Professional Development

Community Education Series

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As a community partner, we offer professional development opportunities at Riveredge Hospital:

  • Presentations typically occur the 1st Friday of the month from 9am-11am.
  • There is no cost to attend.
  • 2.0 CEU's (unless otherwise noted) are offered for each presentation through the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulation.
  • Online registration is required to attend.
  • A continental breakfast is provided.

Upcoming Events:

"Stress Management: Your Raw Coping Power"

Friday September 5, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Presented by: Lawrence Hedblom, Springboard Unlimited
There is a $20.00 fee which includes 2 CEU's for Social Workers and Counselors and a continental breakfast. The fee is NOT REFUNDABLE, but is transferable.

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If you are interested in having a presenter at your organization, please contact Ginny Trainor at (708) 488-4970. Our team has a breadth of knowledge on various topics that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Suicide education and prevention
  • Topics related to identifying and working with sexually aberrant behaviors
  • Working with those with autism
  • Signs and symptoms of mental illness
  • Suicide assessment and intervention
  • Topics related to parenting
  • Understanding and managing challenging behaviors in a classroom
  • Trauma informed treatment
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Array of nursing topics