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  • 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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