Senior Citizen CNS

Maggie Milz

MAGGIE MILZ, RN, CRRN, CDMS, CCM
President/Geriatric Consultant

Contact information:  517-349-8221, ext. 13, or toll free at 800-968-4087

SENIOR CITIZEN CONSULTANTS, a division of RCMC, Okemos, Michigan
Geriatric Consultant
10/93 to Present

  • Coordinate care management for senior citizens to facilitate optimum independence through assessment, plan development, and accessing community resources.

REHABILITATION CASE MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS, Okemos, Michigan
Co-Owner and President/Medical and Rehabilitation Consultant
1982 to Present

  • Case management services, specifically for victims of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury.  Experienced in ages ranging from young pediatric to elderly.  Knowledgeable in negotiation and advocacy of Special Education programming with different school districts.  Management of recovery stages from coma to community placement.  Follow-up of clients in residential placement programs, whether placed in Michigan or out-of-state.
  • Specialize in the design of individualized community-based outpatient rehabilitation programs utilizing independent therapy consultants and specific behavioral techniques.
  • Strong national networking system.

TAMARACK RESIDENTIAL BRAIN INJURY FACILITY, Okemos, Michigan
Nurse Consultant
1985 to 86

  • Provided nursing assessments for new admissions as well as monitored ongoing medical needs for Tamarack residents.  Part-time employment in addition to regular caseload.

INTERNATIONAL REHABILITATION ASSOCIATES, Southfield, Michigan Rehabilitation Specialist
1979 to 1982

  • Case management for combination caseload of Worker’s Compensation and Auto No-Fault clients.  Developed interest in traumatically brain-injured clients in 1979 to 1980 and eventually decided to specialize in that area.

HEALTH CENTRAL, Lansing, Michigan
Unit Manager, Head Nurse Adult Medicine, Triage Nurse
12/78 to 9/79

  • Initially, one of triage nurses for patient population of 22,000. Later, in charge of unit consisting of nine patient care providers and nursing staff of CPNs and MAs.  Monitored phone triage, ensured patient flow, supervised appointments, and maintained quality of care.

PROVINCIAL HOUSE SOUTH, Lansing, Michigan
Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing, Nursing Coordinator
9/77 to 11/78

  • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and counseling nursing personnel.  Initiated new policies and procedures as well as patterns for nursing care.  Extensive Medicaid and Medicare experience, both with forms and communication.  Supervised diagnosis of patients, including strokes, Lou Gehrig’s disease, brain injury with prolonged coma, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis.

MCLAREN HOSPITAL, Flint, Michigan
Team Leader on Rehabilitation Unit
1/72 to 1/73

  • Experienced with patient care and use of rehabilitation techniques.  Teaching skills utilized with both patients and families.  Patients cared for included all age groups; their diagnoses varied from brain injuries to strokes and hip replacements.  Developed expertise in specialized approaches through team interaction and observation with occupational, physical, and speech therapists.

HURLEY HOSPITAL, Flint, Michigan
Charge Nurse, 1st and 2nd Shifts
6/69 to 12/72

  • Supervised nursing for 25-bed adult internal medicine wing.  Diagnoses ranged from acute alcoholism, severe diabetes to neurological complications.  Managed medical emergencies, including cardiac arrests.

EDUCATION

  • 1985 to present:  Rehabilitation-related continuing education credits through conference attendance
  • 1969:  Diploma, Hurley Hospital School of Nursing, Flint, Michigan

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

  • RN:  State of  Michigan.  Expires 3-31-15
  • RN:  State of  Illinois.  Expires 5-31-14
  • RN:  State of  Indiana.  Expires 10-31-13
  • RN:  State of  Ohio.  Expires 8-31-13
  • RN:  State of  Texas.  Inactive 5-31-10
  • CDMS:  Granted in 1985.  Expires 9-30-15
  • CRRN:  Granted in 1987.  Expires 12-31-17
  • CCM:   Granted in 1998.   Expires   5-31-13

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Case Management Society of America
  • Brain Injury Association of Michigan and Brain Injury Association of America
  • Midwest Pain Society
  • National Rehabilitation Association
  • National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (GCM)
  • Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • MSU College of Nursing Case Management Advisory Committee, 2004-present
  • Member MI Coalition to Formulate Rehab Service Delivery Standards of Performance, 1998-2001
  • CDMS Standard Setting Workshop,  May 1999
  • Curriculum Development Group MSU/Capital City Consortium, 1998-1999
  • Member ARN National Program Committee for 1999
  • Co-Founder CMSA – Michigan/Detroit Chapter, President, 1997-1998

ARTICLES/PRESENTATIONS (1984-1998)

