Sep
12
to Oct 10

Social Work with Military Service Members, Veterans and their Families

  • U of M School of Social Work (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

This course was designed to increase the knowledge base and competency level of social workers who plan to work with (or are interested in) military service members, veterans and their families. This will be accomplished by introducing participants to basic military background and structure, the common problem-areas experienced by this community, and the diverse sub-groups that exist within this unique population.

The content covered in this course will include subject areas such as military culture, trauma, life after service (transition), problems/issues faced by family members and the study of specific populations within the service such as women, other minorities, and the LGBT population. In addition to improving the cultural competency in the areas listed above, students will also be exposed to the diverse and unique challenges faced by the veterans of different war eras (WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf War and current conflicts). Time will also be spent discussing the kinds of clinical skills that are important for social workers to possess when working with this population.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 15
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Sep
16
1:00 PM13:00

Transform Your Couples’ Communication: Guiding Your Clients through Difficult Conversations in Couples Therapy

Course Description:

For NASW Specialty Practice Members only.

Couples often come to us after years of strained communication. They avoid difficult conversations fearing they will only lead to volatility, distance, and pain. Therapists can unwittingly get caught in the cycle with the couple, focusing on content rather than on the emotions and experience of each partner. In this webinar we will cover techniques that create a safe environment for having difficult conversations, and how you can guide your couples to communicate in a way that will allow them to feel heard and understood.

 

Course Link: http://www.socialworkers.org

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard, Ethics

Sponsor Name: NASW
Contact Information:
Rochelle Wilder
202-336-8369
rwilder.nasw@socialworkers.org


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Sep
17
11:45 AM11:45

What Substance Abuse Counselors Need to Know About Probation and the Court System

  • Henry Ford Hospital Maplegrove Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

The differences between District Court and Circuit Court and how it’s set-up.   

Drug Court/Community Corrections 

The role of the Probation Officer in the courts and during the resolution of the case. 

The difference between Probation and Parole 

Required background of a Probation Officer (education, experience, and the amount of substance abuse education mandated) 

The level of discretion/authority of Probation Officers provided by Employer, State, County, and Courts 

Types of probationers 

Challenges presented to Probation Officers by the Courts, agencies, and the offender 

How the criminal justice system observes and addresses substance abuse 

Suggestions to be provided on how counselors can effectively work with professionals in the criminal justice system to benefit the offender

Course Link:
http://www.henryford.com/maplegrove

CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Maplegrove Behavioral Center

Contact Information:
Jessica Jacobs
248-661-6170
jjacobs5@hfhs.org


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Sep
17
5:00 PM17:00

Bullying negatively affects children and adults. How big is the problem, and what is the prevention?

Course Description:

Review how bullying impacts the performance in the school setting and workplace and what can be done.

Course Link: http://www.cmsa-westmi.com/contact-GGRK-CMSA.htm

CE Value (credits): 1.5
CE Type: Standard

CMSA - Greater Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo Chapter

Contact Information:
Dawn Lubbens
616-551-0795
mailto:info@cmsa-westmi.com

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Sep
18
7:00 AM07:00

Introduction to Developmental Disability and Dementia

Course Description:

People with developmental disabilities are living longer than ever, and with longer life comes an increased risk of dementia.  This presentation is designed to help caregivers learn the risk of dementia for those with developmental disabilities; the unique signs and symptoms of dementia in this population; and how to best respond to changes in behavior, personality, communication, and self-care abilities.

Course Link: http://www.alz.org/gmc

CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Alzheimer's Association

Contact Information:
Lindsay Mann-Shanahan
734-879-0323

mailto:lmann-shanahan@hvpace.org
 


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Sep
18
9:00 AM09:00

Medical Marijuana – Ethics & Pain Management

Course Description:

Participants will be able to understand the benefits/risks of medical marijuana, define both healing and numbing factors in the use of medical marijuana, describe the ethical role of Social Workers and other professionals in addressing issues related to Medical Marijuana, demonstrate understanding of the ethics of Medical Marijuana in Substance Use Disorders Treatment, and increase their awareness of Medical Marijuana use in Pain Management versus alternative treatments.  This course is for all levels of those interested in enhancing their abilities in setting and maintaining boundaries and decision-making skills when addressing the ethical issues related to Medical Marijuana; Pain Management; and increasing their awareness and understanding of potential positive aspects of Medical Marijuana, as well as the potential dangers.

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 7
CE Type: Standard, Ethics, Pain

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Sep
18
9:00 AM09:00

The Opioid Crisis: Collaborating to Improve Outcomes in the Child Welfare System

  • Double Tree Bay City Riverfront (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

This training will provide information about cross-system collaboration efforts to better serve children and families affected by the opioid crisis. Participants will gain an understanding of the science of addiction and how addiction impacts the brain. In addition, information will be provided about Medication Assisted Treatment, best practices for courts when handling cases in which parental substance abuse is a contributing factor in the placement of children in foster care, legislative updates to combat the opioid epidemic, and policy and training updates from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Course Link:
https://051118opioidcrisis.eventbrite.com
CE Value (credits): 5.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
SCAO - Child Welfare Services

Contact Information:
Kate McPHerson
517-373-5322
mailto:McphersonK@courts.mi.gov


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Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Integrated Healthcare: Diabetes Management

  • Training and Treatment Innovations (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

As Integrated Healthcare slowly becomes the model of service delivery across Michigan, it is important that social workers be prepared to work in integrated settings.  Diabetes Management will help social workers to understand the disease process and common treatments available to individuals with Diabetes.  Participants will develop an understanding of the types of diabetes, risk factors faced by consumers with behavioral health services, and common treatment approaches, including healthy lifestyles and diets.  Monitoring and coordination of care recommendations will be discussed. 

Course Link:
http://www.ttiinc.org
CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:

Training and Treatment Innovations, Inc.

Contact Information:
Dolores Carter
248-524-8801
dcarter@ttiinc.org

 


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Sep
18
12:00 PM12:00

Social Media and Cyber Therapy: Professional and Ethical Considerations

Course Description:

Technology is evolving, and new technology now exists that may not have existed when social workers were in training. In this webinar, you will explore the ethical and professional standards that social workers need to know and implement as they use technology in their practice. Practice standards endorsed by NASW, ASWB, CSWE, and CSWA will be studied in this webinar. You will also develop an understanding of legal considerations as you learn about the new ethical requirements you must meet.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Sep
18
1:00 PM13:00

Integrated Healthcare: Healthy Hearts

  • Training and Treatment Innovations (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

As Integrated Healthcare slowly becomes the model of service delivery across Michigan, it is important that social workers be prepared to work in integrated settings.  Healthy Hearts will help participants understand the intricacies of maintaining good heart health and strategies helping consumers work toward this goal.  Participants will learn about cholesterol and blood pressure management as it applies to consumers of behavioral health services.  Risk factors and common treatment approaches, including healthy lifestyles and diets will be addressed.  Monitoring and coordination of care recommendations will be discussed.  There is a $19 charge for this workshop that includes the presentation and materials.  Registration is required.

 

Course Link:
http://www.ttiinc.org
CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:

Training and Treatment Innovations, Inc.

Contact Information:
Dolores Carter
248-524-8801
dcarter@ttiinc.org

 


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Sep
18
1:30 PM13:30

Communication Changes Developmental Disabilities and Dementia

Course Description:

The desire to connect and communicate with other people is a basic human need. In this training, we will discuss how communication abilities may change as people with a developmental disability progress through the stages of dementia. Attendees will also learn how to modify their our communication and listening strategies to maximize understanding.

 

Course Link: http://www.alz.org/gmc

CE Value (credits): 1.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Alzheimer's Association

Contact Information:
Kristie Davis
248-996-1052

mailto:krdavis@alz.org
 


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Sep
19
9:00 AM09:00

Healthy Safety Net 2019: A Path to Better Health

  • Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

This ninth annual symposium will provide attendees with information on emerging health care policies, evidenced-based practices and successful partnerships to improve the health of people who rely on Michigan’s health care safety net. Topics will include: creating a path to better health, focusing on vision and priorities; Medicaid and work requirements; public and private overdose prevention initiatives and the critical role of primary care providers; an update on Parkinson’s Disease and safety net resources; innovations in maternal and child health care; innovative approaches to improving social and economic determinants; and The impact of poverty on health.

Course Link: 
http://www.bcbsm.com/healthysafetynet.com

CE Value (credits): 5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Contact Information:
Kimberly Kratz
517-325-4651

mailto:healthysafetynet@bcbsm.com


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Sep
19
9:00 AM09:00

Identifying Everyday Dangers For Youth

Course Description:

This conference will teach warning signs and risk factors regarding social issues that impact our youth daily.

 

Course Link:
https://www.huroncmh.org
CE Value (credits): 6.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Huron Behavioral Health

Contact Information:
Ruth Schwendinger
969-269-9293 x111
mailto:rschwendinger@huroncmh.org


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Sep
19
10:00 AM10:00

An overview of Post Traumatic Stress: What Social Workers and other Mental Health Professionals need to know

Course Description:

An overview of Post Traumatic Stress:  What Social Workers and other mental Health Professionals need to know.  Comorbid/Coexisting Issues including TBI/Traumatic Brain Injury and Moral Injury.

 

Course Link:
http://forestviewhospital.com/
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Forest View Hospital

Contact Information:
Matt Johnson
616-942-9610
matt.johnson@uhsin.com


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Sep
19
12:00 PM12:00

Alumni Webinar Series: Affirming Black Racial Identity in Urban Schools

Course Description:

Dr. Cass' session will explore the historical and contemporary underpinnings of African-centered education in places where young people are most frequently found: schools. This will also examine the application of racial affirming concepts, approaches, and strategies in the formation of an urban African-centered high school. The session is necessary for school-based practitioners engaging Black youth in the learning environment with a focus on urban adolescents.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

What's it like in my shoes? Being Gay & Crystal Meth

Course Description:

The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health (CRSH) is pleased to announce a new series of casual panel discussion workshops titled “What’s It Like to Be in My Shoes?”. These workshops have been designed to encourage learning directly from a member (or members) of the minority population. With cultural competency and empathy as the basis, these workshops will offer brief educational presentation, while providing the opportunity to gain first-person knowledge, through facilitated discussion and direct questions and answers, facilitated by Mark McMillan, a Behavioral Health and Addiction Therapist from the Center. Each 3-hour workshop will start with a 1-hour educational presentation, followed by a casual panel discussion.  Join us at our workshop “Being Gay/Queer and Crystal Meth,” where Mark McMillan will facilitate an educational segment, leading to a panel discussion with members of the Metro Detroit gay/queer male community on treating males who identify gay or queer and struggling with crystal meth addiction. The educational portion will also cover broad provider and other treatment considerations for gay or queer identified clients. This workshop will offer the opportunity to hear first-hand what it’s like being treated as a gay or queer male in a clinical setting, and an opportunity to bring your own questions from your current case load.

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Sep
20
8:00 AM08:00

Trauma Recovery Workshop-Healing the Mind, Body and Spirit; Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse and Neglect

Course Description:

  This workshop presents the Trauma Model, a treatment model developed by Dr. Colin Ross, MD; and the Trauma Recovery Program, which uses the Model in small group settings, expanded to include spiritual injuries, as well as psychological ones, which occur due to childhood abuse and neglect. The Trauma Model helps survivors to identify conflicts and unlearn specific cognitive distortions. It focuses on the healing which occurs on an emotional level with an emphasis on regulating feelings. It also teach the importance of understanding the effects of trauma and when they continue.

