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Jan
20
9:00 AM09:00

A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals

Course Description:

 The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health, in partnership with Joe Kort & Associates and Core Learning, Inc. is pleased to offer a new training developed by the Center of Excellence on Racial and Ethnic Minority Young Men Who Have Sex with Men and Other Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations (YMSM+LGBT CoE). This course is a full-day training, which is intended for any providers in contact with LGBT individuals. The full-day curriculum consists of seven training modules, beginning with an introduction to key terms followed by a module on cultural considerations, and concluding with treatment considerations for clinical work. The other four modules address the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. This comprehensive, up-to-date training offers the most current material on treating LGBTQ+ individuals struggling with alcohol, chemical, opioid or other substance use issues.

Course Link:
http://www.corelearninginc.com
CE Value (credits): 7.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

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


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Jan
20
11:00 AM11:00

On Whether to Build Walls: A study of disgust, horror, awe, and fascination

Course Description:Emotions configure the self in relation to another person, environment, or idea. A notion can position one aspect of the self in relation to another. Each of the emotions to be discussed has an important and unique connection with the boundary around the self. Disgust erects a wall around the self.  Horror reflects the collapse or rupture of the boundary. Awe and fascination relax the self’s boundary and invite in the outside world.  Through these four emotions we establish or alter aspects of relatedness to other people, as well as to natural environments, concepts, things, and self. Clinically, alertness to the core dynamics of emotions can help attune us to foundational fears, needs, and conflicts.

 

Course Link:
http://www.mcpp.online

CE Value (credits):  2
CE Type: Standard
 

Michigan Council for
Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Contact Information:
Rebecca Hatton, Psy.D
734-709-2183
rebecca.hatton1@gmail.com

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Jan
22
12:00 PM12:00

Human Trafficking: Identification and Advocacy

Course Description:

Human trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, harboring, or receipt of people for purposes of slavery, forced labor, and servitude. You will learn what precisely human trafficking is and how to identify it. Discussion will include the overlaps between human trafficking and domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking; the scope and diversity of human trafficking in Michigan; and the myths surrounding human trafficking.

Price: $49.00

Course Link:
http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ceu
CE Value (credits): 1.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

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


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Jan
23
10:00 AM10:00

Integrated Healthcare: Diabetes Management

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  • 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.  There is a $15 charge for this workshop.

 

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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Jan
23
1:00 PM13:00

Integrated Healthcare: Healthy Hearts

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  • 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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Jan
24
9:00 AM09:00

Introduction to Sleep Disorders and Treatment Interventions

Course Description:

The training is designed to cover the learning objectives while assisting participants in achieving a greater sense of confidence and competence in evaluating and treating sleep disorders in clinical work. The training reviews the circadian rhythm and teaches strategies for identifying and treating common sleep disorders. The workshop includes sleep disorders in children & adolescents and focuses on CBT interventions for specific sleep problems using sleep monitoring devices and covers when to refer for a sleep study.

                                                                         

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

Sponsor:
Development Centers

Contact Information:
Stefan Harris x1203
313-531-2500


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Jan
24
9:00 AM09:00

Measureable Change: Healing the Trauma of Exploitation

Course Description:

Measurable Change Seminars incorporate the expertise & stories of attendees. We explore the desire to help, the authority structures in-play, & the factors that drive us to seek tangible solutions to the greatest challenges in our fields of work.  We will explore the narrative & neurological development of victims of human trafficking to help create cultures where recovery takes place. Work through interactive exercises, participants not only grows in professional insights, but in their network of supportive, trusted colleagues.

  

Course Link: http://www.wedgwood.org

CE Value (credits): 4
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Wedgwood Christian Services

Contact Information:
Ruth Pohler
616-831-5654
mailto:rpohler@wedgwood.org


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Jan
24
5:00 PM17:00

Using Photovoice for Individual and Community Empowerment

Course Description:

This course will take place over six days, 3 hours per month.

Photovoice is a process in which people typically those with limited power due to poverty, language barriers, race, class, ethnicity, gender, culture, or other circumstances use video or photo images to document their environment and experiences and share them with others. It uses visual methods to communicate lived experience and to create a basis for discussion and action. The images are often used, with captions composed by the photographers, to bring the realities of the photographers lives home to the public and policy makers and to spur change. However, PhotoVoice can also be a method used direct practice, evaluation, and management settings.

This mini-course will cover basic methods for using Photovoice methods with individuals, groups, and communities. The course will provide an overview of the method and its application in different contexts, both domestic and intergernational, and how visual images can be a powerful form for communication. This section of the class will include a walk through the School of Social Work's collection of documentary photography. The ethical dimensions of this method will also be covered. The remainder of the class will teach methods for photovoice and engage students in their own photovoice project. We will end with an exhibit of photos from the course that will take place in our School of Social Work.

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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Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

Measureable Change: Human Trafficking 101

Course Description:

Measurable Change Seminars incorporate the expertise & stories of attendees. We explore the desire to help, the authority structures in-play, and the factors that drive us to seek tangible solutions to the greatest challenges in our fields of work.  Human Trafficking 101 is designed to give a broad overview of human trafficking. We shape our content so participants leave with quality information and timely action steps. This seminar is ideal for individuals seeking to learn more about trafficking and professionals who may interact with victims. Dinner is included in the event.

  

Course Link: http://www.wedgwood.org

CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Wedgwood Christian Services

Contact Information:
Ruth Pohler
616-831-5654
mailto:rpohler@wedgwood.org


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Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

How To Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap & Prepare Your Kids for Success

Course Description:

Ms. Lythcott-Haims will discuss the dangers of overparenting. She will present her provacative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and set forth an alternative philospohy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficiency in young adulthood.

 

Online registration is not available.

Course Link:

CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
NASW-Michigan Regional Event

Contact Information:
Abby Segal
215-280-6144
tmailto:avivabatia@aol.com


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Jan
25
9:00 AM09:00

Motivational Interviewing: Basics and Beyond

Course Description:

This training will offer a broad overview of Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing and its applications across disciplines.

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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Jan
25
9:00 AM09:00

Supporting Individuals with ASD: Strategies for Real World Application

Course Description:

This course provides a foundation on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the continuum in which this disorder manifests, specifically focusing on adolescents and young adults. Due to the complexity and co-morbidity often associate with ASD, techniques and strategies to  anticipate, analyze, and provide solutions to address complex behaviors, including creating behavior plans, self-monitoring systems, and visual schedules, is an outcome of this course. Other tools, such as using peer supports, will be discussed and their benefits for individuals with ASD and supporting peers. This course will also provide a lens to understand the myriad of challenges faced by parents and opportunities to support them.

Course Link: 
http://www.emich.edu/chhs/sw/activities/index.php

CE Value (credits): 6
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Eastern Michigan University

Contact Information:
Colleen O’Brien
734-487-3758
mailto:emu socialworkce@emich.edu


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Jan
26
9:45 AM09:45

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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Jan
26
2:00 PM14:00

The Small t in LGBT: Finding Transgender and Gender Expansive Children in Translation

  • U of M Depression Center Rachel Upjohn Bldg (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

After attending this presentation, participants will be able to: 1) Apply an understanding of the interface of nature, nurture, and culture in the evolution of a child’s gender self to clinical treatment;  2)  Integrate Irene Fast’s theory of gender inclusivity into a developmental understanding of the transgender/gender expansive child;  3)  Differentiate gender expansiveness or transgender identity as a core issue of self from gender dysphoria as a symptom of some other underlying psychological issues;    4)  Develop clinical tools for translation of communications from children about their gender selves, including a developmental template that sorts gender expressions from gender identity from sexual orientation.

