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Manual Therapy for the Piriformis & Quadratus Lumborum: The Solution to Back & Pelvic Pain You Are Missing (Dec 11, 2019)
Dec 11, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Wichita, Kansas
Manual Therapy for the Piriformis & Quadratus Lumborum: The Solution to Back & Pelvic Pain You Are Missing is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 11, 2019 at Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35, Wichita, Kansas, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact hours / 7.0 CE hours. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Massage Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants • Athletic Trainers • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists • Exercise Physiologists • Personal Trainers • Rehab Nurses Course Description: Your work with lower back pain can give patients their lives back, allowing them to once again enjoy the things that debilitating pain had taken from them. The piriformis and quadratus lumborum, often-missed muscles in back and pelvic pain, can mimic other dysfunctions frustrating your ability to identify the root of your patients’ problem. Not only that, the piriformis and quadratus lumborum are difficult muscles to palpate, leaving you feeling hesitant and uncertain in your treatment plan. Don’t go down the wrong treatment path, feeling defeated and worried that your client will face surgery that you can help them avoid. Feel your confidence grow and your skills sharpen as you gain new, evidence-based strategies to release the quadratus Lumborum and piriformis and stop the pain in as little as 4 to 6 sessions. Identify the root of the problem the first time by using special assessment tests and measures, so you can address the pain and restore function quicker. Utilizing case studies and demonstration lab time, you will walk away from this workshop immediately ready to confidently tackle low back and pelvis pain in your patients. Peggy Lamb, LMT, has spent the last 30 plus years as a manual therapist. In that time, she has treated numerous low back and pelvic dysfunctions by effectively releasing these two difficult and often overlooked muscles, giving her patients a new lease on life. Her experience and knowledge will allow you to do the same for your patients. Objectives: • Classify the anatomy of the low back and pelvis and what roles the piriformis and quadratus lumborum play. • Identify assessment tests for a short piriformis and piriformis syndrome. • Examine trigger point referral patterns of the piriformis and quadratus lumborum. • Practice techniques for palpating, stretching, and releasing the piriformis and lateral rotators. • Create plan of care using standing, prone, and side-lying techniques to gently and effectively release the quadratus lumborum and ultimately save your hands. • Discuss strategies for avoiding reoccurring injuries of the low back and pelvis.
Dec 16, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Wichita, Kansas
Trauma & Attachment: Effective Treatment Strategies for Helping Challenging Clients is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 16, 2019 at Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35, Wichita, Kansas, United States of America. This 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 Credit(s). Target Audience: • Social Workers • Counselors • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Psychiatrists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: Join internationally known attachment and trauma therapist, Gale Kelley, Ed.D., LMHC, CETP, in this cutting-edge seminar as he teaches you concepts and skills necessary to facilitate positive change with challenging clients with trauma and/or attachment wounds. You will learn effective assessment and therapeutic techniques for children, adults and couples, based on the latest research in neurobiology, trauma and attachment therapy, and resilience. Clinical videos will illustrate how various interventions promote change and healing with the following issues: • Beliefs and attitudes • Attachment security in children and adults • Traumatic emotions, behaviors, mindsets, and brain/biochemistry • Self-regulation • Communication and resilience • Family dynamics • Controlling, defiant and resistant clients. Through video case studies, presentation and discussion, you will leave this seminar with practical and effective techniques you can use to help clients achieve symptom reduction, fulfilling lives and meaningful relationships. Objectives: • Determine the psychological, social, cognitive, and biological aspects of trauma and attachment disorders as it relates to clinical treatment. • Develop an assessment plan to effectively identify your client’s history for trauma and attachment wounds. • Provide techniques to improve your client’s emotional regulation skills, reframe core beliefs and improve interpersonal skills. • Utilize communication based methods for conflict management and to promote secure attachment for your clients. • Develop strategies to help your clients achieve posttraumatic growth including the creation of positive personal and relationship goals. • Teach your clients, in-session, how to achieve secure and fulfilling relationships by facilitating attachment security.
