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Dec 11, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $229.99 | Boise, Idaho
Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Strategies for the Medically Complex Patient is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 11, 2019 at The Riverside Hotel, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 Contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapy Assistants • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners Description: Explore the latest interventions for improving functional mobility, strength, independence, and outcomes in acute care rehab. Designed for all practice levels, from the new grad to the veteran acute care professional, this hands-on course will provide you with an updated knowledge base for making appropriate decisions within the ICU and acute care environments, implementing assessment and treatment tools, integrating existing treatment plans with progression into the plan of care, and adjusting or accommodating treatment interventions across the hospital stay through transition out of the hospital. Discover the latest assessment techniques and learn how to integrate treatments into rehab plans during acute and post-acute phases. Practice the latest interventions, strategies, and best practices in hands-on labs throughout the day. Discover new treatments for: • Early mobilization • Management of lines, wires and tubes • Respiratory distress • Intubation/Vent dependency • Discharge planning • Caregiver training • Productivity • Billing/Documentation Objectives: • State the critical elements of analysis and assessment in mobilizing medically fragile patients. • Develop an appropriate plan of care for patients who present with a criticaly ill cardiac, neurological or respiratory diagnosis. • Distinguish the characteristics, similarities of, and differences between, medically fragile and general acute care patients and methods to implement successful therapeutic interventions with each. • Demonstrate an understanding of the outcome tools available for assessment of the acute or critically ill patient. • Evaluate strategies for addressing the behaviorally challenging patient and successful methods for patient engagement. • Identify methods to effectively document progression throughout the acute care spectrum.
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Recognizing & Treating the Emerging Epidemic - Idaho (Dec 11, 2019)
Dec 11, 2019 | CE Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Boise, Idaho
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Recognizing & Treating the Emerging Epidemic is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 11, 2019 at The Riverside Hotel, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Teachers • School Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Other Helping Professionals Who Work with Children Description: The increasing rate of stress and trauma to children, which includes divorce, family breakdown, violence in society, the media, and a failing school system, has produced a “shell shocked” generation suffering from anxiety in many cases. The challenge for clinicians is to recognize anxiety in children and help them cope. Dr. Steve O'Brien will teach you how and why anxiety develops in children and adolescents. She will present practical treatment strategies that can be applied immediately. The seven key anxiety disorders along with case examples to be addressed include: • Separation anxiety disorder • Panic disorder • Overanxious disorder • Obsessive-compulsive disorder • Social anxiety disorder • Phobias • Post-traumatic stress disorder Other co-occurring disorders (e.g. behavior problems, medical conditions, depression, ADHD, learning disabilities, selective mutism) will also be discussed. Emphasis will be on creative interventions involving insight-oriented, cognitive-behavioral, biological, mindfulness, expressive arts and family systems approaches. Objectives: • Apply the “Three Ingredients” framework for understanding how, why and when anxiety occurs in children. • Draw from 10 specific stress-management strategies to target the "when" factor in child and adolescent anxiety. • Recommend 8 steps teachers can take to reduce anxiety in the classroom for more focused attention. • Implement at least one effective treatment strategy for each of the 7 key anxiety disorders to modify sources of stress. • Designate 3 steps that schools can take to create a safe, calm environment for meeting the needs of anxious students. • Create a therapeutic alliance with parents to improve the effectiveness of clinical treatment with anxious kids.