 

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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Jan
27
9:00 AM09:00

MI (Motivational Interviewing) Skill Building for Pain Management

Course Description:

Motivational Interviewing, (MI) has been used with a wide range of conditions across all demographics.  In the last several years attention has been directed towards a growing problem in our society, chronic pain management.  This workshop will review the fundamentals of MI and explore recent research on its effectiveness with managing chronic pain.  Examples of MI’s usefulness in working with pain management will be infused throughout.  Prior training in MI is recommended.

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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Jan
30
7:30 AM07:30

Respecting Choices® First Steps® Advance Care Planning (ACP) Facilitator Certification

Course Description:

The First Steps ACP Facilitator Certification course is intended for healthcare providers (nurses, all levels of social workers and physicians), clergy, and others involved in providing ACP facilitation. The purpose of this program is to assist participants in learning effective communication and interview skills for person-centered ACP facilitation. Prerequisite for this course is an online facilitator course component, Respecting Choices Online Facilitator Course. Pre-Course assignment: Review state-specific Advance Directive (AD)/Durable Power of Attorney for healthcare (DPOA) forms and AD form guidelines, personal discussion exercise, and completion of a DPOA to bring to course.

 

Course Link:
http://www.makingchoicesmichigan.org/facilitator-training-registration/
CE Value (credits): 6.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Making Choices Michigan

Contact Information:
Megan Zoodsma
616-421-4840
mailto:mzoodsma@makingchoicesmichigan.org


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Jan
31
9:00 AM09:00

Helping Your Clients Grow Through Loss

Course Description:

This workshop is designed to improve Clinicians’ ability to recognize the impact of losses on mental health, learn current thinking on the best ways to help clients grieve, and experiential activities that promote healing.

 

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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Jan
31
1:00 PM13:00

Disability, Intimacy, and Sexual Health: A Social Work Response

Course Description:

The historical belief that people with disabilities are asexual is embedded in today’s practices and policies. How can social workers adapt their practice and change policies to meet the needs of people with disabilities to live the intimate and sexual lives that they desire? The results of interviews with 42 social workers and 8 individuals with disabilities will leave the listener with ideas about how to empower people with disabilities to live full, intimate and sexual lives.

Sponsor Name:
National Assn. of Social Workers

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


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Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

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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Feb
1
9:00 AM09:00

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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Feb
2
to Feb 9

Family Psychoeducation Intervention in Work with Adults, Adolescents, Children and Their Families/Extended Support Networks

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

Course Description:

This course will focus on developing the group work skills necessary to implement evidence-based family psychoeducation interventions in work with adults, adolescents, children and their families. Special emphasis will be given to the family psychoeducation approach using multiple family groups in the treatment of severe psychiatric disorders. This course will examine the theoretical and empirical foundations for family psychoeducation, as well as, the practice of multifamily group treatment in schizophrenia, bi-polar illness, major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder and with children and adolescents with serious mental illnesses.

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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Feb
2
9:45 AM09:45

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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Feb
2
10:00 AM10:00

Human Trafficking

Course Description:

This course will address: Understanding the types and venues of human trafficking in the U.S.; Identifying victims of human trafficking in health care settings; Identifying the warning signs of human trafficking in health care settings for adults and minors; Resources for reporting suspected victims of human trafficking.

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

CE Value (credits): 2.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

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


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Feb
5
8:30 AM08:30

Relationships Matter: Transform Classrooms One Student at a Time

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

Course Description:

Student relationships are a critical element of success. As teachers develop their strategies for managing student behavior, developing tools to build student relationships is an important aspect to consider. In this workshop, teachers are given clear and explicit strategies to build student relationships. From simple things like greeting students at the door to building opportunities for class wide celebrations, teachers will have concrete tools to implement.

Course Link:
https://www.kresa.org/domain/219
CE Value (credits): 6

Sponsor:
Kalamazoo RESA

Contact Information:
Karen Goudie
269-250-9210
karen.goudie@kresa.org


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Feb
5
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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Feb
5
1:00 PM13:00

Retention Focused Supervision

Course Description:

This course will help you focus on working with issues of staff diversity in child and family agencies. As child and family service agencies move toward developing staff that are responsive to the diverse needs of their clientele, as a supervisor you will need to be able to maximize staff capabilities with an eye toward retaining trained and experienced staff. Diversity in child and family services means meeting the needs of families and children being served as well as the diverse staff working with them. Working with difference means that you will need to be self-aware, flexible, and have a desire to broaden your repertoire of responses to ever-changing situations and people coming from a wide variety of cultural contexts.


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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Feb
7
9:00 AM09:00

LGBT Older Adults: A Step Forward in Understanding

Course Description:

  1. How do LGBT people feel about personal safety and being openly LGBT, based on their generational differences? What can you do to create safe, affirming relationships with older adults?

Course Link: http://www.gswsm.org

CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast MI

Contact Information:
Cathy Mitchell
313-600-6175
mailto:cmitchell@storypoint.com


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Feb
8
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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Feb
8
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness-Based Yoga – it’s role in the integrated Treatment of Eating Disorders and other Co-occurring Disorders, including Substance Use Disorders

Course Description:

Body centered therapies, such as Yoga, has gained momentum in the therapeutic community. Yoga is widely used in eating disorders and co-occurring disorders treatment, including substance use, in a variety of settings. Integrated treatment of eating disorders and substance use can be highly effective, using Yoga as an adjunct with traditional treatment modalities. Summary of eating disorders and their occurring disorders will be presented along with a comprehensive presentation of evidence-based Yoga therapy.

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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Feb
8
9:45 AM09:45

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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Feb
8
9:45 AM09:45

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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Feb
9
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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Feb
10
9:00 AM09:00

A Mindful Approach to Ethics and Pain Management

Course Description:

Is knowledge of ethics enough?  We can diligently access information on ethics, yet at times struggle to follow an ethical path.  Psychological Flexibility has been shown to promote value based behavior.  This workshop will focus on the ethics code, and common dilemmas that can unfold, from a psychological flexibility perspective.  It will also include tools for the practitioner to utilize, including mindfulness. Two hours of pain management will also be included.  

Course Link:
http://www.corelearninginc.com
CE Value (credits): 7.0
CE Type: Standard, Pain

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

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


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Feb
12
9:00 AM09:00

Anxiety Disorders and Addictions Seminar

Course Description:

This course will help participants increase their understanding about the relationship between anxiety and addictions, the causes and different types of anxiety, process vs. substance addictions, differential diagnosis and treatment planning - goals/objectives.

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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Feb
13
8:00 AM08:00

Solution Focused Brief Therapy

  • 1633 East Beltline Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI, 49525 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

This course will help participants learn to use basic principles of Solution Focused Brief Therapy. We will cover a number of concepts including Defining the client’s preferred future, scaling questions, the Miracle question, finding exceptions, use of presupposition and the end of session feedback.

Course Link:
http://forestviewhospital.com/
CE Value (credits): 2.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Forest View Hospital

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


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Feb
15
9:45 AM09:45

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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Feb
16
9:00 AM09:00

Social Work Services That Make a Difference: Meaningful Supports for Transgender Youth and Their Families

Course Description:

Two Days Course runs through 2/23/19

This course will offer a working definition of terms, including Transgender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Intersex, Gender Nonconforming, Non Binary, Intersex, Gender Transition, and Ally. Language and terminology will be examined with emphasis on using affirming language and avoiding offensive terminology. This course will examine multiple risk factors that impact transgender.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 13
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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Feb
16
9:45 AM09:45

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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Feb
17
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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Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Why words matter: intersection of substance abuse, gender, sexuality and microaggressions

Course Description:

In today’s more politically divided climate, using appropriate words in session with your LGBTQ+ client is about being inclusive. To be inclusive is to be accepting and affirming of everything about someone as a person. This presentation will talk to the importance of using appropriate words, especially at the intersection of substance abuse, gender, sexuality and microaggressions. Most of your LGBTQ+ clients have experienced some form of trauma in their past, and by not honoring or supporting them for who they are, you may inadvertently retraumatize them in session. Using harmful or offensive language not only retraumatizes your LGBTQ+ clients, it may endanger them to participate in self-harm due to not receiving the appropriate and much needed help they deserve.

