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Conference & Training Calendar

April 25, 2014 - East Lansing, MI

MSU Geriatric Symposium will present Community-based Solutions for Managing Dementia at The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development. Visit or email for more information.

May 6-7, 2014 - East Lansing, MI

The Mental Health and Aging Project will present the annual Michigan Mental Health & Aging Conference at the Kellogg Center on the campus of Michigan State University.

Workshop topics include: ethical issues, anxiety disorders, assessing capacity, brain dysfunction in psychiatric and neurological disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, life review and reminiscence, cultural competence, self-determination, CBT for depression, neuropsychological testing, person-centered assessment, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse, OBRA, motivational interviewing, and DSM-V.

The conference brochure is available here. The on-line registration form is here.

Continuing education credits are available for social workers and nurses.

CMH staff responsible for PASRR evaluations may obtain reimbursement for all conference-related costs through the regular PASRR billing process.

If you have questions, email Matt Beha at

May 9, 2014 - Roscommon, MI

Best Practices of Northern Michigan will present Transformation to Meaning, Value and Joy at Kirtland Community College. To download the conference brochure, go to

May 12-13, 2014 - Dearborn, MI

The Institute of Gerontology will present Issues in Aging at the Dearborn Inn. Day One: Alzheimer's and Dementia Care and Day Two: Innovative Approaches to Frailty Care. Visit to register online.

June 4-5, 2910 - Gaylord, MI

The Michigan Dementia Education Network will present I/DD and Dementia: Behaviors, Assessment and Interventions at Treetops Resort. Please call Chris Curtin at 231-536-0483 or email: for further information.

June 10, 2014 - Escanaba, MI

The Mental Health & Aging Project will present a regional training Preventing and Responding to Challenging Behaviors in Persons with Non-Alzheimer's Dementias presented by Dr. Shelly Weaverdyck from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM in Escanaba, MI.

CE's are available for social workers and nurses. The registration fee is $90 and includes lunch. Click here to see the brochure. Check here to register on-line.

Last updated 4/18/14; contact with any questions.

Mental Health and Aging Project at Lansing Community College

Mental Health & Aging Project
Phone: (517) 483-1529
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