Professional Development

Select from a variety of online classes to earn State of Michigan “State Continuing Education Clock Hours” SCECH’s (formerly known as Continuing Education Units-CEUs) for certification renewal, gain knowledge to create an opportunity to advance in your professional career, as well as strengthen skills to maintain competitive edge.

AFC Providers Training

Friday, July 14, 2017 and Friday, July 21, 2017
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $99 includes continental breakfast and lunch
Certificates are awarded at end of Day 2.
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This two-part seminar is for AFC and group home providers.  Sixteen (16) SCECHs (formerly CEUs) will be awarded. Enrollees must complete the sign-in requirements at the beginning and end of each session to qualify for SCECHs. Certificates are awarded at end of Day Two.

Recognizing and Addressing Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults

Friday, August 25, 2017
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Muskegon Community College
Cost: $30 with CEUs and $25 without (License # needed to receive CEUs)
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A one-day forum on social isolation presented by Muskegon Community College and Tri-County Protection Team. Each day, aging adults are faced with social and psychological challenges as a result of isolation and loneliness, leaving them more vulnerable to financial fraud, abuse, hoarding disorder, depression and even suicide. The Tri-County Protection Team, hosted by AgeWell Services, invites you to be part of an important forum featuring national speaker Dr. Arbore, the founder of the Institute on Aging located in San Francisco, California as well as several local experts on the topic.

This important forum is for Social Workers, Nurses, Practitioners, Law Enforcement Officers and professionals working with and for the older population. 3 credit hours of Social Work CEUs, SCECHs and MCOLES are available.