Upcoming Medical Conferences in Grand RapidsSearch Criteria : United States of America Grand Rapids
Apr 25 - 26, 2019 | CME 12.50 | USD $439.99 | Grand Rapids, Michigan
An Intensive 2-Day Workshop on: Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children & Teens is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Apr 25 - 26, 2019 at Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.5 credits. 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 Course Description: Divorce, family breakdown, violence in society and the media, has produced a “shell shocked” generation of kids suffering from anxiety! Join Carryl P. Navalta, Ph.D., who will demonstrate how you can “connect” with anxious children and inspire them to practice new self-regulation skills. You will learn how to help parents (“bulldozers”, “helicopters” and “snowplows”) and schools gain confidence, gratification and success in helping their most anxious kids. To increase your effectiveness with the various manifestations of child anxiety, Dr. Navalta 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 disorder 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 as compared to complementary medicine 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.
May 03 - 04, 2019 | CME 17.00 | USD $400 | Grand Rapids, Michigan
Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS) Spring Session is organized by Spectrum Health and will be held from May 03 - 04, 2019 at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
The Essentials of Chiropractic: Adjusting the Infant and Education in the Perinatal Period - Grand Rapids
Jun 01 - 02, 2019 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | Grand Rapids, Michigan
The Essentials of Chiropractic: Adjusting the Infant and Education in the Perinatal Period is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Jun 01 - 02, 2019 at Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 hours of continuing education credits. Description: This course will provide you with the introductory techniques to assess and adjust infants and children. This introduction to pediatric adjusting provides an overview of the spinal assessment and adjusting techniques for infants and children. Demonstration of various chiropractic exam techniques and their specific, low force application in the infant and child. This class will introduce innovative and advanced approaches in teaching parents about chiropractic care in the perinatal practice. All too often chiropractors unknowingly step out of their practice parameters in their patient education. Dr. Ian provides an understanding of ethical standards and best practices. Dr. Ian will also discuss the importance of collaboration with numerous health care providers in your community to offer the best possible care for the families in your practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Therapeutic Art Interventions for Children and Teens: Creative Ways to Calm Anxiety, Reduce Social Withdrawal, & Diffuse Anger and Rage - Grand Rapids
Jun 05, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Grand Rapids, Michigan
Therapeutic Art Interventions for Children and Teens: Creative Ways to Calm Anxiety, Reduce Social Withdrawal, & Diffuse Anger and Rage is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 05, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Grand Rapids Airport, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. Target Audience • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Psychiatrists • Marriage & Family Therapists • School Counselors • School Psychologists • Educators • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists • Creative Arts Therapists Course Description: Do you have clients who are stuck, repeating the same patterns over and over and you feel like you’re powerless to help them? You know, the ones who repeatedly refuse to listen and don’t stop to think before they act. Or those who refuse to take responsibility for their behaviors and constantly pass blame onto others. Do they leave you feeling stagnant and burnt out in your practice? Do you work with challenging children, teens and families who seem absolutely resistant to every intervention you offer? Let Janet Bush, a certified art psychotherapist, mental health clinician, art educator, and addictions counselor help you! Attend this seminar and learn innovative interventions that are guaranteed to help even your most resistant clients become unstuck. Your day will consist of creative, interactive, hands-on training that will re-energize your work. You will leave with fresh new art strategies and approaches that you can use immediately to engage even your most difficult and challenging clients. These tools are fun and playful. They will offer you an opportunity to refresh yourself as well! No art experience is necessary, just an openness to try something creative. Objectives: • Apply therapeutic art directives and immediately implement into your therapy practice to help children, teens, adults and families regulate their emotions and behaviors. • Analyze the ethical implications and your scope of practice when selecting therapeutic artmaking approaches. • Assess the stages of children’s normative development, and warning signs suggesting a possibility for additional clinical support. • Implement the use of simple and economic art materials; what to use and when, so you can feel immediately confident using art in your practice. • Prepare a plan for introducing art into clinical practice for treatment-resistant and challenging children and families. • Playfully practice the creative process via interactive hand-on therapeutic art-making experiences. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 07 - 09, 2019 | Grand Rapids, Michigan
