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This is a follow-up webinar to our webinar on play therapy by Ann Beckley-Forest. In this offering, Dr. Alyssa Swan will present about the applications of play therapy across diverse settings and address varying presenting concerns. You will learn about applications of play therapy and evidence-based play therapy approaches through case examples and resources available to play therapists. We will introduce advanced play therapy topics including appropriate play therapy responses, developmental considerations, play themes, and working with caregivers and families. Participants will be provided with resources to access supplemental learning and training opportunities as well as information about seeking credentialing as a play therapist.
Training Via Online Distance Learning:
“The goal is to make healthcare more efficient, more effective, with higher quality and fewer errors – and, in the process, save lives.” – Dr. Mohammad Khasawneh
Pre-recorded rebroadcast of our September 2014 program
- Open-book, open-note assignments due by the last day of session to be eligible for certification
- Only through distance learning
- Pre-recorded lectures and slides are available on our Blackboard course management system 24/7
- Emphasize why implementation of Lean Six Sigma is vital to the continuous improvement of hospital operations, in specific; and healthcare delivery systems, in general
- Several healthcare case studies and applications of Lean Six Sigma concepts will be presented
- Educational games and group activities will be used
- Recommend minimum of 30 to 40 hours for completing assignments
- Notification of course completion will be approximately 6 weeks following the end of the session
Who Should Attend:
- Healthcare Executives
- Pharmaceutical Staff
- Hospital and Office Administrative Staff
- Industrial Management Engineers
- Performance Improvement Specialists
- Laboratory and Specialized Healthcare Services Staff
- Clinical Staff
- Insurance Company Staff
- Anyone seeking Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification
- Continuous process improvement (CPI) in healthcare with emphasis on both Lean and Six Sigma concepts and methodologies;
- Lean concepts and its applications in healthcare, such as 5s, waste reduction, value stream mapping, and error proofing;
- DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) to solve healthcare issues and transition CPI projects from one phase to another;
- Basic statistical analysis methods and tools to determine key relationships between health system inputs and outputs;
- The integration of both Lean and Six Sigma for achieving data-driven process improvement results in healthcare systems;
- Team dynamics and leadership in healthcare domain to provide effectively successful healthcare projects.
Participants will be able to:
- Recognize the need and key attributes of a successful Lean Six Sigma program in an organization; Describe the roles and responsibilities of a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt in a healthcare organization;
- List the fundamentals of the DMAIC problem-solving methodology;
- Use basic Lean Six Sigma tools for project definition and process baseline, and improvement analysis, implementation, and sustainability;
- Define the need for advanced problem solving and improvement methodologies used by project teams;
- Integrate Lean Six Sigma knowledge and tools to successfully implement, deploy, and sustain process improvements.
Upon request, participants will also receive a certificate of continuing education credits for a total of 3.3 CEUs from the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science at Binghamton University.
The behavioral health care landscape is constantly shifting: changes in health care policy, the continuing move to value-based payment, and new treatment technologies are combining to alter service delivery models. These changes present both challenges and opportunities for provider organizations. What are the implications for how service delivery will change? What will provider organizations need to do to succeed in this new environment? This webinar will discuss the current state of innovation in mental health treatment, then look ahead to future trends.
Join Us for Our Upcoming CTAC Webinar!
Kinship Care Webinar Series:
Understanding Issues and Resources to Best Support Caregivers
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Gerard Wallace, Esq. | Senior Co-Director, NYS Kinship Navigator
Rae Glaser | Co-Director, NYS Kinship Navigator
In New York State, there are an estimated 179,000 kinship caregivers. As a care manager, clinician, family peer advocate, youth peer advocate, or other provider, this webinar series will give you a better understanding of kinship care in New York State, the services available through the NYS Kinship Navigator, as well as information on financial assistance and legal options – so you can better support kinship caregivers.
In Part 1 of this webinar series, Kinship 101 will cover the basics of kinship care: looking closely at the characteristics of both children and caregivers, their needs, and how children come into kinship care. The webinar will review the specialized kinship services available from the NYS Unified Kinship System of Care and describes many of the benefits and rights associated with kinship families.