Dec 18, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Boise, Idaho
Bringing Trauma-Informed Yoga into Mental Health Clinical Practice is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 18, 2019 at Best Western Vista Inn At The Airport, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychotherapists • Social Workers • Case Managers • Psychologists • Psychiatrists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Other Mental Health Professionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants Course Description: Discover yoga-based interventions that can help regulate the autonomic nervous system and learn how to incorporate these interventions for effective outcomes. Join Irina Diyankova, Ph.D., RYT-200, for an in-depth training on the principles and practices of trauma-informed yoga, with a special focus on chair yoga practices, yogic breathing exercises, and yoga nidra, the yogic sleep. This workshop also incorporates techniques and theory from trauma studies, somatic psychotherapy and Ayurveda. Throughout the day, you will learn the importance of nervous-system regulation to the process of psychological healing. Learn first-hand why organizations as diverse as the U.S. Army and the U.S. prison system have embraced yoga as an evidence-based approach to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression. You will leave the workshop with the background and tools you need to evaluate the benefits of adding trauma-informed yogic interventions to whatever style of therapy you currently practice. Course Objectives: • Evaluate ways that autonomic nervous system dysregulation contributes to PTSD symptoms. • Ascertain symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder which can be decreased through trauma-sensitive yoga practice. • Analyze ways that trauma-informed chair yoga postures can be used in the individual or group psychotherapy session. • Determine the benefits of bringing yogic deep relaxation into the therapy session. • Identify yogic strategies to help reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression in clients. • Explain the potential for improved clinical outcomes resulting from incorporating yoga and three-part deep breathing practices.
The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias (Jan 13, 2020)
Jan 13, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Boise, Idaho
The Aging Brain: Assessments, Treatments & Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 13, 2020 at Best Western Vista Inn At The Airport, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychiatrists • Occupational Therapists • Physical Therapists • Nurses • Speech-Language Pathologists • Counselors • Nursing Home Administrators • Assisted Living Facility Administrators • Long Term/Acute Care Professionals • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists Course Description: Individuals with dementia interact with a variety of professionals including nursing staff, psychologists, counselors, social workers, OTs, PTs, SLPs, home health aides, adult day center staff, and first responders. But whatever your profession, proper skills and understanding of the disease is needed to work with this population. Without the appropriate training, safety risks grow and opportunities to improve care and quality of life are missed. This essential training program will provide you with the tools, strategies, and practices you need to best serve patients facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. In just one day you’ll learn how you can better assess for and differentiate between different types of dementias, overcome the communication issues that can obstruct quality care, work more collaboratively with family and caregivers, maximize daily functioning, and safely and effectively intervene when difficult behaviors arise. Sign up today! You can’t afford to miss out on this chance to get the skills, tactics and knowledge you need to provide the best care possible for these patients! Objectives: • Analyze the impact of dementia on brain structure and function, and determine the difference between "normal forgetfulness" and cognitive impairment. • Differentiate dementias from one another by identifying manifestations of each type. • Articulate differences between the Folstein Mini-Mental Status examination and SLUMS and effectively utilize them as screening measure tools for cognitive impairment and dementia. • Employ adaptable behavioral interventions that can provide patients with individualized care and promote more effective participation in therapy. • Investigate the concept of caregiver guilt and its implications for the client, clinicians, and those caring for older adults with dementia. • Correlate patients’ strengths and limitations to potential therapeutic approaches when developing treatment plans for older adults with dementia.
Executive Function in the Classroom: 30 Cognitive-Motor Activities to Improve Attention, Memory & Self Regulation (Jan 29, 2020)
Jan 29, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Boise, Idaho
Executive Function in the Classroom: 30 Cognitive-Motor Activities to Improve Attention, Memory & Self Regulation is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 29, 2020 at Best Western Vista Inn At The Airport, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Educators • Special Educators • Psychologist • Counselors • Social Workers • Occupational Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Other Helping Professionals Course Description: Teaching students how they think, learn and behave empowers them to play an active role in their own learning. When children with ADHD, anxiety, learning differences, oppositional tendencies and disinterest in school are taught how to be “Cognitive Scientists” coaching their own brains to plan, prioritize, attend and remember, they become more invested in school and motivated to learn. Taking the mystery out of executive functions by showing students how to learn more efficiently while calming their defensive brains leads to better concentration, improved attention, higher academic achievement and competent social-emotional skills. In this workshop, Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., pediatric psychologist, author and international educator, will teach you how to integrate the newest research in neuroscience, kinesiology and education for kids to learn more efficiently. You will discover over 30 developmentally progressive cognitive-exercises, worksheets and activities to enliven your classroom. Learn how to improve cognition, enhance learning and empower children to be better thinkers with motor movement, sequencing, attending, self-regulation and memory activities. Objectives: • Implement research-based activities educators, teachers and school psychologist can use to improve thinking, self-regulation and behavior. • Characterize the relationship between cognition and motor movement. • Explore bringing physical activity back to the classroom with neurocognitive activities. • Practice over 30 activities you can do to help children with ADHD, dyslexia, ODD, sensory processing challenges, dyspraxia, anxiety and behavioral issues. • Evaluate the integration of computer-based cognition skills training and motor movement activities. • Choose how to enhance collaboration and cooperation in your classroom by teaching children applied neuroscience research.