Michigan Association of Neurological Surgeons (MANS) 37th Annual Meeting is organized by Michigan Association of Neurological Surgeons (MANS) and will be held from Jun 07 - 09, 2019 at Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 10, 2019 | USD $125 | Grand Rapids, Michigan
Oncology Navigation: Partnering for Our Patients is organized by Michigan Society of Hematology and Oncology (MSHO) and will be held on Jun 10, 2019 at Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. Description This conference is dedicated to anyone who is involved with the care of an oncology patient. Whether you're a nurse navigator, financial counselor, medical assistant or social worker... you can't afford to miss this event! Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 12 - 15, 2019 | AMA PRA Ca 21.00 | Grand Rapids, Michigan
The 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Immunology (ASRI) is organized by American Society for Reproductive Immunology (ASRI) and will be held from Jun 12 - 15, 2019 at Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. Conference Description: This Conference brings together basic scientists, clinician-scientists and healthcare providers who work together to translate scientific discoveries into improved patient care. This is an excellent opportunity for exhibitors and sponsors to advertise and/or interact with our diverse membership made up of professionals working in academia, industry, and clinical settings. This years meeting will be an especially fitting for introducing and/or promoting new products and technologies, as the theme for ASRI 2019 is “Frontiers in Reproductive Immunology: Recent advances and novel concepts in Reproductive Immunology Research”. The Scientific Program committee has put together an exciting schedule of events, including plenary and break-out sessions led by leading national and international experts in the fields of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Immunology, Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Genetics, Neuroscience and Developmental Biology. We have multiple sponsorship opportunities for the annual meeting of ASRI 2019. Sponsors also receive complimentary registration, invitation to our Welcome Reception and Awards Banquet, and recognition on our website, in our program, and on our mobile app. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the meeting, all participants should be able to: • Be familiar with recent advances and technologies pertinent to clinical aspects of the field of Reproductive Immunology • Learn of recent advances in our understanding of congenital infections and potential interventions • Understand current research on the immunological aspects of infertility and early pregnancy loss and learn of pros and cons of immune-based therapies
Jul 22, 2019 | Grand Rapids, Michigan
Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) Origins of Cancer is organized by Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) and will be held on Jul 22, 2019 at Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 10 - 11, 2019 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | Grand Rapids, Michigan
Perinatal Health: Epigenetics and Parental Nutrition is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Aug 10 - 11, 2019 at Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 hours of continuing education credits. Course Description: Gain an understanding of nutrition and learn how to effectively incorporate this information into your practice. Explore the relationships between epigenetics, nutrition, fertility, and family health. Understand the latest findings in epigenetics and the roles of sugar and pH in health and disease. You'll learn how optimal nutrition can improve fertility, how poor nutrition can weaken fertility and the effects of nutrition during and after pregnancy. Course Goals: In this course, you will gain a vitalistic understanding of nutrition, create a working knowledge of lifestyle-based ways of eating and understand nutrition from an ecosystematic level, epigenetic level and how it will affect future generations. At a Glance • 16 Modules: 14 seminars and 2 in-office research projects • Open to chiropractors and students: 5th quarter/4th trimester or higher • Attend individual seminars or entire series • CE credit offered for approved states Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 14 - 15, 2019 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | Grand Rapids, Michigan
Advanced Perinatal Clinical Application is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Sep 14 - 15, 2019 at Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 hours of continuing education credits. Course Description: Building on the Webster Technique Certification, this module emphasizes hands-on clinical skills for serving the pregnancy and postpartum populations. This course addresses perinatal chiropractic research, pelvic balancing techniques, outcome based exams, and tools for engaging both birth providers and mothers in your community. Course Goals: Learn how to identify neurological soft signs related to subluxation of particular importance to the perinatal population, and understand how to address the postural, structural, fascial, functional and psychosocial factors unique to pregnancy and the postpartum period. At a Glance • 16 Modules: 14 seminars and 2 in-office research projects • Open to chiropractors and students: 5th quarter/4th trimester or higher • Attend individual seminars or entire series • CE credit offered for approved states Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.