  • “Optimizing Community Resources for Case Managers”/panel, case presentation, MSU College of Nursing Case Management Conference, East Lansing, MI, November 9, 2011.
  • “Primary Issues Facing Practicing Case Managers,” RN Excellence, August/September 1998 issue.
  • Contributor to Training Manual for Certified Specialists (CBIS), 1997, Brain Injury Association, Chief Editor Stanley Seaton, M.D., American Academy for the Certification of Brain Injury Specialists.
  • Case Management Practice Guidelines, published 1996, (joint project ICMA and Aetna), Mosby Books, contributing consultant.
  • “Rehabilitation and Case Management of the Brain and Spinal Injury Patient” (co-presentation with Dr. Michael Andary), Intersection 1995, sponsored by MSU and Sinas, Dramis, Brake, Boughton, McIntryre & Reisig, P.C., October 25, 1995.
  • “The Future of  Case Management,” Tangram Viewpoints, Spring 1994.
  • “Dependence to Independence-Evolving Directives for the Future,” From Brain Injury to Employment, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, MSU, Kellogg Center, February 21, 1991.
  • “Cost Containment and Accountability Factors,” Tangram Viewpoints, Spring 1989.
  • “Community Reintegration of the Traumatically Brain-Injured,” Rainbow Tree Seminar, Ypsilanti, Michigan, March 1989.
  • “Description of Services that Can be Provided to the Traumatically Brain-Injured,” No-Fault Automobile Insurance Seminar, Lansing, Michigan, March 1988.
  • “Services to the Traumatic Brain-Injured Population,” Capital Area Head Injury Alliance Group, East Lansing, Michigan, February 1988. Co-Presenter.
  • “Roundtable Discussion Co-leader on Lifecare Planning and Case Management,” Second Annual Symposium on the Advances in Head Injury Rehabilitation, Dallas, Texas, March 1987.
  • “Case Management of Pediatric Brain-Injured,” Western Michigan Brain Injury Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1986.
  • “Role of Rehabilitation Consultant,” NRA Great Lakes Regional Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 1984.

