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Dec 05 - 06, 2019 | Contact Hours 12.50 | USD $499.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
2-Day Certification Training: Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children & Adolescents is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Dec 05 - 06, 2019 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.5 Clock hours / 12.5 Contact hours / 12.5 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: To increase your effectiveness with the various manifestations of child anxiety, Dr. Foxman will address each of the following disorders with case examples and clinical vignettes: • Separation Anxiety Disorder • Panic Disorder • Generalized Anxiety Disorder • Obsessive-compulsive disorders (including skin picking and hair pulling) • Social Anxiety Disorder/Selective Mutism • Specific phobias • Trauma- and Stressor-related disorders Emphasis will be on creative psychotherapy involving insight-oriented, cognitive-behavioral, biological, mindfulness, and family systems interventions. Objectives: • Incorporate motivational therapeutic activities into your practice to improve client engagement in treatment. • Implement structured clinical interviewing strategies to aid in developing comprehensive treatment plans. • Summarize the “3 ingredient framework” of how anxiety develops in children to assist with assessment and treatment planning. • Analyze the efficacy of prescription drugs for treatment of anxiety symptoms in children. • Implement a three-step skill building model for stress management among young clients. • Evaluate exposure therapy interventions for effective treatment of OCD, separation anxiety, social anxiety and phobias. • Design effective strategies to decrease the stress response in kids with learning disabilities to improve information processing, listening skills, and comprehension. • Implement calming techniques to reduce overall anxiety, such as mindfulness and yoga, to reduce fight or flight response and simultaneously engage the relaxation response. • Evaluate the impact deep breathing exercises have on anxiety to enable task completion in children with ADHD. • Utilize specific anxiety techniques to minimize the ruminative nature of obsessive thoughts that often precede dysfunctional compulsive behaviors. • Teach clients to engage the parasympathetic nervous system to create new neuropathways to reduce hyper arousal and decrease maladaptive behaviors. • Implement clinical strategies to decrease symptoms of pervasive separation anxiety in children and adolescents.
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed - Dedham
Dec 12, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 12, 2019 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 hours of continuing education. Target Audience: • 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 • Addiction Professionals • Probation Officers • All professionals working in child care settings, therapy settings, treatment programs, hospitals, juvenile justice facilities, foster care, and more Course Description: Join child/adolescent behavioral expert, R. Nicolle Carr, Ph.D., 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 as part of a multidisciplinary team 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.
Outbursts, Oppositional Defiance and Frustration in the Classroom: Self-Regulation Techniques to Reduce the Frequency, Severity and Duration of Problematic Behavior (Jan 31, 2020)
Jan 31, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
Outbursts, Oppositional Defiance and Frustration in the Classroom: Self-Regulation Techniques to Reduce the Frequency, Severity and Duration of Problematic Behavior is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 31, 2020 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. This CME 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 • Psychotherapists • Therapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Educational Para Professionals • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: This seminar will help you to better intervene with the challenging student – the one who won’t sit still; doesn’t follow directions; often throws tantrums; or has difficulty waiting for their turn. They react impulsively and have difficulty expressing what they need or what is frustrating them. This child is intelligent, caring and kind, but their challenging behavior is overwhelming, confusing and frustrating. They struggle to meet basic expectations and are unable to succeed in school, with peers and at home. Join Anissa N. Moore, M.ED, BCBA, and learn to effectively intervene with the emotional and behavioral dysregulation of children with High-Functioning Autism, ADHD, learning disabilities and sensory processing disorders. Through hands-on activities, exercises and techniques, you will learn classroom interventions to: • Address the sensory, language and executive functioning processing deficits that trigger them • Improve problem-solving skills and self-regulation skills • Increase their self-control, social success, emotional control and task completion • Teach flexibility, tolerance, thinking it through and decision-making • Reduce the frequency and duration of their tantrums and emotional outbursts Walk away with proven emotional, behavioral and processing strategies that lead to social and academic success! Objectives: • Communicate how sensory, language, and executive skills impairments create fight/flight/freeze and defensive responses that lead to children’s dysregulation and related behavioral issues in the classroom. • Select the appropriate intervention strategies to improve student skills including self-control, social success, emotional regulation and task completion. • Employ behavior modification techniques and problem-solving strategies to diffuse student’s escalated and oppositional behavior. • Implement environmental strategies to accommodate children’s processing deficits and emotional regulation needs. • Utilize problem-solving strategies to develop appropriate behavioral expectations and coping mechanisms for improved self-regulation skills in students. • Apply cognitive restructuring strategies to reduce frequency, severity and duration of children’s behavioral and emotional outbursts.
