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CE Activities for 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011  
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
The information below contains the training activities for 2011. These courses are designed to train different audiences (counselors, physicians, peers) in addressing tobacco use in smokers with mental illness.

 

UMDNJ-ROBERTWOOD JOHNSON MEDICAL SCHOOL- DIVISION OF ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY

2011 CONTINUING EDUCATION ACTIVITIES FOR PHYSICIANS, NURSES, COUNSELORS,SOCIAL WORKERS AND OTHER MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Treating Tobacco Dependence in Mental Health Settings
Conference Dates: March 11 & 12 | November 10 & 11
Registration Fee: $300.00
This innovative 2 day conference is specifically dsesigned to provide psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric advance practice nurses & other mental health professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to assess and treat tobacco dependence in smokers with mental illness.
Accreditation:The following professional contact hours are provided:Physicians:13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM;Certified Counselors:13 Clock Hours;Nurses:12.6 Contact Hours;Psychologists:13 CE Credits andSocial Work:13 Clock Hours.

Motivational Interviewing (MI) - Basics & Beyond
Conference Dates: April 29 | September 23
Registration Fee: $125.00
The purpose of this CE activity is to enable physicians, nurses, psychologists, counselors, social workers and other mental health professionals to successfully utilize the concepts of MI in order to promote lifestyle and behavior changes to empower their patients to choose a healthier lifestyle.
Accreditation:The following professional contact hours are provided:Physicians:7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM;Certified Counselors:7 Clock Hours;Nurses:7 Contact Hours;Psychologists:7 CE Credits andSocial Work:7 Clock Hours.

NEW CE ACTIVITIES FOR 2011 . . . .

Implementing a Wellness Curriculum on Tobacco to Engage Smokers with Mental Illness
Conference Date: April 7
Registration Fee: $100.00
This CE activity will teach participants how to implement a group wellness curriculum to work with smokers who may not be ready to quit.
Target Audience: Clinicians in a behavioral health setting who want to develop tobacco treatment services.
Accreditation:The following professional contact hours are provided:Physicians:6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM;Certified Counselors:7 Clock Hours;Nurses:6.5 Contact Hours;Psychologists:7 CE Credits;Social Work:7 Clock HoursandCertified Addiction & Drug Counselors:7Hours C204 training.

Peers Helping Peers:Innovations in Tobacco Dependence Education and Intervention
Conference Date: June 6
Registration Fee: $100.00
This CE activity is focused on the important role of peer support and peer delivered services. We will teach participants how to develop and implement a peer outreach program for addressing tobacco.
Target Audience: Peer providers or professionals who want to develop peer-led or self help services for addressing tobacco.
Accreditation:The following professional contact hours are provided:Physicians:6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM;Certified Counselors:7 Clock Hours;Nurses:6.5 Contact Hours;Psychologists:7 CE Credits;Social Work:7 Clock HoursandCertified Addiction & Drug Counselors:7Hours C204 training.

Policy Development and Strategies for Changing Health Systems to Incorporate Tobacco Treatment
Conference Date: October 14
Registration Fee: $100.00
This CE activity emphasizes addressing tobacco in behavioral health settings that includes policy development and strategies for changing health systems to incorporate tobacco treatments.
Target Audience - Administrators or professionals who want to develop policies or systems change initiatives (example tobacco-free hospital) for addressing tobacco.
Accreditation:The following professional contact hours are provided:Physicians:6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM;Certified Counselors:7 Clock Hours;Nurses:6.5 Contact Hours;Psychologists:7 CE Credits ;Social Work:7 Clock HoursandCertified Addiction & Drug Counselors:7Hours C204 training.

Sponsored by the UMDNJ-RWJ Department of Psychiatry-Division of Addiction Psychiatry &
UMDNJ-Center or Continuing Outreach Education
This ad was prepared by: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Addiction Psychiatry,
317 George Street, Suite 105, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 -732-235-4053

 
 

Source: Yeeli Mui, MPH, Marketing and Communication Associate, Center for Social Marketing and Behavior Change


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