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  • Great Lakes Summer Institute in Social Work (July 2020)

    Dates:

    July 22 - 24, 2020

     

    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.

  • Kinship Caregiver: Caring for the Caregiver: Coping with Stress for Your Health and Well-Being (Online, Self-paced)

    Dates:

    Open online until December 31, 2020

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Caregiving can be one of the most rewarding jobs, but also one of the most stressful. It is not unusual for caregivers to neglect their own health and well-being. And yet, maintaining physical and emotional health is key to being able to continue providing care to others. This hour-long webinar will provide information on basic warning signs and preventative techniques to help you deal with common health issues such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and arthritis as well as resources where you can learn more.

  • Kinship Caregiver: Effectively Addressing Symptoms of Learning, Attention and Behavior Disorders in Youth within Kinship Settings (Online, Self-paced)

    Dates:

    Through December 31, 2020

    Location:

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

    Description:

    Kinship families experience unique challenges with youth who often exhibit symptoms associated with disabilities in learning, attention and behavior. This workshop describes how mental health agencies and school settings identify and intervene with these concerns, and how caregivers may effectively collaborate in these processes. How traumatic histories relate to some symptoms will be considered. Positive behavior support strategies to address symptoms of these disorders and resources beneficial to further learning about these issues will be highlighted.

    Available SW CECHs: 0.0

  • Kinship Caregiver: I Don't Have Time for That!: Self-Care and Stress Reduction Techniques for Busy Caregivers (Online, Self-paced)

    Dates:

    The non-interactive, online course is available through December 31, 2020.

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This online training will present self-care and stress reduction tools and techniques for caregivers to improve their holistic well being. Self-care is a mindful and intentional practice which includes boundary setting, gratitude for the self, and self-awareness. Exploration of self-needs, self-assessment, and the use of mindfulness will be presented in this webinar. Resources will be focused for busy caregivers on the go.

  • Kinship Caregiver: Michigan Children’s Health Access Program (MI-CHAP) Concepts, Statewide Implementation and Practical Connections (Online, Self-paced)

    Dates:

    Through December 31, 2020

    Location:

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

    Description:

    The Michigan Children’s Health Access Program (MI-CHAP) is designed to improve the health outcomes of Michigan’s children on Medicaid by connecting families to resources and services to help them access primary care. Staffed with community health workers, social workers, and other staff, CHAP teams assist parents with support to get to doctor’s appointments, education around when to go to a primary care provider, and other services/resources needed to effectively work with their primary care physicians. MI-CHAP also provides services through 2-1-1, called Virtual CHAP, to help make connections to community supports. We encourage you to come and learn more about how MI-CHAP can help Michigan families.
    Available SW CECHs: 0.0

  • Kinship Caregiver: When the problem is Asthma- What Does that Mean? (Online, Self-paced)

    Dates:

    Through December 31, 2020

    Location:

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

    Description:

    As a result of this course, you will be able to:
    1. State the 3 mechanisms present in asthma.
    2. Discuss the medications used in asthma care both short and long acting, inhaled corticosteroids, and oral.
    3. Discuss the importance of the asthma action plan
    4. Understand the relationship of triggers to the development of an asthma exacerbation.
    5. Uses the resources to help with home management.

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