Feb 07, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
Bringing Trauma-Informed Yoga into Mental Health Clinical Practice is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 07, 2020 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, 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 contact hours or .6 CEUs. 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. 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. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 17 - 18, 2020 | Contact Hours 14.60 | USD $419.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
2-Day: 2020 Geriatric Conference is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Feb 17 - 18, 2020 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States Of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 14.6 contact hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Physicians • Physician Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists • Social Workers Course Description: No matter your specialty, you MUST know how to address the unique concerns of the older adults under your care. Geriatrics is a field in and of itself, but many of us haven't had extensive training on the nuances and complexities that make treatment challenging. In this comprehensive program, geriatric expert, Steven Atkinson, will guide you through the normal and abnormal changes of the aging mind and body, providing you with the knowledge that will improve the care you provide. Steven is passionate about his work and looks forward to sharing his expertise with you. Leave with practical and insightful tips and tools you can use the next day! • Identify complications and respond more appropriately • Confidently and effectively communicate with patients and their families • Provide safer and more effective care Course Objectives: DAY ONE Session 1: Differentiating Dementias 8:00am - 11:00am • Identify the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. • List appropriate diagnostic tests to achieve accurate diagnosis. • Devise interventions that are effective and promote positive communication between staff, family & the older adult. Session 2: Geriatric Pharmacology: Tools for the Healthcare Professional 11:00am - 3:00pm (Includes Lunch Break) Apply techniques and identify strategies to avoid adverse drug events and drug disease interactions. • Develop individualized monitoring plans for geriatric patients through the • evaluation of high risk medications. • Identify at least three new guideline recommendations related to geriatric pharmacology. Session 3: Pain Management in the Elderly 3:00pm - 5:00pm • Implement controlled substance/pain management contracts into practice. • Recognize symptoms of controlled substance and alcohol misuse and abuse. • Describe best practice methods for prescribing in the geriatric population. DAY TWO Session 1: Managing Geriatric Behaviors: Wandering, Aggression, Malnutrition and More 8:00am - 11:00am • Review strategies to diminish the occurrence of behavioral problems in individuals with dementia. • Discuss behavioral and environmental techniques to diminish challenging behavioral problems. • Identify how cognitive impairment in older individuals is affected by environment, caregiver schedules, and responses to the behaviors. Session 2: Geriatric Emergencies 11:00am - 3:00pm (Includes Lunch Break) • Develop strategies to identify abuse and neglect. • Distinguish etiologic and pathologic factors associated with neurological, orthopedic, abdominal, cardiovascular & pulmonary emergencies. • Discuss the atypical presentation of the elderly and how to effectively manage comorbidities. Session 3: Top Ten Medications to Avoid in the Geriatric Patient 3:00pm - 5:00pm • Discuss how to apply age-sensitive principles for medication dosing and management to clinical scenarios. • List key questions useful for identifying and managing polypharmacy in older adults.