Course Link:
http://www.traumarecoveryassociates.com

CE Value (credits): 7.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Trauma Recovery Associates
Contact Information:
Julie Walen 
jwalen@stcatherinesiena.org

269-978-2347


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Sep
20
9:00 AM09:00

Eating Disorders Treatment that the Substance Use Professional Needs to Know

Course Description:

How do you handle your substance use client that shows signs of a concurrent eating disorder? Research suggests that at least 35% of individuals who abuse drugs or alcohol struggle with eating disorders. Additional research demonstrates that individuals with either a substance use disorder or an eating disorder are more than four times as likely to develop the other disorder than are individuals who had neither disorder. Eating Disorders, like Substance use are influenced by genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. This workshop will give you the tools to work with your client that struggles with both substance use and eating disorders. Learn how to integrate effective treatment of these co-occurring disorders for highly successful outcomes

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Sep
20
9:00 AM09:00

Disenfranchised Grief: A client and practitioner experience

Course Description:

“One often calms one’s grief by recounting it.”  - Pierre Corneille

As people and as practitioners we all face grief and loss with differing levels of support, understanding, and perspective.  Our interactive workshop will offer participants the opportunity to identify forms of disenfranchised grief, understand what makes it unique, consider concerns for grieving clients, and implications for our work whether with individuals, groups, or communities.  This workshop is a creative and safe space for exploration.

Sponsor Name:
Eastern Michigan University

Contact Information:
Julie Newland
734-487-4926
mailto:jnewland@emich.edu


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Sep
20
9:30 AM09:30

Ethics & Boundaries for Providing Effective Services for Chemically Dependent Adults and Youth

Course Description:

This training is for substance abuse professionals, social workers, probation officers, recovery coaches, prevention specialists, and other human service workers interested in enhancing skills & knowledge for adhering to ethics and setting boundaries while working with chemically dependent adults and adolescents. The participants will receive insight to assist in building and maintaining healthy worker / client relationships. Using the Code of Ethics purpose and principles as a guide, the training addresses ethical challenges of working with the substance abuse population. The training will cover SUD 42 CFR confidentiality education as well as some of the unique boundary challenges of today’s recovery environment: Case Study interaction will afford participants the opportunity to discuss and resolve ethical and boundary situations common to the therapeutic environment.

http://www.assuredfamilyservices.org

Sponsor:
Assured Family Services

Contact Information:
Pamela Morgan
313-610-4626
smailto:keyinsightstraining@gmail.com


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Sep
20
12:00 PM12:00

Mindfulness, Wellness, and Creative Self-Care for the Helping Professional

Course 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.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Sep
20
1:00 PM13:00

Intro To Forensic Interviewing

Course Description:

In this workshop, you  will be introduced  to the State of Michigan Forensic Interviewing Protocol  You will learn about the state policy that governs the Forensic Interviewing Protocol.  You will learn about  the history of the protocol, when the protocol is used, linguistics in relation to the protocol, as well as, a brief review of the eight Forensic Interview Protocol phases.   In addition, you will have the opportunity to gain skills that you can use in practice.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

CRSH Presents: What's it like in my shoes? Being Transgender

Course Description:

The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health (CRSH) is pleased to announce a new series of casual panel discussion workshops titled “What’s It Like to Be in My Shoes?”. These workshops have been designed to encourage learning directly from a member (or members) of the minority population. With cultural competency and empathy as the basis, these workshops will offer brief educational presentations, while providing the opportunity to gain first-person knowledge, through facilitated discussion and direct questions and answers, facilitated by Mark McMillan, a Behavioral Health and Addiction Therapist from the Center. Each 3-hour workshop will start with a 1-hour educational presentation, followed by a casual panel discussion.

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00

Uppers, Downers, Inners, Outers: AOD 101 – A primer on alcohol and other drugs that are commonly abused

Course Description:

This workshop will identify the major classifications of used and abused drugs, how they enter the body, affect the brain and body and tips on how to determine if there is abuse, intoxication or withdrawal.  Diagnosis and screening tips as well as treatment recommendations will also be presented.

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

Trauma-informed Behavioral Health Care for Older Adults

Course Description:

The effects of unresolved or under resolved post-traumatic stress are increasingly recognized as contributing to the co-incidence of mental/emotional and substance use disorders which accumulate over a lifetime. For older adults, additional risk factors can further complicate effective treatment. Session will address the likelihood of the occurrence of post-traumatic stress in older adults, how trauma-informed principles are important to apply in the provision of behavioral health care services and will describe three evidence-based trauma-resolution treatment approaches.

 

Course Link:
http://www.lcc.edu/mhap
CE Value (credits): 5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Mental Health & Aging Project - LCC

Contact Information:
Alicia Hostetler
517-483-1529
hosteta3@star.lcc.edu


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Sep
23
12:00 PM12:00

Sleeping for Health and Performance

  • Mary Free Bed POB Meijer Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Sleep is the number one performance enhancer, and yet the lack of sleep is an epidemic affecting memory and decision making (among other health factors). This presentation will improve the performance of health care providers in their own self-care, and educate them to better address their patient's sleep health.

 

 

Course Link:
http://www.maryfreebed.com
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Contact Information:
Bonita Pawloski
616-840-8292
bonita.pawloski@maryfreebed.com


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Sep
24
9:00 AM09:00

Marginalized Populations: A Step Forward in Understanding

Course Description:

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults have unique physical and mental health needs.  A history of trauma related to LGBT identity makes it more difficult for these individuals to trust health and human services providers.  These experiences have often been ignored by those focusing on gerontology, as well as those involved with LGBT studies.  We will explore the challenges and needs of this population, learn interpersonal skills necessary to create safe and affirming relationships with LGBT older adults.

Course Link:
http://www.lcc.edu/mhap
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Mental Health & Aging Project - LCC

Contact Information:
Alicia Hostetler
517-483-1529
hosteta3@star.lcc.edu


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Sep
24
10:00 AM10:00

Yoga as A Tool For Social Workers

Course Description:

The ancient practice of Yoga is found to have many health benefits especially when combined with Western medicine and mental health interventions.  This workshop will entail an overview of Yoga from India, how Yoga came to the West and the recent medical-neurological research supporting the efficacy for Mind-Body integrated interventions.   Special attention will be paid to working with clients suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as well as human service workers affected by Secondary Trauma.  Participants will have a chance to participate in learning Yogic- breath practices, combined with simple, safe movements adaptable to the clinical setting.  Participants will be able to experience first- hand the benefits of Yoga practices that may be incorporated into a Self-Care plan.

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard, Pain

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Sep
24
1:00 PM13:00

Drugs of Abuse: The Opioid Crisis

Course Description:

Michigan is no exception in the nation’s opioid epidemic, and misuse among older adults is becoming an increasing public health concern.  This workshop will look at the biology of addiction, how opioids affect brain function, common opioids by class, signs and symptoms of misuse, and treatments.  The presenter will discuss new guidelines for opioid use for pain, the benefits, and alternatives to reduce the risk of addiction in older adults.

 

Course Link:
http://www.lcc.edu/mhap
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Mental Health & Aging Project - LCC

Contact Information:
Alicia Hostetler
517-483-1529
hosteta3@star.lcc.edu


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Sep
25
8:15 AM08:15

Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Course Description:

This one day conference will assist social workers and other behavioral health practitioners to obtain diverse and well-rounded knowledge regarding the topic of suicide, including awareness, assessment, prevention and survivor stories. The varied backgrounds of the speakers will present information about community projects and community responses to the increases in suicide; the prevention of suicide with the zero suicide project, the affects of suicide on families, friends and other survivors and society's responsibility to the devastating impact of suicide.

Course Link:
http://www.wmcmhs.org
CE Value (credits): 5.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
West Michigan Community Mental Health

Contact Information:
Kim Goodrich
231-843-5400
kimg@wmcmhs.org


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Sep
25
8:30 AM08:30

PBIS & SEL: Aligning Initiatives

  • Kalamazoo Reg. Educational Service Agency Service Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

What would it look like to have a unified approach to school-wide support that creates clear expectations for all students and teaches students Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) skills? This workshop focuses on taking the systematic approaches of Positive Behavior Supports and integrating SEL elements. Participants will understand how to structure school-wide supports that involve SEL skills such as self-awareness, self management, and responsible decision making as well as others.

Course Link:
https://www.kresa.org/Page/2189
CE Value (credits): 5.5

Sponsor:
Kalamazoo RESA

Contact Information:
Amanda Coeur
269-250-9221
mailto:amanda.coeur@kresa.org


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Sep
25
8:30 AM08:30

LEAP Training: Listen, Empathize, Agree, Partner

  • Oakland Community Health Network (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

LEAP® (Listen-Empathize-Agree-Partner) is an evidencebased SAMSHA communication tool designed for those working with and caring for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. LEAP® is for any relationship, but has also been shown to increase adherence to mental health treatment, based on the research of Dr. Xavier Amador

Course Link:
http://www.oaklandchn.org
CE Value (credits): 4
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Oakland Community Health Network

Contact Information:
Trisha Zizumbo
248-858-5338
mailto:zizumbot@oaklandchn.org


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Sep
26
7:50 AM07:50

2019 Spinal Cord Injury Symposium

  • Prince Conference Center at Calvin College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

 Lisa Beck, APRN, CNS, MS, Mayo Clinic

Topic:  Nursing Role in Rehabilitation  Objectives:

Describe an SCI health care system without rehabilitation nursing

Identify the multiple roles of rehabilitation nurses

Discuss models of care for rehabilitation nursing

 Rory Cooper, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Topic:  Advancing Technology for People with Disabilities

 Objective·

Identify new technologies that may influence medical rehabilitation

Explain basics of Participatory Action Research·

Describe the basics of assistive robotics technology

Discuss the basics of wheelchair ergonomics

 Wise Young, PhD, MD, W. M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience

Topic: Umbilical Cord Blood Therapy of Chronic Complete SCI

 Objectives:

Identify intensive exercise is essential for recovery

Summarize mechanisms by with UCBMNC are beneficial for SCI

Describe the rationale for clinical trial to assess lithium effects

Discuss progress in regeneration of the spinal cord

 Lisa Beck, APRN, CNS, MS, Mayo Clinic  
Topic:  Sexual Function, Pregnancy, and Parenting after SCI

Objectives:

Objectives:

Discuss approaches to deliver patient education related to sexual health

Identify sexual function changes for men and women after SCI

Identify SCI related concerns/issues during pregnancy, labor/delivery, and post partem

Describe psychosocial aspects of parenting after SCI and possible adaptations

 Jeri Morris, PhD, ABPN, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Roosevelt University

Topic: Sex Issues and Rebuilding the Injured Self  

Objectives:

Identify the threats to self that arise from spinal injury

Distinguish between self-esteem and “other” esteem

Compare how one might develop self-esteem after SCI

 Michael Reiffer, LMSW, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

Topic: Family Communication Strategies

Objectives:

Identify micro skills of communication

Describe negotiation and apology skills needed for conflict resolution

Describe and facilitate a clinical session with families

 

 

Course Link:
http://www.maryfreebed.com
CE Value (credits): 6.5
CE Type: Standard, Pain

Sponsor:
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Contact Information:
Bonita Pawloski
616-840-8292
bonita.pawloski@maryfreebed.com


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Sep
26
8:00 AM08:00

2019 Macomb County Medicaid Bootcamp

  • Windemere Park Senior Community (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Medicaid Eligibility is a complex process that is becoming essential for senior citizens to maintain their quality of life. As the baby boomers continue to age, we are receiving an increasing number of emergencies calls on individuals needing immediate long-term care. Our firm works daily on assisting those applying for Medicaid and maintaining coverage.

