions as a full service meeting facility ideal for the business and educational community. Situated on a beautiful 160 acre farm, the gardens and pastures at Tollgate provide a natural and peaceful setting for business meetings, receptions, retreats, conferences, workshops and educational classes. The Center includes the Tollgate Conference room which accommodates up to 140 people; the Activity Center, a more casual setting accommodates up to 60 people; the Americana Boardroom, an executive-style formal meeting room for 12 or less; and the Bassett Boardroom for 10 people. Tollgate’s main site feature is the historic Tollgate Barn which is available for rental for various functions offering it’s unique charm and atmosphere.

    Tollgate offers a complete range of support services to make every event a success:

    Our caterers provide an excellent variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners or outdoor barbecues to suit your budget and tastes.
    All meeting rooms have wireless internet and a complete inventory of audiovisual and communication equipment.
    Overnight accommodations are available at several hotels located within one mile of Tollgate.

    Conveniently located at the northwest corner of 12 Mile and Meadowbrook Roads in Novi, Michigan near several major freeways: I-275, I-96 and I-696, and within an hour’s drive from Metropolitan Airport, Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor and Lansing.

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • When Trauma Leads to Psychosis: Healing Begins by Finding the Story (Webinar) (October 2018)

    Dates:

    October 19, 2018.  12:00 pm - 1:15 pm.

    Location:

    Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar

    Description:

    Many studies now provide evidence that psychosis can be an understandable reaction to trauma, abuse, and other difficult experiences, with dissociation usually involved in that reaction. Learn about a science-based yet humanistic conceptualization of extreme human experiences, and discover ways to help people change their relationship with these experiences, by collaborating in building coherent and compassionate self-narratives that set the stage for real recovery. Even when trauma is only part of the story of what led to psychosis, clarifying the story may be very helpful in supporting a return to a meaningful life. CECHs: 1.0

  • Your Health Lecture Series Presentations

    Dates:

    Please visit the website listed below for upcoming dates

    Location:

    Please visit the website listed below for upcoming locations

    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.

  • Youth and Suicide: Understanding and Managing Risk (October 2018)

    Dates:

    October 26, 2018. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location:

    Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    A client suicide is a clinician’s worst nightmare. As anxiety, depression, and self-harm in our youth rise across America at alarming rates, so does the risk of suicide. Understanding and managing this risk is a many-nuanced skill set that is critical to your clinical practice. This workshop will explore risk factors, risk assessment, and safety planning with clients when dealing with suicide risk. Group activities and role plays will be used to help you develop and practice relevant skills in understanding and managing this risk. CECHs: 6.0

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