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Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Techniques to Move People from Hurt to Hope (Jan 13, 2020)
Jan 13, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Appleton, Wisconsin
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Techniques to Move People from Hurt to Hope is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 13, 2020 at Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley, Appleton, Wisconsin, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Addiction Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Psychotherapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Other Helping Professionals Course Description: They are in the midst of a nationwide push to treat chronic pain and address our out-of-control opioid prescribing. At least 1/3 of the people we treat are dealing with this condition, yet most of us are ill-prepared to address this with skill and expertise. The CDC recently published recommendations for the treatment of chronic pain, specifically highlighting behavioral treatment as an approach that should be tried before opioids are prescribed. They are witnessing a devastating public health crisis that is ruining individual’s lives, tearing up families, and ripping through communities. They need to arm ourselves with the skills needed to offer our clients evidence-based behavioral interventions that will help them live healthy and productive lives. Come to this interactive and cutting-edge training and learn creative tools and techniques to transform your practice. Learn powerful mindfulness interventions and motivational interviewing techniques to move your clients toward behavior change. Master the four pain-changing CBT tools. You will leave with the skills and confidence to provide practical and life-changing help to help people move out of chronic pain and into active, healthy, and meaningful lives. Objectives: • Describe how the emotional aspect of client’s pain can be more problematic than the physical aspect. • Specify the differences in risks of opioid medications use in men, women and the elderly and the related treatment implications. • Assess the psychological, physical, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to chronic pain and articulate their treatment implications. • Summarize the CDC recommendations for the treatment of chronic pain and communicate how that impacts clinical treatment. • Utilize mindfulness-based strategies to decrease symptoms of chronic pain in clients.
Self-Regulation in Children: Keeping the Body, Mind and Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders (Jan 29, 2020)
Jan 29, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Appleton, Wisconsin
Self-Regulation in Children: Keeping the Body, Mind and Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 29, 2020 at Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley, Appleton, Wisconsin, United States of America.This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours or 0.6 CEUs / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Educators • Speech-Language Pathologists • Counselors • Psychologists • Social Workers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants Course Description: Children with Sensory Processing Disorders, ADHD or autism have much in common. They are challenged with physical problems that affect their ability to focus and can also cause them to be emotionally reactive. Children who have trouble self-regulating throughout the day are missing out on typical childhood experiences in school, on the playground and with their families. They have difficulty making and keeping friends. This workshop looks at the underlying factors of poor self-regulation and how they affect the child. The course emphasizes practical interventions! You will walk away with effective strategies for creating simple but effective programs in clinical, school and home settings: • Sensory therapy techniques • Simple self-management and video modeling programs • Sensory lifestyle programs • First-person stories • Energy regulation techniques • Communication methods • Transition strategies • Behavioral strategies Clinical programs such as Interactive Metronome® (IM), brushing, sensory diets, and MeMoves™ will be discussed, as will timely topics such as medication vs. non-medication for ADHD and new insights from research into biomedical aspects of autism. You will receive written handouts and a list of resources. Objectives: • Differentiate between symptoms of sensory modulation disorder, ADHD and autism to determine appropriate self-regulation interventions. • Modify clinical treatments for Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) to be utilized in school or home settings. • Design a sensory lifestyle program using readily-found items to improve self-regulation skills in your young clients. • Incorporate elements of first-person stories and transitional activities into your SPD intervention plan. • Recommend cognitive strategies to address symptoms of ADHD, including hyperactivity and impulsivity. • Implement role plays and video modeling interventions to target appropriate self-management skills.
Feb 26, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Appleton, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Mental Health & The Law - 2020 is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 26, 2020 at The Grand Meridian, Appleton, Wisconsin, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Psychologists • Social Workers • Marriage and Family Therapists • Counselors • Risk Managers • Addiction Professionals • Case Managers • Nurses Course Description: As a mental health professional, you not only deal with critical clinical matters with your clients – you must also stay up-to-date on seemingly ever-changing laws and procedures. Keeping up-to-date is essential in order to protect your clients and yourself. At this comprehensive one-day seminar you will gain an understanding of the right to treatment and to refuse treatment, informed consent, basic commitment procedures, legal and therapeutic therapist/patient boundaries, reporting requirements, issues with electronic record keeping and much more that will help you stay on top of issues that arise in everyday clinical situations. Objectives: • Articulate policies for clinical practice on ethical issues such as restraints, seclusions and informed consent. • Utilize an ethical decision making framework to recognize, analyze, resolve and/or prevent ethical problems and dilemmas in your clinical practice. • Communicate the basic civil commitment procedures and determine the clinician’s role in each. • Establish ethical practices to ensure client safety, maintain confidentiality and obtain informed consent when utilizing telemental health services. • Recognize ethical challenges for clinicians to consider when responding to subpoenas, court orders and search warrants. • Identify the differences between legal and therapeutic boundary issues.
