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November 2019

Evidence-based Strategies

November 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Montcalm Community College, 2800 College Dr
Sidney, MI 48885 United States
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$10

One in 59 children is identified with an autism spectrum disorder. This two-part series will provide participants with a basic understanding of how autism impacts students. Participants will also learn evidence-based strategies to support students who have autism, such as visual support, self-monitoring and differentiating work. These strategies are autism led but not autism specific. These evidence-based strategies will work with all students. Participants will leave with a toolbox of ideas to work with a variety of students. Wednesdays, Nov…

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Practical Functional Assessment and Treatment of Severe Problem Behavior

November 21, 2019
Grand Valley State University- L.V. Eberhard Center, 301 West Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Questions? Contact [email protected] AGENDA (1 day training) 8:00 – 8:30am Sign in 8:30 – 10:00am Functional Assessment of Severe Problem Behavior: A Focus on a Safer, Faster, and More Effective Process 10:00 – 10:15am BREAK 10:15 – 11:30am Functional Assessment of Severe Problem Behavior: A Focus on a Safer, Faster, and More Effective Process 11:30am – 12:15pm LUNCH 12:15 – 1:45pm Treating Severe Problem Behavior: A Focus on Strengthening Socially Important Behavior 1:45 – 2:00pm BREAK 2:00 – 3:30pm Treating Severe Problem…

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

November 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches participants how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness in youth. This 8-hour training gives adults who work with young people the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care. This course is appropriate for teachers, school staff, coaches, youth group leaders, parents, and anyone else who works…

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December 2019

Genesee ISD County Wide START Training

December 6, 2019
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Erwin L. Davis Education Center- Genesee ISD, 2413 W Maple Ave
Flint, MI 48507 United States
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$15

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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January 2020

Prevention Prepared Communities

January 31
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$35

Prevention Prepared Communities (PPC) operate as systems of prevention in communities across the United States. Prevention Prepared Communities involve creating communities where individuals, families, schools, faith-based organizations, and workplaces take action to promote emotional health and reduce the likelihood of mental illness, substance abuse, and suicide. (SAMHSA) The Prevention Prepared Communities training is predicated on provider agencies role and responsibility in producing outcomes (systems, behavioral, and process outcomes) for the individuals and communities they serve. This training provides them the…

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February 2020

Improving Clinical Supervision Skills

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Centrum Office Center, 24901 Northwestern Hwy
Southfield, MI 48075 United States
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$99

6.0 CE Hours for Social Work (MICEC) and MCBAP (RELATED) Course fee: $99, includes lunch This course meets the Ethics (5.0 hours) requirement for Social Work continuing education Presenter: Dr. Hakeem Lumumba, PhD., LMSW, LPC, CAADC, MAT, NCC, and ACS In today’s clinical settings Clinicians, Therapists, and Social Workers are charged with delivering care to acute and chronic clients. In addition, they are often charged to deliver clients’ care while maintaining current documentation, exceeding high caseloads, and in some cases…

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Introduction to Child-Centered Counseling

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Centrum Office Center, 24901 Northwestern Hwy
Southfield, MI 48075 United States
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$99

Centrum Office Center – 24901 Northwestern Highway, Suite 422, Southfield, MI  48075 6.0 CE Hours for Social Work (MICEC) and MCBAP (RELATED) Course fee: $99, includes lunch Presenter: Maureen Lyn Bernard, LMSW, ACSW, CADC, CCS, MIMIT Many therapists, no matter how seasoned, tend to shy away from working with younger people.  Though no one can become an expert after a 6-hour workshop, many of the basics of working with 5-16 year-olds will be covered, from developmental milestones to prevalent diagnoses. …

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CBT in Transition: The Evolution of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Centrum Office Center, 24901 Northwestern Hwy
Southfield, MI 48075 United States
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$99

6.0 CE Hours for Social Work (MICEC) and MCBAP (RELATED) Course fee: $99, includes lunch Presenter: Julie Hamilton, LMSW, ACSW, CAADC Since its inception, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has both revolutionized and dominated the fields of mental health and substance abuse treatment over the past 40 years. Empirically based, solution focused, and highly effective, CBT has continually evolved, more recently incorporating mindfulness, values, compassion. Join us for a journey through the CBT landscape, exploring its twists, turns and innovations….DBT, ACT,…

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Michigan Family Summit & Vendor Fair

February 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave
Novi, MI 48374 United States
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Free – $25

Join us to learn about the Charting the LifeCourse. We will learn about tools that can be used at every life stage to enhance a person-centered approach for planning and supporting life experiences that support a person to reach their vision of a “good life.” This 2-day interactive, hands-on Summit will:  Highlight the use of Charting the LifeCourse in Supported Decision Making and the IEP process  Highlight the significant role families play in their children’s lives across the…

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Conventional Literacy for Students with Significant Disabilities and Complex Communication Needs –

February 17 - February 18
Clinton County RESA, 1013 South U.S.
St. Johns, MI 48879 United States
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$30 – $150

This 2-day workshop, developed by Dr. Karen Erickson and Dr. David Koppenhaver, will focus on students with significant disabilities who can communicate meaningfully with others, identify most of the letters of the alphabet, and understand that print carries meaning. Participants will learn a framework for organizing comprehensive conventional instruction that can be used to systematically teach students to decode and spell words, read with comprehension and fluency, and write using letters and words to communicate with others. The session will…

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