Upcoming Medical Conferences in MissoulaSearch Criteria : United States of America Missoula
Dec 04, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Missoula, Montana
Legal and Ethical Issues with Technology in Mental Health is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 04, 2019 at Hilton Garden Inn Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychologists • Social Workers • Psychotherapists • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Case Managers • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: In today’s technologically advanced world it is difficult to keep up with the ever-changing laws and standards for using technology in our field. There are issues that are not clearly defined. Joni Gilbertson, MA, NCC, LCPC, will use her wealth of experiences, real-life case examples, entertaining videos, and thought provoking scenarios to make challenging topics and concepts easy to discuss and learn. Be recognized for your experience and knowledge in compliance and ethics and technology and move your practice forward. Attend this engaging workshop and walk away being more confident with: • New laws regarding using technology in your mental health practice • What the code of ethics states and how to apply this information • Navigate the gray areas and practice safely • The ability to immediately apply the information and new skills with your clients near and far Objectives: • Articulate the legal and ethical codes that relate to utilizing technology while providing mental health services. • Establish ethical practices to ensure safety when utilizing telemental health services. • Consider ethical dilemmas clinicians may face related to therapeutic boundaries with respect to utilizing technology in clinical practice. • Specify interjurisdictional laws and regulations for using technology in clinical practice. • Consider cultural differences when using technology and articulate how this may inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions. • Utilize an ethical decision making framework to recognize, analyze, resolve or prevent ethical dilemmas in your clinical practice.
Jan 24, 2020 | CE Hours 6.25 | USD $249.99 | Missoula, Montana
Anxiety in the Classroom is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 24, 2020 at Courtyard by Marriott Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction/ 6.0 contact hours. Target Audience: • Teachers • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • School Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Principals • Assistant Principals • Speech-Language Pathologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: The increasing rate of stress and trauma to children, which includes divorce, global terrorism and violence, extensive technology use, media overload, bullying and diversity issues, has produced a “shell shocked” generation of students struggling to manage their anxiety. The challenge for those working in schools is to recognize the increasing anxiety level in students and help them cope. Janine E. Oliver, LCSW, MSW, CH will teach you how, why and when anxiety develops in young people. The various manifestations for anxiety will be described, so that anxious students can be recognized and supported. Janine will help you distinguish between normal anxiety and anxiety disorders, and give you a principle for making this distinction in school settings. Most importantly, you will learn practical strategies that can be applied immediately in the classroom setting and schools to reduce anxiety, enhance teaching effectiveness, and promote maximum learning. Objectives: • Design effective strategies to decrease the stress response in kids with learning disabilities to improve information processing, listening skills, and comprehension. • Summarize the different ways anxiety manifests in the classroom (worry, social isolation, attention deficits, etc.) and determine the appropriate strategy for reducing symptoms. • Implement a three-step skill building model for stress management among young clients. • Utilize classroom friendly calming and relaxation activities to keep students engaged. • Determine the signs of normal anxiety vs anxiety disorders to enhance teaching effectiveness. • Evaluate the impact deep breathing exercises have on anxiety to enable task completion in the classroom.