Buffalo Training Details

Continuous Quality Improvement Certificate Program

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Dates/Times: Friday, Apr. 13, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, May 11, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Jun. 8, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Jun. 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: CCNY, 567 Exchange St., Suite 100, Buffalo, NY
Hours: 26.0
CEUs: 26.0
Cost: $450.00
Lunch Included: No

Presenters

Christa Foschio-Bebak

Degrees:
JD, MSW

Bio:
Director of Quality Improvement at Community Connections of New York, Buffalo, NY.

Heidi Milch

Degrees:
LMSW

Bio:
Executive Director, Community Connections of New York, Buffalo, NY.

Description

Limited to 25 people. Special funding has been provided to reduce the spring 2018 fee for all participants by $100. The fee is $450 by March 28, 2018; $550 after March 28, 2018. Visit the webpage at http://bit.ly/2yuAFru for brochure and all details.

Eligibility: Agency employees repsonsible for the management supervision of programs or process, and team leaders are best suited for participation in this training.

Is your program and practice achieving valued outcomes? As a result of the increasing shift to prove the value of your program to funders and clients alike, it is important to have an internal quality improvement (QI) process for assessing and improving upon valued outcomes. This certificate program provides a framework for understanding QI; tools needed to create and implement a QI plan; and skills to assess results and make determinations as to how to improve upon program processes and outcomes.

Learning objectives and details: Information is in the brochure on the web page at http://bit.ly/2nl3dgJ. There are homework requirements that will consist of case study exercises that support the application of the tools learned as well as the development of a written quality improvement plan by each participant.

Schedule:
Day 1: Introduction to Quality Improvement
Day 2: PDSA (Plan, Do, Study, Act) model for Improvement & "Planning" stage
Day 3: "Do" and "Study" Stages of the PDSA Model
Day 4: "Act" State and Presentation of Your QI Plan

No additional discounts or certificates may be applied to the early bird price. No refunds after the start of the program. A $25 processing fee applies to refund requests made 10 business days prior to the start of the program.

Content level: intermediate

CEUs
New York Social Workers: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 26 live in-person contact hours are approved.

New York Mental Health Counselors: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0008. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 26 live in-person contact hours are approved.

New York Creative Arts Therapists: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0003. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 26 live in-person contact hours are approved.

New York Marriage and Family Therapists: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0007. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 26 live in-person contact hours are approved.

New York State OASAS provider #0045: 20 renewal hours for CASAC, CPP & CPS (Please note that the course was approved for 20 total hours, since this training would be considered 'Professional Development' and OASAS re-credentialing requirements allow for 20 hours every re-credentialing period.

ASWB ACE Credits: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education, #1312, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 7/2/2015-7/2/2018. Social workers in states other than NY should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Content level is beginning and intermediate. Social workers participating in this course will receive 26 continuing education credits.

ADA Accommodations: If you require any support for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us by email at least 3 weeks prior to the event by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.

Customer Service: We are happy to respond to any concerns or questions you may have. Please contact us at by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.