This event will provide social workers, an in depth knowledge of the legal field when it comes to Medicaid planning, applications and continued compliance. This course will address legal concerns when applying for Medicaid to ensure a timely application and legal compliance. Attendees will come away with a knowledge to better direct clients in applying for Medicaid and help them to give accurate advice to their clients who are applying or trying to apply for Medicaid. Specifically, we will provide social works with an in depth explanation and clarification on Michigan Medicaid MI Choice Waiver program and how it can help seniors age in place.

Course Link:
https://www.facebook.com/MacombCountyMedicaidBootcamp/
CE Value (credits): 7
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan Law Center

Contact Information:
Lizzie Urban
586-803-8500
reception@michiganlawcenter.com

 

 


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Sep
26
9:00 AM09:00

Social Security: Making Sense of SSI & SSDI

  • Training and Treatment Innovations (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Making sense of the SSI and SSDI programs can be challenging.  This course provides participants with a foundation understanding of the two disability benefits programs.  Social Workers will learn about eligibility requirements and basic processes for completing applications.  Effective writing skills and inclusion of key functional information will be explored.  Come and learn strategies to assist eligible persons in obtaining these crucial benefits.  Pre-registration for this workshop is required. 

 

 

Course Link:
http://www.ttiinc.org
CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:

Training and Treatment Innovations, Inc.

Contact Information:
Dolores Carter
248-524-8801
dcarter@ttiinc.org

 


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Sep
27
8:00 AM08:00

6th Annual Jackson Trauma Symposium

Course Description:

Around the world, trauma caregivers provide complex care with varying resources, in environments that vary from the most prepared to the most austere. Our Michigan and other regional trauma systems represent an effort to prepare all agencies and facilities, including large metropolitan trauma centers and rural critical access hospitals, to provide optimal trauma care by working together within a system. Educational programs like this one allow us to bring together regional experts to share what they know and prepare all of us to meet that challenge.  

At HFAH, we serve a large population of staff who are on the front lines, or recipients, of the medical trauma services. Trainings that discuss the severity of the events, risks and consequences help social workers to be equipped in a therapeutic setting. This reduces the need that the potentially traumatized patient has to educate the social worker about what happened during the procedure. Oftentimes, clients on our caseload have had a family member who has received trauma care and do not understand what happened.  Social workers with an understanding of the trauma care setting can be informed, appropriately confront the client, and help the person work thru the emotional trauma.

 An additional benefit to the Jackson Trauma Symposium is the ability to minimize vicarious trauma for the therapist. As staff at a hospital, many discussions occur in session where the therapist is not equipped for the medical nature of the conversation. Through education, we can better assist our client while not harming ourselves. Experts in the field will educate the Social Worker on injuries, medications that create injury, Opioid use for pain, and a positive way to grieve.

 

Course Link:
http://www.henry.hfhs.org

CE Value (credits): 6.5
CE Type: Standard

Course Sponsor:
Henry Ford Health System

Contact Information:
Sarah Hazlett-Walkowicz
517-205-5256
mailto:shazlet1@hfhs.org

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Sep
27
8:00 AM08:00

Trauma Recovery Workshop-Healing the Mind, Body and Spirit; Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse and Neglect

  • SS Cyriil & Methodist Catholic Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

  This workshop presents the Trauma Model, a treatment model developed by Dr. Colin Ross, MD; and the Trauma Recovery Program, which uses the Model in small group settings, expanded to include spiritual injuries, as well as psychological ones, which occur due to childhood abuse and neglect. The Trauma Model helps survivors to identify conflicts and unlearn specific cognitive distortions. It focuses on the healing which occurs on an emotional level with an emphasis on regulating feelings. It also teach the importance of understanding the effects of trauma and when they continue.

Course Link:
http://www.traumarecoveryassociates.com

CE Value (credits): 7.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Trauma Recovery Associates
Contact Information:
Julie Walen 
jwalen@stcatherinesiena.org

269-978-2347


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Sep
27
8:45 AM08:45

Unleashing Your Power: Advocacy for Social Workers

  • Grand Valley State University Bicycle Factory (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

oin us for an advocacy workshop targeted to social workers to gain the basic skills to advocate for their clients and community at the state and federal level.

Course Link:
http://www.gvsu.edu/swce

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Grand Valley State University

Contact Information:
Leslie Bateman
616-331-7180
batemanl@gvsu.edu

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Sep
27
9:00 AM09:00

Understanding Addiction and Personality Disorders

  • Ascension Providence-Southfield (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

This course will review the clusters of personality disorders, the biopsychosocial development of each cluster of symptoms, and how addiction correlates with each personality type. The course will explore how treatment can meet the basic human needs of each client for connection, validation, and accountability, and how meeting our basic human needs can heal some of the personality disorder symptomatology.

·         Description of each personality disorder cluster and case examples.

·         Develop an understanding of the biopsychosocial development of each personality disorder.

·         Understand how the therapeutic relationship and treatment approaches can begin to heal symptomatology.

Course Link:http://www.stjohnprovidence.org

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:

St. John Providence Health System
Eastwood Clinics

Contact Information:
Jennifer Tucker
586-753-0444
jennifer.tucker@stjohn.org

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Sep
27
10:00 AM10:00

Michigan Indian Day Celebration: Healing Trauma in Native American Tribal Communities

Course Description:

Healing is similar for all human beings; however, the cultural approach may differ significantly and vary from Tribal Nation to Tribal Nation. Please join us for this important workshop focused on healing from trauma. You will be able to identify the historical and current traumas occurring in Native American tribal communities both on and off reservation land. This workshop will include examples and reactions to multiple traumas and the healing experience.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 4.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Sep
28
8:00 AM08:00

Has Michigan Gone to Pot? Current Cannabis Practices and Controversies: Medical Ethics and Pain Management

Course Description:

As of November 2018, both medical and recreational marijuana are legal in Michigan. Marijuana remains classified as a Schedule 1 drug by the US Drug Enforcement Administration.(DEA)-the same as heroin, LSD, methamphetamines and peyote. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not recognized or approved the marijuana plant as medicine. Such discrepancies lead to confusion among physicians, NPs, nurses, PAs and allied health care professionals as to what they can and can’t prescribe or treat with medical marijuana and for what conditions. How do the decriminalization and legalization of recreational marijuana play into this landscape? What is the role of medicine, the “big pot/big tobacco” industry and politics? How addictive is marijuana (medical and recreational?) What is cannabis use disorder? What do evidence based studies show as well as evidence and data from states like Colorado? What are the dangers and risks of edible cannabis for children? These questions are answered at this conference.

Course Link:
https://cmetracker.net/CMED/Catalog?EventID=24361
CE Value (credits): 4
CE Type: Standard, Pain, Ethics

Sponsor:
Melissa Morse

Contact Information:
Messia Morse
989-746-7602
mailto:morse1mj@cmich.edu


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Sep
28
to Oct 5

Attachment Theory and Clinical Practice through the Life Span

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  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Understanding the implications of early relationships on adult functioning can inform adult psychotherapy in ways that can assist clients in their capacity to form and maintain healthy relationships. Using attachment theory as the foundation, this course will address relationship-based intervention in interpersonal practice with adults.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 15
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Sep
28
2:00 PM14:00

On Having Whiteness

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Course Description:

Dr. Moss will focus on Whiteness as a condition one first acquires and then one has-- a malignant, parasitic-like, condition to which “white” people have a particular susceptibility. The condition is foundational, generating characteristic ways of being in one’s body, in one’s mind, and in one’s world.   

Parasitic Whiteness renders its hosts’ appetites voracious, insatiable and perverse. Parasitic Whiteness infiltrates our drives early.  The infiltrated drive binds id-ego-superego into a singular entity, empowered to dismiss and override all forms of resistance. The drive apparatus of Whiteness divides the object world into two distinct zones. In one zone, the Whiteness-infiltrated drive works in familiar ways-- inhibited, checked, distorted, transformed-- susceptible, that is, to standard neurotic deformations.  In the other, however, none of this holds true. 

There, the liberated drive goes rogue, unchecked and unlimited, inhibited by neither the protests of its objects nor the counterforces of its internal structures.   

Clinical examples will be offered.

 

Course Link: http://www.mpi-mps.org

CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Michigan Psychoanalytic Society

Contact Information:
Monica Evans
248-851-3380
monicasimmons@ix.netcom.com


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Sep
30
8:30 AM08:30

Drug Recognition Training

Course Description:

This training will teach you to skillfully recognize and properly evaluate a person under the influence of drugs, understand the 7 step administration of the Drug Recognition Process, use the pupilometers and pen lights, understand drug physiology and pharmacology. This course will help you understand drug identification techniques and methods of use, recognition of drug signs and symptoms, drug paraphernalia, dangers of confronting subjects under the influence, and legal issues. You will understand the requirements for organizing and presenting testimonial and documentary evidence in ‘under the influence’ cases and how drugs impair one’s ability to operate a vehicle.

Course Link: https://unp-drugrecognition.eventbrite.com

CE Value (credits): 6.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Catholic Human Services

Contact Information:
Lynda Rutkowski
989-732-6761 x2404

mailto:lrutkowski@catholichumanservices.org


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Sep
30
7:00 PM19:00

Physician Health Programs: A Model for Recovery

Course Description:

This presentation will describe the experiences of physicians with substance use disorders who participate in treatment and monitoring by a physician health program (also known as an impaired practitioner monitoring program). The physician health program (PHP) model will be explained. Results of research examining physician satisfaction and recovery-related outcomes following participation in monitoring will be presented. Implications for promoting recovery from substance use disorders in other populations will be discussed.


 

Course Link:
http://www.depressioncenter.org

CE Value (credits): 1.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:

University of Michigan Depression Center

Contact Information:
CME Office
734-232-3352
mailto:anti@med.umich.edu

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Oct
1
8:30 AM08:30

Narcotic Safety

Course Description:

One of the most dangerous aspects of calls involving drugs is dealing with unknowns. Over the last decade, manufacturing and distribution of synthetic drugs has created extreme hazards for first responders, officers and home health care workers. If you cannot “recognize a hazard, you can’t protect yourself”. This training is designed for all public safety and health professionals who come in contact with subjects, enter residences (i.e. search warrants, probation checks, medical and fire calls) or conduct investigations. This course will also address specific hazards associated with manufacturing controlled substances (i.e. fentanyl, counterfeit tablets). This course primarily addresses officer and home health care professional safety and hazard assessment.

Course Link: https://unp-drugrecognition.eventbrite.com

CE Value (credits): 4
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Catholic Human Services

Contact Information:
Lynda Rutkowski
989-732-6761 x2404

mailto:lrutkowski@catholichumanservices.org


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Oct
1
8:30 AM08:30

Marijuana Investigation

Course Description:

This course was developed to bridge the gap between patrol and Drug Recognition Experts (DREs). Participants will learn to complete an investigation in which the person may be impaired by cannabis. We developed this course so that officers and others who need to, can use their existing knowledge along with other observations to help them conduct a better investigation.