 

http://www.corelearninginc.com

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

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


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Feb
18
9:00 AM09:00

Recovery Coaching: What Is It and How Can It Help?

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

Course Description:

Recovery Coaching or “Peer Mentoring” is fast becoming a well populated field. Many treatment organizations, hospital emergency rooms, sober living systems and independent treatment professionals have begun to incorporate recovery coaching into their programs but initially are unclear about what exactly a recovery coach is or does. This presentation will provide information about what a recovery coach is and is not, what skills a recovery coach brings to the working relationship with a newly recovering client, how working with a recovery coach can help prevent recidivism and how treatment professionals can work in conjunction with a recovery coach to increase successful outcomes for the client.

 

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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Feb
18
4:30 PM16:30

Total Pain

Course Description:

Attendees will be introduced to Dame Cicely Saunders and her concept of total pain dimensions: physical, psychological, social, and spiritual pain. 

 

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

CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

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


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Feb
19
8:30 AM08:30

Personality Disorders: Dramatic, Emotional and Chaotic

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

Course Description:

Assimilate an understanding of Cluster B personality disorders as you learn to identify and handle clients, coworkers and family members with a personality disorder. We will discuss methods of managing the tactics of these individuals, the pervasive effects of their incidents on others, and the difficulties of preserving one's own lifestyle and priorities. A self-inventory and assessment of victims and examination of types of substance abuse found in those with personality disorders will be among our topics. The workshop includes a self-inventory, group discussion and interactive exercises.

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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Feb
19
10:00 AM10:00

Food First - Addressing Food Insecurity in Michigan

Course Description:

During this session we will explore the causes and effects of hunger and food insecurity, the resources available to address food insecurity, and how providers can contribute to the long-term success of a client’s food security status. 

Course Link:
http://www.corelearninginc.com
CE Value (credits): 2.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

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


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Feb
19
1:00 PM13:00

Adolescent Suicide Prevention and Intervention

Course Description:

This class is based on material published by the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA) in 2013, recognized as the most comprehensive and up-to-date instruction on suicide prevention in residential juvenile facilities. The course was designed to equip direct care, medical, mental health, and education personnel with a comprehensive understanding of suicidal behavior as it relates to the facility environment of a residential treatment center.

  

Course Link: http://www.wedgwood.org

CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Wedgwood Christian Services

Contact Information:
Ruth Pohler
616-831-5654
mailto:rpohler@wedgwood.org


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Feb
19
1:00 PM13:00

Food and Eating Unwrapped: Knowledge to Help when a Client Struggles

Course Description:

Many of our clients have a complicated relationship with food and weight. Participants will learn about the politics (social and political), biology (brain), and psychology of eating (eating as a developmental achievement). This presentation will show social workers how to help their clients with eating disorders address societal norms and stigmas around health and eating within the medical world.     

 

Sponsor Name:
National Assn. of Social Workers

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


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Feb
20
8:00 AM08:00

Trauma Treatment for Refugee Youth-Lansing Schools

  • Lansing School District Office of School Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

In this workshop, you will learn how the stages of adjustment, migration, and resettlement experiences impact trauma treatment for refugee youth, including how to adapt trauma treatment approaches to increase resiliency and prevent isolation of refugee youth. You will also be equipped with culturally specific resources to use in your practice. Interdisciplinary focus includes the following areas practice: advocacy, child welfare clinical, community, and school-based interventions.


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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Feb
20
9:00 AM09:00

The Relationship Between Substance Abuse/Addictions and Adults who Were Sexually Abused as Children

Course Description:

This course will address how to help clients recognize and define sexual abuse; assessment techniques that help determine if sexual abuse occurred; substance abuse and other addictions as a coping strategy; some strategies for the management of memories; assisting in healing related relationship issues; and treatment/recovery.

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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Feb
20
12:15 PM12:15

Connecting Brain and Behavior

  • Lansing School District Office of School Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

This workshop will focus on atypical brain development resulting from exposure to prenatal teratogens and/or prenatal and early childhood chronic trauma. Resulting behavioral, emotional, and social concerns will be explored. Common interventions will be discussed and evaluated through a neurobiological lens. This workshop will utilize visual displays and allow time for questions and answers.

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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Feb
22
9:00 AM09:00

Clinical Issues in Working with LGBTQ Populations

Course Description:

  This 6 hr. training will present some of the more recent research concerning mental health and addiction issues within the LGBTQ communities, what are contributing factors and suggested treatment implications.  

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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Feb
22
10:00 AM10:00

Substance Use in Older Adults

Course Description:

Approximately 75 million Americans make up the baby boom generation; as these individuals age, the number of Americans over age 65 will increase by 73% between 2010 and 2030. This workshop will use national, state, and regional data to explore the prevalence of substance use among this rapidly growing segment of the population and the corresponding need for appropriate treatment services and supports. This workshop will also provide an overview of the unique treatment needs and preferences of older adults as well as common barriers that often prevent these individuals from seeking and engaging in treatment. The workshop will conclude with a review of current evidence based best practices for the prevention, early-intervention, and treatment of substance use disorders in older adults.

Price: $49.00

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

Sponsor:
Michigan State School of SW

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


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Feb
23
2:00 PM14:00

Relational Theories and Clinical Approaches

  • Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Practice Gap/Need and Course Description: Relational Psychoanalysis is not prevalent in Michigan. This presentation will help fill in the gap of the evolution of relational psychoanalysis and its possible importance and utility in working with patients. 

After attending this presentation, participants will be able to

1)     Verbally identify the origins of relational psychoanalytic theories, and their relationship to other psychoanalytic approaches.

2)     Articulate the conceptual principles of relational theories, and use them in ongoing psychoanalytic work.

 . 

 

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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Feb
24
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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Feb
26
8:30 AM08:30

The Science of Fat and Sugar: Appetite, Eating Disorders & the Reward System

Course Description:

The seminar “The Science of Fat and Sugar” concentrates on the recent advances in the field of nutrition science and the applicable guidance for health care professionals. As stated in a recent authoritative review

(DiMaria-Ghalili et al.,2014) “nutrition is a critical component of acute and chronic disease management, as well as health and wellness across the health care professions, each profession must reevaluate its

individual nutrition-related professional competencies before the establishment of meaningful interprofessional collaborative nutrition competencies.”

It is important to emphasize that the scope of practice of health care professionals includes not only curative and palliative care but also health promotion, disease prevention, and coordination of care.

There are numerous important discoveries and observed phenomena that are relevant to social workers, case managers, psychologists, nutritionists, and nutritional counselors.One of the important changes in the

current 5th edition of DSM is the inclusion of new entities in the chapter on Feeding and Eating Disorders: especially the avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. Given the popularity of restrictive diets among the

general population of the USA, and an even higher occurrence of restrictive dieting in the overweight/obese categories, it would be highly desirable that providers of nursing home, assisted living, nursing,

psychosocial and counseling care were able to supply scientifically sound information, including that on low-fat and low-carbohydrate type diets. This will allow for better rapport with the patient, better diagnostic

approaches in regard of the cited and other feeding and eating disorders and provide avenues for personalized care and treatment of such patients (Willis, 2015).

