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  • Beyond Breathing: Tools for Teaching Relaxation in Trauma Work (Online, On-demand Course)

    Location:

    D2l.msu.edu:  Asynchronous, non-interactive, online, self-paced

    Description:

    One of the most common components across a variety of trauma treatment models is
    the inclusion of relaxation skills. When people think of teaching relaxation techniques, they often think of deep breathing exercises. While those are incredibly important, there are many ways relaxation can be incorporated. This recorded webinar will identify the importance of relaxation for those who have experienced trauma and how to teach it to individuals across the lifespan. A variety of practical application exercises will be demonstrated so you can begin using the interventions immediately in your work.

    *Trauma Certificate Elective Course

    Available CECHs: 1.0

  • Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD (July 2019)

    Dates:

    July 9 - 10, 2019.  9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location:

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

    Description:

    This workshop will provide participants with knowledge and skills to implement cognitive processing therapy (CPT), an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy for post traumatic stress disorder(PTSD). CPT has been endorsed by the Institute of Medicine as a first-line treatment for PTSD and related disorders with individuals who have experienced all types of trauma, including sexual assault, accidents, natural disasters, and combat. You will learn about the symptoms and theory underlying CPT. You will also gain knowledge and skills required to implement CPT with special populations. This workshop will include a didactic presentation, role plays, and videos to ensure the participants understand the theory, research, and session-by-session information needed to conduct CPT.

    Skill Level: Beginning and Intermediate
    *Clinical Practice

    Trauma Certificate Elective Course
    Available SW CECHs: 12.0

  • Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD in Groups (July 2019)

    Dates:

    Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

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

    Description:

    The purpose of this workshop is to provide participants with knowledge and skills to implement cognitive processing therapy (CPT), an evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a group setting. CPT has been shown to be an effective treatment for PTSD related to a variety of traumas, and the group modality often allows clients to feel a sense of normalizing while they examine the impact the trauma had on their life. In this workshop, you will learn to identify and implement CPT in group settings.

    Please note: The Pre-Requisite for this training is attendance to and completion of the 2-Day CPT Training.

    Skill Level: Beginning and Intermediate
    *Clinical Practice

    Trauma Certificate Elective Course
    Recommended for LMSW
    Available SW CECHs:
    6.0

  • Finding Opportunities in Crisis: A Practical Approach to Crisis Intervention Work (June 2019)

    Dates:

    June 13 - 14, 2019. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location:

    Human Ecology Building, 552 W Circle Dr., East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    Crisis work can be some of the most challenging and rewarding work in the mental health field. Individuals and families in crisis present professionals with a unique opportunity to have a major impact in a very short amount of time. Crisis intervention also comes with its own notable risks. In this two-day course, you will go through the basics of crisis intervention from the moment of first contact to the aftercare you arrange. You will learn about the importance of how family dynamics can affect crises in addition to the other risk factors that influence crisis work.

    Skill Level: Intermediate
    *Clinical Practice

    Available SW CECHs:
    12.0

  • Great Lakes Summer Institute in Social Work (July 2019)

    Dates:

    July 23 - 26, 2019

     

    Location:

    Great Wolf Lodge: 3575 N. US Highway 31 South, Traverse City, MI 49684.

    Description:

    The Great Lakes Summer Institute (GLSI) is one of the leading statewide annual training events, providing a wide variety of Continuing Education opportunities for Michigan Social Workers and other human service professionals. The goal of GLSI is to offer attendees the most up-to-date, current workshops for professional skill development in both clinical and macro settings.

  • Great Lakes Summer Institute: Emotional Resilience in Social Work Practice (July 2019)

    Dates:

    July 25 - 26, 2019.  8:00 am - 3:45 pm

    Location:

    Great Wolf Lodge, 3575 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684

    Description:

    Emotional resilience is an often untapped resource in all people. Building capacity for emotional resilience and psychological flexibility is essential for effective social work practice, while also protecting you against the impact of secondary trauma. Resilience training will allow you to do good work at less physical and emotional cost to you. These core skills can easily and effectively transfer to your work and clientele in a wide variety of clinical and non-clinical settings. This trauma informed, research-based workshop will introduce you to a resilience training model that incorporates basic principles of healthy human psychological functioning as well as other theories such as acceptance and commitment theory, shame resilience theory, mindfulness-based stress reduction, mindful self-compassion, and oppression theory. You will be able to recognize common strategies we use to discharge pain and shame, incorporate compassion practices, and implement strategies from various evidence-based resilience models.

