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Mental Health 2.0: Clinical Strategies to Moderate Technology Use, Restore Self-Regulation, Build Coping Skills & Ease Mood Disturbances (Mar 05, 2020)
Mar 05, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Fort Collins, Colorado
Mental Health 2.0: Clinical Strategies to Moderate Technology Use, Restore Self-Regulation, Build Coping Skills & Ease Mood Disturbances is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Mar 05, 2020 at Hilton Fort Collins , Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychiatrists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Other mental health professionals • School Counselors • School Psychologists • School Social Workers • Nurses • Case Managers Course Description: The modern digital world has presented a daunting therapeutic challenge. Technology is in your client’s hands, and they’re using it daily to interact with the world. What about the negative side of technology use? Regardless of diagnosis, you’re seeing this in your office – and it’s affecting your clients’ progress in therapy. Excessive and negative technology use has exacerbated symptoms of many clinical diagnoses like never before, especially worsening clients’ mood, concentration, social isolation, emotional dysregulation and sleep disturbance. The average American spends over 10 hours per day with screens. If you aren’t asking your clients about their technology use, you’re missing out on a huge portion of their lives. Attend and discover how to immediately enhance your practice with: • Step-by-step assessments for excessive and harmful technology use • Strategies for psychoeducation and introducing digital moderation to your clients • Tools to combat the negative effects of technology overuse in your clients’ lives • Practical, versatile ways to increase client engagement in “real-life” Register today! Free Materials for Your Clinical Toolbox! • Technology use assessment chart • Technology use intake questionnaire • Multiple intelligences embodied activity chart • Client self-reflection questions • Concrete digital interventions handouts Objectives: • Appraise the neurological, interpersonal, and intra-personal costs and benefits of technology use in clients. • Perform a clinical assessment of technology use and dependence at intake to inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions. • Create a technology use and assessment plan to monitor and reduce technology overuse symptoms, as well as improve client neurological, interpersonal, and intrapersonal level of functioning. • Integrate self-soothing techniques and mindfulness meditation as an approach to managing symptoms and improving client emotional regulation. • Assess the negative effects of client technology engagement with violent, sexualized, monetized, and political content and provide alternative activities to improve treatment outcomes. • Modify technology use and assessment plans for use with special clinical populations such as children and clients with anxiety or depression.
Mar 07 - 08, 2020 | Contact Hours 15.00 | USD $575 | Fort Collins, Colorado
Impingement & Instability is organized by Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) and will be held from Mar 07 - 08, 2020 at ProActive Physical Therapy and Performance Center, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 contact hours / 30 CE hours. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists and PT Assistants • Occupational Therapists and OT Assistants • Athletic Trainers • Strength & Conditioning Coaches • Personal Trainers • Other Healthcare and Fitness Professionals Description: This advanced course has been revised this year to enhance the understanding of the contributing underlying impingement (compression) and instability (malalignment) considerations associated with typical impingement or instability syndromes. Participants will be able to relate and integrate calcaneal (ground) impingement with femoral instability, pelvis impingement and scapula instability or thoracic malalignment. Impingement and instability integration, for ground control and overhead activity, will be introduced using PRI reference centers and frontal plane oscillation. Scapula function will be presented to reduce femoral/tibia instability, and associated thoracic, calcaneal/talus, and pelvis impingement. Objectives: • Identify the key concepts of the Left AIC and Right BC patterns that influence the • need for calcaneal and pelvis impingement, and femoral and scapula instability. • Recognize references that interfere with and influence patterns of gait. • Establish a plan of care, incorporating scapula function, to reduce thoracic • impingement and femoral/tibia instability. • Outline grouped supination and pronation patterns of afferentation that • compromises decompression (impingement) and control (instability) in the frontal plane. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed (Mar 26, 2020)
Mar 26, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Fort Collins, Colorado
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 26, 2020 at Hilton Fort Collins, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Psychologists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Teachers & Paraprofessionals • School Counselors • School Psychologists • School Administrators • School Social Workers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants Description: Join child/adolescent behavioral expert, Jill Timmons, Ph.D., NCSP, and learn how to best manage the students at your school diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mood disorders, anxiety and depression. You will walk away with concrete, yet practical, strategies to successfully intervene with their serious behavioral issues, such as: • Anger and outbursts • Cutting and self-injury • Defiance • Impulsivity • Sensory issues • Meltdowns and tantrums • Obsessive compulsive • Truancy • Rigidity • Electronic addiction Through case studies, video clips and dynamic class discussion you will learn: • 30 second teacher strategies to manage challenging and disruptive behaviors • New ways to reduce the costs of out-of-district placements • How to engage students in class, increase productivity and reduce truancy • Behavioral assessments and strategies for the IEP team • Side-effects of common psychotropic medications • How skill deficits from mental health conditions create behavioral difficulties • Characteristics of at-risk students’ mental health problems • Strategies to gain collaboration with clinicians. Objectives: • Articulate how behavioral-driven choices differ from mental health-driven behaviors and characterize how these differences inform your choice of intervention. • Communicate the effective uses of medications and potential side effects that can appear as misbehaviors. • Implement various school-based strategies, used in collaboration with community clinicians, to intervene when behavioral issues arise from mental health conditions. • Determine effective positive behavior support strategies to successfully discipline the special needs child. • Discriminate how IDEA relates to mental health issues and discipline. • Apply communication techniques that create a climate for success inside and outside the classroom.
Annual OSHA Training and Compliance Seminars for Dental Professionals: Spring 2020 Retraining Seminar (Apr 13, 2020)
Apr 13, 2020 | CE Credits 4.00 | Fort Collins, Colorado
Annual OSHA Training and Compliance Seminars for Dental Professionals: Spring 2020 Retraining Seminar is organized by Kim Laudenslager and will be held on Apr 13, 2020 at Hilton Fort Collins, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 4 CE Credits. Course Description: These seminars are designed for dental professionals who need INITIAL and/or RETRAINING. The courses will be a fast paced review of material OSHA requires for annual training. In addition, the most current information available on infection control procedures, infectious diseases and product reviews will be presented. Individuals who have not had previous training are encouraged to attend one of the initial training seminars. Handouts and resource information will be provided at the course for all participants. In addition to attending this seminar, each office will need to conduct a staff meeting sometime following the course to complete and customize their training program. Course Synopsis & Objectives: Current information on infection control procedures, infectious diseases and product reviews will be presented. Topics covered will include; CDC recommended infection control guidelines in dentistry, CDC guidelines for hand hygiene in health care settings, review of exposure incident protocol, record keeping protocol and infectious waste disposal guidelines. At the end of the course, all attendees should: • Understand the basic principles of dental infection control • Be aware of safety issues involved in dental care for both the practitioner and patient • Be able to apply current infection control principles and guidelines to everyday practice • Be knowledgeable about requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard • Be knowledgeable about requirements of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jun 13 - 17, 2020 | Fort Collins, Colorado
American Society for Virology (ASV) 39th Annual Meeting is organized by American Society for Virology (ASV) and will be held during Jun 13 - 17, 2020 at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.