Continuing Education

BRAINS is passionate about sharing expertise with other professionals, caregivers, and community members. We offer a diverse array of educational opportunites including internships, shadow, and volunteer experiences, professional presentations, and courses approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). Continuing education hours are also available for social workers. Please see information below regarding upcoming courses.


Are We Doing Enough to Understand & Support Our Teens

 

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

REGISTER HERE

 

Course Information

In the wake of school shootings, teen suicides, and videogame addictions, it’s clear – our teens are struggling. This workshop will focus on ways to identify risk factors in teenagers. Participants will gain greater understanding of the teenage brain, develop ways to prevent tragedy, and collaborate effectively with schools and parents. All skill levels are invited to attend; target audience is intermediate and advanced master’s level clinicians and professionals currently serving the teenage population.

Course Instructor Information

Dr. Michael Wolff, PsyD, ABPdN, Jennifer Reminga, LMSW, CAADC,  Geoff Stevens, LMSW, and Alisha Lauchie, LMSW

Course instructors are currently employed at BRAINS; providing behavioral resources and neuropsychological services. Instructors are highly specialized in areas of behavioral, mental, and neurodevelopmental health.

Objectives

    1. 1. Participants will gain a better understanding of brain development in teens that puts them at risk.
    1. 2. Participants will be able to identify the risk factors and behavioral clues to watch for.
    1. 3. Participants will be able to engage in strategies to prevent tragedy and support teens.
    1. 4. Participants will learn how Autism Spectrum Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) impact risk.
    1. 5. Participants will be able to coordinate support efforts with schools and parents.

Registration Information

To register for Are We Doing Enough to Understand & Support Our Teens?, click here.

For registration, information, and further details regarding this training, please visit our website at www.brainspotential.com and select continuing education from the menu. Fee for continuing education units is $25 per hour. Any special accommodations needed can be requested at time of registration. Space is limited, registration is required. Upon availability, registration will be allowed day of. Individuals may contact the office to inquire about availability by emailing outreach@brainspotential.com. Payment is due at time of registration.

For information on future trainings please visit our website and choose continuing education from the menu. To be added to our email list to receive email notifications about future trainings, other agency happenings, and community resources, please email outreach@brainspotential.com with your full name and email address.

CEU Information

This organization (BRAINS, ACE Provider #1541) 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. BRAINS maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/22/2017-11/22/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.  Social workers participating in this course will receive 6 clinical continuing education clock hours.  Participants must attend the entire training session and complete a course evaluation in order to receive CE’s.  Partial certificates will not be issued for this training. Certificates will be distributed at the end of the training session. If you are in any way dissatisfied with a training or process and would like to file a grievance, please email or call our office to request a form.


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