1-Credit Courses for Health and Human Services Professionals

June at St. Joseph’s College:
The 1-Credit Option for Health & Human Services Training Topics

Six Workshops in 2013

 

Workshop 1: How to Develop Fundraising for an Organization
June 8 and June 15
8:30-4 p.m. 

A key component in maintaining a not-for-profit agency is choosing and developing funding sources, funding approaches and creating a fundraising plan. This course will help you design a plan that will include individual giving, an annual appeal and special events. Topics include designing a direct mailing, creating a database, using the Internet and other networking resources, maintaining relationships with donors, managing a campaign and planning events.  
Pre-registration fee: $100  
At the door: $150 
(This fee also covers the cost of handouts. There will be a light complimentary lunch both days. SJC students who wish to take this course for 1 credit will be billed the cost of 1 credit. Fill out a green registration form and list the course as CHA 241 SAP Special Topics: Fundraising 1 credit.)


Workshop 2: Grant Proposal Writing   
June 5, 6, 12 and 13
6-9:45 p.m.

In this workshop, you will learn how to plan and research your grant-writing options and then organize, write and package your proposal. Three experts in grant writing will present this workshop — including a not-for-profit grant proposal writer, a professional grant writer and a health care professional. This workshop combines instruction with interactive exercises to help you use concise, persuasive writing techniques and become more detail-oriented. Each expert will provide you with the skills you need to get results for your organization. 
Pre-registration fee: $100  
At the door: $150 
(This fee also covers the cost of handouts. There will be a light complimentary supper the first night. SJC students who wish to take this course for 1 credit will be billed the cost of 1 credit. Fill out a green registration form and list the course as CHA 243 SAP Special Topics: Grant Proposal Writing 1 credit.)


Workshop 3: Event Planning 
June 26 and 27, 6-9:45 p.m.   
June 29, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

This one-credit course will explore best practices for the planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of special events. It will include an overview of human, fiscal and physical resources required for successful event planning and execution.  
Pre-registration fee: $100  
At the door: $150 
(This fee also covers the cost of handouts. There will be a light complimentary supper the first night. Please note on the Event planning there are two weeknight classes and one Saturday class. SJC students who wish to take this course for 1 credit will be billed the cost of 1 credit. Fill out a green registration form and list the course as CHS 244 Special Topics: Event Planning 1 credit.)


Workshop 4: Medicaid  
June 3, 4, 10 and 11
6-9:45 p.m.

You will learn who Medicaid covers, what Medicaid covers, how to apply for Medicaid and when to seek legal assistance in applying for Medicaid. Every registrant will complete a Medicaid application. All the special categories of eligibility will be presented. Three experts will teach this workshop: a professional geriatric care manager and two lawyers specializing in elder law.  
Pre-registration fee: $100  
At the door: $150 
(This fee also covers the cost of handouts. There will be a light complimentary supper the first night. SJC students who wish to take this course for 1 credit will be billed the cost of 1 credit. Fill out a green registration form and list the course as CHA 242 SAP03 Special Topics: Medicaid 1 credit.)


Workshop 5: Health Care Advocacy    
June 17, 19, 24 and 26
6-9:45 p.m.

The extraordinary complexity of the U.S. health system leaves patients and the general public exposed to adverse health outcomes, creates disparities among vulnerable populations, and can lead to large unexpected financial liabilities. By understanding how things work and who makes decisions, health care consumers can make better choices, protect their rights and make the system fairer to all parties.
Pre-registration fee: $100  
At the door: $150 
(This fee also covers the cost of handouts. There will be a light complimentary supper the first night. SJC students who wish to take this course for 1 credit will be billed the cost of 1 credit. Fill out a green registration form and list the course as HA 212 SAP Health Care Advocacy 1 credit.)


Workshop 6: Social Media in Health Care   
June 18, 20, 25 and 27
6-9:45 p.m.

Social media is reshaping the means by which health care is being delivered, managed and communicated. Patients, health care professionals, employers and insurers need to better understand the opportunities and challenges as the health care industry is being transformed and develop a meaningful strategy that enables them to successfully participate in this new landscape.
Pre-registration fee: $100  
At the door: $150 
(This fee also covers the cost of handouts. There will be a light complimentary supper the first night. SJC students who wish to take this course for 1 credit will be billed the cost of 1 credit. Fill out a green registration form and list the course as HA 211 SAP Social Media in Health Care 1 credit.)



Anyone who just wants to take the course as continuing professional education should only fill out the attached registration form, including a check for $100 payable to St. Joseph’s College, and return it to Jo-Anne Petrone at the address below. If you know others who want to take these courses for continuing education, not college credit, they should register for these workshops by calling Ms. Petrone at 631.687.1244, or emailing her at jpetrone@sjcny.edu.  

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