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Dec 20, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Knoxville, Tennessee
Suicide & Self-Harm: Stopping the Pain is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 20, 2019 at Holiday Inn Knoxville West- Cedar Bluff Rd, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America. This CE Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Teachers • School Administrators • Marriage & Family Therapists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Using case studies taken from his 45-year career as a suicidologist and the DSM-5®’s expanded and comprehensive approach to suicide and self-mutilation – Jack Klott will bring to life the ideas, theories and concepts presented in this engaging one-of-a-kind workshop. After examining the goals of suicide and the goals that the self-mutilator desires to achieve, you will delve into treatment strategies that will help guide your client to achieve those goals with other, less damaging strategies. You will learn which personality types are most vulnerable to acts of suicide and self-mutilation, as well as the essential link between these behaviors and addiction disorders. Most importantly, your attention will be focused on the treatment relationship and the key to hope for both the suicidal and the self-harm clients. Course Objectives: • Implement a risk assessment strategy that helps clinicians determine which clients present the highest risk for suicide and self-harm. • Analyze the concept of suicide “contracts” and communicate their impacts on clients, clinicians, and clinical vigilance. • Explain how intent differentiates self-mutilation from suicide attempts and accurately identify the one form of self-mutilation that is a warning sign for potential suicide completion. • Implement techniques for effectively intervening in crisis situations and develop a strategy for determining when and how to hospitalize clients. • Articulate the role of addictions in the suicidal and self-mutilating population and employ a multi-faceted therapeutic approach that ensures client safety and addresses treatment of the addiction. • Determine the purpose behind self-injuring behavior and communicate how alternative coping strategies can be introduced in therapy to help clients manage triggering situations without self-harm.
Jan 10 - 11, 2020 | USD $590 | Knoxville, Tennessee
NP Review & Clinical Update Course is organized by Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) and will be held from Jan 10 - 11, 2020 at Hilton Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America. Description: The 2020 APEA Live Review Course and Clinical Update presents essential primary care education for FNP and AGNP certification candidates and practicing NPs in a format that is engaging, efficient, and effective. Whether you are preparing for certification or seeking contact hours, this event delivers a five-star learning experience with consistent presenters who are known nationwide for their clinical expertise, their ability to convey complex concepts, and their mastery of public speaking. The 2020 course program features the following: • 2 days of live lectures encompassing content covered on the AANP and ANCC exams for family practice and adult-gerontology primary care practice • For FNPs and FNP candidates, videotaped lectures on pregnancy, pediatrics and child growth and development; accessible after the course • For AGNPs and AGNP primary care candidates, videotaped lectures on Healthy Aging, Pathology of Aging and Prescribing for Older Adults; accessible after the course • For all attendees: videotaped lecture on Essential Office-Based Procedures, including topical and local anesthesia, incision and drainage, and more; accessible after the course • For all attendees: videotaped lecture on Entry-To-Practice Requirements including obtaining an NPI number, selecting malpractice insurance and more; accessible after the course • Printed spiral-bound course manual with room for notes; provided at check in • Continental breakfast each morning • Snacks each afternoon Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 12, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Knoxville, Tennessee
Anxiety in the Classroom is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 12, 2020 at Holiday Inn Knoxville West- Cedar Bluff Rd, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of.6.0 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. 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.