Upcoming Medical Conferences in WorcesterSearch Criteria : United States of America Worcester
2nd Annual UMass Neurology Update is organized by University of Massachusetts Medical School's (UMMS) Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) and will be held from Feb 07 - 08, 2020 at UMass Medical School-Albert Sherman Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Transforming Grief & Loss: Strategies for Your Clients to Heal the Past, Change the Present and Transform the Future - Worcester
Feb 20, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Worcester, Massachusetts
Transforming Grief & Loss: Strategies for Your Clients to Heal the Past, Change the Present and Transform the Future is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 20, 2020 at Beechwood Hotel, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 continuing education hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Chaplains/Clergy • Nursing Home Administrators • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: This powerful workshop offers techniques and tools to improve your client’s ability to get back to living and show them the steps they need to regain positive living. You will walk away with a new understanding of the power of transformative thought and action, and how it can impact the lives of your clients. Ligia Houben, grief and loss expert, will demonstrate tools that can help your clients find meaning, achieve breakthroughs, and learn how to build the life they want on the other side of loss or transition. You will take with you a roadmap that can help your clients cope with the grief that may arise when facing the loss of their job, after leaving their homeland, confronting the death of a loved one, or embarking on a new life after a divorce or break-up. The techniques are simple and systematic, easy to teach clients, and will heal rief and renew life again for the client. The purpose of this seminar is to bring awareness to the clinician in how to help your clients cope with such difficult times in an empowering and transformative manner. This seminar is a must attend, if you work with clients who experience any of the following: • The loss of a loved one and feel filled with sorrow • Gone through a divorce or romantic breakup and want to embrace their new stage in an empowered manner • Lost their job and do not have the confidence to find new opportunities • Retired and feel lost as they start this new stage in their lives • Want to overcome their fears • Want to expand their spirituality • Want to live with more meaning and purpose • Want to transform their loss and transform their lives! Objectives: • Explore different types of loss and utilize strategies to help clients identify patterns within their grieving process. • Incorporate the 11 Principles of Transformation® into your clinical practice to help clients reconcile grief and loss. • Differentiate between tasks and stages as they relate to the grieving process. • Integrate spiritual concepts such as acceptance, forgiveness and gratitude into your work with grieving clients to help facilitate healing and recovery. • Teach clients healing rituals including journaling, meditation and affirmations as strategies for coping with loss. • Utilize a strengths-based approach with clients to help reframe loss as an opportunity for growth and recovery.
Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors - Worcester
Feb 28, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Worcester, Massachusetts
Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 28, 2020 at Beechwood Hotel, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Psychiatrists • Therapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: This seminar will help you to better intervene with the challenging child – 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. We know this child is intelligent, caring and kind, but their behavior doesn’t reflect these positive qualities. These are the children who confuse and frustrate parents and who overwhelm teachers and peers. They struggle to meet basic expectations and are dysregulated and unable to succeed socially and academically. Join clinical psychologist Dr. Ehlert and learn how to effectively intervene with emotional and behavioral dysregulation using techniques that address the sensory, language and executive functioning processing deficits that trigger them. Through discussion and hands-on activities, you will learn how to create appropriate behavioral expectations and environments that will help children with High-Functioning Autism, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Processing Disorders. Intervene with proven emotional, behavioral and processing strategies that lead to succeed at home, school and with peers! • Recognize the signs of underlying processing deficits that lead to dysregulation • Strategies to improve self-control, social success, emotional regulation and task completion • Strategies to reduce frequency and duration of behavioral and emotional outbursts • Problem-solving strategies to create positive structure and expectations, positive coping and self-regulation • Brain training exercises that will increase self-regulation Objectives: • Communicate how sensory, language, and executive skills impairments create fight/flight/freeze and defensive responses that lead to dysregulation and related behavioral issues in children. • 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 students' 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.
Mar 23, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Worcester, Massachusetts
Disarming the Suicidal Mind: Evidence-Based Assessment and Intervention is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 23, 2020 at Beechwood Hotel, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Massachusetts Required Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training for Healthcare and Behavioral Health Professionals (Chapter 260) - Massachusetts (Apr 29, 2020)
Apr 29, 2020 | Contact Hours 3.70 | USD $219.99 | Worcester, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Required Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training for Healthcare and Behavioral Health Professionals (Chapter 260) is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 29, 2020 at Beechwood Hotel, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 3.7 contact hours / 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Registered Nurses • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses • Licensed Professional Nurses • Physician Assistants • Social Workers • Psychologists • Allied Mental Health and Human Service Professions • Nursing Home Administrators • Marriage and Family Therapists • Counselors Course Description: Recent laws in Massachusetts require healthcare and behavioral health professionals to complete education in the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault (Chapter 260). Why you should choose THIS course to fulfill the new mandatory CE requirement: • Content for this course has been approved by the MA Department of Public Health • Meredith Scannell, PhD, MPH, MSN, CNM, SANE-A, CEN, is a leading expert in the field • Evidence-based treatment guidelines for those who provide direct care to survivors • Advances coming from current sexual violence research • The latest CDC recommended prophylactic medications • And … this course is different from other courses … as it also provides continuing education credits for attending, including pharmacology CE! Objectives: • Analyze the scope of domestic violence and sexual assault (DV/SA) as a public health problem. • Summarize the latest evidence-based practices for domestic violence and sexual assault. • Recognize key concepts related to perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual assault. • Review current recommended medications and issues of medication adherence for sexually assaulted patients. • Evaluate prevention strategies, including resources and referrals.
Nov 06 - 07, 2020 | Worcester, Massachusetts
2nd Medical Cannabis Patient Therapies and Wellness Summit is organized by Delta 9 Summits LLC and will be held from Nov 06 - 07, 2020 at Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America. Description: This Summit will assist and educate community healthcare providers and medical professionals with knowledge, research and insight to medical cannabis-based medicines, therapies and treatments for patients Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.