Training Topics

Heartsaver CPR & AED Training September 2014

Thursday, September 25, 2014 1:30pm-4:30pm

Fee: $35.00 includes Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services In-service form.

Fee: $45.00 includes certification card from the American Heart Association or Emergency Care Safety Institute.

Presenter: Yvonne Wallace, LPN

Participants in this course will be trained to administer CPR on an infant, child, and adult, as well as how to use an AED in the new CAB format. This copurse is certified through the American Heart Association and designed for the general public or those requiring certification for their workplace.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:30am-4:30pm

Fee: $30.00

Presenter: Melanie Recchia, M.A., IMFT and Lee Ann Watson, Ph.D.

6.5 CEUs

Youth Mental Health First Aid is a public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and most importantly – teaches individuals how to help a youth in crisis or experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

First Aid Training October 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014: 2:00pm-4:00pm

Fee: $25.00 includes Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services In-service form.

Fee: $30.00 includes certification card from the American Heart Association or Emergency Care Safety Institute.

Presenter: Yvonne Wallace, LPN

This course is based on the latest first aid guidelines. It is ideal for individuals needing certification and can fulfill workplace training requirements. Participants will practice skill drills to offer step-by-step explanations on medical emergencies, injury emergencies, and environment emergencies.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training October 2014

Friday October 10, 2014 from 3:00pm-5:00 pm

This is a Free Training
Presenter: Melanie Recchia, M.A., IMFT
2.0 CEU's
Loss of a loved one, friend, neighbor, colleague, or other acquaintance to suicide is devastating. Importantly, there is hope and help for persons contemplating suicide, and you can help others in need. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer -- 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.

Heartsaver CPR & AED Training October 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:30pm-4:30pm

Fee: $35.00 includes Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services In-service form.

Fee: $45.00 includes certification card from the American Heart Association or Emergency Care Safety Institute.

Presenter: Yvonne Wallace, LPN

Participants in this course will be trained to administer CPR on an infant, child, and adult, as well as how to use an AED in the new CAB format. This copurse is certified through the American Heart Association and designed for the general public or those requiring certification for their workplace.

Interviewing Models to Enhance Engagement

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:00am-4:30pm

Fee: $45.00

CEUs: 6.0

Presenter: David Zidar, L.I.S.W.-S.

Solution focus tenets are at the heart of best practice when engaging families. The worker needs to approach the interview in a thoughtful and prepared way. It makes the client the expert in their life; ethnographic interviewing is the driver of these methods.  Using culturally appropriate and multicultural methods in the interview is central to this learning.  The core model addressed will be solution-focused methods. Participants will learn by way of lecture, small group activities, role-plays and examples in the media.

Restoration from the Inside Out, Effecting Internal Change for the Victim of Sex Abuse

Friday, November 14, 2014: 8:45AM-4:30PM

Fee: $45.00

6.0 CEUs

Presenter: Rebecca Born, MSW, L.I.S.W.-S.

This workshop provides information about the seldom seen reality of how sex abuse impacts the victim. Participants also experience the Restoration Paradigm, a framework for reconnecting to authentic identity.  Using case histories and samples of completed worksheets, the participant gains skills for both individual and group work. This workshop will conclude with a focus on compassion fatigue issues for the mental health provider who works with trauma and interactive sessions with tangible exercises including developing a self-care plan.

Keeping Children Safe: Child Abuse and Neglect Curriculum 6-hour

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 8:30am-4:00pm

Fee: $35.00
Presenter: Melanie Recchia, M.A., IMFT
6.0 CEU's
Abused or neglected children can be found in any neighborhood, classroom, and child care program. Knowing the signs and behaviors associated with child maltreatment is important for professionals involved with children on a regular basis. Acting on that suspicion and making a report of child abuse may be the one thing that makes a critical difference in a child's life

Keeping Children Safe: Child Abuse and Neglect Curriculum 3-Hour December 2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 8:45am-12:00pm

Fee: $20.00
3.0 CEU's
Presenter: Melanie Recchia, M.A., IMFT
Abused or neglected children can be found in any neighborhood, classroom, and child care program. Knowing the signs and behaviors associated with child maltreatment is important for professionals involved with children on a regular basis. Acting on that suspicion and making a report of child abuse may be the one thing that makes a critical difference in a child's life