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Jan 24, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Portland, Oregon
Changing the ADHD Brain: Moving Beyond Medication is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 24, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Nurses • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: Many persons diagnosed with ADHD prefer not to take medication. There are various reasons for this including side effects and concerns with long-term use. In this seminar, you will learn more about these reasons, as well as alternative interventions for ADHD. Looking at ADHD from a developmental perspective, we will consider reasons for the apparent increase in ADHD diagnoses over the past two decades. By understanding the way the brain works in ADHD, you will be able to better identify a variety of strategies to significantly impact the nervous system and positively influence symptoms of ADHD in your clients. Not only will you walk away with information about some of the most common non-medication interventions for ADHD such as computerized cognitive training, mindfulness meditation and neurofeedback, you will also learn a variety of practical strategies that can be implemented immediately and at low cost. Objectives: • Articulate the relationship between the frontal lobe of the brain and ADHD symptomology for the purpose of client psychoeducation. • Determine the impact of movement and exercise on the reduction of ADHD symptoms as it relates to assessment and treatment planning. • Implement treatment interventions for improving impulse control and working memory in clients. • Analyze the influence of diet and nutrition on ADHD symptoms in relation to assessment and treatment planning. • Develop clinical strategies to calm the nervous system of clients diagnosed with ADHD. • Consider the clinical implications of environmental influences on ADHD symptoms in clients.
51st Annual Primary Care Review (PCR 2020) is organized by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine and will be held from Feb 10 - 14, 2020 at Sentinel, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. Target audience: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other primary care providers. Description: The Annual Primary Care Review provides up-to-date clinical information and critical review of topics essential to primary care practice. Twenty-four plenary presentations and over 40 hours of breakout sessions provide the opportunity to design a personalized learning experience. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
2-Day Advanced Training!: Neuroscience and Self-Regulation Techniques for Kids with Autism, ADHD & Sensory Disorders 2020
Feb 13 - 14, 2020 | Contact Hours 12.50 | USD $499.99 | Portland, Oregon
2-Day Advanced Training!: Neuroscience and Self-Regulation Techniques for Kids with Autism, ADHD & Sensory Disorders is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Feb 13 - 14, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.5 contact hours / 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists • Counselors • Social Workers • Educators • Marriage & Family Therapists • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants Course Description: Join Varleisha Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, renowned self-regulation expert and author for this intensive 2-day certificate training and learn clinically proven neurological approaches to addressing self-regulation in children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, and ADHD. Knowing the underlying brain connections will help you better select and develop appropriate interventions for challenging behaviors, such as hyper-activity, hypo-activity, aggressiveness, self-stimulatory and inattentiveness. You will walk away with neurologically tailored sensory strategies, cutting-edge treatment techniques, and sensory equipment strategies, including, mindfulness, social skill programs, music and movement, and respiratory-based techniques. On day one, you will learn the underlying neurological components to connect the brain to clinical practice through: • Brain dissection video wet labs, neuroanatomy, pathways, and function • Autonomic nervous system and its connection to stress, fear, and primitive reflexes • Video examples of children in a sensory clinic demonstrating positive outcomes when equipment is used appropriately The second day, you will learn how to analyze and apply treatment techniques, such as: • Activating the vagus nerve and the nervous system for regulation • Addressing primitive reflexes and improve social skills and age appropriate behaviors • Incorporating a mindfulness program for self-regulation • Applying your knowledge through the use of video case studies to examine the evaluation process, treatment planning, goal development, and re-assessment of children displaying challenging social, eating, and sleeping behaviors Whether you are an expert on the brain or new to this science, Dr. Gibbs makes it easy to understand and easy to implement. You will leave ignited by revelations exposed in Dr. Gibbs’ presentation! Objectives: • Summarize the neuroscientific research related to self-regulation and sensory processing in kids diagnosed with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, and ADHD. • Differentiate between the characteristics of sensory processing disorder, ADHD and autism and articulate how the neurological processes of each disorder coincide with one another. • Apply neurological approaches that tap into the central, autonomic, and enteric nervous systems to improve clinical intervention techniques. • Examine the role of primitive reflexes and how they support or impede client functioning. • Evaluate the relationship between the autonomic nervous system and behavior in clients. • Determine the neurological responses aligned with intervention techniques to further enhance treatment planning. • Develop appropriate clinical interventions for challenging behaviors in clients, such as hyper-activity, hypoactivity, aggressiveness, self-stimulation and inattentiveness. • Implement music as a technique to initiate sensorial stimuli, calming and attentiveness in clients. • Integrate a comprehensive mindfulness program to improve self-regulation in clients. • Utilize role play activities to assess levels of arousal among clients. • Develop a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses a variety of clinical concerns, including social skills deficits, picky eating and sleeping issues. • Implement strategies to address reciprocal regulation between the child and caregiver in order to improve clinical outcomes.
