Children who have conditions that require extended hospital stays or frequent outpatient visits may experience special challenges. In this course, participants prepare and present detailed reports on such children with a focus on:
- Evaluating and understanding the individual child’s situation
- How to help the patient and family master the current stresses
- Understanding of the individual with respect to:
- General concepts of child development
- Emotional aspects of illness and of their management.
Special emphasis is placed on methods of supporting mastery by patients and their families mastery – including preventative measures and means of follow-up support.
The class begins September 3, 2014, and continues for a total of nine sessions, meeting on the third Wednesday of every month until May 20, 2015.
CEU credits (10.5 hours) are available through the Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board of Ohio.
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Dates: (all except the first session are the 3rd Wednesday of the month):
- Sept. 3, 2014
- Oct. 15, 2014
- Nov. 19, 2014
- Dec. 17, 2014
- Jan. 21, 2015
- Feb. 18, 2015
- March 18, 2015
- April 15, 2015
- May 20, 2015
Location: MetroHealth Main Campus
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109
Map and directions
Instructor: Devra Adelstein, LISW
For questions please contact Pamela Millar, Associate Director of Community Engagement & School Programs by e-mail or by calling 216-991-4472.
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