Mar 11, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
High Risk Obstetrics: Current Trends, Treatments & Issues is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 11, 2020 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Target Audience: • Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Nurse Practitioners • Nurse Midwives • Certified Childbirth Educators/Doulas Course Description: Jamie Otremba will delve into the most common obstetrical emergencies presenting in today's obstetrical patients. She will provide you with a comprehensive look at pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, HELLP, the pitfalls of diagnosing and treating preterm labor, shoulder dystocia, abruption, previa, postpartum hemorrhage, placenta accreta, amniotic fluid embolism, venous thromboembolism, VBACs, and inductions. Jamie's extensive experiences in high risk obstetrics have provided her with keen insight into these often challenging and frightening situations. She is eager to share with you many of the effective interventions that she has acquired throughout her career! Through enlightening case studies, persuasive evidence-based research, and an engaging presentation style, she will teach you the current trends, treatments and issues in high risk obstetrics. Attend this seminar to learn new strategies and techniques that can immediately impact the maternal and fetal outcomes of your obstetrical patients. Course Objectives: • Evaluate the two-phase process that results in pre-eclampsia. • Compare the pharmacologic management options for preterm labor. • Determine the two most important factors in assessing risk in elective induction. • Explain the most effective way to change medical staff practices related to high risk elective inductions. • Interpret the possible causes of a post-partum hemorrhage and appropriate management for each. • Discuss strategies for collaborative care with the ICU and Emergency Department. • Explain why a d-dimer is no longer recommended as part of the evaluation for pulmonary embolism in pregnancy. • Utilize the latest ACOG recommendations for preventing blood loss during the delivery with an accreta. • Compare the varying degrees of abnormal placental implantation and how management might differ for each. • Analyze why neurological outcomes with amniotic fluid embolism are so poor and the rapid interventions that could make a difference.
Mar 19, 2020 | CEU’s 0.60 | USD $249.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
Executive Dysfunction at Home and at School: Smart but Scattered is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 19, 2020 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 CE / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Addiction Counselors • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • School Psychologists • School Social Workers • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Description: Children who have deficient executive skills often have trouble getting started on tasks, get distracted easily, lose papers or assignments and forget to hand in homework. They make careless mistakes, put off work until the last minute and have no sense of time urgency. Workspaces are disorganized and teachers often refer to their backpacks or lockers as “black holes.” Often considered chronic underachievers, these children are at risk for academic failure as well as emotional and behavioral difficulties. Dr. Dawson, co-author of the best-selling books Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, 2nd Ed. (2010), Smart but Scattered (Guilford, 2009) and Smart but Scattered Teens (2013, Guilford) uses case examples along with interactive discussion to demonstrate how the executive skills manifest in daily home and school activities. Learn how to assess these skills and take home evidence-based strategies to help children and adolescents overcome executive skills weaknesses. Leave this seminar with a set of tools that includes strategies for task/environmental modifications, skill development through cognitive/behavioral techniques and creation of incentive systems. You will be able to give teachers and parents a means for developing and improving the following: • organization • time management • impulse control • goal-directed persistence • executive skills critical for independent functioning Objectives: • Determine the neurological processes involved with executive skill development in both neurotypical children and those with executive dysfunction, such as ADHD. • Differentiate between a variety of formal and informal executive function assessments. • Develop environmental modifications to support weak executive skills at home and school. • Design student-centered interventions that target problem scenarios associated with executive skills deficits. • Utilize coaching methods that support executive skills development to improve school performance. • Construct effective protocols for teaching specific executive skills, including working memory, cognitive flexibility, and inhibitory control.
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors (Mar 23, 2020)
Mar 23, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 23, 2020 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Course Description: Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical, school and parenting challenges. Attend this seminar and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your client’s most challenging behaviors including: • Tantrums • Running out/away • Noncompliance • Nagging • Refusing to work/help • Yelling/screaming • Bullying • Panic/anxiety reactions • Lack of follow through • Not following directions You will walk away with immediate strategies for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Jennifer Wilke-Deaton is a clinical expert and has worked with the most challenging kids both in clinical and school settings. Through the use of case studies and action oriented handouts, you will leave this seminar with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around. Objectives: • Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents. • Implement both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth. • Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioral episodes and psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment. • Communicate how a skilled observation of behavior informs your treatment approach. • Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents. • Effectively develop a behavior intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.
Mar 25, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
Somatic Interventions for Eating Disorders is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 25, 2020 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Disordered Eating: Somatic, Self-Compassion, and Mindfulness Interventions for Lasting Recovery (Mar 25, 2020)
Mar 25, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
Disordered Eating: Somatic, Self-Compassion, and Mindfulness Interventions for Lasting Recovery is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 25, 2020 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.