Continuing Education

The College of Health and Human Services offers continuing education programs on evidence-based practices and emerging health issues relevant to health care and human service professionals.

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

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Self-Paced Asynchronous Training

MYPROUD

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MYPROUD (Michigan Youth Prevention and Recovery from opioid Use Disorders) programs are asynchronous and can be completed at your own pace. The target audience for these programs include allied health students and providers, preceptors, K-12 and special education teachers. Continuing Education offered for Social work , MCBAP, and nursing contact hours for select training(s)

Post-MSW

Taken together, the three post-MSW series School Social Work Training courses meet State of Michigan requirements for the educational component to be approved as a School Social Worker.

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging

Musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSK US) is an imaging technique that adds a different and complementary dimension of imaging evaluation to the traditional modalities of plain radiography, computerized tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Besides a diagnostic tool, MSK US has been used in research, teaching and rehabilitation.

These hybrid courses are appropriate for many health care disciplines, such as: PT, OT, MD, etc.

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Live Virtual Training

August 6, 2021

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Child Welfare Series 2021 | The Pot is Boiling Over. Can you Hear It?

This training will provide an opportunity for child welfare workers to identify issues within the process related to white privilege, racism, implicit bias and power which impacts their ability to provide positive outcomes for all involved. CE offered: 3 SW, Certificate of Participation

Date: Friday, Aug. 6
Time: 9:00am to noon

August 18, 2021

Opioid Overdose Prevention

Presented in partnership with The Red Project and the Muskegon County Health Department This training will focus on using the CARE Model for medication to prevent opioid overdose. Social Work and MCBAP CEUs available

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 18
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Whitelake Community Library

August 21, 2021

September 9, 2021

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)

Currently this course is only open to selected WMU School of Social Work students and Field Instructors.  Please check back closer to mid-August for availability.

TF-CBT is an evidence-based trauma treatment for children and adolescents. It is attachment-focused, involving caregivers. This training is intended for master or doctoral level mental health clinicians and meets partial requirements for national certification.  CE's Offered: 12 Social Work

This is a Three-Day Conference (September 9-10-11)

Date: Thursday, Sep. 9
Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm

September 23, 2021

8th Annual 2021 Kalamazoo WRAPS SOC Conference

This two-day conference allows for attendance at several breakout sessions regarding the improvement in the systems of care through various subjects. Each day will begin with a large-group plenary session, and move to breakout sessions- attendees can select the presentations they would like to attend.

Date: Thursday, Sep. 23
Time: 8:00am to 1:00pm

September 24, 2021

8th Annual 2021 Kalamazoo WRAPS SOC Conference

This two-day conference allows for attendance at several breakout sessions regarding the improvement in the systems of care through various subjects. Each day will begin with a large-group plenary session, and move to breakout sessions- attendees can select the presentations they would like to attend.

Date: Friday, Sep. 24
Time: 8:00am to 1:00pm

October 14, 2021

October 29, 2021

Van Riper Lecture Series | Trauma-Informed Care in the field of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

38th Annual Van Riper Lecture Series featuring distinguished keynote speaker, Na’ama Yehuda. Continuing Education offered for Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences professionals and Social work. Target Audience: Students, professionals, clinicians, and practitioners in speech, language and hearing sciences, social work, nursing, and occupational therapy.

Date: Friday, Oct. 29
Time: 9:00am to 3:15pm

November 5, 2021

Social Work for Society

This course focuses on the relationship between Macro and Micro Social Work. Participants will learn how to connect the Macro practices of Administration, Policy and Advocacy to their social work practice. Participants will develop skills to help them navigate macro systems, as well as advocate for Macro changes needed for their client, service, or program. CE's Offered: 2 Social work CEUs
Date: Friday, Nov. 5
Time: noon to 2:00pm