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Evidence-based Case Management: An Introduction (2 CE Hours)

  • Level: Beginner
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Program Summary

Adopting evidence-based and strength-centered case management practices is a commitment to professionalism, quality care and effective client services. It results in a collaborative process of assessing, planning, facilitating, and advocating for options and services designed to efficiently meet clients' individual needs.

This program will help you differentiate traditional ineffective and deficit-centered practices from evidence-based and strength-centered approaches the field has moved to.

Program Goals and Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn to help their clients achieve desirable outcomes by promoting interventions which link individuals to appropriate resources. In addition, you will get the opportunity to;

  • Learn current trends in case management
  • Understanding new state and federal requirements
  • Strength-centered vs Deficit-based approaches
  • Gain knowledge of key components of successful case management
  • Effective client interviewing skills for building healthy collaborative client relationships
  • Be in a position to help clients set goals and facilitate their achievement
  • Learn to use warm transfers to insure an integrated client services delivery
  • Learn to write better goals, objectives and interventions for increased accountability and improved client outcomes
  • Learn to determine clients’ level of readiness and work efficiently toward desired goals
  • Case Management Process, interventions and discharge cues
  • Transtheoretical Model for Change - How People Change
  • Participants will receive editable resources they can adapt for their internal use.

 

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Teacher

Mark Lowis, MCSW, LMSW, MINT

Mark Lowis, LMSW, MCSW, MINT, EBP Implementation Specialist, President, MML Consulting

Mr. Mark Lowis is best described as a person who is focused on staff development and training for the purpose of improving the moment of contact between a practitioner and the individual receiving services. His trainings are known for depth of knowledge and effectiveness in providing clear influence on the participating practitioners' skills.

His experience includes case management, treatment, supervision, staff development, and management of adult and juvenile justice programs including a very specialized program for Parolee-Sex Offender Alcoholics and Addicts.

Mr. Lowis began his career as a Law Enforcement and Corrections Specialist in the United States Air Force. During his 10 years of service Mr. Lowis performed as a Law Enforcement Supervisor and later as a Master Instructor in the Air Force Police Academy. Following the Air Force he completed a Bachelors Degree in Psychology at the University of Michigan, and the Masters of Clinical Social Work at Michigan State University. He is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), and carries advanced credentials in other evidence based practices.

In 33 years of practice Mr. Lowis has worked in various public and private human services programs and held positions ranging from clinical therapist, case-manager, director of operations for a national managed care company, director of utilization management, and contract negotiator. Currently Mr. Lowis holds a position with the Michigan Department of Community Health where he is responsible for the implementation and sustainability of evidence-based practices and best practice across the public health system.

Mr. Lowis is also an adjunct professor at the Oakland University School of Medicine, the University of Michigan-School of Social Work, and the Wayne State University-School of Medicine-Department of Psychiatry-Research Division.

As a Joyfields Institute Associate Faculty Mr. Lowis leads the staff development and training activities, systems and process design improvements and leadership enhancement practice.

Price

Plan Name Price
30-DAYS ACCESS TO eLEARNING: $ 50.00
Purchase Course - Team: $ 300.00
Purchase Course - Individual: $ 125.00

Program Summary

Adopting evidence-based and strength-centered case management practices is a commitment to professionalism, quality care and effective client services. It results in a collaborative process of assessing, planning, facilitating, and advocating for options and services designed to efficiently meet clients' individual needs.

This program will help you differentiate traditional ineffective and deficit-centered practices from evidence-based and strength-centered approaches the field has moved to.

Program Goals and Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn to help their clients achieve desirable outcomes by promoting interventions which link individuals to appropriate resources. In addition, you will get the opportunity to;

  • Learn current trends in case management
  • Understanding new state and federal requirements
  • Strength-centered vs Deficit-based approaches
  • Gain knowledge of key components of successful case management
  • Effective client interviewing skills for building healthy collaborative client relationships
  • Be in a position to help clients set goals and facilitate their achievement
  • Learn to use warm transfers to insure an integrated client services delivery
  • Learn to write better goals, objectives and interventions for increased accountability and improved client outcomes
  • Learn to determine clients’ level of readiness and work efficiently toward desired goals
  • Case Management Process, interventions and discharge cues
  • Transtheoretical Model for Change - How People Change
  • Participants will receive editable resources they can adapt for their internal use.

 

Free for members