    Skill Level: Beginning
    *Clinical Practice

    Available SW CECHs: 12.0

  • Great Lakes Summer Institute: Mental Health in the Foster Home: Coaching Foster Parents in Suicide Prevention (July 2019)

    Dates:

    Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM

    Location:

    Great Wolf Lodge, 3575 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684

    Description:

    Children in foster care are at a significantly higher risk of suicidal thoughts and action than are the general population, but foster parents typically have little to no training in basic youth mental health issues, prevention, or crisis planning. In this training, you will learn strategies for coaching foster parents on issues of mental health awareness and suicide prevention. You will develop an expanded awareness of the importance of risk factors and safety planning and be better able to coach foster parents on these topics. This training will utilize role playing, exercises, games, small and large group discussions, and visual displays.

    *Trauma Certificate Elective Course*
    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Integrative Healthcare for Pain and Stress Online Self-Paced Course

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This self-paced continuing education offering is intended to allow registered nurses to experience three integrative modalities for chronic pain, realizing their application and value to address underlying dis-regulation processes in the body for patients, and to improve their self-care strategies. This course complies with the requirements for continuing nursing education and specifically satisfies the requirement for one (1.0) contact hour of pain and pain symptom management for relicensure in the state of Michigan. Course is free.

  • Mindfulness, Wellness, and Creative Self-care for the Helping Professional (Child Welfare Webinar) (September 2019)

    Dates:

    Friday, September 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Location:

    Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar

    Description:

    This webinar seeks to prepare you to understand secondary traumatic stress exposure in the workplace, the conditions that may expose helping professionals to secondary traumatic stress, and allow you the space to assess your exposure to workplace conditions that may impact your mental health, wellness, and self-care practices with mindful awareness. You will be able to identify supports and resources to improve your holistic functioning as well as utilize self-assessment tools for reflection. This webinar seeks to impact the awareness of and need for stress management and focus on self-care. The practice of mindfulness will be explored as a tool to increase the helping professional’s awareness and peace during time of stress. This webinar will utilize visual displays and allow time for questions and answers.

    Beginning and Intermediate Skill Level
    Trauma Certificate Elective
    Available SW CECHs: 1.0

  • 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
  • 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.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • The Opioid Crisis in America: Identification and Treatment Strategies for Social Workers (Child Welfare Webinar) (August 2019)

    Dates:

    Friday, August 2, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Location:

    Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar

    Description:

    This webinar will describe many of the mechanisms that facilitated the opioid epidemic in the United States. It will also provide basic information on identification and assessment strategies for social workers. Finally, evidence-based treatment approaches will be covered. This webinar will utilize visual displays.

    Skill level: Beginning
    Substance Use Specific
    Available SW CECHs: 1.0

  • The Reign of Pain (Part 1): Emerging Concepts in the Role of the Brain in the Construction of Pain (Self-paced Webinar)

    Location:

    Online d2l.msu.edu Asynchronous, non-interactive, online, self-paced

    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.

    Clinical and Macro Practice
    *Meets Pain Management criteria
    Available SW CECHs: 1.0

  • Trauma Certificate Core Course: Secondary Trauma and Self-care (June 2019)

    Dates:

    Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

    Lansing Community College West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing, MI 48917

    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.

    Skill Level: Beginning and Intermediate
    Trauma Certificate Core Course

    SCECHs and MCOLES Pending
    Available SW CECHs: 6.0

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (August 2019)

    Dates:

    August 12 - 13, 2019.  9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Location:

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

    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.

    *Please note the following introductory, online 11-hour course is a recommended prerequisite and has a fee of $35. It is required if you seek national certification in TF-CBT. You can find the pre-requisite course at: www.musc.edu/tfcbt2.


    Available CECHs: 12.0

  • Why It’s Wrong to Assume Infants Are Resilient: Exploring the Effects of Trauma in Pregnancy and Infancy (Child Welfare Webinar) (June 2019)

    Dates:

    Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Location:

    Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar

    Description:

    This webinar will explore the nature of and effects of trauma in pregnancy and infancy. It will cover topics such as resiliency, infant development and mental health, attachment, and interventions specific to children who have been affected by trauma during pregnancy or as an infant. This webinar will utilize visual displays and allow time for questions and answers.

    Skill level: Intermediate
    Trauma Certificate Elective
    Available SW CECHs: 1.0

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