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

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
877-246-6336


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Feb
26
9:00 AM09:00

Understanding the 12-Steps: Helping Your Clients in Their Recovery and Helping Loved Ones of Those Who Have Chemical Dependency and Other Addictions

Course Description:

This workshop will explore AA and other 12-Step Groups, the 12-Steps and 12 Traditions, and helping your Client decide if 12-Step Groups are for them.  The course will also address how practitioners can know enough to determine if Clients are attending meetings when they say they are.  Additional topics include benefits of a comprehensive treatment plan that includes 12-Step Groups, and the concept of "Addiction is a Family Disease".  Participants will learn more about how to help Clients identify if a loved one has a chemical dependency and/or other addictions, Co-dependent behaviors they may be engaging in, or how to learn to set and maintain healthy boundaries.

 

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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Feb
26
9:00 AM09:00

Understanding the 12-Steps: Helping Your Clients in Their Recovery and Helping Loved Ones of Those Who Have Chemical Dependency and Other Addictions

Course Description:

This workshop will explore AA and other 12-Step Groups, the 12-Steps and 12 Traditions, and helping your Client decide if 12-Step Groups are for them.  The course will also address how practitioners can know enough to determine if Clients are attending meetings when they say they are.  Additional topics include benefits of a comprehensive treatment plan that includes 12-Step Groups, and the concept of "Addiction is a Family Disease".  Participants will learn more about how to help Clients identify if a loved one has a chemical dependency and/or other addictions, Co-dependent behaviors they may be engaging in, or how to learn to set and maintain healthy boundaries.

 

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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Feb
27
8:30 AM08:30

The Science of Fat and Sugar: Appetite, Eating Disorders & the Reward System

Course Description:

The seminar “The Science of Fat and Sugar” concentrates on the recent advances in the field of nutrition science and the applicable guidance for health care professionals. As stated in a recent authoritative review

(DiMaria-Ghalili et al.,2014) “nutrition is a critical component of acute and chronic disease management, as well as health and wellness across the health care professions, each profession must reevaluate its

individual nutrition-related professional competencies before the establishment of meaningful interprofessional collaborative nutrition competencies.”

It is important to emphasize that the scope of practice of health care professionals includes not only curative and palliative care but also health promotion, disease prevention, and coordination of care.

There are numerous important discoveries and observed phenomena that are relevant to social workers, case managers, psychologists, nutritionists, and nutritional counselors.One of the important changes in the

current 5th edition of DSM is the inclusion of new entities in the chapter on Feeding and Eating Disorders: especially the avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. Given the popularity of restrictive diets among the

general population of the USA, and an even higher occurrence of restrictive dieting in the overweight/obese categories, it would be highly desirable that providers of nursing home, assisted living, nursing,

psychosocial and counseling care were able to supply scientifically sound information, including that on low-fat and low-carbohydrate type diets. This will allow for better rapport with the patient, better diagnostic

approaches in regard of the cited and other feeding and eating disorders and provide avenues for personalized care and treatment of such patients (Willis, 2015).

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

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
877-246-6336


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Feb
27
9:00 AM09:00

Addressing current political and social challenges: Our need to be informed in our role as Social Workers/Mental Health Practitioners

Course Description:

This course will address current political and social events and movements, and will touch on Trauma Informed Care. The training will explore “Cultural and Diversity Informed Care” where we increase our 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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Feb
28
8:00 AM08:00

Working with Under-Resourced Learners K-12

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

Course Description:

Are you struggling with how to help students in your care who come to school unprepared to face your academic or behavioral expectations? Do you have difficulty getting parents or guardians to come to school or even to talk to you? If so, you are like many educators serving “under-resourced” students who lack the financial, material, or emotional support necessary to be successful in school. Millions of American school-age children are “under-resourced” and at risk of failure in school. Compared with other wealthy countries, we rank at or near the bottom on most measures of well-being or “access to resources” like material goods, relationships, health and education. For students, mental, emotional, relational, parental, and other key resources are vital to their success.

This workshop will help you to better understand the culture of poverty and how it influences values and behavior as well as ways to connect with students and their families in a meaningful and effective way. You’ll learn about strategies and interventions that work best given available resources, increase support systems for all students and their families and strategies for managing behavior.

Course Link:
https://www.kresa.org/domain/219
CE Value (credits): 12

Sponsor:
Kalamazoo RESA

Contact Information:
Karen Goudie
269-250-9210
karen.goudie@kresa.org


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Feb
28
8:30 AM08:30

The Science of Fat and Sugar: Appetite, Eating Disorders & the Reward System

Course Description:

The seminar “The Science of Fat and Sugar” concentrates on the recent advances in the field of nutrition science and the applicable guidance for health care professionals. As stated in a recent authoritative review

(DiMaria-Ghalili et al.,2014) “nutrition is a critical component of acute and chronic disease management, as well as health and wellness across the health care professions, each profession must reevaluate its

individual nutrition-related professional competencies before the establishment of meaningful interprofessional collaborative nutrition competencies.”

It is important to emphasize that the scope of practice of health care professionals includes not only curative and palliative care but also health promotion, disease prevention, and coordination of care.

There are numerous important discoveries and observed phenomena that are relevant to social workers, case managers, psychologists, nutritionists, and nutritional counselors.One of the important changes in the

current 5th edition of DSM is the inclusion of new entities in the chapter on Feeding and Eating Disorders: especially the avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. Given the popularity of restrictive diets among the

general population of the USA, and an even higher occurrence of restrictive dieting in the overweight/obese categories, it would be highly desirable that providers of nursing home, assisted living, nursing,

psychosocial and counseling care were able to supply scientifically sound information, including that on low-fat and low-carbohydrate type diets. This will allow for better rapport with the patient, better diagnostic

approaches in regard of the cited and other feeding and eating disorders and provide avenues for personalized care and treatment of such patients (Willis, 2015).

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

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
877-246-6336


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Feb
28
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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Feb
28
9:00 AM09:00

DSM-5: Changes and Controversies

Course Description:

The training is designed to cover the learning objectives while assisting participants in achieving a greater sense of confidence and competence in using the DSM-5 in their clinical work. The training identifies key changes in this latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It describes significant conceptual changes associated with this revision of the manual. And it discusses controversies engendered by this revision.                                                                         

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

Sponsor:
Development Centers

Contact Information:
Stefan Harris x1203
313-531-2500


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Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

What's it like in my shoes? Alcohol Misuse & 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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Mar
1
8:30 AM08:30

The Science of Fat and Sugar: Appetite, Eating Disorders & the Reward System

Course Description:

The seminar “The Science of Fat and Sugar” concentrates on the recent advances in the field of nutrition science and the applicable guidance for health care professionals. As stated in a recent authoritative review

(DiMaria-Ghalili et al.,2014) “nutrition is a critical component of acute and chronic disease management, as well as health and wellness across the health care professions, each profession must reevaluate its

individual nutrition-related professional competencies before the establishment of meaningful interprofessional collaborative nutrition competencies.”

It is important to emphasize that the scope of practice of health care professionals includes not only curative and palliative care but also health promotion, disease prevention, and coordination of care.

There are numerous important discoveries and observed phenomena that are relevant to social workers, case managers, psychologists, nutritionists, and nutritional counselors.One of the important changes in the

current 5th edition of DSM is the inclusion of new entities in the chapter on Feeding and Eating Disorders: especially the avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. Given the popularity of restrictive diets among the

general population of the USA, and an even higher occurrence of restrictive dieting in the overweight/obese categories, it would be highly desirable that providers of nursing home, assisted living, nursing,

psychosocial and counseling care were able to supply scientifically sound information, including that on low-fat and low-carbohydrate type diets. This will allow for better rapport with the patient, better diagnostic

approaches in regard of the cited and other feeding and eating disorders and provide avenues for personalized care and treatment of such patients (Willis, 2015).

