Education

EatPlayGrow Workshops™

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers, ages 2 to 6, to 60-minute EatPlayGrow™ classes featuring storytelling, creative art-making, and hands-on fun. Related songs and movement activities are included throughout. Classes are free to attend and highlight a monthly health topic.

These interactive and engaging lessons are completely free of charge and open to the public, no reservations required.

*Spanish speaking instructors are available at each class.

Check back soon for our fall schedule!

Trainings at Cherry Health

The Workforce Development Department at Cherry Health offers many professional trainings available to the public. Please see below for a list of upcoming trainings. To register for any of the trainings listed, please fill out the registration form.

Upcoming Trainings

Diabetes Medications
Diabetes is one of the top 10 chronic health conditions in the U.S. today. This course will explore the different medications for Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes. We will discuss the medications, uses, side effects and appropriateness in pregnancy. We will discuss how to determine the most appropriate medication and different combinations and how to insure that you have the most up to date information. Participants who successfully complete the course will be awarded 1 hour of nursing continuing education.
Cherry Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91) (OH-456, 6/1/2020).
Thursday, July 20; 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.; Wyoming Community Health Center
Wednesday, August 2; 12 – 1 p.m.; Grand River conference room; 2nd floor at Heart of the City Health Center
Monday, August 14; 8 – 9 a.m.; Grand River conference room; 2nd floor at Heart of the City Health Center
Wednesday, September 6; 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.; Barry Community Health Center
Wednesday, September 6; 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.; Eaton Community Health Center
Tuesday, September 26; 12 – 1 p.m.; Grand River conference room; 2nd floor at Heart of the City Health Center
Facilitator: Patrice Conrad MSN, RN, CDE, Clinical Educator; she has no conflict of interests to disclose.

C208.12M – Motivational Interviewing as a Model of Clinical Practice for Substance Use, Behavioral and Physical Health Practice: Recognizing, Eliciting & Strengthening Change Talk and Dancing with Discord Phase 2 (Immediate Level for All)
“Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, person-centered form of guiding to elicit and strengthen motivation for change.” Miller and Rollnick, Helping People Change 3rd Edition 2012. This course will continue the practice of open-ended questions, affirmation, reflection and summary (OARS) and use of the Spirit of MI as learned in Phase I. Phase II will also cover the techniques that make MI directional such as Recognizing Change Talk, Identifying Ambivalence (Discrepancies), Eliciting and Strengthening Change Talk, Dancing with Discord, Eliciting a Change Plan, and Strengthening Commitment. This course examines the concept of ambivalence and the central role it plays in change behavior, with a focus on substance use and chronic physical and mental health issues. Successful completion of C207.M: Motivational Interviewing as a Model of Clinical Practice for Substance Use, Behavioral and Physical Health Practice-Phase 1 is highly recommended. Successful completion of this course will earn 12 Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours and 12 MCBAP specific hours. You must attend both sessions to qualify for CEUs. This two session class is highly recommended once for all clinical staff and clinical supervisors.
Thursday, August 3 and Thursday, August 10; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1 hour lunch); Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City - West
Facilitators: Sue Bruggink MA, LLP, CAADC & Margaret Rose LMSW, CAADC, CCS, ACT

C207.12M – Motivational Interviewing as a Model of Clinical Practice for Substance Use, Behavioral and Physical Health Practice – Phase 1 (Beginning Level for All)
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client centered, guiding method of communication to elicit and strengthen motivation to change. This course will provide instruction and practice of MI listening skills: open-ended questions, affirmations, reflections, and summaries (OARS). Along with learning the skills of OARS(Open Ended Questions, Affirmation, Reflection, and Summary), the Spirit of MI, which involves the practice of collaboration, autonomy, respect, and compassion, will be introduced as a “way of being” with a client/patient. Successful completion of this course will earn 12 Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours and 12 MCBAP (specific) hours. You must attend both sessions to qualify for CEUs. This two session class is highly recommended once for all clinical staff and clinical supervisors.
Wednesday, September 20 and Wednesday, September 27; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1 hour lunch); Grand Cayman conference room; 1st floor at Heart of the City - West
Facilitators: Sue Bruggink MA, LLP, CAADC & Margaret Rose LMSW, CAADC, CCS, ACT

*Any patient information you may see or hear, either incidentally or by attending courses, must be kept confidential.

**Cherry Health and programs will strictly adhere to all federal, state, and organizational policies relating to patient, client and employee confidentiality.

***Trainings begin promptly, so please plan your arrival to accommodate parking and sign-in. National Accreditation rules indicate that if you are over 5 minutes late, you forfeit your CEUs for the entire training. Please note that this is a National Rule that will be enforced or we could lose our provider status to offer CEUs in the future. This Rule will be strictly followed.

Cherry Health, #1122, 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. Cherry Health maintains responsibility for the program.

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