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  • 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: Family Interventions and Therapy for Adolescent Substance Abuse (July 2019)

    Dates:

    Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 12:30 PM - 3:45 PM

    Location:

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

    Description:

    Unhealthy adolescent behaviors occur due to past experiences and often have roots in family systems or family dysfunction. This training will discuss different levels of parent and family interaction in different phases of an adolescents treatment. An emphasis will be placed on how to negotiate the disclosure of information between adolescent and parents, ideas to assess and identify parental personal issues that impact the adolescent, an overarching philosophy of adolescent substance abuse therapy and ideas on how to present this to parents as well as techniques for parents and adolescents to engage in productive work once a philosophy and alliance have been built between therapist, adolescent, and parent. This training will utilize role playing, exercises, games, small and large group discussion, and visual displays.

    Skill level: Beginning
    Available SW CECHs: 3.0

  • Opioids and Medical Marijuana: Implications for Employers (October 2019)

    Dates:

    October 4, 2019

    Location:

    East Lansing Marriott at University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    Our team of attorneys, physicians, and HR professionals will provide those who attend with in-depth understanding of the pharmacology of opioids that is necessary in order to develop claim management strategies, including addiction and withdrawal therapies. The program will include a "hot topics" section where we will help attendees develop effective strategies to deal with the ADA, FMLA, and HIPAA issues that arise in this context. We will also provide attendees with an in-depth national overview of recent legislation, and case law in this area.

  • 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 Opioid Crisis in Michigan (Webinar) (May 2019)

    Dates:

    Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Location:

    Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar

    Description:

    The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national public health crisis. This webinar will present a statistical look at the crisis in Michigan specifically, including information on the definition of an opioid, what misuse looks like (signs and symptoms), as well as efforts to address the opioid crisis individually and in our communities.

    Skill Level: Beginning and Intermediate
    *Clinical and Macro Practice
    Substance Use Specific
    Available SW CECHs: 1.0

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