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

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
877-246-6336


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Mar
3
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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Mar
5
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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Mar
5
1:00 PM13:00

Communication Skills for Supervisors

  • Diocese of Grand Rapds 2nd Floor Room A360 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

As a supervisor, you can learn to use retention-focused communication skills to support staff in being the “expert” on their practice. This course will offer you a strengths-based approach that focuses on respecting the abilities of your staff and avoids dwelling on what they have done wrong. Learn about techniques that focus on asking about successes and giving positive feedback for accomplishments and find out how to help staff communicate their needs and assumptions. The benefit of looking beyond behavior to what underlies staff’s responses will be discussed, and confrontational skills that help staff grow and develop will be explored.



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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Mar
6
9:00 AM09:00

Trauma-informed Treatment

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

Course Description:

This workshop will establish a basic understanding of trauma informed services to children and adults.  Participants will develop a basic understanding of the philosophical premise of trauma informed care, statistics related to trauma as experienced by individuals receiving behavioral health services today, triggers as they relate to traumas experienced, and interventions that form the basis of trauma informed care.  Cost for this workshop is $29.00 which includes the workshop, materials, and certificate.

 

 

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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Mar
6
1:00 PM13:00

Compassion Fatigue: Addressing Secondary Trauma in our Lives

  • Training and Treatment Innovations (map)
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Course Description:

Compassion fatigue differs from burnout in that burnout is caused by stress, while compassion fatigue is caused by caring. Other names for compassion fatigue include: vicarious traumatization; secondary trauma; and secondary PTSD. Compassion fatigue is the emotional residue that one carries as a result of working with clients exposed to trauma. Signs of compassion fatigue include a loss of energy, grief, anger, frustration, tardiness, depression, feelings of hopelessness, irritability, sleep problems, flashbacks, erosion of idealism, spiritual distress, and a shift in one’s world view. People vulnerable to compassion fatigue include mental health workers, addictions professionals, individuals with heavy trauma caseloads, counselors who deal with death and dying, individuals who work with traumatized children and sexual abuse survivors, medical professionals, fire fighters, and the clergy. Participants will leave this interactive, skill-building session with tools that will enable them to prevent and overcome compassion fatigue.   There is a $19 charge for this session.

 

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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Mar
7
9:00 AM09:00

Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma Through Attachment and Parenting Behaviors

Course Description:

Approximately 75 million Americans make up the baby boom generation; as these individuals age, the number of Americans over age 65 will increase by 73% between 2010 and 2030. This workshop will use national, state, and regional data to explore the prevalence of substance use among this rapidly growing segment of the population and the corresponding need for appropriate treatment services and supports. This workshop will also provide an overview of the unique treatment needs and preferences of older adults as well as common barriers that often prevent these individuals from seeking and engaging in treatment. The workshop will conclude with a review of current evidence based best practices for the prevention, early-intervention, and treatment of substance use disorders in older adults.

Price: $49.00

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

Sponsor:
Michigan State School of SW

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


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Mar
7
1:00 PM13:00

Companion Animals and Healthy Aging

Course Description:

Can our relationship with animals support healthy aging?  Social isolation, loneliness, and limited physical and social activity are long thought as threats to health and wellness among older adults. Human- Animal Interaction (HAI) research points to the potential for positive health impacts increase in social connections – i.e., a decrease in social isolation and loneliness including through increasing health behaviors such as regular walking and social capital associated with having a companion animal. Animal connections have long been seen as a solution within institutional settings for older adults through the Eden Model. In this workshop, we will explore new initiatives including age friendly and natural occurring community efforts to establishing the connection between pet companionship and potential health improvement outcomes across the life span.

 

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

CE Value (credits): 1
CE Type: Standard

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


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Mar
8
8:30 AM08:30

Mindfulness in the Classroom

Course Description:

Toxic stress is something that many students face on a daily basis. The effects of this stress on their behavior and learning can be profound. Mindfulness is a practice that has been used in classrooms across the world to allow students to learn the skill of managing stress, calming their thoughts, and focusing their brains. This workshop is designed to give participants an introduction to mindfulness and how it can be used in the classroom.

Course Link:
http://www.kresa.org/domain/219
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Kalamazoo Regional Education Service

Contact Information:
Karen Goudie
269-250-9210
mailto:karen.goudie@kresa.org


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Mar
8
8:30 AM08:30

Trauma Based Treatment: Turning Pain into Hope

  • Washtenaw Community College Morris Lawrence Bld ML 128 (map)
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Course Description:

The emotional and behavioral effects of childhood trauma on the lives of people can last a lifetime in many profound ways. Explore the signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of childhood trauma in adults. You will learn about current treatment modalities through lecture, films and class discussion. A must for practitioners working with clients who show depression, anxiety and other disorders.

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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Mar
8
9:00 AM09:00

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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Mar
8
9:45 AM09:45

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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Mar
9
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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Mar
10
10:00 AM10:00

From intake to discharge: Working with your transgender clients

Course Description:

Are you confident that your practice is not only LGBTQA+ competent from intake to discharge, but specifically for your Transgender clients? Join Nick Zielke and Mark McMillan as they create a safe space for you to explore, ask questions and learn everything you need to know about treating Transgender clients based on the standards from the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) organization. Topics covered include understanding therapists’ biases when treating trans clients, explore how microaggressions and privilege negatively affect transgender individuals, learn the WPATH standard for letter writing for hormone therapy, and learn new strengths based treatments centered on the trans client needs.

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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Mar
12
8:30 AM08:30

Social Work Ethics and Pain Management

Course Description:

Ethics and legal mandates are more than guiding principles, they are foundations for practice. This seminar will provide an overview of the Code of Ethics and laws as well as explore the many slippery slopes in boundaries and dual roles, social engagement, use of media, confidentiality, etc. Focused attention will be given to the changes in the Code of Ethics (2017). A model to guide decision making will be explored

Emotional pain is recognized in clients that have experienced trauma and difficult life events. Conscientious workers are vulnerable to the client’s experiences and often experience compassion fatigue. This session will focus on techniques for managing emotional pain for both the client and the worker

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

Sponsor:
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health

Contact Information:
Sharon Rogers
616-222-4566
mailto:sharon.rogers@pinerest.org


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Mar
12
9:00 AM09:00

Anxiety Disorders and Addictions Seminar

Course Description:

This course will help participants increase their understanding about the relationship between anxiety and addictions, the causes and different types of anxiety, process vs. substance addictions, differential diagnosis and treatment planning - goals/objectives.

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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Mar
12
12:00 PM12:00

Alumni Webinar Series: Understanding and Treating the Condition of Poverty

Course Description:

Dr. Wilson’s presentation “Understanding and Treating the Condition of Poverty” brings a new understanding of poverty

as a treatable, environmentally based, diagnosable and treatable condition. This paradigm shift serves to undermine the character flaw mentality that promotes shame and stigma while promoting a science based approach to care. Using this framework, Dr. Wilson then presents the first evidence based standards of care to treat the condition of poverty that bring consistency in the screening, treatment and analytics associated with the condition of poverty.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 11
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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Mar
13
8:00 AM08:00

#StopThisTraffic The reality of Commercial Sexual Exploitation

  • 1633 East Beltline Avenue NE Grand Rapids, MI, 49525 United States (map)
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Course Description:

Understand how ‘trafficking’ is legally defined, Understand the continuum of victimization in the life of a prostituted person ,Gain skills and language to advocate effectively for victims ,Broaden knowledge on the root causes of trafficking, Learn the arenas for exploitation, Build skills to identify and intervene in the life of a victim, Understand the worldview of a victim

Course Link:
http://forestviewhospital.com/
CE Value (credits): 2.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Forest View Hospital

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


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Mar
13
8:30 AM08:30

The Science of Fat and Sugar: Appetite, Eating Disorders & the Reward System

Course Description:

The seminar “The Science of Fat and Sugar” concentrates on the recent advances in the field of nutrition science and the applicable guidance for health care professionals. As stated in a recent authoritative review

(DiMaria-Ghalili et al.,2014) “nutrition is a critical component of acute and chronic disease management, as well as health and wellness across the health care professions, each profession must reevaluate its

individual nutrition-related professional competencies before the establishment of meaningful interprofessional collaborative nutrition competencies.”