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed (Mar 09, 2020)
Mar 09, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Appleton, Wisconsin
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 09, 2020 at The Grand Meridian, Appleton, Wisconsin, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Speech-Language Pathologists • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Teachers & Paraprofessionals • School Counselors • School Psychologists • School Administrators • School Social Workers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Addiction Professionals • Probation Officers • All professionals working in child care settings, therapy settings, treatment programs, hospitals, juvenile justice facilities, foster care, and more Course Description: Join child/adolescent behavior expert, Jay Berk, PhD, and learn how to best manage the students at your school diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mood disorders, anxiety and depression. You will walk away with concrete, yet practical, strategies to successfully intervene with their serious behavioral issues, such as: • Anger and outbursts • Cutting and self-injury • Defiance • Impulsivity • Sensory issues • Meltdowns and tantrums • Obsessive compulsive • Truancy • Rigidity • Electronic addiction Through case studies, video clips and dynamic class discussion you will learn: • 30 second teacher strategies to manage challenging and disruptive behaviors • New ways to reduce the costs of out-of-district placements • How to engage students in class, increase productivity and reduce truancy • Behavioral assessments and strategies for the IEP team • Side-effects of common psychotropic medications • How skill deficits from mental health conditions create behavioral difficulties • Characteristics of at-risk students’ mental health problems • Strategies to gain collaboration with clinicians Objectives: • Articulate how behavioral-driven choices differ from mental health-driven behaviors and characterize how these differences inform your choice of intervention. • Communicate the effective uses of medications and potential side effects that can appear as misbehaviors. • Implement various school-based strategies, used in collaboration with community clinicians, to intervene when behavioral issues arise from mental health conditions. • Determine effective positive behavior support strategies to successfully discipline the special needs child. • Discriminate how IDEA relates to mental health issues and discipline. • Apply communication techniques that create a climate for success inside and outside the classroom.
Apr 01, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Appleton, Wisconsin
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 01, 2020 at The Grand Meridian, Appleton, Wisconsin, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Nurses • Advanced Practice Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Pharmacists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants. Course Description: Attend this seminar and learn proper prescribing, patient education and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic infectious diseases. Choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging, given the plethora of drugs available on the market and the emerging trend in bacterial resistance. You will learn the pharmacology of different classes of antimicrobials used to treat infectious disease states encountered in clinical practice. Discover the spectrums of activity, pharmacokinetic characteristics and parameters for monitoring therapeutic outcomes. Emphasis is placed on the new antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines. You will leave this seminar better prepared to design appropriate and cost-effective drug regimens for improved therapeutic outcomes. Objectives: • Analyze the major classes of antibiotics and their pharmacokinetic characteristics. • Apply current evidenced-based approaches to select appropriate treatment regimens for common infections encountered in clinical practice. • Prescribe antimicrobials based on empiric dosing recommendations. • Plan goals of therapy and parameters for monitoring therapeutic response to antimicrobials. • Recommend specific antimicrobial therapeutic drug monitoring to maximize efficacy and minimize toxicities (e.g., vancomycin and aminoglycosides). • Develop preventative strategies to limit antimicrobial resistance. • Design patient and caregiver education on the proper use of antimicrobials.
Stroke Rehabilitation: Best Practices for Rapid Functional Gains and Improved Outcomes (May 06, 2020)
May 06, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Appleton, Wisconsin
Stroke Rehabilitation: Best Practices for Rapid Functional Gains and Improved Outcomes is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 06, 2020 at Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley, Appleton, Wisconsin, United States of America. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Therapy Directors • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants Course Description: Working with stroke patients is deeply meaningful and incredibly rewarding. And you strive to help each patient who’s counting on you to facilitate improvements that will change their lives. But some patients are so impaired that treatment becomes overwhelming. Others make exceptional gains in clinical settings, only to hit a wall in less controlled environments. As time passes without results, even the most promising patient can feel the sun setting on the person she used to be, growing disengaged and depressed – convinced she can’t progress further with therapy. If you’re not up to speed on the latest treatment strategies, she might be right. Built on today’s best practices, this program will show how to apply effective techniques that completely redefine what’s possible for your patients! Discover tools and strategies that have helped countless survivors leave their limitations behind, even 10 years post stroke. Objectives: • Discuss the latest advances in stroke recovery and their implications for therapy. • Review strategies for identifying the root cause of post-stroke impairments faster. • Integrate effective interventions that can be used immediately to improve function, multitasking, balance, gait, strength, flexibility and mobility. • Combine multiple interventions more effectively for better results, including dual task interventions, NDT, constraint-induced movement therapy, balance and gait training, exercise, and functional activities. • Design effective, innovative plans of care for a wide range of neurological impairments. • Apply the assessments and interventions discussed in this seminar to a series of interactive case scenarios.