Feb 15, 2020 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $285 | Portland, Oregon
A Manual Therapy Approach to Treatment of Headaches is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held on Feb 15, 2020 at Legacy Meridian Park Community Health Education Center (CHEC Building), Portland, Oregon, United States of America. Accreditation: This course has been submitted for 16 continuing education hours. Approval amounts may vary per state. Certificates of attendance with the number of course hours will be given to each participant at the completion of the course. Course Description: This one-day class focuses on taking a very common condition that is not commonly treated by therapists – headaches - and showing clinicians how to become comfortable treating it. Treatment approaches include Muscle Energy Technique (MET) to the cervical spine, myofascial release to the neck and head, posture retraining and review of other causes / treatment in a comprehensive approach. The class is evidence based and every technique is repeated multiple times throughout the class so each participant has the chance to learn them well. When you leave this class you will walk away with a comprehensive and strong foundation for treatment of the head and neck. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the seminar, 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: • Correctly differentiate 4 characteristics of musculoskeletal headaches from other causes • Identify 4 different referral patterns by vertebral level • Identify 5 different referral patterns by muscle • Demonstrate the ability to complete 6 mobilizations of the cervical spine • Demonstrate the ability to treat 5 myofascial dysfunctions in muscles most commonly causing headache • Demonstrate the ability to correct 4 mechanical dysfunctions leading to muscle and joint dysfunctions Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 17, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Portland, Oregon
Legal & Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health in Oregon is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 17, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland, Portland, Oregon, United State of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 21, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Portland, Oregon
High Risk Obstetrics: Current Trends, Treatments & Issues is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 21, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Nurse Practitioners • Nurse Midwives • Certified Childbirth Educators/Doulas Course Description: Jamie Otremba will delve into the most common obstetrical emergencies presenting in today's obstetrical patients. She will provide you with a comprehensive look at pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, HELLP, the pitfalls of diagnosing and treating preterm labor, shoulder dystocia, abruption, previa, postpartum hemorrhage, placenta accreta, amniotic fluid embolism, venous thromboembolism, VBACs, and inductions. Jamie's extensive experiences in high risk obstetrics have provided her with keen insight into these often challenging and frightening situations. She is eager to share with you many of the effective interventions that she has acquired throughout her career! Through enlightening case studies, persuasive evidence-based research, and an engaging presentation style, she will teach you the current trends, treatments and issues in high risk obstetrics. Attend this seminar to learn new strategies and techniques that can immediately impact the maternal and fetal outcomes of your obstetrical patients! Learner Objectives: • Evaluate the two-phase process that results in pre-eclampsia. • Compare the pharmacologic management options for preterm labor. • Determine the two most important factors in assessing risk in elective induction. • Explain the most effective way to change medical staff practices related to high risk elective inductions. • Interpret the possible causes of a post-partum hemorrhage and appropriate management for each. • Discuss strategies for collaborative care with the ICU and Emergency Department. • Explain why a d-dimer is no longer recommended as part of the evaluation for pulmonary embolism in pregnancy. • Utilize the latest ACOG recommendations for preventing blood loss during the delivery with an accreta. • Compare the varying degrees of abnormal placental implantation and how management might differ for each. • Analyze why neurological outcomes with amniotic fluid embolism are so poor and the rapid interventions that could make a difference.
