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Mar 03, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Naperville, Illinois
Anxiety and Panic Disorder: Expressive and Mindfulness-Based Interventions is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 03, 2020 at Chicago Marriott Naperville, Naperville, Illinois, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Teachers • School Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Are you looking for new ways to help your clients combat anxiety? Do you have clients who are having difficulty identifying their triggers, or struggling to verbalize their feelings? In this program Dianne Taylor Dougherty, MS, CAGS, LPCS, will fill up your therapeutic toolbox with creative, evidence-based expressive therapy interventions that will help you disarm skeptical and resistant clients. You don’t have to be a skilled artist, writer or musician to incorporate these strategies. Dianne will provide you with tips and goals you can use the very next day! Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to assess anxious habits, symptoms, and behaviors and stop the “anxiety spiral” in the first session! Discover how combining new, Expressive Therapy Techniques with CBT and MBSR can help treat even the most resistant anxiety symptoms. Experience how these evidence-based treatment strategies can improve problem solving, reduce stress and increase awareness and energy. You’ll see how the powerful interventions taught in this program will transform the lives of your clients and improve the care you provide! Objectives: • Explore the inverse relationship between anxiety and problem solving; utilize cognitive and expressive therapy tools to integrate problem solving skills into the client’s treatment plan. • Implement treatment strategies to help clients self-intervene in fight, flight, or freeze states and dissociative symptoms. • Utilize clinical strategies derived from expressive therapies to reduce anxious symptoms and increase energy and awareness in clients. • Apply mindfulness skills, including mindful labeling and observation, to treat symptoms of anxiety and panic disorder. • Evaluate the clinical presentation of anxiety and panic to improve client assessment and treatment planning. • Develop clinical skills to address treatment-resistant issues, including perfectionism, subjugation and procrastination.
Oct 23 - 24, 2020 | Contact Hours 13.00 | USD $435 | Naperville, Illinois
Contemporary Thoughts on Treating the Child with Hypotonia is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Oct 23 - 24, 2020 at BDI Playhouse Children's Therapy, Naperville, Illinois, United States of America. Accreditation: • This course meets the criteria for 13 contact hours (1.3 CEUs). • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 13 contact hours Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. • NBCOT professional development provider-13 PDUs. • 13 hours of this course qualify toward the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. Description: Concentrate on interventions to improve control and alignment of the trunk, pelvis, lower extremity, shoulder girdle, and upper extremity using the NDT Practice Model to treat the child with hypotonia. Practice labs and case studies will demonstrate specific treatment strategies to improve motor control based on the common impairments of the sensorimotor system in this population to improve your client’s functional motor performance. This two-day workshop focuses on using the NDT Practice Model in treating the child with hypotonia, concentrating on interventions to improve control and alignment of the trunk, pelvis, lower extremity, shoulder girdle, and upper extremity. Specific strategies to improve motor control in this population will be presented. Treatment strategies based on the common impairments of the sensorimotor system in this population will be demonstrated using videotapes, case studies and practice labs. Participants will practice strategies to improve functional motor performance of the child with hypotonia. This course applies to pediatric OT/OTAs and PT/PTAs working in school-based practice, outpatient clinics, hospital-based settings and will address children with Down’s syndrome, ASD, CP, genetic disorders, sensory processing disorders, etc. Course Objectives: At the end of the course, the participant will be able to: • Discuss the common impairments seen in children with hypotonia. • Analyze movement patterns of the hypotonic child. • Practice a variety of facilitation techniques for improving alignment, base of support and control of weight shift • Utilize treatment strategies practiced in lab to improve alignment and control for the trunk, pelvis, lower extremity, shoulder, and upper extremity. • Identify the role SMART goals in treatment planning for the child with hypotonia.