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Autism: De-Escalate Meltdowns and Diffuse Explosive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents (Feb 14, 2020)
Feb 14, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.25 | USD $249.99 | Sterling Heights, Michigan
Autism: De-Escalate Meltdowns and Diffuse Explosive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 14, 2020 at Wyndham Garden Sterling Heights, Sterling Heights, 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.
Feb 27, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Sterling Heights, Michigan
Improve Executive Functions: Evidence-Based Strategies to Change Behavior is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 27, 2020 at Wyndham Garden Sterling Heights, Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. 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 Course Description: Executive Function (EF) skills form the foundation of success for people of all ages. But individuals with ADHD, Autism, OCD and other conditions have significant EF deficits – failing to thrive at school, work, home and in their most important relationships. Your work with individuals struggling with EF issues is some of your most rewarding – yet it’s often the work that leaves you the most frustrated and exhausted. Forgotten appointments, unfinished homework, distractibility, procrastination and difficulties organizing thoughts present formidable obstacles to making progress in school or therapy. And the strategies that work so well for other conditions seem to fall short when an EF deficit is present. Attend this seminar and get the targeted skills and tools you need to cultivate lasting change and transform the lives of those who struggle with executive deficits – the chronically lost, late and unprepared! Join George McCloskey, Ph.D., the internationally renowned creator of the McCloskey Executive Functions Scale (MEFS) for this incredible one day event. An author, researcher, and clinician with more than 20 years of groundbreaking work with Executive Functions, Dr. McCloskey will teach you how to develop customized interventions that can be used with students or clients across multiple settings from the private practice office to the classroom. Practical and easy to apply, Dr. McCloskey’s strategies will help those you serve develop critical time/task management, personal organization & planning skills, empowering them to elevate their academic and employment performance, relationships, physical & mental health, and more! Sign up today, whether you’re a counselor, teacher, OT, SLP or social worker you’ll leave this seminar feeling confident in your ability to end the chaos and dramatically improve the lives of those you work with! Objectives: • Analyze a comprehensive neuropsychological model of executive functions. • Communicate how executive function difficulties are manifested in individuals diagnosed with various psychological disorders and/or enrolled in special education programs. • Apply effective assessment techniques based on a multidimensional framework to determine executive function strengths and weaknesses and to target specific intervention needs. • Determine strategies that are appropriate for fostering executive function development and/or for intervening when executive function difficulties are identified. • Implement strategies that bridge the gap between “external control” and “internal self-regulation”. • Summarize how mindfulness, CBT and other evidence-based programs that foster executive function development and/or remediate difficulties.
Mar 18, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $279.99 | Sterling Heights, Michigan
Blood Flow Restriction Training Certification is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 18, 2020 at Hampton Inn & Suites Detroit/Sterling Heights, Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours or 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapy Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Athletic Trainers • Strength and Conditioning Coaches • Personal Trainers Course Description: The physical limitations of your patients lead to significant muscle loss during recovery. What if your patients had the ability to increase strength and hypertrophy early in the rehabilitation process without re-injury? With this treatment, they can. Blood flow restriction (BFR) is taking the rehabilitation world by storm. This Certification Training will build the core competencies you need to bring BFR into your clinical practice and effectively use it with a wide range of client types. You’ll be given a roadmap to treat individuals using the skills and techniques from BFR so you can help your most challenging clients reach new levels of healing: • Drastically improve post-surgical recovery time • Greater strength gains with lighter loads • Increase aerobic capacity and V0² max • Decreased risk of injury and healing time during immobilization Transform your practice with this SmartCuffs® BFR Certification that will provide several hours of hands-on experience. You’ll feel confident in your BFR skills and will be able to implement this technique into your practice immediately and speed up recovery for your patients. Objectives: • Examine the benefits of blood flow restriction (BFR) training. • Identify indications and contraindications for BFR training. • Demonstrate safe and effective placement of BFR cuffs. • Compare various uses of BFR on the spectrum of rehabilitation and performance. • Analyze the utility of BFR in the rehabilitation setting. • Develop a training program for a potential patient or client.
Mar 26, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Sterling Heights, Michigan
Personality Disorders: The Challenges of the Hidden Agenda is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 26, 2020 at Hampton Inn & Suites Detroit/Sterling Heights, Sterling Heights, 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. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists Other Mental Health Professionals • Nurses Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 24, 2020 | CME 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Sterling Heights, Michigan
Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Strategies for the Medically Complex Patient is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 24, 2020 at Hampton Inn & Suites Detroit/Sterling Heights, Sterling Heights, 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.