Join Forest View Hospital as we continue our series of educational seminars focusing on child and adolescent issues. Kent Intermediate School District will continue to host the Breakfast 'N Learn Series in the Education Services Center located at 2930 Knapp NE in Grand Rapids, MI.
Therapists, counselors, social workers, MH practitioners, physicians, school social workers and guidance counselors are encouraged to attend. There is no cost to attend and a free continental breakfast will be served.
Phone: 616.957.2540, 800.949.8439, ext. 201
Please limit your seminar RSVPs to the current event only and cancel if you cannot attend.
If Forest Hills Public Schools are closed due to weather, the Breakfast ’N Learn Seminar will be cancelled.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS AND OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
2nd Wednesday of Every Month
8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m
Kent Intermediate School District
Education Services Center
2930 Knapp NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
SEMINARS FALL 2013
September 11, 2013
Marcia Rappley MD
Dean College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
Dr. Marsha Rappley will discuss recent research regarding the neuroscience of autism. She will clarify new recommendations as set out in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. Dr. Rappley will also discuss current recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.
October 16, 2013
Dealing with the Anger. A Four Step Method of Learning a New Narrative.
Joe Martino, MA LLPC
Joe Martino Counseling & Creative Solutions
Attendees will learn a systematic approach to helping their clients to consider their inner narrative that is driving their anger. They will learn how to teach their clients how to determine what thoughts are driving these responses, how to debate those thoughts, diffuse the situation and discover a new narrative.
November 13, 2013
Truancy and Educational Neglect System
Ross Cate, MA, LMSW, LPC, LLP
This seminar is on the Truancy and Educational Neglect System of Monitoring and Intervention currently used in the Kent Intermediate School District. The concepts of Truancy and Educational Neglect will be discussed as well as the resources and partner agencies utilized in order to assist in the resolution of the different types of cases i.e. elementary grade students versus middle school and high school students. Systems of leverage and teamwork will also be presented within the framework and processes currently used. Changes in Michigan Law will also be discussed. Q & A will follow and input and suggestions will be requested of the audience for feedback that may be helpful in improving the current system utilized.
December 11, 2013
Physical and Emotional Aspects of Eating Disorder Treatment
Liz Hanson MS, RD and Rebecca Suggit LMSW, CAADC
Forest View Hospital
This training will explore the diagnostic signs and symptoms of eating disorders and physical and emotional difficulties patients go through during the re-feeding process. We will also look at the role of the dietitian and therapist in treating an individual with eating disorders. Finally, we will discuss the criteria for referring patients for inpatient treatment, and the signs and symptoms of relapse upon returning to the outpatient setting.
All Seminars will be held in the Grand Room at Kent Intermediate School District
2930 Knapp NE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49546
RSVP 616-957-2540 or www.forestviewhospital.com
Snow Policy: Seminars cancelled if Forest Hills Schools are closed