Course Link: https://unp-marijuanainvestigation.eventbrite.com

CE Value (credits): 4
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Catholic Human Services

Contact Information:
Lynda Rutkowski
989-732-6761 x2404

mailto:lrutkowski@catholichumanservices.org


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Oct
1
12:00 PM12:00

Mary Free Bed Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

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Course Description:

Behavior Change is highly sought after by patients and treatment providers, alike. Stages of Change theory and Motivational Interviewing (also called Motivational Enhancement Therapy) help to describe what happens when people change and then to provide a framework for facilitating movement through the change process in a way that is own by the patient themselves. This provides for patient centered care and also for lasting results. It is applicable for all behavior change, not merely those behaviors commonly associated with psychotherapy, but also those with any bio-psycho-social stressor or impairment of optimal life functioning.

 

 

 

Course Link:
http://www.maryfreebed.com
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Contact Information:
Bonita Pawloski
616-840-8292
bonita.pawloski@maryfreebed.com


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Oct
1
12:00 PM12:00

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

  • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation POB Meijer Conference Ctr (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

  Behavior Change is highly sought after by patients and treatment providers, alike. Stages of Change theory and Motivational Interviewing (also called Motivational Enhancement Therapy) help to describe what happens when people change and then to provide a framework for facilitating movement through the change process in a way that is own by the patient themselves. This provides for patient centered care and also for lasting results. It is applicable for all behavior change, not merely those behaviors commonly associated with psychotherapy, but also those with any bio-psycho-social stressor or impairment of optimal life functioning.

 

 

Course Link:
http://www.maryfreebed.com
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Contact Information:
Bonita Pawloski
616-840-8292
bonita.pawloski@maryfreebed.com


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Oct
2
12:00 PM12:00

Understanding Transracial Adoption

Course Description:

In this webinar you will be introduced to transracial adoption and the experiences and needs of families formed through transracial adoption. You will gain tools and insight to better evaluate and support pre-adoptive and adoptive families in transracial adoption, so as to provide effective, sensitive, adoption and race-competent services. This webinar will utilize visual displays, incorporate participant feedback, and allow time for questions and answers.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Oct
2
1:30 PM13:30

End of Life Issues for People with Developmental Disabilities and Dementia

Course Description:

Dementia is a progressive disorder and Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in America. In this training, attendees will learn what dementia looks like in the late stages; strategies and resources to maximize quality of life; and why commonly used medical interventions for those with DD may not be useful for those with late-stage dementia.

 

Course Link: http://www.alz.org/gmc

CE Value (credits): 1.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Alzheimer's Association

Contact Information:
Kristi Davis
248-996-1052
 


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Oct
2
4:00 PM16:00

Evidence-based Psychotherapies for Weight Loss and Maintenance

Course Description:

This course is designed to identify the things that make weight loss difficult and to assess the features and results of some of the recent evidence-based psychotherapies available. Lastly, to give access to the most recent science-based nutrition and physical activity information. Together, this course will provide practitioners with current evidence-based practices surrounding weight loss, nutrition, and fitness that they can share with their clients.

Course Link:
None
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan Rehabilitation and Research Corp

Contact Information:
Roberta Schlenkermann
517-243-2845
mailto:rschlenkermann@parrehab.org


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Oct
2
to Oct 30

Social Work Practice in the Era of Fake News

  • U of M School of Social Work (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

The term "post-truth," the Oxford Dictionaries 2016 Word of the Year, reflects an era where everyone is a few clicks away from

information that supports any goal, belief, or outcome desired whether or not that information is factual. Evaluating information and recognizing "fake news" is a critical skill for everyone. For social workers, advocates, policy makers, and others responsible for human well-being, it's essential to find reliable data and other evidence to promote best practice and avoid the dangers of inaccurate information. Skill in locating and evaluating information can also help a practitioner work with clients and others who bring incorrect information into an interaction. This mini-course will address the following:

- Understanding the phenomenon of fake news in the information landscape

- Building strategies for spotting fake news

- Addressing best approaches to locate "real" news

- Learning how to fact-check data and statistics

- Ways in which information is organized, structured, and delivered to support the dominant social narratives in the U.S.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 15
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Oct
3
8:30 AM08:30

Understanding Pain: Migraines, Headaches, Neck and Low Back Pain

Course Description:

The course is directly relevant to social work professionals, as the most current (2018) evidence shows the confluence of high burdens: chronic pain-related

disability (such as with spinal pain) or reduced socioeconomic standing and perspectives (such as with chronic headaches) and pharmaceutical agents dependence and overuse/abuse, contributing to higher-than-expected vulnerability and potential failure of selective and indicated interventions. The course will address the socioethical issue of appropriateness of disclosure of protected information, especially in the setting of chronic pain and elevated risk of drug dependence and substance use. The course will also provide the social worker with a crucial update on the physiology of pain based on most recent neuroscientific research, most importantly, neurotransmitter imbalances observed in chronic pain, update on medications used on-label and off-label for management of pain, as well as specific recommendations on establishment of realistic pain control and activity level goals, reduction of chronicity, and non-medication approaches available to sufferers of acute and chronic pain.

Course Link:
http://www.inrseminars.com
CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
800-937-6878


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Oct
3
12:00 PM12:00

Leadership: Making the Case for Retention-Focused Management

Course Description:

Do you experience the frustration of losing staff just as they become fully trained and oriented to work on your team? Do you wish there was more that you could do to retain good staff? Join us for this one-hour webinar that looks at the supervisor’s role in retaining staff. Learn the philosophy that underpins the fundamentals of staff retention in child welfare and what you can do to be more intentional in your supervision. Get some tips on things that you can do to create an environment that focuses on retention of good staff. This training will utilize exercises, small and large group discussions, pre- and post-tests, and visual displays.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Oct
3
1:00 PM13:00

Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention for Social Workers

Course Description:

 This webinar will provide information to social workers on how to identify high risk domestic violence cases and provide an overview of approaches to domestic violence homicide prevention. 

 

Course Link: 
https://www.socialworkers.org

CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
National Assn. of Social Workers

Contact Information:
Rochelle Wilder
202-336-8369
mailto:rwilder.nasw@socialworkers.org


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Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

What’s It Like Being in My Shoes? Being in a Gay/Lesbian Couple & Person of Color

Course Description:

The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health (CRSH) is pleased to announce a new series of casual panel discussion workshops titled “What’s It Like to Be in My Shoes?”. These workshops have been designed to encourage learning directly from a member (or members) of the minority population. With cultural competency and empathy as the basis, these workshops will offer brief educational presentation, while providing the opportunity to gain first-person knowledge, through facilitated discussion and direct questions and answers, facilitated by Mark McMillan, a Behavioral Health and Addiction Therapist from the Center. Each 3-hour workshop will start with a 1-hour educational presentation, followed by a casual panel discussion. Join us at our workshop “Being Lesbian/Gay and Person of Color (POC),” where Mark McMillan will facilitate an educational segment, leading to a panel discussion with minority/queer members of the Metro Detroit gay/lesbian/queer community about treating clients from this community. The educational portion will also cover broad provider and other treatment considerations for other minority clients who identify as lesbian, gay, bi or queer. This workshop will offer the opportunity to hear first-hand what it’s like accessing mental health services as a lesbian/gay/queer person of color and an opportunity to bring your own questions from your current case load.

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
4
8:30 AM08:30

Understanding Pain: Migraines, Headaches, Neck and Low Back Pain

Course Description:

The course is directly relevant to social work professionals, as the most current (2018) evidence shows the confluence of high burdens: chronic pain-related

disability (such as with spinal pain) or reduced socioeconomic standing and perspectives (such as with chronic headaches) and pharmaceutical agents dependence and overuse/abuse, contributing to higher-than-expected vulnerability and potential failure of selective and indicated interventions. The course will address the socioethical issue of appropriateness of disclosure of protected information, especially in the setting of chronic pain and elevated risk of drug dependence and substance use. The course will also provide the social worker with a crucial update on the physiology of pain based on most recent neuroscientific research, most importantly, neurotransmitter imbalances observed in chronic pain, update on medications used on-label and off-label for management of pain, as well as specific recommendations on establishment of realistic pain control and activity level goals, reduction of chronicity, and non-medication approaches available to sufferers of acute and chronic pain.

Course Link:
http://www.inrseminars.com
CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
800-937-6878


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Oct
4
8:45 AM08:45

Children of Trauma: Foundations for Understanding Body Brain Connections

  • Grand Valley State University Bicycle Factory (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

 This advanced trauma workshop will go beyond the basics and explore fundamental inner workings of our bodies starting with deep dive into epigenetics and intergenerational trauma, moving into a theory based exploration of the polyvagal theory and the vagus nerve, and ending with a time of direct application of what was learned about regulation and stimulation of the vagus nerve.

Course Link:
http://www.gvsu.edu/swce

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Grand Valley State University

Contact Information:
Leslie Bateman
616-331-7180
batemanl@gvsu.edu

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Oct
4
9:00 AM09:00

Everyday Ethics: How We Develop Our Ethics, Teach Them to Our Kids, and Use Them in Our Social Work Practice

Course Description:

This course will help make ethics more fun and simple.  It's not enough just to be a caring social worker or to believe you're a basically honest person.  Ethics help inform our individual and collective mission as social workers and help keep us from losing our licenses, reputations, and inadvertently hurting those we serve.  We'll break things down to understand social workers' ethical responsibilities to our clients, our colleagues, our practice settings, to our profession, and to the broader society.  We'll cover the topics of service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence and discuss the tricky real life situations we may find ourselves in.  The presenter will also explore the topics of honesty and integrity, disturbing trends among our youth and society - lying, cheating and stealing; how bad these problems are and if we are a part of it in the way we model our honesty or confront dishonesty in our parenting and in our own behaviors.

Course Link:
http://www.corelearninginc.com
CE Value (credits): 6.0
CE Type: Standard, Ethics

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
4
9:00 AM09:00

Integrating Internal Family Systems into your Clinical Practice

Course Description:

Internal Family systems (IFS) was developed by Richard Schwartz, Ph.D.  IFS is an evidence-based, nonpathological, integrative approach to healing trauma and many other symptoms and burdens client’s carry.  By getting to know and help clients to understand their inner world of parts, we can help them develop compassion for parts that were once hated, villainized or exiled and begin to understand their true, and noble, intentions or burdens.  The model posits that multiplicity of mind applies to all of us and not just those struggling with DID and that our core Self is made of up qualities like, compassion, curiosity, creativity and connection.    The Self, not the therapist, ultimately becomes the true healing agent in this model.

 

Course Link:
www.wmich.edu/socialwork/academics/continuing
CE Value (credits): 7
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Western Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alicia Dorr
(269)387-2638
smailto:Alicia.dorr@wmich.edu


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Oct
4
9:00 AM09:00

Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System: Solution-Focused Practice

Course Description:

This presentation will focus on practice strategies for individuals with a diverse array of disabilities who find themselves interfacing with the criminal and juvenile justice systems.  This presentation will provide information and techniques to support professionals as they work with this population.

Sponsor Name:
Eastern Michigan University

Contact Information:
Julie Newland
734-487-4926
mailto:jnewland@emich.edu


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Oct
4
9:00 AM09:00

Building Capacity: Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

  • WMU College of Health and Human Services (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Internal Family systems (IFS) was developed by Richard Schwartz, Ph.D.  IFS is an evidence-based, nonpathological, integrative approach to healing trauma and many other symptoms and burdens client’s carry.  By getting to know and help clients to understand their inner world of parts, we can help them develop compassion for parts that were once hated, villainized or exiled and begin to understand their true, and noble, intentions or burdens.  The model posits that multiplicity of mind applies to all of us and not just those struggling with DID and that our core Self is made of up qualities like, compassion, curiosity, creativity and connection.    The Self, not the therapist, ultimately becomes the true healing agent in this model.

