Continuing Education

The College of Health and Human Services offers continuing education relevant to health care and human service professionals in numerous fields. Click the links below for more information or to register. 

AHEC Scholars interested in registering for any of the CE programs, contact Lisa Brennan at lisa.brennan@wmich.edu or (616) 771-9497.

                                                                     

Live Virtual Trainings

October 2, 2020

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Trauma Informed Care- Human Trafficking: Identifying roles across health professions

Presenters include: Sara Morley LaCroix, Board Chair Kalamazoo Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition, Carmen Kucinich, Victim Specialist FBI, JessicaGladden, PhD., Assistant Professor, School of Social Work WMU and Rita O’Brien, MSW and Survivor

 

Date: Friday, Oct. 2
Time: 8:00am to 12:45pm
Location: WMU College of Health and Human Services

October 7, 2020

October 9, 2020

October 15, 2020

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Breaking the Stigma: African American Mental Health Symposium

This virtual training takes place via Webex on Thursday, October 15 and Friday, October 16, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The keynote speakers will be Dr. Rajiv Tandon, Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine (Thursday, October 15), and Kevin Fischer, Executive Director, NAMI Michigan (Friday, October 16).

Date: Thursday, Oct. 15
Time: 8:30am to noon

October 20, 2020

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MY-PROUD Motivational Interviewing Training

This Kalamazoo Community Mental Health CE Event will take place on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 9am-4pm. It will be presented by Jennifer Harrison, Ph.D. where you have the opportunity to learn motivational interviewing techniques. There is no cost for this training. THIS TRAINING IS ONLY OPEN FOR REGISTRATION TO KALAMAZOO CMH STAFF!

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 20
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm

October 23, 2020

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Our New Legal Substances: Opioids and Cannabis

Join us for a virtual continuing education opportunity, "Our New Legal Substances: Opioids and Cannabis" presented by Jennifer Harrison, PhD, LMSW. October 23, 8:30am to 12:00pm 3 SW CEUs

Date: Friday, Oct. 23
Time: 8:30am to noon

November 13, 2020

November 18, 2020

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MY-PROUD Motivational Interviewing Training

Presented by Jennifer Harrison, Ph.D. The CE training will allow for the opportunity to learn motivational interviewing techniques.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 18
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm

December 10, 2020

April 15, 2021

Self-Paced Virtual Trainings

  • School Social Work | Assessment

    Assessment for School Social Workers is one of three courses that are required for the educational component of the School Social Work approval in the state of Michigan. In this course the role of the school social worker in school based assessments is examined. Assessment for School Social Workers provides students with the opportunity to learn and practice the fundamental skills necessary to practice as a School Social Worker.

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  • School Social Work | Policy

    Policy for School Social Workers is one of three courses that are required for the educational component of the School Social Work approval in the state of Michigan. In this course the school social worker's understanding and adherence to written policy in schools is examined. Policy for School Social Workers provides students with the opportunity to learn and practice the fundamental skills necessary to practice as a School Social Worker.

    Register Here

  • School Social Work | Intervention

    Trainings open 10/15/2020 and close on 10/14/2021. These take place on a virtual learning platform.

    Register Here

  • Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services for Adolescents with Substance Use Disorder

    This virtual, Asynchronous training takes places on an online platform and is self-paced. TARGET AUDIENCE: Allied health students and providers, preceptors, K-12 and special education teachersThe cost is $30. Continuing education available for: SW (2)

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