EMU at Lancaster hosts an evening of continuing education on the third Thursday of the month, starting at 6 pm. We welcome nurses, K-12 educators, leadership and management professionals, pastors and lay leaders and students.
$30 for Nurses, Pastors and Lay Leaders who want contact hours
$10 for the General Public (not receiving CEUs)
$5 for Students (not receiving CEUs)
*Paid online and in advance
** Extra charge for same-day registration or payment by check (no cash accepted)
- Trauma in the Room: Mindful Awareness Practices
Understanding trauma and adjusting the lens through which we see others can be an invaluable tool for all in the caring profession. In this workshop, participants will evaluate the relationship between trauma, our own nervous systems and ways we can protect our own resilience. There will also be a discussion to gain a greater understanding of the effects of trauma in those we work with as well as in ourselves.
Presenter: Wynne Kinder, MA
Date: August 16, 2018
Contact Hours: 3
- Motivational Interviewing: Counseling to Elicit Positive Lifestyle Changes
During this workshop, participants will explore the evidence-based counseling methodology, Motivational Interviewing (MI), its style, spirit and basic strategies. The learner will gain greater understanding of stage-based counseling of health behavior/addictions change through the Trans-theoretical Model (Stages of Change Theory). In addition, participants will access basic MI tools to assess and support a patient’s readiness to change.
Presenter: Cheryl Yates, MA
Date: September 20, 2018
Contact Hours: 3
- DementiaLive: Real-Life Dementia Simulation
DementiaLive will allow participants to experience dementia firsthand. Participants will learn about sensory changes that occur in older adults. Through simulation and reflection, they will be able to identify best practices for working with older adults experiencing dementia. A discussion will follow the simulation to identify challenges in the care of persons with dementia and methods to improve interactions.
Presenter: Martha Sitler, MBA & Kathy Roberts, Health & Wellness Educator
Date: October 18, 2018
Contact Hours: 2