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  1. 1. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey University Behavioral HealthCare External Continuing Education Training Calendar July – December 2007 Training and Consultation Resources: Offering high-quality professional development training opportunities
  2. 2. The Training and Consultation Resources Team (732) 235-9282 Linda Karimi Clinician Administrator Sharon Eaton Program Coordinator Robert Ford Training and Consultation Specialist Maxine Feintuch Program Assistant What’s Inside Professional Conferences………………page 3 Save the Date …………………………….page 4 Clinical Training……………………………page 5 Staff Improvement ………………………page 8 Web Based Training……………………..page 11 Course Registration………………………page 12 Registration is required for all trainings. Important Information Regarding Professional Contact Hours Please note that participants may not be eligible for continuing education credits if they are not on time and present for the entire session and sign-in and sign- out. Partial credits will not be issued to participants arriving late or leaving early. Contact hour fee is only accepted with the contact hour request form which is to be mailed, with payment, after the program. Mission Statement Training and Consultation Resources is dedicated to providing evidence-based and best practice trainings, to behavioral health care professionals, that promote high quality care for the people of New Jersey. 2
  3. 3. PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES Crosscurrents Of Professional Ethics: Clinical Decision-Making And The Law A program for L.P.C.’s and other behavioral health care professionals FEATURED SPEAKER Christopher R. Barbarack, Esquire, PhD Christopher R. Barbarack, Esquire, Ph.D. has been a practicing trial attorney since 1989, and is also a Licensed Psychologist. He defends mental health practitioners who appear before various licensing boards. Prior to attending the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Dr. Barbarack was a tenured professor at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University. He had a private psychology practice in Princeton for approximately fifteen years. He has both published extensively and conducted numerous presentations on a wide range of legal topics as well as psychological issues throughout the State of New Jersey. Date: Friday, September 28, 2007 Time: 9:00AM – 3:00PM Place: Room B&G, 151 Centennial Ave. Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 Fee: UBHC Staff Free Others $100 Program Objectives: 1. Examine conflicts in clinical practice. 2. Review best practices for decision-making in connection with issues of confidentiality, maintenance and release of “psychotherapy notes”, and duty to warn and protect. 3. Review best practices for decision-making in connection with issues relating to the treatment of children and adolescents. 4. Examine issues regarding treatment transitions and boundary violations. 5. Examine commercial considerations with respect to your license. 6. Describe how to respond to attorney requests and the courts. 7. Examine the criminal justice system with respect to mental health practice. 3
  4. 4. 8. Review the role of the licensing board and your responsibilities as a licensed professional. PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES CROSSCURRENTS OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS: CLINICAL DECISION- MAKING AND THE LAW (Continued) Professional Contact Hours Provided Fee: $20 payment mailed in after conference Important Information Regarding Professional Contact Hours: Please note that participants may not be eligible for continuing education credits if they are not on time and not present for the entire session. Participants must sign-in and sign-out. Partial credits will not be issued to participants arriving late or leaving early. Nurses: University Behavioral Healthcare is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P204-7/06-09. (5 contact hours based on a 60 minute hour.) Psychologists: University Behavioral HealthCare is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. University Behavioral HealthCare maintains responsibility for the program and its contents. Instructional Level: Intermediate. (5 CE Credits) Social Workers: This program meets social work continuing education requirements for 5 credit hours. Certified Counselors: University Behavioral HealthCare is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and co-sponsor of this event/program. UBHC may award NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirement. The ACEP maintains responsibility for the content of this event. (5 clock hours). SAVE THE DATE STANDARD FIRST AID AND CPR COURSE FOR THE LAY PERSON (Not RN’s or MD’s) March 18, 2008 UBHC Conference Room B 151 Centennial Avenue Piscataway, NJ 08854 17TH ANNUAL CULTURE CONFERENCE “CARE AND GIVING” April 11 and 12, 2008 4
  5. 5. St. John Neumann Center 146 Metlars Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854 5
  6. 6. CLINICAL TRAININGS How To Apply For Professional Contact Hours For Your Trainings FEATURED SPEAKER Sharon Eaton, MSN, RN, BC Provider Unit Administrator Program Coordinator, Training and Consultation Resources This training gives participants the understanding and skills they need to successfully complete an application for professional contact hours for: Nursing, Psychology, Certified Counselors, Certified Addiction and Drug Counselors, TAC Screener Recertification and Social Workers. Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 Time: 10:00am – 12:00Noon Location: Conference Room “A” UBHC Piscataway 151 Centennial Ave. Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 Fee: UBHC Staff Free Others: $25 Target Audience: UBHC Staff who provide professional trainings. Program Objectives: At the end of this training you will be able to: 1. Review the contact hour application process. 2. Identify the elements of a successful contact hour application. 3. Examine how to write behavioral objectives. 4. Review the role of the applicant. 5. Review the role of Training and Consultation Resources in the application process. 6
