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Working with Persons Who Have Disabilities

Co-Sponsored by Northwestern Michigan College Office of Disability Support Service

June 10th, 2016 from 10:00am – 12:00pm

Northwestern Michigan College Oleson Center (Room A/B) in Traverse City, MI or by webinar!

Overview: This engaging two hour session will feature an introduction to disability awareness by Jim Moore, Executive Director for Disability Network Northern Michigan, followed by a panel discussion with disabled individuals about their experiences as consumers.

Those interested in attending may do so either in person or by webinar.  Please indicate preference when registering.

Who should attend: Organizations or individuals interested in learning more about working with persons who have disabilities.

Cost/Registration: This event is free but registration is required.  To register for this event please click here.

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Motivational Interviewing Training

June 17th, 2016 from 9:00am – 4:00pm  — FULL–

Michigan Works! Conference Room, 1209 S. Garfield Avenue, Traverse City

Overview: This full day institute is a skill-based strengths training that focuses on skill building for direct practice staff working with disability and aging issues. Four (4) modules will be presented, utilizing multimedia presentations, interactive lecture and facilitated small and large group exercises.

Who should attend: Social Workers, Nurses, Information & Assistance Staff and others that work with aging individuals or persons with disabilities.

Cost / Registration:  The course is free, but registration is required.

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