  

Course Link:
www.wmich.edu/socialwork/academics/continuing
CE Value (credits): 7
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Western Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alicia Dorr
(269)387-2638
smailto:Alicia.dorr@wmich.edu


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Oct
4
9:30 AM09:30

Human Trafficking Education Seminar

Course Description:

Restoration Place presents Human Trafficking Education Seminars to inform professional and community groups on how to identify and respond to human trafficking.  Seminars are open to all who wish to expand their understanding of what human trafficking is, what it is not, and how to respond when suspected.  We take a deeper look into what fuels human trafficking and how vulnerabilities in young people can be identified early, resulting in early prevention, protection, and recovery.

Course Link:
https://www.restorationplace.org/training.html
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Restoration Place

Contact Information:
Amy Rouleau
810399-9713
smailto:amy@restorationplace.org


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Oct
4
10:00 AM10:00

Demystifying End-of-life Conversations

Course Description:

Talking about death often provokes discomfort, anxiety, and fear. This workshop will provide an opportunity to explore issues surrounding one’s own death, including the business of death, funerals and rituals, and end-of-life conversations with family and friends. You will exam these components of death, enabling you to increase your comfort level in conversations with clients, to become better advocates, and to understand how the grief trajectory may be influenced by events that do or do not happen at the time of death.

 

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
mailto:swce@msu.edu


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Oct
4
12:00 PM12:00

Collaborating Across Boundaries

Course Description:

This webinar describes the practice of collaboration through the lens of two case examples in which collaborative leaders overcame enormous barriers in pursuit of their shared goals.

We discuss the nature of collaborative leadership, six key factors that promote collaboration, and how to address many collaboration hurdles.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Oct
4
12:00 PM12:00

Beauty and the Beast: Understanding Transitional Planning When Working with Youth in Residential

Course Description:

In this webinar, you will learn how to develop a cohesive transitional plan for youth and adolescents residing in a residential treatment facility. The importance of creating a mindful plan can help reduce anxiety and other stressors for clients during this process. During this webinar, we will discuss how to prepare, plan, and execute the transitioning period for success. This webinar will utilize visual displays, incorporate participant feedback, and allow time for questions and answers.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Immigration Enforcement, Human Rights, and Social Justice

Course Description:

This mini-course focuses on the real community and personal impact of a public policy with sweeping national controversy, many deaths, and significant questions about social justice, racial discrimination, and even intent in the constitution. Because it is a minicourse, rather than a full course, this course will concentrate on one aspect of immigration policy? undocumented immigrants and the public policy strategy of enforcement for undocumented immigrants at the border and in the interior of the country. Along with discussion of the policies and practices of enforcement, we will bring local enforcement activities to the table and examine their impact on people, families, and Michigan communities. The discussion will have a global, national, state, and a local component. Students in this course will acquire the skills to critically analyze this aspect of immigration policy and its controversies. and about community and organization responses and activism.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 14
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Oct
5
to Oct 12

Substance Use and Neuroscience: A Social Work Perspective

  • U of M School of Social Work (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Perhaps now more than ever, social work scientists and practitioners alike affirm the need to fully understand the variability of

substance use behaviors, including substance misuse, abuse and dependence, from a multidisciplinary approach. However, the

literature and practice with regard to substance use and neuroscience in the context of social work remain in its infancy.

Neuroscience is concerned with better understanding brain function and structure across the lifespan, including the use of innovative methods such as functional magnetic resonance imaging. This mini-course will provide an introduction to substance use and neuroscience in the context of social work and cover topics such as the ethical and legal aspects in neuroscience, potential alterations in brain function (e.g., cognitive) and structure (e.g., D2 dopamine receptor) linked to substance use behaviors, gene x environment interaction (e.g., neurogenetics), and the developmental and cultural aspects of neuroscience. Developing a fuller understanding of the neuroscience-related mechanisms underlying substance use behaviors is promising with respect to advancing the etiology literature, which has the potential to lead to optimally efficacious and effective social work prevention and treatment programs.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 14
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

Understanding Acquired Brain Injury & The Road to Recovery

Course Description:

This will be a broad overview of acquired brain injury from a clinical and practitioner perspective as well as the survivor perspective.  It will provide an overview of brain injury as a disease, its associated comorbid conditions, as well as provide outline for the rehabilitation process.  

  

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

ADHD & Adults

Course Description:

Our understanding of ADHD has matured and evolved over the last few decades, as has the population being treated for it.  This training will cover not only the diagnostic criteria and available treatments, but also how ADHD presents differently as we age and the effect it has on all aspects of our lives.  We will also explore how ADHD and addiction interact, and other co-occuring diagnoses.

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
8
12:00 PM12:00

Understanding the Impact of Sexual Assault in the Lives of African American Women

Course Description:

In this webinar, you will learn the history of sexual assault in African American women and examine the impact on black women's relationships, health, and coping behavior. Central focus of the webinar will examine cultural attitudes and stereotypes that fuel rape culture and deny voices of African American survivors from a generational context.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Oct
9
12:00 PM12:00

Conflict and Communication

  • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation POB Meijer Conf Centyer (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

High stress conversations occur frequently in healthcare between health care providers, patients and patient families.  These conditions are ripe for conflict and can impair patient care.  This presentation will help create self-awareness, identify nonverbal communication messages and facilitate ways to help de-escalate these situations.

 

 

Course Link:
http://www.maryfreebed.com
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Contact Information:
Bonita Pawloski
616-840-8292
bonita.pawloski@maryfreebed.com


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Oct
10
8:00 AM08:00

Human Trafficking for Aging Services Providers

Course Description:

This session provides and overview of Homeland Security Investigations and its broad investigative authority. Learn about the types of victims, red flag indicators and strategies for identifying and responding to human trafficking focusing on the vulnerabilities of potential victims and the response from those who encounter victims of labor and sexual exploitation. We will also address how the aging services industry could possibly be utilized in both types of trafficking.



Course Link:
https://www.leadingagemi.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1265682&group=
CE Value (credits):  1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Leading Age Michigan

Contact Information:
Blake Weller
517-323-3687
mailto:blake@leadingagemi.org


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Oct
10
8:00 AM08:00

A Broader View of Health

  • University of Michigan Health Systems (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

The 2019 Michigan Medicine Social Work Research Symposium is a one-day conference focused on the integration of research into clinical practice in the health care setting. The Goals of the Social Work Research Symposium are to provide an opportunity for Social Workers to present their work, to increase knowledge of research integration into practice and encourage research collaboration.

 

Course Link:
http://www.med.umich.edu
CE Value (credits): 5.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan Health Systems

Contact Information:
Myles Borders
734-232-5004
mailto:bordersm@med.umich.edu


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Oct
10
5:00 PM17:00

Working with Couples in Therapy

Course Description:

Multiple Days Course runs through 4/4/19

This mini-course is designed to familiarize students with the current theories of couple therapy. Selected empirically supported models utilized in couple therapy will be examined The course also looks at some of the key issues and challenges faced by therapists who provide couple therapy. This mini-course will be skill based and focus on helping students to learn effective approaches to working with couples in therapy.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 15
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Oct
11
8:30 AM08:30

Intimate Partner Violence and Codependency

  • Washtenaw Community College Morris Lawrence Bld ML 128 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global public health issue. The role of codependence as an integral part of this dynamic has been peripherally understood and inadequately addressed in most therapeutic situations. IPV victims regardless of sex, sexual preference or race have a significant need for clinical intervention that identifies and addresses codependence issues.  This seminar will help clinicians teach their clients to recognize the eight early signs of a potentially violent relationship, the dynamics of codependence and IPV, and distinguish phases of violence through examining the power and control cycle. The workshop will include a discussion of the codependent thinking and behavior that perpetuate IPV.

Course Link: 
https://washtenaw.augusoft.net

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Washtenaw Community College

Contact Information:

734-677-5060
mailto:ecdevelopment@wccnet.edu


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Oct
11
8:45 AM08:45

This is Your Brain Online: The Impact of Digital Technology on Mental Health

  • Grand Valley State University Bicycle Factory (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

A growing body of research from a variety of disciplines indicates that the wide-spread use of digital technology—including computers, the internet, video games, and smart phones—has a measurable, negative impact on the human brain, resulting in significant changes in our sleep, mood, concentration, empathy, identity and relationships, and our memory and learning, as well as behaviors such as risk-taking and aggression. This effect appears to be more pronounced for the younger generation of so-called “digital natives”: those who have been over-using digital technology and social media during critical stages of brain development. This workshop will review some of the pertinent research on this topic and explore the implications of this trend for clinical and public-health intervention strategies.

Course Link:
http://www.gvsu.edu/swce

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Grand Valley State University

Contact Information:
Leslie Bateman
616-331-7180
batemanl@gvsu.edu

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Oct
11
9:00 AM09:00

Understanding Substance Use Disorders & Facilitating Recovery

Course Description:

Social workers inevitably encounter substance use problems, whatever their area of practice. Traditional approaches to treating substance use disorders have tended to emphasize acute care models with time-limited doses of services delivered within treatment institutions. This course will focus on real-world models for implementing long term addiction recovery support. Some of these approaches emphasize treatment professionals, while others emphasize natural and community supports..

Sponsor Name:
Eastern Michigan University

Contact Information:
Julie Newland
734-487-4926
mailto:jnewland@emich.edu


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Oct
11
9:00 AM09:00

Trauma and the Brain

Course 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.

 

 

 

Course Link:
https://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ce
CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
mailto:swce@msu.edu


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Oct
11
9:00 AM09:00

Human Trafficking Workshop

Course Description:

In this workshop, Dr. Jeremy Norwood will provide professionals in the counseling, health care, and social work fields substantive training regarding the issue of human trafficking and how it relates to their areas of practice. In response to the rise in the number of cases of human trafficking which have been reported around the State of Michigan, the Michigan legislature has required all counseling professionals to receive training on the topic of human trafficking. Specific areas to be covered include the scope and magnitude of human trafficking, how human trafficking is defined, the types and venues of human trafficking in Michigan, the causes and indicators of human trafficking, potential warning signs for human trafficking, and resources to report potential cases of human trafficking.

Course Link:

https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ljap101119

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:

State Bar of Michigan

Contact Information:
Jennifer Clark
517-346-6348
mailto:jclark@michbar.org

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Oct
11
9:30 AM09:30

Solution Focused Therapy for Enhancing the Recovery Experience for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients with Generational SUDS and MH History

Course Description:

This training is for addiction professionals and other service providers interested in increasing their arsenal of theories and approaches to therapy. Solution-Focused Brief therapy (SFBT) has been gaining momentum as a powerful therapeutic approach since its inception in the 1980s. Maintaining a lifestyle of recovery from substance abuse as well as from mental illness is often hindered by dwelling in past issues. By focusing on solutions instead of problems, SFBT assists clients in drawing upon strengths in their lives and focusing on solutions that can help them identify a preferred future and adapt behaviors conducive to bringing about that desired change. This training is designed to equip the Human Service Worker with key concepts and tools to assist the client in developing, clarifying and achieving solutions to problematic situations. Participants will be equipped to implement various types of questioning to their counseling styles, thus assisting the client in moving out of a past oriented focus and into a present and future solution oriented focus. Participants will be equipped with aspects of Solution Focused Therapy to increase the effectiveness of their therapeutic approaches and thus enhance the client’s chances of ongoing recovery. Role play, videos and case study break-out sessions will enhance the therapist’s training experience. Therapists will be encouraged to share therapeutic experiences and difficulties with cases (past and present-keeping client’s identity confidential), providing further solution focused interaction geared towards problem solving

 

http://www.assuredfamilyservices.org

Sponsor:
Assured Family Services

Contact Information:
Pamela Morgan
313-610-4626
mailto:keyinsightstraining@gmail.com


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Oct
11
10:00 AM10:00

Intimate Partner Violence: When Love Hurts

Course Description:

This course will take a close look at several types or forms of Intimate Partner Violence and who may be at risk of engaging in a violent relationship.  This workshop will differentiate between Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence, look at a Profile of a Batterer, Characteristics of a Batterer, Review the Cycle of Violence and developing a safety plan.