  7. 7. CLINICAL TRAININGS Overview Of Street Gangs Found In New Jersey FEATURED SPEAKER Jack Farrell, LCSW Program Analyst UMDNJ-Violence Institute of New Jersey Mr. Farrell speaks around the state on gangs and gang activity in New Jersey. Mr. Farrell has extensive experience working with communities and local agencies in regard to gang related activities. This one day program is for healthcare professionals who work with children and families that may involve gang activities in New Jersey. The presentation will discuss common gangs in New Jersey and strategies of working with families and community agencies to improve interventions. Dates: Friday, October 26, 2007 OR Friday, November 16, 2007 Times: 9:30am – 4:00pm 9:30am – 4:00pm Locations: B-1425 Training Room “B” UBHC BHSB Building UBHC 185 South Orange Ave 151 Centennial Ave Newark, NJ 07010 Piscataway, NJ 08854 Fee: UBHC Staff Free Others: $100 Program Objectives: At the end of this training you will be able to: 1. Describe risk factors for gang involvement. 2. Describe common gangs and gang identifiers in New Jersey. 3. Identify the community’s responsibility to protect children and support families as it relates to gang involvement and gang violence. 4. Describe the roles and responsibilities of various community agencies and the importance of inter-agency collaboration as they relate to addressing gang involvement and gang violence. 5. Identify strategies to engage extended family members and community providers to protect children from gang involvement and gang violence in their home communities. 7
  8. 8. CLINICAL TRAININGS Overview of Street Gangs Found In New Jersey (Continued) Professional Contact Hours Provided Fee: $20 payment mailed in after conference Important Information Regarding Professional Contact Hours: Please note that participants may not be eligible for continuing education credits if they are not on time and not present for the entire session. Participants must sign-in and sign-out. Partial credits will not be issued to participants arriving late or leaving early. Nurses: University Behavioral Healthcare is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P204-7/06-09. (5 contact hours based on a 60 minute hour.) Psychologists: University Behavioral HealthCare is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. University Behavioral HealthCare maintains responsibility for the program and its contents. Instructional Level: Beginning. (5 CE Credits) Social Workers: This program meets social work continuing education requirements for 5 credit hours. Certified Counselors: University Behavioral HealthCare is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and co-sponsor of this event/program. UBHC may award NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirement. The ACEP maintains responsibility for the content of this event. (5 clock hours). 8
  9. 9. STAFF IMPROVEMENT TRAININGS American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR Course For the Lay Person (Not RN’s or MD’s) Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 Time: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Location: Training Room B & G 151 Centennial Avenue Piscataway, NJ 08854 Fee: $65 UBHC Staff (Free if this course is required for your UBHC job) $100 Others Limited to 20 people Course Objectives Participants will learn the following objectives by the end of the course: 1. How to respond to an Emergency/The Emergency Plan 1) Introduction 2) Deciding to Act and Taking Action 3) Checking an unconscious victim 4) Checking a conscious victim 2. Adult CPR (adult refers to victims age 9 and up) 1) Learn how to recognize the signals of breathing emergencies 2) Learn to care for a choking adult 3) Learn to care for an adult who stops breathing 4) Learn how to reduce the risk of a heart attack 5) Learn the signals of a heart attack 6) Learn how to provide care for a heart attack 7) Learn to give CPR to an adult 3. First Aid: Recognizing and caring for an injury or sudden illness 1) Head, neck, and spine injuries 7) Bites and stings 2) Broken bones 8) Poisoning 3) Burns 9) Heat and Cold-Related illness 4) Wounds 10) Seizures 5) Fainting 11) Diabetic emergency 6) Shock SAVE THE DATE Next Standard First Aid and CPR Course For the Lay Person March 18, 2008 UBHC Conference Room B 151 Centennial Avenue Piscataway, NJ 08854 9
  10. 10. STAFF IMPROVEMENT TRAININGS Spanish I With Professor Cesar Grau Dates: Six Sessions: Thursday Sept. 6; 20; 27 and Oct. 4; 11; and 18 Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Place: UBHC - Conference Room B 151 Centennial Avenue Piscataway, NJ 08854 Fee: UBHC Staff $30 Others $50 Class size limited to 20 people Spanish II With Professor Cesar Grau Dates: Six Sessions: Thursday Oct. 25, Nov. 1; 8; 15; 29, and Dec. 6 Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Place: UBHC - Conference Room B 151 Centennial Avenue Piscataway, NJ 08854 Fee: UBHC Staff $30 Others $50 Class size limited to 20 people Spanish Immersion With Professor Grau Dates: Six Sessions – Spring 2008 (Dates to be announced at a later date) Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Place: UBHC - Conference Room B 151 Centennial Avenue Piscataway, NJ 08854 Fee: UBHC Staff $30 Others $50 Class size limited to 20 people 10