The New Face of Anxiety: Treating Anxiety Disorders in the Age of Texting, Social Media and 24/7 Internet Access (Jan 14, 2020)
Jan 14, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Wichita, Kansas
The New Face of Anxiety: Treating Anxiety Disorders in the Age of Texting, Social Media and 24/7 Internet Access is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 14, 2020 at Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35, Wichita, Kansas, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours/ 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Nurses • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapist Assistants • Marriage & Family Therapists • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Texting rather than talking. Gathering “likes” and followers. Making friends via a gaming console. Unrelenting 24/7 news cycles. Ready or not, the rise of social media, and 24/7 Internet access has changed the way we relate to one another (and ourselves), leaving in its wake a whole new set of challenges for those who use it. As therapists, you see people of all ages with these issues: The girl who can’t put her phone away during session. The boy who isn’t sleeping after reading messages on social media. “Friends” of all ages who shame each other for life choices and argue by text. The socially anxious young adult who struggles to meet people in person because all of his “friends” are online. The parent who has to contend with “Facebook shaming” for every parenting decision. The older adult who feels out of touch and disconnected. The impact is rampant and pervasive – as a result, treatment of anxiety doesn’t look the same anymore. Attend this unique and engaging seminar to learn innovative ways to treat this new facet of anxiety with today’s client. You’ll discover: • Key questions to ask at assessment to uncover problematic use of technology • How excessive screen time affects mood, anxiety and self-worth in clients of all ages • Tools to help clients regulate their emotions and make wise decisions (on and offline) • Innovative techniques for promoting healthy use of technology with clients • Deliberate strategies for managing time, device use and “information overload Objectives: • Evaluate the impact persistent “screen time” exposure can have on the neurobiological and psychological health of clients. • Implement strategies to effectively reduce excessive use of technology that leads to avoidance and increased anxiety. • Increase clients’ capacity to utilize technology in a healthy manner to decrease risk of anxiety and other mental health symptoms. • Establish clinical practices that decrease rumination and build resilience to the stress of the digital world. • Teach clients five strategies for overcoming irrational fears of social interaction in order to improve clinical outcomes. • Implement cognitive-behavioral strategies for challenging distorted beliefs and the “comparison fallacy” as related to online interactions.
Jan 20, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $279.99 | Wichita, Kansas
Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification Course is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 20, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wichita Airport, Wichita, Kansas, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists/ PTAs • Occupational Therapists/OTAs • Athletic Trainers • Massage Therapists • Personal Trainers Course Description: Become a Certified Myofascial Cupping Practitioner in this hands-on course powered by RockTape, and boost your credentials as you learn everything you need to know to offer cupping services the next day. Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification teaches the fundamentals of modern cupping techniques through a full day of interactive labs. Learn how to combine cupping and functional movement to produce the kinds of active treatment strategies that are revolutionizing rehab. Discover effective cupping treatments you can use for pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more. Objectives: • Review the principles of myofascial cupping and supporting evidence. • Describe the physiological and neurological effects of cupping. • Demonstrate how to apply cupping for best results. • Compare and contrast common cupping techniques and review indications/contraindications for each. • Demonstrate how cupping techniques can be combined with corrective exercise to improve pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more. • Develop cupping applications based on your assessment/treatment approach and the individual needs of your patient.
Autism: De-Escalate Meltdowns and Diffuse Explosive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents (Feb 26, 2020)
Feb 26, 2020 | CEUs 0.60 | USD $249.99 | Wichita, Kansas
Autism: De-Escalate Meltdowns and Diffuse Explosive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 26, 2020 at Wichita Marriott, Wichita, Kansas, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Speech-Language Pathologists & Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Special & General Educators • School Guidance Counselors • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Description: Do you work with children and adolescents with autism who exhibit explosive behaviors that interfere with their ability to effectively and efficiently navigate their environment? They appear willful, obnoxious, over reactive, and unfeeling. They lose control of their ability to cope or regulate their behavior, which can send them spiraling into a gut wrenching meltdown. Join autism expert Joe’l Farrar, M.ED., and learn proven strategies and techniques to help children and adolescents with autism de-escalate before a full blown meltdown ensues, develop self-control and self-management skills to prevent future meltdowns and learn appropriate/replacement behaviors. Dozens of strategies will be taught through dynamic video case examples and demonstrations. “Teach them in the way they learn” will be a mantra throughout the seminar. Walk away with these interventions and more: • Breathe card and emotions chart to develop self-control and self-management skills • Surprise cards, change of schedule cues and transition markers to alleviate anxiety • Video modeling and role playing to improve social/emotional communication • First person stories and visual cues to promote positive behavior • Visual cues, music and software designed to increase attention and focus • Social stories, social scripts and emotions charts to develop self-regulation • SOCCSS, keychain rules and t-charts to target challenging behaviors Objectives: • Discriminate functions of behavior during a tantrum vs. meltdown. • Illustrate the connections and breakdowns between communication, social skills and behaviors. • Employ a breathe card and emotions chart to develop self-control and self-management skills. • Design optimal therapy/classroom structure to present overstimulation and sensory breakdowns. • Employ SOCCSS, keychain rules and t-charts to prevent, intervene or consequate targeted behaviors. • Utilize surprise cards, change of schedule cues and transition markers to alleviate anxiety. • Implement a “system” rather than a person dependent intervention.
