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September 2019

Grand Rounds -Tanja Jovanovic, Ph.D.

September 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
University of Michigan – Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Title: The Neurobiology of Risk for PTSD: From Genotypes to Phenotypes Disclosure: TBD Hosting Faculty: Jacek Debiec, PhD CME Available: Yes Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences David and Patricia Barron Chair for PTSD Neurobiology Wayne State University Tanja Jovanovic, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences and the David and Patricia Barron Chair for PTSD Neurobiology at Wayne State University. From 2015 to 2018, Dr. Jovanovic was the Director of the Grady Trauma Project in…

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Culture of Gentleness Practicum

September 10 - September 12
New Horizons Rehabilitation Services, Inc., 1814 Pond Run
Auburn Hills, MI 48326 United States
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We are all more successful when we have a circle of supports and quality relationships that help us navigate the more difficult parts of day to day life. The Culture of Gentleness’ foundation relies on the feelings we strive to create, the actions we can take, and the planning we initiate to create a safe and positive environment. This 3-day training is a hands-on experience in the Culture of Gentleness for all those working in helping professions including, but not…

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Family Engagement Training

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oakland Community Health Network, 2614, 5505 Corporate Dr
Troy, MI 48098 United States
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Lighting the Way: Helping Families See Possibilities in Competitive Employment. A workshop for professionals.  Families play a crucial role in the lives of youth and individuals with significant disabilities. They are often the first and most consistent influence a person with a disability will have. Families are responsible for making many decisions and coordinating services and support, all while trying to cultivate and honor what youth want for themselves. For many families, their youth’s transition to adulthood is an uncertain…

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Family Engagement Training

September 17
Ryerson Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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The Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council and MARO, as part of the state’s Employment First initiative, are partnering to bring an innovative training opportunity to 3 regions in Michigan. This “train the trainers” event is open to employment service providers, educators, state agency staff, advocates, and self-advocates, and will build the capacity to convey positive messages about competitive employment and improve partnerships with families in the employment process. In 2018 The MI DD Council collaborated with Sean Roy from TransCen to…

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Family Engagement Training

September 19
Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette , MI 49855 United States
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Parents of youth with significant disabilities may have a difficult time envisioning community-based competitive employment as part of their son or daughter’s future.  This workshop is intended to be a tool that advocates, educators, and service providers can use to provide accurate information to and help raise the expectations of families in Michigan. The goal is to show that work is possible for all people regardless of disability, to help address questions families may have, and to connect families with…

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Mental Health First Aid (ADULT)

September 25
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One event on March 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on September 25, 2019 at 12:00 am


What is Mental Health First Aid? Mental Health First Aid is the initial help given to a person showing symptoms of mental illness or in a mental health crisis (severe depression, psychosis, panic attack, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, etc ...) until appropriate professional or other help, including peer and family support, can be engaged. Mental Health First Aid Teaches You: - Potential warning signs and risk factors for addictions and mental illness (depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use, and disorders in…

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Medicaid Bootcamp

September 26
Windemere Senior Living, 31800 Van Dyke Ave
Warren, MI 48093 United States
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$79 – $99

Medicaid Eligibility is a complex process that is becoming essential for senior citizens to maintain their quality of life. As the baby boomers continue to age, we are receiving an increasing number of emergency calls on individuals needing immediate long-term care. Our firm works daily on assisting those applying for Medicaid and maintaining coverage. This event will provide social workers, in home care provides, discharge planners, nursing care workers and more an opportunity to learn more about how Medicaid Impacts…

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Genesee ISD County Wide START Training

September 30
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One event on October 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 6, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 6, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on February 28, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on March 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

Erwin L. Davis Education Center- Genesee ISD, 2413 W Maple Ave
Flint, MI 48507 United States
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For Further information, please contact your local GISD Teacher Consultant for ASD or call the Special Education Services Office at 810-591-4494

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October 2019

Emergent Literacy for Students with Significant Disabilities

October 1 - October 2
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Eastwood, 3320 Preyde Boulevard
Lansing, MI 48912 United States
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Students with significant disabilities can and do learn to read conventionally with supportive print- and language-based experiences and interactions. Not unlike students without significant disabilities, this learning for students with significant disabilities begins with emergent literacy. Students who are emergent literacy learners should be provided many frequent learning opportunities that provide instruction and practice with functions of print and print conventions, phonological and alphabet awareness, and expressive and receptive language skills. Participants will learn how and why to address five…

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7th Annual Autism Conference

October 10 - October 11
Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, 100 W Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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$50 – $175

The mission of the Michigan Autism Conference is to disseminate information and training on scientifically validated, behaviorally based treatments to parents, caregivers, and professionals who work with and care for individuals with autism spectrum disorder, and to promote awareness and training of closely related conceptual, scientific, and ethical issues. This mission aims to increase functional skill development and decrease behavioral excesses to ensure individuals with autism can live enriched high-quality lives.

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