Upcoming Medical Conferences in East LansingSearch Criteria : United States of America East Lansing
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Techniques to Move People from Hurt to Hope (Feb 11, 2020)
Feb 11, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | East Lansing, Michigan
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Techniques to Move People from Hurt to Hope is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 11, 2020 at Marriott East Lansing at University Place, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Addiction Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Psychotherapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Other Helping Professionals Course Description: They are in the midst of a nationwide push to treat chronic pain and address our out-of-control opioid prescribing. At least 1/3 of the people we treat are dealing with this condition, yet most of us are ill-prepared to address this with skill and expertise. The CDC recently published recommendations for the treatment of chronic pain, specifically highlighting behavioral treatment as an approach that should be tried before opioids are prescribed. They are witnessing a devastating public health crisis that is ruining individual’s lives, tearing up families, and ripping through communities. They need to arm ourselves with the skills needed to offer our clients evidence-based behavioral interventions that will help them live healthy and productive lives. Come to this interactive and cutting-edge training and learn creative tools and techniques to transform your practice. Learn powerful mindfulness interventions and motivational interviewing techniques to move your clients toward behavior change. Master the four pain-changing CBT tools. You will leave with the skills and confidence to provide practical and life-changing help to help people move out of chronic pain and into active, healthy, and meaningful lives. Objectives: • Describe how the emotional aspect of client’s pain can be more problematic than the physical aspect. • Specify the differences in risks of opioid medications use in men, women and the elderly and the related treatment implications. • Assess the psychological, physical, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to chronic pain and articulate their treatment implications. • Implement motivational interviewing techniques to motivate clients toward behavioral change that reduce the symptoms of chronic pain. • Summarize the CDC recommendations for the treatment of chronic pain and communicate how that impacts clinical treatment. • Utilize mindfulness-based strategies to decrease symptoms of chronic pain in clients.
Autism: De-Escalate Meltdowns and Diffuse Explosive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents (Feb 13, 2020)
Feb 13, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.25 | USD $249.99 | East Lansing, Michigan
Autism: De-Escalate Meltdowns and Diffuse Explosive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 13, 2020 at Marriott East Lansing at University Place, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. 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 Therapist Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Course 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 prevent 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.
Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom: Trauma-Informed Tools to Support Social and Emotional Learning, Student Success and Positive Climate (Mar 19, 2020)
Mar 19, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | East Lansing, Michigan
Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom: Trauma-Informed Tools to Support Social and Emotional Learning, Student Success and Positive Climate is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 19, 2020 at Marriott East Lansing at University Place, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Educators • Special Educators • School Administrators • School Social Workers • School Counselors • School Nurses • Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists • Physical Therapists • Speech Language Pathologists Course Description: Do you find yourself wondering what more you can do to help your easily distracted student? The one who has a hard time maintaining focus? What if you had the tools that would enhance focus and attention, ease anxiety, and improve confidence, self-esteem and academic performance? During this seminar, you will learn simple, developmentally appropriate yoga and mindfulness tools that can be immediately integrated into your daily curriculum. These skills are a proven and effective way to promote self-regulation ability, learning readiness and resilience while cultivating a positive, peaceful, productive classroom. Through the framework of – Noticing, Mindful Choice, Practice, Reflection, Integration – you will learn how to empower your students and yourself with increased self-awareness, the foundation for the development of self-regulation skills and cognitive control. Through 67 simple yoga and mindfulness-based activities designed to engage the whole child, you will help your students move from a state of anxiety and dysregulation to a state of engagement, control and connectedness. All activities are specially chosen for their suitability for the typical classroom space and schedule and can be done standing beside or sitting at desks, while hands and bodies remain off the floor. Yoga 4 Classrooms is easy for teachers, students, and therapists to use, and helps to create a more harmonious, learning friendly school day. This inspiriting workshop will give you the tools to integrate yoga and mindfulness skills into your classroom, leaving everyone feeling empowered, calm and ready to learn. Absolutely no yoga experience is required. Objectives: • Explore the mind-body connection and how stress and trauma affects learning and behavior. • Evaluate the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional benefits of yoga and mindfulness-based interventions for children in schools. • Determine the signs of imbalance in your students and yourself. • Develop opportunities for taking yoga breaks during the school day. • Implement 67 simple, trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness-based activities, as needed, throughout the day. • Design outcome-focused sequences based on time available: calming, focusing, energizing, community building. • Access additional tools and resources to ensure continued progress.
Mar 24, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | East Lansing, Michigan
Personality Disorders: The Challenges of the Hidden Agenda is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 24, 2020 at Marriott East Lansing at University Place, East Lansing, Michigan, 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. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 22, 2020 | CEUs 0.60 | USD $249.99 | East Lansing, Michigan
Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Strategies for the Medically Complex Patient is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 22, 2020 at Marriott East Lansing at University Place, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapy Assistants • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners Course 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.
Apr 29, 2020 | USD $249.99 | East Lansing, Michigan
Boundary Setting in Clinical Practice: The Best Ethical Practices is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 29, 2020 at Marriott East Lansing at University Place, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychologists • Social Workers • Psychotherapists • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Case Managers • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals. Course Description: Are you having trouble saying “No” to clients? Do you struggle with establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries? Do you avoid setting boundaries for fear of losing a client? As clinicians we come face to face with “gray areas” on a daily basis and skate around potential issues that could put our businesses, clinical work or clients in jeopardy. We struggle with setting boundaries personally and professionally and it ultimately has a negative impact on the clients we serve. Talisa Beasley, MA, LPC, will use activities, vignettes and practical business experience to discuss the boundary issues and dilemmas that exist (and are often overlooked and swept aside) that could impact your business, your bottom line and your clients. Develop the confidence needed to address complex boundaries issues in clinical practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jun 13 - 14, 2020 | USD $575 | East Lansing, Michigan
The Basics of Sacroiliac Mobilization is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Jun 13 - 14, 2020 at Lansing, Michigan, United States of America. Course Description: The greatest strength of this class is its ability to simplify a seemingly complex region of the body and give the clinician a set of tools to use with confidence on Monday morning. This class is evidence based and demonstrates both theoretically and with specific case examples how the pelvis contributes to low back pain in patients. A unique aspect of this course is how it clarifies often ambiguous treatments with the pelvis; giving both new and seasoned clinicians a more comprehensive way of treating the pelvis. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the 16 hours, 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: • Independently discuss rationale for sacroiliac mobilization. • Independently and correctly perform a sacroiliac evaluation to determine dysfunction. • Correctly perform multiple movement dysfunction tests to ascertain the side of dysfunction • Correctly palpate the landmarks of the pelvis to ascertain the type of dysfunction present in the pelvic girdle • Demonstrate the ability to follow the correct order of treatment in the pelvis to best correct dysfunction • Demonstrate correct application of specific mobilizations Topics Covered: • Review of pertinent anatomy • Introduction and review of biomechanics of the sacroiliac joint and how it will be assessed • Palpation of bony structures—this will be reviewed throughout the course • Diagnostic testing—static and motion assessment • Treatment of pubic dysfunction • Treatment of iliosacral dysfunction flares, rotations & slips • Treatment of sacroilial dysfunction sacrum • Review of each assessment and treatment technique • Application to specific clinical situations Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.