Mar 10, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Wichita, Kansas
The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 10, 2020 at Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35, Wichita, Kansas, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Nurse Educators • Physician Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nursing Home Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants Course Description: In healthcare facilities across the country, billions of dollars are being spent annually on the treatment of skin care and wound management. You are on the front lines of providing care to patients with a variety of skin and wound conditions, and play a critical role in patient outcomes and your facility's reimbursement for services. There is no better way to learn all of the skills you need to provide state-of-the-art care for your patients than through Hands-On Clinical Labs. Attend this highly interactive seminar and learn wound care assessment skills by DOING! Through the use of wound care teaching models, wound care expert, Ann Kahl Taylor, will teach you proper wound assessment techniques. The Hands-On Clinical Lab will add a live, hands-on component to learning that will enhance your retention of skills and techniques covered. Practice identification, measurement and the applications of various products on life-like wound care models. These models provide a life-like simulation to allow for improved assessment of a wide variety of commonly-seen wound care presentations, including all stages of pressure ulcers, tissue types, undermining, tunneling, fissure and surgical dehiscence. Take your understanding of wound care to the next level with this hands-on, interactive clinical lab. Register today - space is limited! Objectives: • Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds. • Identify and differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies. • Compare and contrast 6 terms used to document peri-wound status. • Demonstrate accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method, using a wound teaching model. • Identify and categorize at least 7 dressing types, including the indications for use, precautions and contraindications. • Develop an appropriate dressing/ treatment protocol for a wound, based upon exudate, wound status, and products discussed.
Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial and Histrionic Personality Disorders: Effective Treatments for Challenging Clients (Mar 17, 2020)
Mar 17, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Wichita, Kansas
Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial and Histrionic Personality Disorders: Effective Treatments for Challenging Clients is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 17, 2020 at Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35, Wichita, Kansas, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Join Dr. Gregory Lester as he delivers an intensive workshop and seminar designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to identify and treat your most difficult personality disordered clients. Better understand your clients with Antisocial, Narcissist, Histrionic and Borderline Personality Disorder and make a breakthrough in clinical treatment. • Manage the manipulative and possibly violent Antisocial Personality Disorder in-session. • Overcome the Narcissistic Personality Disorder trait of perfectionism and combat their need to overpower you as the therapist. • Better understand your clients diagnosed with Histrionic Personality Disorder whose intense emotions and need for attention will test your patience and compassion. • Help the Borderline Personality Disorder client deal with their explosive emotions, self-harm tendencies and cravings for chaos. Case studies and video examples will be used to illustrate client symptom presentation, treatment, and management of each Cluster B client type. You will explore various modalities that are effective with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline personality disorders, such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral, Interpersonal, and Dialectical therapies. Each of these theories will be explored to provide you with solid and useable skills to include in your daily practice. Objectives: • Determine how the changes with the DSM-5® impacts diagnosis and treatment of the Cluster B Personality Disorders. • Identify and diagnose clients with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic and borderline Personality Disorders to effectively inform your choice of treatment interventions. • Utilize case studies to differentiate symptom overlap, effective treatment and emotional management of each Cluster B Personality Disorders client type. • Manage the manipulative and potentially violent behaviors with your clients diagnosed with Antisocial Personality Disorder in session to make therapeutic progress. • Implement CBT techniques to clarify behaviors, values and goals with clients diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. • Incorporate techniques to decrease explosive emotions, self-harm tendencies and cravings for chaos for clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. • Utilize MI and DBT techniques with clients diagnosed with Histrionic Personality Disorder to help manage cognition and improve emotional regulation.