It is important to emphasize that the scope of practice of health care professionals includes not only curative and palliative care but also health promotion, disease prevention, and coordination of care.

There are numerous important discoveries and observed phenomena that are relevant to social workers, case managers, psychologists, nutritionists, and nutritional counselors.One of the important changes in the

current 5th edition of DSM is the inclusion of new entities in the chapter on Feeding and Eating Disorders: especially the avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. Given the popularity of restrictive diets among the

general population of the USA, and an even higher occurrence of restrictive dieting in the overweight/obese categories, it would be highly desirable that providers of nursing home, assisted living, nursing,

psychosocial and counseling care were able to supply scientifically sound information, including that on low-fat and low-carbohydrate type diets. This will allow for better rapport with the patient, better diagnostic

approaches in regard of the cited and other feeding and eating disorders and provide avenues for personalized care and treatment of such patients (Willis, 2015).

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

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
877-246-6336


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Mar
13
10:00 AM10:00

Human Trafficking

Course Description:

This course will address: Understanding the types and venues of human trafficking in the U.S.; Identifying victims of human trafficking in health care settings; Identifying the warning signs of human trafficking in health care settings for adults and minors; Resources for reporting suspected victims of human trafficking.

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

CE Value (credits): 2.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

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


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Mar
13
10:00 AM10:00

Human Trafficking

Course Description:

This course will address: Understanding the types and venues of human trafficking in the U.S.; Identifying victims of human trafficking in health care settings; Identifying the warning signs of human trafficking in health care settings for adults and minors; Resources for reporting suspected victims of human trafficking.

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

CE Value (credits): 2.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Core Learning, Inc.

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


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Mar
13
to Mar 14

Depression on College Campuses Conference: One Size Does Not Fit All

  • 915 East Washington Street Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 United States (map)
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Course Description:

 Each year the Depression on College Campuses Conference hosts attendees from over 50 colleges and universities from across the nation for a focused review of recent research and practical advances in our understanding of depressive illnesses in college students.

 As counseling centers are continuing to be faced with an ever increasing demand for services, colleges and universities must consider more effective and efficient strategies for providing support to a large population of students with unique and varying needs. Emerging strategies include precision health and stepped care approaches to better determine and provide the “right intervention for the right person at the right time.” The 2019 Depression on College Campuses Conference will explore evidence-based approaches to identifying and determining the level of intervention required to best match student need.

 

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

CE Value (credits): 9
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:

University of Michigan Depression Center

Contact Information:
Stephanie Salazar
734-232-0330
mailto:sawaters@umich.edu

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Mar
14
8:30 AM08:30

The Science of Fat and Sugar: Appetite, Eating Disorders & the Reward System

Course Description:

The seminar “The Science of Fat and Sugar” concentrates on the recent advances in the field of nutrition science and the applicable guidance for health care professionals. As stated in a recent authoritative review

(DiMaria-Ghalili et al.,2014) “nutrition is a critical component of acute and chronic disease management, as well as health and wellness across the health care professions, each profession must reevaluate its

individual nutrition-related professional competencies before the establishment of meaningful interprofessional collaborative nutrition competencies.”

It is important to emphasize that the scope of practice of health care professionals includes not only curative and palliative care but also health promotion, disease prevention, and coordination of care.

There are numerous important discoveries and observed phenomena that are relevant to social workers, case managers, psychologists, nutritionists, and nutritional counselors.One of the important changes in the

current 5th edition of DSM is the inclusion of new entities in the chapter on Feeding and Eating Disorders: especially the avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. Given the popularity of restrictive diets among the

general population of the USA, and an even higher occurrence of restrictive dieting in the overweight/obese categories, it would be highly desirable that providers of nursing home, assisted living, nursing,

psychosocial and counseling care were able to supply scientifically sound information, including that on low-fat and low-carbohydrate type diets. This will allow for better rapport with the patient, better diagnostic

approaches in regard of the cited and other feeding and eating disorders and provide avenues for personalized care and treatment of such patients (Willis, 2015).

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

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
877-246-6336


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Mar
14
9:00 AM09:00

Helping Your Clients Grow Through Loss

Course Description:

This workshop is designed to improve Clinicians’ ability to recognize the impact of losses on mental health, learn current thinking on the best ways to help clients grieve, and experiential activities that promote healing.

 

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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Mar
14
1:00 PM13:00

Informed Approaches to Compassionate Pain Management

Course Description:

Pain affects more than 100 million U.S. residents, and most social workers will work with patients and families whose lives have been touched by pain. However, chronic pain can be devastating and a challenge to treat, leading to years of physical and emotional suffering. Effective pain management has been complicated by myths and misconceptions held about people affected by chronic pain. We must seize every opportunity to challenge patient, provider, and systemic barriers to effective pain management. In using affirmative models of practice, social workers can assist those with chronic pain reduce suffering and increase quality of life in a variety of ways, from providing one-on-one/family/group psychotherapy and education to fighting for health care equity and social justice. Special attention will be placed on pain management as a global human right. The roles of the social worker in pain management will be considered, and resources will be shared.

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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Mar
14
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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Mar
15
8:30 AM08:30

The Science of Fat and Sugar: Appetite, Eating Disorders & the Reward System

Course Description:

The seminar “The Science of Fat and Sugar” concentrates on the recent advances in the field of nutrition science and the applicable guidance for health care professionals. As stated in a recent authoritative review

(DiMaria-Ghalili et al.,2014) “nutrition is a critical component of acute and chronic disease management, as well as health and wellness across the health care professions, each profession must reevaluate its

individual nutrition-related professional competencies before the establishment of meaningful interprofessional collaborative nutrition competencies.”

It is important to emphasize that the scope of practice of health care professionals includes not only curative and palliative care but also health promotion, disease prevention, and coordination of care.

There are numerous important discoveries and observed phenomena that are relevant to social workers, case managers, psychologists, nutritionists, and nutritional counselors.One of the important changes in the

current 5th edition of DSM is the inclusion of new entities in the chapter on Feeding and Eating Disorders: especially the avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. Given the popularity of restrictive diets among the

general population of the USA, and an even higher occurrence of restrictive dieting in the overweight/obese categories, it would be highly desirable that providers of nursing home, assisted living, nursing,

psychosocial and counseling care were able to supply scientifically sound information, including that on low-fat and low-carbohydrate type diets. This will allow for better rapport with the patient, better diagnostic

approaches in regard of the cited and other feeding and eating disorders and provide avenues for personalized care and treatment of such patients (Willis, 2015).

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

Sponsor:
INR Seminars

Contact Information:
INR Customer Service
877-246-6336


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Mar
15
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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Mar
15
9:00 AM09:00

Forensic Interviewing of Children

Course Description:

Two Days Course runs through 3/16/19

This is an advanced methods mini-course focused on forensic interviewing of children. The mini-course is particularly relevant to interviewing children alleged to have been sexually abused, but also be relevant to gathering information from children about a spectrum of traumatic experiences. This mini-course will provide a critical review of the evidence/research that is relied upon in forensic interviewing of children and will provide information about best practice. The course takes a child-centered/social justice approach, will admonish professionals to take into account the child's needs, developmental stage, and functioning, as well as the specifics of the allegations, when conducting forensic interviews.

This course will cover the following areas: 1) forensic versus clinical practice, 2) brief history of forensic interviewing, 3) models of assessing for child sexual abuse, 4) cultural issues that may impact abuse characteristics, reactions to abuse, and interviews with the child, 5) forensic interview structures, protocols, and guidelines, 6) controversies about appropriate questioning techniques and sequencing in a forensic interview, 7) controversies, relevant research, and best practice related to the use of media in forensic interviews, and 8) current practice regarding extended assessments in forensic work.