Feb 22, 2020 | USD $75 | Portland, Oregon
Pstamp Out Psoriatic Disease is organized by National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and will be held on Feb 22, 2020 at Tualatin Country Club, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mindful Anger: The Art of Transforming a Difficult Emotion into a Powerful Therapeutic Tool (Feb 25, 2020)
Feb 25, 2020 | CE 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Portland, Oregon
Mindful Anger: The Art of Transforming a Difficult Emotion into a Powerful Therapeutic Tool is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 25, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 CE / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Case Managers • Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: Both of my parents repressed their anger. They were like two simmering volcanoes ready to blow at any moment. They treated each other, and me, with the kind of pervasive abuse that is harder to see than hitting. I too, eventually developed this unhealthy, passive-aggressive way of getting my feelings out. By the time I got married, I was totally cut off from my feelings. I intellectualized my experiences. One day in group therapy, a man made a remark that triggered my repressed anger. I stood up, started screaming, and began swinging my purse around in the air. I had become the erupting volcano. I totally lost control. After this event I felt noticeably lighter, freer. I sensed that there was value for me, and for others, in tapping into anger, getting it moving through us, and then releasing it. I discovered that anger, it turned out, wasn’t a bad thing. Rather, it was the key to emotional freedom! When I first became a therapist, there was very little information about dealing with anger – either the client’s or our own. Then, as strategies did begin to emerge – I found that they didn’t really work. Frustrated and wanting more for my clients, I set out to discover what was missing. I wanted to know what more needed to be done to help people truly heal. After years of trial and error working with thousands of clients, I finally found the answer. I call it Mindful Anger. The proven 5-step program for processing and releasing anger is based on mindfulness and has delivered healing for client after client, with an amazing 80% success rate. I will walk you step by step through the cutting edge strategies and comprehensive transformational process that can bring life-changing wisdom to patients of all types – attachment wounds, abuse and trauma. Find out how to use anger as a key to unlocking your patients’ past and present, moving them to greater self-awareness and emotional release, empowering them to make lasting change. Walk away with simple exercises, assessments and tools that you can use to engage your clients in the mindful anger process.. Objectives: • Communicate how the application of mindfulness skills can create treatment breakthroughs for clients with any anger style. • Explore techniques of mindfulness and body awareness that help clients identify and effectively respond to physical, mental, and emotional cues to anger. • Evaluate the secret mechanism within the chain reaction of anger that provides the antidote to impulsivity. • Implement 5 steps to support clients in identifying and processing old traumatic wounds to improve clinical outcomes. • Determine the challenges of passive-aggressive behavior and utilize clinical tools for helping clients to eliminate this unhealthy pattern of coping with anger. • Utilize mindful anger strategies to assist clients in improving self-esteem and developing resilience.
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors - Oregon
Feb 27, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Portland, Oregon
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 27, 2020 at doubletree by Hilton Hotel Portland, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3contact hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Description: Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical and parenting challenges. Attend this seminar and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your clients’ most challenging behaviors including: • Tantrums • Running out/away • Noncompliance • Nagging • Refusing to work/help • Yelling/screaming • Bullying • Panic/anxiety reactions • Lack of follow through • Not following directions You will walk away with immediate strategies for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Jason Mathison is a clinical expert and has worked with the most challenging kids both in clinical and school settings. Through the use of case studies and action-oriented handouts, you will leave this seminar with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around. Objectives: • Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents. • Implement both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth. • Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioral episodes & psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment. • Communicate how a skilled observation of behavior informs your treatment approach. • Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents. • Effectively develop a behavior intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.
Mar 05 - 06, 2020 | Portland, Oregon
27th Annual Internal Medicine Review Course is organized by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine and will be held from Mar 05 - 06, 2020 at Sentinel, Portland, Oregon, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.