Hope for Recovery-Recovery of Hope: A Look at the Role of the Brain and Coping Behaviors in Schizophrenia - Part 3 - Mt. Plesasant

March 15, 2018 - Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel and Conference Center

Event Details: 

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Presenters:

  • Shelly Weaverdyck, PhD, Independent Consultant and Former Director of the EMU Alzheimer's Education and Research Program
  • Rebecca Hatton, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist

Part 3 Description:

This seminar will focus on assessment and understanding coping behaviors.  Concepts from Parts 1 & 2 will be briefly reviewed (including cognition, brain function, and alternatives to mainstream concepts about “serious mental illness”).  Additional information about brain function and structure, resulting behaviors, behavioral expectations and resources for potential adaptations staff/helpers might consider to assist in optimal functioning will be discussed.  Skills for building relationships with people who have lived experience of psychosis will be practiced, including the “Maastricht Interviews” for exploring voices and unusual ideas and use of the life story in place of diagnosis. 

Part 3 Goals and Objectives:

  1. Identify three cognitive functions to assess.
  2. Identify three environmental features to assess.
  3. Identify three interpersonal features to assess.
  4. Identify three aspects of a task to assess.
  5. Understand the principle ideas of ‘Maastricht Interviews’ for Voices and Paranoia. 
  6. Practice use of a Maastricht Interview via group role play.
  7. Use the “Making Sense of Symptoms” or narrative approach to better understand client issues. 

You MUST participate in Part 2 before participating in Part 3!

Registration Fee: $35/person and includes breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack.

Social Work: The Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (formerly known as Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards), provider #1140, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.  CMHAM maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: 10/10/2016 to 10/10/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 6 Clinical Continuing Education Clock Hours.  Course Delivery Method: Face-to-Face seminar

Substance Abuse: The Community Mental Health Association of Michigan is approved by the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP) to sponsor educational training for professional certification. CMHAM maintains the responsibility for the program and content. Substance abuse professionals participating in this training will receive 6.0 (Related) contact hours

Evaluation

There will be an opportunity for each participant to complete an evaluation of the conference and the instructor.  If you have any issues with the way in which this conference was conducted or other problems, you may note that on your evaluation of the conference or you may contact CMHAM at 517-374-6848 or through our website at www.CMHAM.org for resolution.

*National Accreditation rules indicate that if you are over 5-minutes late or depart early, you forfeit your CE for the entire training.  Please note that this is a National rule that CMHAM must enforce or we could lose our provider status to provide CE in the future.  This rule will be strictly followed.

Cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the conference for a full refund less a $10 administrative fee.  If cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the training, no refund will be given and the full charge will be incurred. Substitutions are permitted at any time.

Policies: 

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, through the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan, has provided funding for this initiative through Federal Community Mental Health Block Grant.

Special Needs:

*Arrangements for special needs will be honored for those written requests received 10 business days prior to the conference.  Clearly state your specific needs for mobility assistance, interpreters, etc. Attempts for on-site requests will be made.

Cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the conference for a full refund less a $10 administrative fee.  If cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the training, no refund will be given and the full charge will be incurred. Substitutions are permitted at any time.

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel and Conference Center
2424 S. Mission St.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Overnight accommodations: Fairfield Inn & Suites - 2525 University Park Dr, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 (This is different than where the meeting takes places, but shares the same parking lot) Call the hotel directly at (989) 775-5000 and refer to group Community Mental Health Association of Michigan to receive special rate. Deadline to reserve your room at this special rate is: February 21, 2018.