Course Link:
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
CE Value (credits): 13
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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Mar
15
9:45 AM09:45

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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Mar
15
10:00 AM10:00

Sexual Health, Sexuality, and Aging

Course Description:

This workshop will briefly review some of the physical, psychological, and social changes associated with aging that impact sexual health. Sexual health will be discussed as part of a comprehensive assessment, and a framework for sexual health discussions will be provided. You will also discuss some of the different needs associated with aging for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

Price: $49.00

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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Mar
15
1:00 PM13:00

Clinical practice with individuals in the kink and BDSM community

Course Description:

This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to working clinically with clients who identify as kinky and/or practice BDSM. Learning objectives will focus on three different types of learning necessary to build confidence in working with this population; the workshop will start with an introduction to common interest and practices in the Kink/BDSM community and provide an opportunity to reflect on feelings/assumptions/biases about this population through an image definition exposure exercise.

 

 

Course Link:
https://www.integrativeempowerment.com/education
CE Value (credits): 3
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Integrative Empowerment Group, LLC

Contact Information:
Sara Fitzgerald & Anna Potter
734-945-6210
smailto:fitz@integrativeempowerment.com


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Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

Managerial Supervision in the Human Services

Course Description:

This mini-course, offered over two days, will focus on three or four key skills in the area of Managerial Supervision in the Human Services.

Day 1 begins with an introduction to Managerial Supervision and the differences between managerial supervision and clinical supervision. We also focus on the tensions between these two work modalities and the conflicts they can create. Issues of power, fatefulness, working to standard, and evaluation are considered as well. Supervisory role playing in triads, with a supervisor, a direct report, and an observer will be used.

In the afternoon of Day 1, the focus will be on Supervision for Retention, especially stressing areas, such as child protective service, where the supervisor and the supervisee are involved in fateful decision making but are not geographically proximate.

Day 2 will stress the effective Supervisory meeting, both dyadic and group based. The second day concludes with a discussion of decision making within the supervisory context.

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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Mar
17
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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Mar
18
3:00 PM15:00

Addressing Homelessness and Housing Needs in Behavioral Health

Course Description:

This course will provide an overview of current housing and homelessness prevention policies and practices, the structural and individual factors that impact homelessness, and will describe evidence-based practices that address/seek to reduce homelessness among people who receive behavioral health services.

Course Link: 
https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71550_2941_4868_4896-295626--,00.html

CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor Name:
Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital

Contact Information:
Lindsey Weaver
269-331-4056
mailto:weaver13@michigan.gov


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Mar
21
9:00 AM09:00

Mothers Who Can’t Love: Breaking the Cycle of Toxic Parenting for Adult Daughters

Course Description:

This interactive workshop will begin with a thought-provoking literature review and discussion on the topics of mothers who have toxic tendencies and the impact of being raised in this environment. Specifically, you will examine the impact of early maternal neglect and abuse on the developmental outcomes of young daughters. You will then examine the experiences of these daughters once they reach adulthood and are charged with the task of mothering their own infants and toddlers. Videotaped interviews of these daughters will be presented throughout this workshop and will be used to illustrate (in the words of the daughters) the challenges they face in the aftermath of their challenging relationships with their own mothers. Evidenced-based clinical practices used to work with young mothers and their children will also be explored.

Price: $79.00

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

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

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


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Mar
22
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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Mar
22
9:00 AM09:00

A Systems Approach to Trauma in Schools

Course Description:

This workshop will explore the integration of trauma-informed practices with Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) systems in schools. Emphasis will be placed on what can be done within a school to ensure that all parts of schools’ instructional practices, responses to behaviors, social and emotional supports, and policies are trauma-sensitive and equitable for all students. A PBIS system focuses on creating a safe, consistent, and predictable environment in which students can be successful.

Price: $79.00


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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Mar
22
9:00 AM09:00

Ethics for Social Workers and Substance Use Disorder Providers in the 21st Century

Course Description:

The conceptual foundation of ethics represents an inherent and essential framework for behavioral health, including clinical social work. While assuming all ethical standards and professional codes of ethics represent identical approaches to care, significant differences exist. In this workshop, emphasis will be given to examining personal values and ethical concepts, contrasting those personal beliefs to professional codes of ethics and determining appropriate approaches to clientele. In addition, given the demands within behavioral health, boundary crossings as well as boundary violations receive prominent focus and attention.  This workshop will actively engage participants, prioritizing current issues in the field through use of controversial topics and issues. You should come prepared for a thought provoking, emotionally challenging, actively engaged day via a multi-media, multi-sensory format, teaching to all styles of learning. Case study material will be utilized, with video clips presented from various health care disciplines, and didactic material that addresses both the conceptual and practical level.

Price: $139.00

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

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

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


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Mar
23
9:00 AM09:00

Theory and Practice of Infant Mental Health

Course Description:

This introductory course will examine the principles of Infant Mental Health intervention with families of infants and young children. Using attachment theory as a foundation, we will examine best practices in supporting early developing relationships between infants and young children and their caregivers. Special attention will be given to understanding the processes through which practitioners can promote infant well-being and expand parenting capacity to nurture and protect their children.

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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Mar
23
9:45 AM09:45

Human Trafficking Education Seminar

  • 2940 Georgetown Pkwy Fenton, MI 48430 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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Mar
24
9:00 AM09:00

Co-occurring Disorders Competency Building

Course Description:

It is estimated that approx. 8.9 million Americans live with a co-occurring disorder of mental health and addictions and are much more prone to significant problems in all facets of their lives.  Yet only 7.5% will enroll in a treatment program that can effectively address their disorders.  This training will provide an introduction to working with clients with co-occurring disorders, including screening, assessment and EBP treatment recommendations.  Feel free to bring a case study of your own!    

 

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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Mar
26
9:00 AM09:00

Secondary Traumatic Stress

Course Description:

This critical training taught by Ms. Tamieka S. Caldwell, MA LLP MPH focuses on: trauma, compassion fatigue, secondary trauma for the treating social worker, signs and symptoms of secondary trauma, contributing risk factors, measuring compassion fatigue, prevention strategies, social support, organizational interventions, the importance of self-care, enhancing resilience and boosting self-sufficiency.

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

Sponsor:
Development Centers

Contact Information:
Stefan Harris x1203
313-531-2500


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Mar
26
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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Mar
27
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.  There is a $15 charge for this workshop.

 

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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Mar
27
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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Mar
28
9:00 AM09:00

Medical Marijuana: Benefits, Risks, and Pain Management

Course Description:

Medical marijuana has been legal in Michigan since 2008; however, there is still confusion and concern over the role that medical marijuana has in our state. As human service professionals, it is important to develop an awareness and understanding of its benefits to health and pain management. In addition, it is important to understand the role of medical marijuana in substance abuse treatment. In this workshop, you will learn about the benefits and risks of medical marijuana use. You will also define the healing and numbing factors related to use of medical marijuana, especially as they relate to pain management.

Price: $79.00

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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Mar
29
10:00 AM10:00

Increasing and Improving Multi-Cultural Competency among Behavioral Health Practitioners, Clinicians, and Key Decision Makers

Course Description:

In today’s society, most behavioral health organizations have experienced an influx of both staffs and clients’ diversity. To provide optimal care to our clients and to promote wellness among our staffs, we must begin the process of examining and improving our cultural competency. This presentation will serve as a catalyst for this process.  Participants will gain insight into cultural competency, examine some of the barriers to cultural competency and be able to apply cultural competency to stakeholders.