  11. 11. STAFF IMPROVEMENT TRAININGS UBHC COMPUTER SCHEDULE – Fall 2007 PISCATAWAY CAMPUS Room D-103 671 Hoes Lane, Piscataway 08854 All Classes 9am – 4pm Fee: UBHC Staff Free Other: $85 per class NOTE: Courses will be conducted with full classes ONLY Date Course 9/28 Welcome to Computers 9am-12noon (An introductory course) 10/18 Introduction to Word XP 10/19 Introduction to Excel XP 10/25 Introduction to PowerPoint XP 10/26 Introduction to Access XP 11/1 Intermediate Word XP 11/2 Intermediate Excel XP 11/9 Advanced PowerPoint XP 11/16 Advanced Access XP 11/29 Advanced Excel XP NEWARK CAMPUS 185 South Orange Ave, Newark 07101 Computer Lab B Level All Classes 9am – 4pm Fee: UBHC Staff Free Other: $85 per class NOTE: Courses will be conducted with full classes ONLY Date Course 10/4 Welcome to Computers 9am-12noon (An introductory course) 11/15 Introduction to Excel XP 11/30 Introduction to PowerPoint XP 12/6 Intermediate Excel XP 12/7 Advanced PowerPoint XP 11
  12. 12. NEW WEB BASED TRAININGS Click on this link to access web based trainings http://ubhc.umdnj.edu/trainingresources/index.htm Advance Directives in Behavioral Health: A Transformational Step in Consumer Recovery (3 Modules) Module #1 Legal Considerations (Run Time: 32 minutes 33 seconds) Introduction by Kevin Martone, MSW, LSW Assistant Commissioner NJ Division of Mental Health Services Department of Human Services Legal Considerations by Melanie Griffin, JD, Med Legal Liaison NJ Division of Mental Health Services Overview: This module begins with a welcome and history of advance directives for mental health in New Jersey. It also concentrates on the NJ Advance Directive for Mental Health Act and the legal considerations. Module # 2 Ethical Considerations (Run Time: 36 minutes 27 seconds) Ethical Considerations by Deidre Schlosser, JD Administrative Practice Officer, Ethics Liaison Officer NJ Division of Mental Health Services A Mental Health Advocate’s Perspective of Advance Directives by Valerie Fox, CPRP, Peer Support Counselor Overview: This module concentrates on the ethical considerations with advance directives and ends with a mental health advocate’s perspective. Module # 3 Clinical Considerations (Run Time 41 minutes 28 seconds) Clinical Considerations by Robert Eilers, MD Medical Director NJ Division of Mental Health Services Karen Piren, RN, APN, C, Nurse Administrator NJ Division of Mental Health Services Psychiatric Advance Directives: A Recovery Tool by J. Linda Karimi, RN, MS, APN, C UMDNJ-University Behavioral HealthCare Overview: This is module three of three focusing on advance directives for behavioral health. This module concentrates on the clinical considerations with advance directives and ends with a 12
  13. 13. commentary by Eric Elbogen, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University. Registration Details TCR Course Confirmation Procedure To ensure accurate course participant registration, TCR will send email confirmation to all course participants 3 working days prior to a TCR course. If you do not receive this confirmation email, in which you believe you are pre- registered for a course, please call us at (732) 235-9282 so that you can enroll in the course. Cancellation Policy If you cannot attend the program, please call (732) 235-9282 so that we can fill your seat with individuals on the program waiting list. A full refund, less a $15 processing fee, will be granted if cancellation notice is received up to the day of the activity. Refunds cannot be given for "no shows" or cancellations received once the activity has started. UMDNJ reserves the right to modify the program content, program faculty, and program activities, and reserves the right to cancel the program if needed. Inclement Weather You may call (877) 863-4968 to obtain an announcement if UMDNJ – University Behavioral HealthCare is closed due to inclement weather. If UMDNJ-University Behavioral HealthCare is closed, the program you have registered for will be canceled and rescheduled. A full refund will be made available upon a written request received within two weeks of the canceled program. Additional Information All Centennial Avenue attendees must enter via the main door and register with the receptionist. University Behavioral HealthCare employees: Be sure to wear your UMDNJ ID badge. Sweaters and jackets are recommended to accommodate for room temperature variations. 13
  14. 14. PRINT THIS FORM COMPLETE AND FAX TO 732-235-2850 Or Mail with payment to University Behavioral HealthCare Training, and Consultation Resources 151 Centennial Avenue Piscataway, NJ 08854 You may duplicate and use one form for each registration. REGISTRATION FORM Must Be Completed In Full To Be Registered Course Title ____________________________________________________ Date/Time ____________________________________________________ Name ____________________________________________________ Organization ___________________________________________________ Professional Title: ___________________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Phone ___________________________________________________ Email ___________________________________________________ Registration Fee Must Accompany Registration: $____________________ Checks or money orders only (payable to UMDNJ-UBHC) Contact Hour Fee: Payment is to be mailed to the above address after attending the program. Contact hour fee is only accepted with the contact hour request form which is to be mailed in, with payment, after the program. 14

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