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

Philanthropy and Evaluation

Course Description:

This mini-course will focus on issues of contemporary philanthropy and the ways in which both philanthropic entities and their

grantees can evaluate the efficiency, effectiveness and impact of philanthropic investments.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 14
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Oct
12
9:30 AM09:30

Come Hungry, Leave Happy, Learn Healthier Eastern Market Walking Tours

Course Description:

Participants may attend either or both!  This session will focus on foundational elements of our personality development and the Real Relationship as curative.  If we understand the client’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors as their attempt at creating safety or reducing distress in their lives, then our skill as clinicians lies in helping clients understand and heal the underlying problems.  This deeper way of understanding and intervening with clients incorporates knowledge from brain science, trauma treatment, behavioral research, mindfulness, acceptance, and the Real Relationship. 

Course Link:
http://www.enjoythed.com
CE Value (credits): 2.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Feet on the Street Tours
313-393-2055
 


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Oct
12
9:30 AM09:30

Human Trafficking Education Seminar

Course Description:

Restoration Place presents Human Trafficking Education Seminars to inform professional and community groups on how to identify and respond to human trafficking.  Seminars are open to all who wish to expand their understanding of what human trafficking is, what it is not, and how to respond when suspected.  We take a deeper look into what fuels human trafficking and how vulnerabilities in young people can be identified early, resulting in early prevention, protection, and recovery.

Course Link:
https://www.restorationplace.org/training.html
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Restoration Place

Contact Information:
Amy Rouleau
810399-9713
smailto:amy@restorationplace.org


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Oct
12
1:00 PM13:00

Motivational Interviewing for Social Workers

Course Description:

Multiple Days Course runs through 3/23/19

Utilizing numerous materials including the Professional Training Videotape Series developed by William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick, this five-week series of 3-hour instruction and skill-building sessions will provide a basic introduction to Motivational Interviewing. Using the video material and supplemental handouts, along with lecture, role-playing and group discussion, this course will lay a foundation for participants to begin to develop their clinical skills in helping people accomplish change in areas of difficult behavior.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 15
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Oct
15
9:00 AM09:00

Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD

  • Training and Treatment Innovations (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is a 12 session evidenced based practice that will allow individual therapists to have another therapy modality to better serve individuals with PTSD and trauma. The CPT training will provide education on what PTSD is, how individuals utilize assimilation, accommodation, and over-accommodation to process information from traumatic events they experience, assisting the individual identify the stuck-points they have due to their trauma, reviewing impact statements with individuals, differentiating between emotions and thoughts, and Socratic questioning. The training further provides education on how to work with veterans and/or active military personnel. The training also provides all materials that are needed during therapy sessions as CPT is a structured modality. (Patterns of Problematic Thinking Wkst, Challenging Questions Wkst, PCL-S, ABC Wkst, etc.) The training provides education on providing PTSD screenings weekly as well as a module CPT-C, which is included in this training, for individuals who are not able to complete an impact statement. During the training participants will engage in activities that allow them to practice this new therapy modality.  There is a $99 fee for this workshop (materials included).  Registration is required.

 

 

Course Link:
http://www.ttiinc.org
CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:

Training and Treatment Innovations, Inc.

Contact Information:
Dolores Carter
248-524-8801
dcarter@ttiinc.org

 


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Oct
15
11:45 AM11:45

EFT – Your Highway to Help

  • Henry Ford Hospital Maplegrove Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

EFT is a mind-body-spirit self-care approach which involves tapping on acupuncture points while repeating emotionally-charged statements that relate to specific health issues.  This modality accesses the “stress centers” in your brain on physical and emotional levels simultaneously, thus effectively treating many conditions, like anxiety, relatively quickly. 

Originating in China, EFT has successfully been in practice for more than 5,000 years. Acupuncture is an adaptation of this process that uses needles and is included in many integrative medicine programs.  EFT is an evidence-based method that has been shown in several dozen randomized controlled trials to be effective for a variety of conditions including anxiety, addiction, weight loss and food cravings, depression, PTSD, phobias, pain and other physical symptoms. As a form of energy psychology, EFT addresses the root energetic imbalances that result from trauma and other emotional stressors.

Course Link:
http://www.henryford.com/maplegrove

CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Maplegrove Behavioral Center

Contact Information:
Jessica Jacobs
248-661-6170
jjacobs5@hfhs.org


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Oct
17
8:30 AM08:30

Understanding Pain: Migraines, Headaches, Neck and Low Back Pain

Course Description:

The course is directly relevant to social work professionals, as the most current (2018) evidence shows the confluence of high burdens: chronic pain-related

disability (such as with spinal pain) or reduced socioeconomic standing and perspectives (such as with chronic headaches) and pharmaceutical agents dependence and overuse/abuse, contributing to higher-than-expected vulnerability and potential failure of selective and indicated interventions. The course will address the socioethical issue of appropriateness of disclosure of protected information, especially in the setting of chronic pain and elevated risk of drug dependence and substance use. The course will also provide the social worker with a crucial update on the physiology of pain based on most recent neuroscientific research, most importantly, neurotransmitter imbalances observed in chronic pain, update on medications used on-label and off-label for management of pain, as well as specific recommendations on establishment of realistic pain control and activity level goals, reduction of chronicity, and non-medication approaches available to sufferers of acute and chronic pain.

Course Link:
http://www.inrseminars.com
CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
800-937-6878


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Oct
17
9:00 AM09:00

Funeral Director Unplugged: An Open Casket Discussion

Course Description:

An unplugged discussion focusing on the funeral profession and the inner workings of death care and the funeral profession.  This workshop will further explore how the funeral professionals are very closely connected to the healthcare community in many ways.  Our real/unedited approach exploring death and its inner workings will leave you and your colleagues better prepared to help families make death care decisions in the time of need or crisis. 

 

 

 

Course Link: http://www.gswsm.org

CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast MI

Contact Information:
Marianne McCauley
585-201-2046
mailto:mariannemccauley@roseseniorliving.com


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Oct
17
9:00 AM09:00

Integrating Trauma-informed Yoga into Clinical Practice: An Overview

  • Michigan High School Athletic Assocation (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

In this workshop, you will gain an overview of trauma-informed, evidence-based Kintla Yoga Therapy, including related neuroscience, primary supportive research, philosophy, theory, practical application, implementation style, self-care, and cloud-based resources for practitioners working in the field of trauma recovery. You will learn about the research that supports this methodology as well as practical tools to implement with trauma survivors. The first five hours of this workshop will be traditional adult learning, with the sixth hour being an optional, practice-based hour.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

What’s It Like Being in My Shoes? Being in a Gay/Lesbian Couple

Course Description:

The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health (CRSH) is pleased to announce a new series of casual panel discussion workshops titled “What’s It Like to Be in My Shoes?”. These workshops have been designed to encourage learning directly from a member (or members) of the minority population. With cultural competency and empathy as the basis, these workshops will offer brief educational presentation, while providing the opportunity to gain first-person knowledge, through facilitated discussion and direct questions and answers, facilitated by Mark McMillan, a Behavioral Health and Addiction Therapist from the Center. Each 3-hour workshop will start with a 1-hour educational presentation, followed by a casual panel discussion.  Join us at our workshop “Being in a Lesbian/Gay Couple,” where Mark McMillan will facilitate an educational segment, leading to a panel discussion with members of the Metro Detroit LGBTQ+ community who are in a same gendered or gay/lesbian couple. The educational proportion will also cover broad provider and other treatment considerations for same gendered married couples. This workshop will offer the opportunity to hear first-hand what it’s like being treated as a lesbian or gay couple in a clinical setting, and an opportunity to bring your own questions from your current case load.  

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
18
8:00 AM08:00

Ethics in Social Work/Clinical Practice: Boundaries and Pain Management

Course Description:

Participants will: 

enhance their ability to manage boundaries with Clients and Colleagues

increase understanding of ethics and technology

increase acceptance of the importance of self-care and Pain Management to enhance treatment of others

have opportunities for discussing topics in small groups

 

 

Course Link:
http://www.birminghammaple.com
CE Value (credits): 4
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:

Birmingham Maple

Contact Information:
Monica Nagle
248-646-6659 x305
mailto:mgalinsky@birminghammaple.com

 


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Oct
18
8:30 AM08:30

Understanding Pain: Migraines, Headaches, Neck and Low Back Pain

Course Description:

The course is directly relevant to social work professionals, as the most current (2018) evidence shows the confluence of high burdens: chronic pain-related

disability (such as with spinal pain) or reduced socioeconomic standing and perspectives (such as with chronic headaches) and pharmaceutical agents dependence and overuse/abuse, contributing to higher-than-expected vulnerability and potential failure of selective and indicated interventions. The course will address the socioethical issue of appropriateness of disclosure of protected information, especially in the setting of chronic pain and elevated risk of drug dependence and substance use. The course will also provide the social worker with a crucial update on the physiology of pain based on most recent neuroscientific research, most importantly, neurotransmitter imbalances observed in chronic pain, update on medications used on-label and off-label for management of pain, as well as specific recommendations on establishment of realistic pain control and activity level goals, reduction of chronicity, and non-medication approaches available to sufferers of acute and chronic pain.

Course Link:
http://www.inrseminars.com
CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
800-937-6878


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Oct
18
9:00 AM09:00

MI Skill Building: Change Talk! Recognize it, Respond to it & Keep it Coming!

Course Description:

Motivational Interviewing is all about Change talk, and this training will focus on learning (and practicing) how to recognize it, best ways to respond to it and move towards a Change Plan.  There will be some review of the basics of Motivational Interviewing, but a working knowledge of MI is strongly encouraged.

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
19
9:00 AM09:00

CBT in Transition: The Evolution of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Course Description:

Since its inception, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has both revolutionized and dominated the fields of mental health and substance abuse treatment over the past 40 years. Empirically based, solution focused, and highly effective, CBT has continually evolved, more recently incorporating mindfulness, values, compassion. Join us for a journey through the CBT landscape, exploring its twists, turns and innovations….DBT, ACT, CFT, and more!

Course Link:
http://www.corelearninginc.com
CE Value (credits): 6.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
19
9:30 AM09:30

Human Trafficking Education Seminar

Course Description:

Restoration Place presents Human Trafficking Education Seminars to inform professional and community groups on how to identify and respond to human trafficking.  Seminars are open to all who wish to expand their understanding of what human trafficking is, what it is not, and how to respond when suspected.  We take a deeper look into what fuels human trafficking and how vulnerabilities in young people can be identified early, resulting in early prevention, protection, and recovery.

Course Link:
https://www.restorationplace.org/training.html
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Restoration Place

Contact Information:
Amy Rouleau
810399-9713
smailto:amy@restorationplace.org


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Oct
19
2:00 PM14:00

“Paint It Black”: Depression, the ‘Dark’ Pop Song and Its Psychological Work

  • Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

After attending this presentation, participants will be able to:  

1) Demonstrate how popular music assists patients in dealing with loss, depression, and addiction. 