CONTINUING EDUCATION/SEMINARS

  • Application of Ethics to Social Media, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.   Online training.  December 26, 2012.
  • 2012 Case Management Conference, sponsored by the Michigan State University College of Nursing.  Lexington Lansing Hotel, Lansing, MI.  October 30, 2012.
  • The Power of Attention, Reinforcement, and Schedules with Children and Adults with Traumatic or Acquired Brain Injury, sponsored by Lakeview Healthcare Systems, Inc.  Online training.  May 17, 2012.
  • Trauma:  The Emergence of Chronic Pain, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Telephonic training. January 12, 2012.
  • Research Update Webinar, sponsored by the ALS Association.  Online training.  December 13, 2011.
  • Advances in Lower Extremity Amputee and Prosthetics Management, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 2, 2011.
  • Neuroplasticity:  Implications for Brain Injury Rehabilitation, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 1, 2011.
  • The 11th Annual Case Management Conference – Beyond Advocacy: Future Directions in Case Management, sponsored by the Michigan State University College of Nursing.  Kellogg Center, East Lansing, MI.  November 9, 2011.
  • 2011 Michigan Pain & Palliative Care Assembly, sponsored by MHPCO.  Johnson Center, Cleary University Campus, Howell, MI.  September 16, 2011.
  • Ethics—Independent Study Based on CCMC Code of Professional Conduct, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  September 12, 2011.
  • Laying the Foundation for Successful Customer Interactions, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  September 7, 2011.
  • Management Implications of Interventional Procedures for Chronic Pain, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC. Online training, September 6, 2011.
  • Clarification of Diagnosis in Chronic Pain Cases, Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training, September 6, 2011.
  • The BioPsychoSocial Model:  Understanding the Unique Challenges in Managing Chronic Pain Patients and Their Families, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training, September 2, 2011.
  • Catastrophic Chronic Pain:  The Rosomoff Comprehensive Pain Center’s Approach, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training, August 31, 2011.
  • Working with People With Chronic Pain, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training, August 31, 2011.
  • Ameritox Training:  Best practices for Management of  Opioid Use, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  August 30, 2011.
  • Hospice And Nutrition at the End of Life, sponsored by In-House Hospice, Howell, MI.  Wynwood of Meridian, Haslett, MI.  February 24, 2011.
  • Pain Management and Functional Restoration, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training.  December 29, 2010.
  • Collaborative Self Management; Helping Injured Workers Manage Chronic Conditions, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training.  December 29, 2010.
  • Evidence Based Chronic Pain Case Management, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training.  November 15, 2010.
  • Alzheimer’s: The Long Goodbye 2010, sponsored by SouthernCare, Birmingham, AL.  Vista Grande Villa Retirement Community, Jackson, MI.  November 9, 2010. 
  • 10th Annual Case Management Conference:  Transforming Care Building the Team of Tomorrow, sponsored by Michigan State University College of Nursing.  Kellogg Center, East Lansing, MI.  November 3, 2010.
  • Optimal Aging 2010 Critical Partnerships & Resources, presented by S.A.F.E., MSU College of Human Medicine, MSU Geriatric Education Center of Michigan, Family Resource Center and Michigan Office of Services to the Aging.  St. Lawrence Campus, Sparrow Health System, Lansing, MI.  October 28, 2010.
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases, A Growing Threat in the U.S., sponsored by Gannett Education, Falls Church, VA.  Online Training.  October 22, 2010.
  • 2010 URAC Cultural Competency, sponsored by AAACEUs.com.  Online training.  October 4, 2010.
  • The Ethics of Speaking Up, sponsored by CMSA and presented by John D. Banja, PhD.  Online training.  August 30, 2010.
  • The 411 on Healthcare Ethics in Case/Care Management!, sponsored by CMSA and presented by Diann B. Uustal, RN, MS, Ed.D.  Online training.  August 30, 2010.
  • Hot Button Topics in Ethics:  An Invitation to Dialogue!, sponsored by CMS and presented by Diann B. Uustal, RN, MS, Ed.D.  Online training.  August 30, 2010.
  • Abstract for:  The cost of doing business:  Critical thinking and practice-based evidence in clinical work, sponsored by Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center, Effingham, NH, and presented by Dr. Elisabeth Sherwin.  Online training.  August 19, 2010.
  • Advance Directives, sponsored by Innovate Today, LLC, 2010 and presented by Linda R. Chamberlain, JD, CMC.  Telephonic training.  June 14, 2010.
  • Awareness Enhances Care for Muslim Patients, sponsored by Gannett Healthcare Group, Hoffman Estates, IL and nurse.com.  Online training.  June 7, 2010.
  • Treatments for PTSD, and the EMDR Option, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training.  December 31, 2009.
  • Assessment of Residential Options:  The Home Evaluation Workflow, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training.  December 2, 2009.
  • 9th Annual Case Management Conference:  Expanding Healthcare Horizons,” sponsored by the Michigan State University College of Nursing, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing, MI.  November 18, 2009.
  • 2009 – Preventing the Preventable:  Reducing Rehospitalizations Through Coordinated, Patient-Centered Discharge Process, sponsored by Wolters Kluwer Health and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Correspondence course.  September 22, 2009.
  • Assessment and Balance Training for Adults with Brain Injury, sponsored by Lakeview Healthcare Systems, Inc.  Online training.  August 20, 2009.
  • Collaborative Self Management Support:  Helping Injured Workers Manage Chronic Conditions, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA. Telephonic/online training.  August 20, 2009.
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA. Telephonic training.  July 16, 2009.
  • Ohio Nursing Law:  How Practice is Regulated, sponsored by Western Schools, Inc., Continuing Education Courses.  Online training.  June 26, 2009.
  • State of the State 2009, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA. Telephonic training. March 4, 2009.
  • Authorization of Services; Paradigm’s Standard, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC. Online training. February 4, 2009.
