Upcoming Medical Conferences in MarquetteSearch Criteria : United States of America Marquette
Jul 29, 2019 | CE Hours 5.50 | USD $35 | Marquette, Michigan
Energizing Recovery in ACT is organized by Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHAM) and will be held on Jul 29, 2019 at Ramada by Wyndham Marquette, Marquette, Michigan, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5.5 Continuing Education hours. Who Should Attend: Assertive Community Treatment Staff (this is a ‘MDHHS approved ACT specific training and is one choice to meet the annual ACT Medicaid training requirement’, other people affiliated with the public behavioral health system are welcome to join as space allows. Course Description: Energizing Recovery addresses one of the most disabling and distressing features of psychosis: losing one’s motivation, sense of joy of life, and aliveness, making engagement with treatment and ACT staff challenging and at times difficult. We will explore reasons this can happen and how to support people in taking first steps toward a more energized and fulfilling future. Attenders will practice many of the methods we explore to enhance motivation and engagement - connecting with your own needs, values, and what inspires you as we go along. Objectives: • Critically explore how traditional interview techniques might contribute to “negative symptoms’ of psychosis. Understand the importance of considering “universal human needs” in helping with emotional shutdown. • Learn at least 3 things that fuel “negative symptoms” and review recovery information that can restore hope. • Understand the importance of deep listening in helping people cope with loss of motivation. • Re-connect with their own motivating values, goals, and “Core Gifts”, using methods they can adapt for clients. Understand the importance of psychological self-care. • Learn 10 creative, openended questions that can bring new ideas into “stuck’ situations. • Observe how utilizing the client’s social network and/or a staff “reflecting team” can facilitate a shift in static situations.