2) Identify ways in which popular music and musical performance can be useful to psychological growth and in overcoming challenges to successful development.

 

Course Link: http://www.mpi-mps.org

CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Michigan Psychoanalytic Society

Contact Information:
Monica Evans
248-851-3380
monicasimmons@ix.netcom.com


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Oct
20
to Oct 24

Social Work Leadership: Inspiring Excellence in Health Care

  • Kansas City Westin at Crown Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

The Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC) is designed to help attendees identify a range of innovative social work practice concepts, techniques, and skills that can be applied in their organizations. Attendees will learn how to demonstrate leadership skills for all levels of practitioners across the health care continuum in the areas of program development, managing change, conflict management, administration and executive leadership. Topics to be discussed include behavioral health, acute care, case management, evidence based practice, and primary care. These topics will aid in the understanding of emerging trends and their impact on policy and practice.

Course Link: 
http://sswlhc.org/events-2/2019-conference/

CE Value (credits): 27
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
The Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care

Contact Information:
Mike Mirabella
866-237-9542
info@sswlhc.org


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Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Cluttered Lives, Empty Souls: Compulsive Stealing, Spending and Hoarding

Course Description:

10% of Americans shoplift and most do so for emotional and psychological reasons and can become addicted.  75% of Americans steal or commit dishonest acts in the workplace and most also are driven by underlying emotional issues.  Nearly 10% of Americans compulsively over-shop or overspend with disastrous consequences to their finances and relationships.  Nearly 5% of Americans suffer from hoarding disorder (not recognized by the DSM-5).  Be on the cutting edge of learning why people compulsively steal, spend and hoard, why they often go hand-in-hand, and how to treat these baffling and under-treated disorders.

Course Link:
http://www.corelearninginc.com
CE Value (credits): 6.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
21
to Oct 22

38th Annual Michigan Statewide Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Course Description:

 This 2-day conference features noted national and Michigan experts who will address a range of topics in the field of child abuse prevention, assessment, and treatment. Besides keynotes and a plenary, attendees will have a choice of over 30 workshops focusing on recent advances and best practices in the area of prevention, medical issues, child advocacy, and law enforcement.

Course Link: http://www.med.umich.edu

CE Value (credits): 11.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
UMHS Department of Social Work

Contact Information:
Martha Kerr
734-936-9251
markerr@med.umich.edu


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Oct
22
to Oct 23

Applied Suicide Interventions Skills Training

  • Resource and Crisis Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Just as "CPR" skills make physical first aid possible, training in suicide intervention develops the skills needed for life assisting suicide first aid. ASIST is a two-day intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers learn how to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide and provide safety-for-now.

Course Link: www.oaklandchn.org

CE Value (credits): 14
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Oakland Community Health Network

Contact Information:
Kat Polmear
248-858-7171

polmeark@oakgov.com


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Oct
23
8:30 AM08:30

Understanding Pain: Migraines, Headaches, Neck and Low Back Pain

Course Description:

The course is directly relevant to social work professionals, as the most current (2018) evidence shows the confluence of high burdens: chronic pain-related

disability (such as with spinal pain) or reduced socioeconomic standing and perspectives (such as with chronic headaches) and pharmaceutical agents dependence and overuse/abuse, contributing to higher-than-expected vulnerability and potential failure of selective and indicated interventions. The course will address the socioethical issue of appropriateness of disclosure of protected information, especially in the setting of chronic pain and elevated risk of drug dependence and substance use. The course will also provide the social worker with a crucial update on the physiology of pain based on most recent neuroscientific research, most importantly, neurotransmitter imbalances observed in chronic pain, update on medications used on-label and off-label for management of pain, as well as specific recommendations on establishment of realistic pain control and activity level goals, reduction of chronicity, and non-medication approaches available to sufferers of acute and chronic pain.

Course Link:
http://www.inrseminars.com
CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
800-937-6878


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Oct
23
9:00 AM09:00

: Ethical Considerations when addressing current political and social challenges

Course Description:

This course will address current ethical issues related to political and social events and movements and will touch on Trauma Informed Care. The training will explore “Ethical considerations addressing Cultural and Diversity Informed Care”.  Content will help participants increase awareness and understanding to provide comprehensive prevention services, and coping skills/techniques that meet our Clients’ current and rapidly changing sense of reality. The presenter will lecture and guide constructive discussion on hot-button issues.

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
24
12:30 AM00:30

TOXIC RELATIONSHIPS- IS IT LOVE OR ARE YOU JUST THIRSTY?-GATEWAY TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND A MAJOR RECOVERY BARRIER

  • MATS Bus Station-Louse A. McMurr (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

This is a one-day training for substance abuse professionals, peer support specialists, social workers, outreach workers and other human service providers interested in enhancing their knowledge in assessing the stages of change specific to adult and adolescent clients with substance use disorders. Participants will be familiarized with strategies for counseling them at their stage of change and motivating them to transition to the next stage thus moving them into recovery maintenance. Participants will be familiarized with the various stages of change in addiction counseling.  Strategies, approaches and motivational techniques specific to child and adolescent SUDs clients will be provided as well as those specific to adults. Participants will receive insight regarding the importance of the client’s ability to identify their Strengths, Needs, Abilities and Preferences (S.N.A.P) to increase their chances of ongoing recovery. Barriers to remaining in the recovery maintenance stage, self-motivating tools to assist clients in overcoming motivational challenges, will be discussed.

 

http://www.assuredfamilyservices.org

Sponsor:
Assured Family Services

Contact Information:
Pamela Morgan
313-610-4626
smailto:keyinsightstraining@gmail.com


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Oct
24
8:30 AM08:30

Understanding Pain: Migraines, Headaches, Neck and Low Back Pain

Course Description:

The course is directly relevant to social work professionals, as the most current (2018) evidence shows the confluence of high burdens: chronic pain-related

disability (such as with spinal pain) or reduced socioeconomic standing and perspectives (such as with chronic headaches) and pharmaceutical agents dependence and overuse/abuse, contributing to higher-than-expected vulnerability and potential failure of selective and indicated interventions. The course will address the socioethical issue of appropriateness of disclosure of protected information, especially in the setting of chronic pain and elevated risk of drug dependence and substance use. The course will also provide the social worker with a crucial update on the physiology of pain based on most recent neuroscientific research, most importantly, neurotransmitter imbalances observed in chronic pain, update on medications used on-label and off-label for management of pain, as well as specific recommendations on establishment of realistic pain control and activity level goals, reduction of chronicity, and non-medication approaches available to sufferers of acute and chronic pain.

Course Link:
http://www.inrseminars.com
CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
800-937-6878


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Oct
24
9:00 AM09:00

Suicide Assessment and Crisis Intervention

  • Training and Treatment Innovations (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Suicide assessment is an ongoing process.  In this workshop participants develop an understanding on the difference between screening and comprehensive assessment.  Risk factors for suicide are examined as are acute versus chronic risk. Participants learn a process for comprehensive suicide assessment and decision making about level of risk and follow-up needs.  The significance of empathy is explored and resources examined. 

 

Course Link:
http://www.ttiinc.org
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:

Training and Treatment Innovations, Inc.

Contact Information:
Dolores Carter
248-524-8801
dcarter@ttiinc.org

 


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Oct
24
10:00 AM10:00

Addiction vs. Out of Control Behavior: Exploring the differences and confusion in today's "addicted" society

Course Description:

Do you know the difference between sex addiction or porn addiction? Is there such a thing as sex addiction? Gaming addiction? Smart phone addiction? Join Mark as he explores basic concepts from the medical model of addiction to the newest, cutting edge studies describing out of control behavior when treating chemical, alcohol and process addictions. You will learn key concepts and tools that you can bring back to your practice and utilize immediately to begin making a difference in your client's treatment. Bring your questions, past experiences, war stories and current frustrations as we work together on case studies, group activities and questions to gain a more informed understanding of what our client's are navigating and struggling with in today's high tech, fast paced, world.

 

http://www.corelearninginc.com

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
24
11:00 AM11:00

Interfaith Perspectives: Health & Hope through life's crises

  • Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Interfaith Perspectives: Health & Hope through life's crises is a session that will bring together faith leaders in our community to discuss how to work with people who may not be of the same faith traditions effectively during a health crises. It will give ways to work with and provide a safe space for people to practice their faiths. A keynote speaker will be 45 minutes with a facilitated discussion after with the attendees. The event will then move into a panel discussion with faith leaders to discuss different faith traditions and settings for care.

Sponsor:
Interfaith Health and Hope Coalition

Contact Information:
Ruth Kaleniecki
313-283-6757
mailto:ruth@interfaithhealthhope.org


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Oct
25
8:00 AM08:00

Spirituality in Aging

Course Description:

As people age, the spiritual dimension becomes more important in daily living and optimal aging. Participants will learn about the difference between religion and spirituality, the concepts integral to the spiritual dimension, and how spiritual distress may be expressed by older adults. Communication skills and therapeutic interventions will be discussed.

 

Course Link:
http://www.lcc.edu/mhap
C
E Value (credits): 4
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
LCC-Mental Health & Aging Project

Contact Information:
Marcy Fuhr
517-483-1529
fuhrm@lcc.edu


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Oct
25
8:30 AM08:30

Recognizing Dementia, Delirium and Depression

  • Washtenaw Community College Morris Lawrence Bld ML 128 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Along with the increased longevity of adults in the baby boom generation comes a significant challenge for anyone who works with older adults. Learn to recognize and accurately assess dementia, delirium and/or depression, conditions that often present with similar symptoms but require different plans for intervention and treatment.

Course Link: 
https://washtenaw.augusoft.net

CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Washtenaw Community College

Contact Information:

734-677-5060
mailto:ecdevelopment@wccnet.edu


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Oct
25
8:45 AM08:45

Family Systems and Complex Trauma

  • Grand Valley State University Bicycle Factory (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

The workshop will focus on what variables to consider when introducing clinical treatment for traumatic stress, and identifying the benefit and drawback to each approach. Basic concepts of EMDR will be discussed, as well as basic concepts of TF-CBT. The workshop will synthesize concepts from attachment theory and family systems. Within the family systems discussion, internal family systems, structural and bowenian theory and their application to traumatic families will be discussed. Finally, the most current research available regarding sleep and burnout will be addressed.

Course Link:
http://www.gvsu.edu/swce

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Grand Valley State University

Contact Information:
Leslie Bateman
616-331-7180
batemanl@gvsu.edu

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Oct
25
9:00 AM09:00

What's Eating You? Nutrition and Food in Clinical Practice Using Motivational Interviewingq

Course Description:

We all eat - and what we eat and why we eat is intrinsically linked to our identities.  This workshop will provide some basics in Nutrition education before moving into the bio-psycho-social aspects of our diets as well as why this is important in our clinical practices.  Disordered Eating etiology and treatment options as well as Food Addiction and its 12 step Fellowship will be explored.  Principles of Motivational Interviewing will be utilized throughout this workshop.  The presenter was a Nutritionist in private practice for 20 years prior to receiving her MSW.