 

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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Mar
30
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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Mar
31
9:00 AM09:00

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

Course Description:

Participants will enhance their ability to manage boundaries with clients, and increase the following: understanding of ethics and technology, their ability to identify conflicts of interest, awareness of managing conflicts of interest, their awareness of crossing boundaries versus violating them, and acceptance of the importance of self-care and pain management to enhance treatment of others.

Course Link:
http://www.corelearninginc.com
CE Value (credits): 7.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

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


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Apr
4
to Apr 5

Social Media for Social Change

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

Course Description:

This minicourse teaches participants to use social media as a tool for community organizing. Participants will use the internet and social networks as easily integrated spaces designed to share information with peers and provide quick ways to organize communities and increase the reach of a group's voice. This minicourse covers the following topics: (1) Relationship building via Facebook & Twitter; (2) Facebook content for organizers; (3) Blogging hosts and content ideas; (4) Twitter content for organizers; (5) Use of video; (6) Mobile social networking; (7) Location-based social networks; (8) Online safety; (9) Discussions of: "safe" spaces online, online dialogue, and traditional organizing methods. Core competencies including critical thinking, social justice, and social equity are also examined and discussed in detail.

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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Apr
4
1:00 PM13:00

School Shootings, Best Practices, and the Need for More School-Based Mental Health Services *

Course Description:

Among the many priority issues facing school systems, school shootings represent an area of major concern. School shootings have generated a national debate on how to secure children in school settings in a society that allows its citizens the right to bear firearms. High profile school shootings have generated anxiety and fear among school-aged children and youth and their parents. Public demands to reduce the likelihood of school shootings include a call for greater gun control, greater police presence in schools, the issuing of guns to trained school based personnel, physical changes in school safety protocol, and a greater focus on screening for mental health problems in schoolchildren and adults working in schools.  

School social workers and other relates services personnel must be acutely aware of the circumstances in which school shootings may occur, preventive practices and best practices for reducing harm during the experience of an active shooter in a school. It is important that related services personnel understand the etiology of school shootings and engage in crisis intervention specific to the local setting.

 In this webinar, the presenter will discuss the reality of issues and options related to the prevention of school shootings. The discussion will include information on research findings, the identification of causal factors related to school shootings, and best practices concerning school shootings.

 

Sponsor Name:
National Assn. of Social Workers

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


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Apr
5
9:00 AM09:00

Is That Your Real Mom? Helping Children Navigate Racial and Cultural Issues in Placements

Course Description:

This workshop will explore the concepts of race and culture, their historical significance in the U.S., and how they impact a childs identity formation and self-esteem. Children placed in cross-cultural relationships through the child welfare system need the support of child welfare workers and parents in navigating prejudice, discrimination, and differing cultural practices. This workshop will focus on identifying the impact of cross-cultural placements and how to assist children and their families in coping with these issues.

Price $79.00


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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Apr
5
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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Apr
5
9:45 AM09:45

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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Apr
6
9:00 AM09:00

Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Mood Disorders

Course Description:

The focus of this course is on the concepts, theory, principles and practice to the assessment and interpersonal psychotherapy of adults and adolescents with mood disorders. The course content reflects advanced material of current relevance for effective and evidence-based clinical social work practice. Specifically, this mini-course will provide updated training in the Interpersonal Psychotherapy treatment of mood disorders. This course will review diagnostic criteria and assessment, but will mainly focus on clinical skills and will be an interactive seminar type class.

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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Apr
6
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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Apr
7
9:00 AM09:00

MI (Motivational Interviewing) Skill Building for Pain Management

Course Description:

Motivational Interviewing, (MI) has been used with a wide range of conditions across all demographics.  In the last several years attention has been directed towards a growing problem in our society, chronic pain management.  This workshop will review the fundamentals of MI and explore recent research on its effectiveness with managing chronic pain.  Examples of MI’s usefulness in working with pain management will be infused throughout.  Prior training in MI is recommended.

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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Apr
7
9:00 AM09:00

MI (Motivational Interviewing) Skill Building for Pain Management

Course Description:

Motivational Interviewing, (MI) has been used with a wide range of conditions across all demographics.  In the last several years attention has been directed towards a growing problem in our society, chronic pain management.  This workshop will review the fundamentals of MI and explore recent research on its effectiveness with managing chronic pain.  Examples of MI’s usefulness in working with pain management will be infused throughout.  Prior training in MI is recommended.

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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Apr
9
9:00 AM09:00

The Relationship Between Substance Abuse/Addictions and Adults who Were Sexually Abused as Children

Course Description:

This course will address how to help clients recognize and define sexual abuse; assessment techniques that help determine if sexual abuse occurred; substance abuse and other addictions as a coping strategy; some strategies for the management of memories; assisting in healing related relationship issues; and treatment/recovery.

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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Apr
10
8:00 AM08:00

The Neuropsychology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • 2321 East Beltline Avenue Northeast Grand Rapids, MI, 49525 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Description:

Psychological trauma occurs as the result of an extraordinarily stressful event that diminishes or destroys an individual's sense of security and involves a threat to life or safety. Traumatic experiences exceed the person's ability to cope, and the ability to integrate emotions involved with the experience. It is widely recognized that traumatic experiences contribute to the development of PTSD; however, neuroscience researchers also know the manner in which psychological trauma is associated with functional and even structural changes in the brain. This presentation will describe the neuropsychology of PTSD, and show how neuroimaging demonstrates changes in the amygdala, hippocampus, and prefrontal cortex resulting from trauma. The four important stages in healing from trauma will be discussed as well as treatment recommendations including EMDR and CBT.

Course Link:
http://forestviewhospital.com/
CE Value (credits): 2.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Forest View Hospital

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


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Apr
10
9:00 AM09:00

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

Course Description:

Participants will enhance their ability to manage boundaries with clients, and increase the following: understanding of ethics and technology, their ability to identify conflicts of interest, awareness of managing conflicts of interest, their awareness of crossing boundaries versus violating them, and acceptance of the importance of self-care and pain management to enhance treatment of others.

Course Link:
http://www.corelearninginc.com
CE Value (credits): 7.0
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
Core Learning, Inc.

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


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Apr
11
9:00 AM09:00

Rethinking Staff Engagement: What Supervisors Need to Know to Retain their Staff

Course Description:

Research indicates that staff don’t quit their jobs or even their agencies, they quit their supervisors. Join Cheryl and Rosemary for an interactive experience designed to help you learn how to engage your staff at all three levels of supervision: administrative, clinical, and staff development. Learn how to apply this information to staff at different levels of experience and time on the job. Learn about practical strategies to engage your staff as individuals and as part of a team. Come away with tools that will help you invest in relationship building with your staff while building team cohesion. Take this workshop to learn new ideas about staff engagement including how to apply staff engagement strategies in your supervisory 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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Apr
11
9:00 AM09:00

Understanding Trauma - Trauma Certificate Core Course

Course Description:

Social workers and other helping professionals inevitably encounter individuals who have experienced trauma. A foundational understanding of the nature of trauma and its impact provides the groundwork for developing the ability to effectively serve people who have experienced trauma. In this workshop, you will explore the general nature and impact of trauma across the lifespan. You will learn the elements of trauma-informed care at the individual, family, organizational, and community levels.


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

Sponsor:
Michigan State University School of SW

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


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Apr
12
8:30 AM08:30

Bullying: From the Classroom to Senior Care

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

Course Description:

Bullying has become a national and widespread problem, especially in school environments. All levels of the school spectrum are being affected, including elementary, middle and high schools. Learn the definition of bullying and examine various types. Explore the characteristics of individuals most likely to perpetrate it and those most likely to be victims of it. Learn how to recognize the signs and how to reduce it, along with identification of prevention strategies that can be used. Understand the role social workers can play in the intervention of bullying whether they work in the community or within the school environment itself.

 

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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Apr
12
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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