Grand Valley State University works hard to bring our social workers the continuing education clock hours that are required by the state of Michigan. Our goal is to offer quality courses that are meaningful and applicable to professional social workers. We also provide small, personal, and intellectual environments to optimize your learning experience.
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2015 Programs -
OCT 29 & 30 - FALL 2015 JUVENILE JUSTICE VISION 20/20 TRAINING EVENT This conference will address human trafficking as it relates to juvenile justice to include court issues, law enforcement, understanding victims and community based responses. For more information and to register, go to Juvenile Justice Vision 20/20
NOV 6 - QIGONG FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT
2016 Programs -
JAN 15 - SECONDARY TRAUMATIC STRESS AND THE SOCIAL WORKER (repeated class from March 2015)
FEB 19 - PAIN MANAGEMENT AND MINDFULNESS (repeated class from March 2015)
MAR 4 - ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE: THE IMPACT OF TRAUMA AND TREATMENT (repeated class from October 2014)
MAY 13 - THE ARA CARY LECTURE SERIES CHILD WELFARE CONFERENCE (SAVE THE DATE! - more information to come)
JUL 31 - AUG 11 - IRELAND FOR SOCIAL WORKERS AND NURSES: A TRIP ABROAD ♦ View Ireland Brochure ♦ View Proposed Itinerary
Most recent past year's social work programs:
MAR 6 - Pain Management and Mindfulness
MAR 11 - Self-Care: Yoga Flow and Meditation
MAR 13 - Mental Health. Substance Use and Elderly Adults
MAR 20 - All Eyes Open: Commercial Exploitation of Minors in America
MAR 25 - Self-Care: Restorative Yoga and Meditation
MAR 27 - Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Social Worker
APR 10 - Is this Right, Ethically Speaking?
May 1 - Unpacking the 'Why': Uncovering the Reasons for Using an Eating Disorder as a Coping Mechanism and Helping Develop an Understanding in the Person to Promote Change
MAY 8 - Ara Cary Lecture Series presents The Right to Be Safe: Identifying and Addressing Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
JUN 12 - Advanced Care Planning: Making Wishes Known
JUL 17 & 18 - Social Work Clinical Examination Preparation Course
AUG 28 - An Introduction to Psychiatric Medications
Registration Deadline: Three days prior to each training by 5:00 p.m.
Cancellation Policy: Should your plans change, you may transfer your registration to another person or class at any time. Cancellations must be received in writing (via fax, mail or email) 48 hours prior to class start time. Cancellations received before the deadline will receive a full refund. Cancellations received after the deadline and/or no-shows are not eligible for refunds.
If you have questions, please call our office at (616) 331-7180 or e-mail us at email@example.com