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
25
10:00 AM10:00

Strategies and Tools for Responding to Elder Abuse and Neglect

Course Description:

This workshop will introduce information on the types, prevalence, and indicators of elder abuse, including practical, multi-disciplinary strategies for preventing abuse and neglect and for protecting and empowering individuals who have already been victimized. In addition to the information provided, you will utilize hypotheticals to illuminate some of the practical and ethical challenges in working with older adults who are vulnerable to or victims of abuse and neglect.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Oct
25
to Oct 26

The Brain's Addiction to Chemicals in Relations to Gaming and Gambling

  • Health Management Systems of America (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

 This workshop will focus on generating a visual and mental depiction of the circumstantial reality that is gambling/gaming addiction. Freudian supporters believe that the behavior is based in the defiant struggle within one’s fate. He believed that the guilt was the reason for the gambler’s compulsion to lose. Think about the person that is so addicted that his/her mind feels a pull to continue gambling/gaming even in the face of financial ruin. Our communities are seeing more of our youth succumb to this form of addiction, and it is time to take the power out of the secretiveness.

Course Link: http://www.hmsanet.com

CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Health Management Systems of America

Contact Information:
Lori Mello
313-964-3100
mailto:events@hmsanet.com


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Oct
25
1:00 PM13:00

Developing a Person-Centered Approach to Supporting Older Adults

Course Description:

Models of assisting older adults are evolving from institutional-driven systems to individualized approaches that honor the person’s preferences while ensuring quality of life. Topics include: basic principles of person-centered thinking and current concepts of “culture change” in residential settings

Course Link:
http://www.lcc.edu/mhap
C
E Value (credits): 4
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
LCC-Mental Health & Aging Project

Contact Information:
Marcy Fuhr
517-483-1529
fuhrm@lcc.edu


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Oct
26
9:00 AM09:00

Improving Clinical Supervision Skills

Course Description:

In today’s clinical settings Clinicians, Therapists, and Social Workers are charged with delivering care to acute and chronic clients. In addition, they are often charged to deliver clients’ care while maintaining current documentation, exceeding high caseloads, and in some cases stressful work environment.  As the result, supervision is very critical in order to promote the staffs’ and clients’ wellness. So therefore, it is crucial that clinical supervisors are armed with effective models, ethical and legal foundations and resources.  The presentation will include small discussion groups, coping with conflicts, and scenario based learning examples and will serve as a catalyst for this process.

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard, Ethics

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
26
to Oct 27

Engaged Policy Development

  • U of M School of Social Work (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

As drug overdose deaths continue to rise, it is imperative that social workers are equipped with the skills to face this crisis, both from a micro and macro perspective. In this course, students will engage with the crisis from a policy perspective as they explore potential solutions. Students will participate in a simulation through which they will explore the role of the government in combating the opioid crisis. Examples of roles that students will take include: policymakers, policy advocates, prescribing doctors, and community stakeholders. Students will be assigned a role, will research their character, and will engage with the other participates as that character throughout the duration of the simulation.

This course will be a good fit for students interested in expanding their understanding of the policymaking process, the role of stakeholders in that process, and the impact that advocacy groups and professionals can have in policy development. Additionally, students, both with a micro and macro focus, with an interest in substance abuse and mental health will have a particular interest in the content of the simulation.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 14
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

A 101 Primer on Beyond LGBT: Understanding Gender and Sexual Orientations in Today’s Evolving Culture

Course Description:

By now you may be familiar with the more traditional concepts of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. However, more of your clients are identifying and even creating labels and concepts that better represent their own gender and sexual orientations today. More studies confirm that continuing to use outdated or stigmatizing language can retraumatize clients from this community, thus doing more harm than good.  Join us as we explore the lesser known gender concepts beyond the binary male/female, including gender non-conforming and non-binary. Mark and Jared will also offer tips on providing culturally competent care when treating clients who identify as pansexual, genderqueer or asexual. In addition, they will help clinicians distinguish between pathologizing healthy forms of sexual behavior from other forms, such as hypoactive sexual desire disorder or serial monogamy. This workshop will also offer the opportunity to discuss case studies, and an opportunity to bring your own questions from your current caseload.  

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
28
to Oct 29

Restorative Classroom

  • Kalamazoo Reg. Educational Service Agency Service Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Traditional approaches to discipline may outdated or ineffective. Restorative Practices seeks to support teachers in finding new ways that to approach student behavior. All participants will learn to understand Basic Restorative Practices as well as Restorative Justice philosophy. In addition, they will learn to facilitate community building and classroom circles, and engage in informal restorative conversation with students. Designed for teachers and administrators alike, the facilitators will give educators the tools they need to begin to incorporate restorative justice philosophy into their work.

Course Link:
https://www.kresa.org/Page/2189
CE Value (credits): 12

Sponsor:
Kalamazoo RESA

Contact Information:
Amanda Coeur
269-250-9221
mailto:amanda.coeur@kresa.org


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Oct
28
12:00 PM12:00

Caregiver: Rearing Resilience: Strategies for Parenting Children with Attachment Trauma (Part 1: Trauma and the Brain)

Course Description:

In the first webinar in the series, Trauma and the Brain, caregivers will learn the basics of attachment trauma and its impact on brain development. We will explore the most common symptoms of attachment trauma and how they manifest behaviorally in ways that can be very triggering and scary for caregivers. Caregivers will learn why and how attachment trauma influences every moment of a child’s life, including their decisions and reactions.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Oct
28
12:00 PM12:00

Alumni Webinar Series: Family Preservation with Diverse Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Expression (SOGIE) Youth

Course Description:

Join us to learn about the innovative family preservation work the Ruth Ellis Center is doing in collaboration with the Family Acceptance Project to increase safety, well-being, permanency and placement stability with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in child welfare. We will connect the direct service work to the larger strategy of efforts lead through a Children’s Bureau Quality Improvement Center model. The Ruth Ellis Center, under the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, is one of four national sites selected to develop, evaluate and publish information on services which increase positive outcomes with LGBTQ youth in foster care.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
University of Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alia Wesala
734-763-5723
smailto:ssw.conted@umich.edu


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Oct
29
8:00 AM08:00

Mental Health First Aid for Adult

Course Description:

Mental Health First Aid for Adults is an 8-hour, interactive certification course that provides an overview of mental health and substance use conditions as well as their risk factors, warning signs, impact, and common treatments.  Participants will receive a MHFA manual which is a blueprint for providing comfort, promoting recovery, and helping to reduce distress related to stressful situations, trauma and crisis. Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to people with the signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in a crisis, and connects them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, or self-help care.  Participants vary widely and include primary and long-term care professionals, law enforcement and first responders, school personnel and educators, employers, parents, guardians, consumers, faith communities, mental health advocacy organizations, state policymakers, and the general public.

Course Link:
http://www.northernlakescmh.org
CE Value (credits): 8
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Northern Lakes CMH

Contact Information:
Beth Burke
231-876-3249
mailto:beth.burke@nlcmh.org


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Oct
29
9:00 AM09:00

MI-AIRS Statewide Training Conference

Course Description:

Statewide conference is one full day, with multiple workshops provided during the day. See attached breakout session applications for details on each.

Course Link:
http://www.theinfocenter.org
CE Value (credits): 4.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
The Information Center

Contact Information:
Jennie Pollak
517-664-9809
jennie.pollak@mi211.org


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Oct
30
8:00 AM08:00

Mental Health First Aid for Youth

Course Description:

Mental Health First Aid for Youth is an 8-hour, interactive certification course that provides an overview of mental health and substance use conditions as well as their risk factors, warning signs, impact, and common treatments for young people.  Participants will receive a MHFA manual which is a blueprint for providing comfort, promoting recovery, and helping to reduce distress related to stressful situations, trauma and crisis. Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to young people with the signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in a crisis, and connects them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, or self-help care.  Participants vary widely and include social workers, primary and long-term care professionals, law enforcement and first responders, school personnel and educators, employers, parents, guardians, consumers, faith communities, mental health advocacy organizations, state policymakers, and the general public.

Course Link:
http://www.northernlakescmh.org
CE Value (credits): 8
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Northern Lakes CMH

Contact Information:
Beth Burke
231-876-3249
mailto:beth.burke@nlcmh.org


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Oct
30
9:00 AM09:00

Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Opioid Dependence and Pain Management

Course Description:

This course will address components of a Comprehensive Assessment, inclusive of pain management needs – to facilitate diagnosis, treatment planning and the recovery process; Mind/body connection with heroin/opioid addiction/compulsion, and the impact on treatment planning and implementation; Opioid use/dependence and pain management; and helping Clients develop and maintain a Treatment/Recovery Plan.

 

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard, Pain

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Oct
30
12:00 PM12:00

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: What Every Care Provider Must Know

Course Description:

This webinar will assist you in the understanding, identification, and treatment for women who experience perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD). You will learn to effectively and holistically support and assist the affected mother and her family toward wellness. This webinar will utilize visual displays and allow time for questions and answers.

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

Contact Information:
Ryan Hasselbach
517-353-3060
swkce@msu.edu


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Oct
30
1:00 PM13:00

Ethics in Private Practice: Pitfalls and Possibilities*

Course Description:

For Specialty Practice Members Only

When social workers engage in private practice they may be faced with challenging ethical issues in relation to maintaining professional boundaries, serving clients with special needs, and avoiding breaks in continuity of service. This webinar will explore ways in which social workers can pre-empt and respond to ethical challenges in private practice, including working in small communities, managing dual relationships, offering reduced fees, negotiating part-time private practice with agency-based work, and preparing for contingencies such as illness, impairment, and death of a social worker (including the use of professional wills).

Course Link: 
https://www.socialworkers.org

CE Value (credits): 1.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
National Assn. of Social Workers

Contact Information:
Rochelle Wilder
202-336-8369
mailto:rwilder.nasw@socialworkers.org


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Nov
1
8:15 AM08:15

Engaging Diversity and Difference: Creating a Sense of Belonging for Multicultural Children in the Child Welfare System

  • WMU College of Health and Human Services (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

This course will examine the importance of belonging, with an emphasis on multicultural children in the child welfare system.  This course will include an exploration of practices that assist foster care workers and parents/guardians in creating that vital sense of belonging and an examination of policies that support and promote diversity and difference, especially for multicultural children and families in the child welfare system.

 

Course Link:
www.wmich.edu/socialwork/academics/continuing
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Western Michigan School of SW

Contact Information:
Alicia Dorr
(269)387-2638
smailto:Alicia.dorr@wmich.edu


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Nov
1
9:00 AM09:00

Understanding and Treating Men in Therapy and Mastering the Five Love Languages with Clients in Therapy and in Our Own Lives

Course Description:

We tend to think women as complicated and men as one-dimensional simpletons. As gender roles and expectations shift and technology has infiltrated every aspect of our lives, more men are seeking therapy and other forms of support. We urgently need to challenge our own assumptions about the landscape of the male psyche and what things men share in common with each other, with women, and how each man is--in the end--a unique individual. We'll also explore The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate, a 1995 book by Gary Chapman which outlines five primary ways we express and receive love: receiving gifts, quality time, words of affirmation, acts of service, and physical touch. Learn this model and how to apply it in your own life as well as with clients in therapy.

Course Link: 
http://www.corelearninginc.com

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

Contact Information:
Stephanie Appel
248-933-2673
sappel@corelearninginc.com


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Nov
1
9:30 AM09:30

Human Trafficking Education Seminar

Course Description:

Restoration Place presents Human Trafficking Education Seminars to inform professional and community groups on how to identify and respond to human trafficking.  Seminars are open to all who wish to expand their understanding of what human trafficking is, what it is not, and how to respond when suspected.  We take a deeper look into what fuels human trafficking and how vulnerabilities in young people can be identified early, resulting in early prevention, protection, and recovery.

Course Link:
https://www.restorationplace.org/training.html
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Restoration Place

Contact Information:
Amy Rouleau
810399-9713
smailto:amy@restorationplace.org


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