Transgender & Gender Non-Binary (TGNB) Clients: Clinical Issues and Treatment Strategies (Feb 19, 2020)
Feb 19, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Boise, Idaho
Transgender & Gender Non-Binary (TGNB) Clients: Clinical Issues and Treatment Strategies is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 19, 2020 at The Riverside Hotel, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.25 continuing education hours / 6.0 CE / 6.0 CEH's / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Nurses • Addiction Counselors • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: Early in my career, I recognized that without training in affirmative practice, mental health providers are at risk of causing harm to their transgender and gender non-binary clients (TGNB). As a result, mistakes are frequently made by using outdated treatment strategies and having a lack of education of how to work with gender diverse clients. Today, I know that providing affirmative care practices are critical to ensure the safety of your TGNB clients. I will give you an insider’s perspective and guide you step-by-step through navigating the challenges your clients face that are often overlooked by mainstream clinical approaches. Join me for this must attend workshop and I will show you the power of affirmative care for you and your clients to: • Overcome the knowledge barrier • Avoid outdated treatment plans • Learn and differentiate correct terms such as gender queer, gender fluid and cisgender • Breakthrough strategies to help your client tell their partner, families, friend and employers • Gain tips to discuss hormone treatments and surgical procedures Don’t wait to have your next TGNB client educate you about their challenges and clinical concerns! Begin your journey now to start providing a safe place for all your clients to genuinely be themselves. Objectives: • Communicate the complexities that transgender clients face daily including physical, mental, and social discomfort and how to address these in clinical practice. • Develop a deep comprehension of the ways that a client’s own identity can create a trusting, effective relationship, and how their identity can negatively affect the clinical relationship. • Apply concepts of affirmative clinical practice with gender diverse clients. • Ascertain the various gender diverse identifies and understand the ways that intersecting identities create further challenges in daily life. • Assess your current clinical practice to determine how affirmative your practice is for gender diverse clients. • Individualize and create a transition timeline and goals with your client. • Prepare letters for clients seeking feminizing and masculinizing hormone therapy and gender confirmation surg.
Feb 28 - 29, 2020 | Boise, Idaho
2020 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Northwest Annual Meeting is organized by American College of Sports Medicine Northwest Chapter (ACSMNW) and will be held from Feb 28 - 29, 2020 at Boise, Idaho, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 06, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Boise, Idaho
Legal and Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health in Idaho is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 06, 2020 at The Riverside Hotel, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Counselors • Psychologists • Marriage & Family Therapists • AODA Professionals • Health Information Managers • Medical Records Professionals • Other Mental Health Professionals • Nurses. Course Description: For those working in the mental/behavioral health field, dealing with the day-to-day challenges of treating clients can be overwhelming in and of itself. However, the administrative and legal responsibilities are equally crucial. There are weighty decisions – the legal and prudent responses to a wide variety of situations – that demand a proper legal awareness in order to stay in compliance. Without such knowledge, many well-meaning providers may face grave legal and financial consequences. The purpose of this practical, one-day seminar is to gain important guidance and insight into mental health laws and regulations. Objectives: • Ascertain the relationship between your mental health professional practice & family law as it relates to clients. • Explore the legal and ethical considerations for the treatment of minor populations in Idaho with regard to age of consent, confidentiality and custody concerns. • Evaluate the laws regarding confidentiality of mental health records for clients. • Recognize ethical challenges you should consider when responding to subpoenas that request disclosure of client records. • Communicate the basic civil commitment procedures in Idaho and determine the clinician’s role in each. • Consider ethical dilemmas clinicians face surrounding boundary setting with clients in clinical practice.
