Special early registration offer is good through July 31: Buy one, get one half-off! Vendor exhibit space is also available for a modest fee. Download attachments for details.
Four workshop tracks are offered:
- Transitions to Success
- Advanced Leadership Development
- Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
- Skills for Managing Workplace Conflict
- Effective Approaches to Dealing with Unacceptable Employee Behavior
- Investing in Your Most Valuable Resource...Your Team
- Community Organizations...Collaborate!
- Family Preservation for LGBT Youth
- Scaffolding for Successful Transition to Adulthood for At-risk Youth
- Treating the Adolescent Sex Offender
- DBT, Parts I and II
- Clinical Work with Oppositional Defiant Teens
- Self Injury
Case Management/Direct Care
- Journey Through HMS
- Trauma Informed Care for Case Managers & Direct Care Staff, Parts I and II
- Homless Youth Education Rights
- Human Trafficking
Case Managers and Direct Care
- Tools for Your Toolbox that Work with Youth
- Motivational Interviewing
- Aggression Replacement Training
- Crisis Intervention & De-escalation, Parts I and II
- Ethics Training for Child and Youth Care Workers, Establishing Professional Standards
- LGBT Youth Culture
Conference registration prices:
Special early registration offer: Buy one, get one half-off! Download attachments for details.
- MNYF member: $100 for three days; $60 for one day
- MNYF affiliate member: $125 for three days; $75 for one day
- Non-MNYF member: $150 for three days; $90 for one day
If you are interested in reserving Vendor Exhibit Space, see the attachment.
Michigan Federation for Children and Families Senior Management Conference and Annual Membership Meeting will be held on September 16-18, 2015 at Shanty Creek Cedar River Village in Belaire, MI.
Sign up today for the Michigan Home-Based Family Services Association Early Summer Workshop to be held at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. Attendees are eligible for up to 6 Social Work CECHs (pending approval).
- Addiction to Crime: Games Criminals Play;
- Toxic Relationships and the Effects on the Beliefs and Actions of Youth;
- Suicide Prevention Coalition;
- Recognizing the Signs of Autism;
- Human Trafficking;
- Youth Voice: The Importance of Youth Involvement; and
- Period of Purple Crying: Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Find registration and cost information in the downloadable attachment below.
Annual Senior Management Conference
September 10-12, 2014
Boyne Mountain Resort
Federation Affiliate Member Michigan Home Based Family Services Association invites you to join others who are committed to quality family-centered services throughout Michigan.
New and renewing MHBFSA members benefit from three free trainings annually, discounted pricing for the MHBFSA annual conference (September 27-28, 2012), training hours and free social work CEs at each training, an e-newsletter called Practice, access to the Home Based Standards Guidelines Handbook, listing on and access to the MHBFSA website and more!
Find details about membership and benefits at www.mihomebased.com and in the attachments found below.
The National Resource Center for Adoption is offering training in May and June 2011 on five modules of its Adoption Competency Curriculum:
- May 12: Module 1: Federal Laws Impacting Adoption Placement
- May 25 & 26: Module 2: Child/Youth Assessment & Preparation
- June 8 & 9: Module 3: Family Assessment & Preparation
- June 9: Module 4: Decision Making & Placement Selection
- June 15: Module 5: Post Adoption Services
This series is designed as a comprehensive curriculum for training child welfare practitioners in public and private agencies who provide adoption services for children/youth who have been abused or neglected. Registration for each module is limited to 25 participants. All course materials and lunch are provided free of charge. Social Work CECHs are offered for participants who complete one or more modules. An Adoption Competency Overview booklet is available, along with registration information. See attachments below.
Find full details of Wedgwood Institute’s spring schedule of workshops in the attached brochure. Sessions for spring include:
➢ April 12: Children and Teens with ADHD
➢ April 19: Conflict Resolution
➢ April 26 and June 24: Becoming Trauma Sensitive
➢ May 10: Treating Terrified Children
➢ May 17: Cultural Competence
➢ June 14: Human Trafficking Seminar
The Michigan State University School of Social Work Continuing Education Fall 2010 Catalog features courses in adoption, crisis intervention with children, ethics, pain management, psychoeducational groups, self-care, and much more! On November 12-13 is an Art & Play Therapy conference, with renowned art therapist Cathy Malchiodi. Click here to find a downloadable catalog and online registration.
Back by popular demand, MSU School of Social Work is holding on July 14–16 the second annual Great Lakes Summer Institute (GLSI), a professional development experience comprised of two-day, one-day, and half-day intensive courses on a variety of current topics taught by experts in their fields. Designed to blend meaningful learning with maximum relaxation, the GLSI is held at the Great Wolf Lodge in beautiful Traverse City. A special room rate is available to GLSI attendees until June 15, 2010, so register today! Find details about the GLSI and the entire CE Summer 2010 Catalog at the School’s website: http://www.socialwork.msu.edu/ and/or download the full summer catalog below.