Dyslexia: Building NEW Neuropathways to Master Visual and Auditory Memory, Visual Perceptual Skills, Visual Motor Skill Development & More! (Mar 10, 2020)
Mar 10, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Boise, Idaho
Dyslexia: Building NEW Neuropathways to Master Visual and Auditory Memory, Visual Perceptual Skills, Visual Motor Skill Development & More! is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 10, 2020 at The Riverside Hotel, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Counselors • Social Workers • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Psychologists • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: Dyslexia – the invisible disability that impacts 1:5 individuals. It’s not just an issue of trying harder or paying attention. You know the stories you hear from your clients – hours of studying just to forget it all on a test the following day, constant lack of ability to understand what they read, difficulty remembering lists or instructions beyond three, the overwhelming frustration of knowing what they want to say or do, but not being able to express it on paper or get the words out, socially withdrawn in attempt to hid their struggles. In this seminar, you will have the opportunity to practice treatment ideas that will incorporate the use of client-centered everyday routines, games, technology, sensory and hands-on approaches to help your client overcome the challenges of life with dyslexia. Upon completion of this program, you will be able to immediately provide treatment to address your client’s: • Visual perceptual skills • Visual motor integration • Auditory and visual memory • Reading rate, accuracy, fluency, comprehension • Phonetic awareness and memory • Spelling and handwriting struggles Turn everyday activities into successful treatment! Objectives: • Analyze the 3 types of dyslexia and apply compensatory strategies to each specific type, such as recital, chunking, and mnemonics as they apply to visual and auditory memory. • Determine the executive cognitive functions and treatment methodologies that impact processing speed and reading comprehension. • Choose treatment strategies to address visual perceptual, visual motor integration, auditory and visual memory deficits to increase handwriting legibility, reading comprehension, and ability to follow multi-step directions. • Communicate how to integrate electronic and low tech games into treatment activities to increase reading comprehension, ability to follow multi-step directions for increased academic success. • Identify ICD-10 treatment diagnostic codes and CPT billing codes to properly bill for reimbursement. • Establish 3 strategies to improve client’s ability to recall multi-step instructions and letter sequence for spelling.
Apr 18, 2020 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $285 | Boise, Idaho
A Manual Therapy Approach to Treatment of Headaches is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held on Apr 18, 2020 at Carrington College, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. Accreditation: This course has been submitted for 16 continuing education hours. Approval amounts may vary per state. Certificates of attendance with the number of course hours will be given to each participant at the completion of the course. Course Description: This one-day class focuses on taking a very common condition that is not commonly treated by therapists – headaches - and showing clinicians how to become comfortable treating it. Treatment approaches include Muscle Energy Technique (MET) to the cervical spine, myofascial release to the neck and head, posture retraining and review of other causes / treatment in a comprehensive approach. The class is evidence based and every technique is repeated multiple times throughout the class so each participant has the chance to learn them well. When you leave this class you will walk away with a comprehensive and strong foundation for treatment of the head and neck. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the seminar, is at least 75% hands-on lab, and will give the clinician hands-on skills they use immediately upon their return to the clinical setting. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Correctly differentiate 4 characteristics of musculoskeletal headaches from other causes • Identify 4 different referral patterns by vertebral level • Identify 5 different referral patterns by muscle • Demonstrate the ability to complete 6 mobilizations of the cervical spine • Demonstrate the ability to treat 5 myofascial dysfunctions in muscles most commonly causing headache • Demonstrate the ability to correct 4 mechanical dysfunctions leading to muscle and joint dysfunctions Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.