  • RN Career Transition:  Nursing for Life–Core Program, sponsored by Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI.  Online course, 60 CEUs.  Awarded December 31, 2008.
  • NFL-Hospice/Palliative, sponsored by Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI. Online course, 75.5 CEUs. Awarded December 31, 2008.
  • Laying the Foundation for Successful Customer Interactions, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC. Online training. December 24, 2008.
  • Introduction to Chronic Pain, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC. Network Manager Training Program. Telephonic Training. December 24, 2008.
  • Best Practices in Outcome Plan Budgeting, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC. Network Manager Training Program. Telephonic training. December 10, 2008.
  • Care Coordination in the Patient-Centered Medical Home-The Case Manager’s Role, sponsored by the Michigan State University College of Nursing, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing, MI. November 19, 2008.
  • Pain Management and Palliative Care at the End of Life, presented by Michigan Nurses for Life and Madonna University Council of Catholic/Christian Nurses, Madonna University Center, Livonia, MI.  April 11, 2008.
  • Diabesity, sponsored by CE International and MED2000, Inc., Radisson Hotel, Lansing, MI.  March 28, 2008.
  • Implementation of Paradigm’s Clinical Practice Guidelines, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 31, 2007.
  • 2007 Case Management Designing Safer Care:  Roles for Case Managers, sponsored by the Michigan State University College of Nursing, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing, MI.  November 15, 2007.
  • Home Adaptation: A Coordinated Effort, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC. Online training. November 14, 2007.
  • Medical Error: Ethical Dilemmas and the Human Factor, sponsored by the Michigan State University College of Nursing, presented by John Banja, Ph.D., Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing, MI.  November 14, 2007.
  • 27th Annual Conference:  Dreams to Outcomes, sponsored by Brain Injury Association of Michigan in conjunction with the Michigan Brain Injury Provider Council, Lansing Center, Lansing, MI.  September 27-28, 2007.
  • 6th Annual Conference for Health Care Professionals in Case Management:  Creating Practice Excellence, sponsored by MSU College of Nursing in collaboration with Michigan State University and the School of Social Work, Kellogg Center, East Lansing, MI.  November 15-16, 2006.
  • TBI and Treatment From a Psychiatric Perspective, sponsored by Hope Network Rehabilitation Services, Grand Rapids, MI.   November 9, 2006.
  • 2006-The COPD Patient Implications on the Workforce, sponsored by the National Jewish Medical & Research Center, Denver, CO.  Educational activity. October 5, 2006.
  • Attendant Care Services:  What Is a Fair Wage When Provided by Family or Friend?, sponsored by The Foundation for Rehabilitation Education and Research. Article for credit. August 2, 2006.
  • Alzheimer’s, Dementia, & Parkinson’s, sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources (INR), Lansing, MI.  May 4, 2006.
  • Chronic Pain Update, sponsored by ParadigmHealth.  Network Manager Training Program.  Online training.  April 27, 2006.
  • Operating Standard:  Home Care PCA Documentation, sponsored by ParadigmHealth. Network Manager Training Program.  Online training. March 30, 2006.
  • Complimentary Therapies in Pain, sponsored by Michigan State University College of Nursing.  Online training. March 29, 2006.
  • Case Management:  Across the Lifespan, 5th Annual Case Management Conference, sponsored by Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI.  November 17, 2005.
  • Accompanying the Dying:  End of Life Care, sponsored by PESI Healthcare, presented by Judy Dobson, RN, MSN, CHPN, Grand Rapids, MI.  October 18, 2005.
  • Myofascial Release-The  ‘Missing Link’ in Your Treatment, sponsored by Special Tree Rehabilitation, Learn From the Best Luncheon, presented by Jennifer Doble, MD, Teresa Stayer, and Adrianna Novelli-Canner.  Holiday Inn Livonia West, Livonia, MI.  June 28, 2005.
  • 18th Annual Conference of the Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan, sponsored by Michigan State University, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.  June 2-3, 2005.
  • Network Manager Training Conference, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services LLC, Unique Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Programs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.  May 20, 2005.
  • 2005-Tuning For Best Practice in the Competitive Health Care Market, sponsored by CMSA, Greater Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo, MI.  May 17, 2005.
  • 20th Annual Western Michigan Brain Injury Network Symposium:  Traumatic Brain Injury and Co-occurring Disorders, sponsored by Hope Network Rehabilitation Services, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, and Spectrum Health Continuing Care, Grand Rapids, MI.  April 29, 2005.
  • Progress Report Format Changes, Feedback and Follow-up, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services LLC.  Telephonic training.  March 28, 2005.
  • Center for Loss & Life Transition. Comprehensive Bereavement Skills Training, Denver, CO.  March 21-24, 2005.
  • HIPAA, The final HHS Privacy Regulations and Medical Records, Grand Rapids, MI.  February 8, 2005.
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder & Mild Brain Injury, presented by Tina M. Trudel, Ph.D., Lakeview Neurorehabilitation Center.  Telephonic Training. January 20, 2005.
  • Michigan ElderLaw 2005:  Legal *Financial *Medicaid Today, presented by Douglas G. Chalglan, JD/Amy R. Tripp, JD., Lansing, MI.  January 14, 2005.
  • Treating the Nation’s Growing Health Epidemic:  Weighing Options for the Morbidly Obese Patient, presented by Lawrence B. Chambers, Jr., Manager, Healthcare Policy and Economics Ethicon Endo-Surgery, sponsored by CMSA of Greater Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo Chapter, Gilmore Center-Bronson Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI.  November 16, 2004.
  • Case Management:  Creating Client-Centric Practice, sponsored by Michigan State University College of Nursing and co-sponsored by Capitol City Consortium, East Lansing, MI.  November 11, 2004.
  • The 2004 Conference on Pain:  Exploring the Domains of Comfort, sponsored by the Henry Ford Health System, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Michigan State University Nursing, and University of Michigan Health System, St. John’s Golf and Conference Center, Plymouth, MI.  October 28, 2004.
  • Avoiding Pitfalls:  Transitioning a Case from One NWM to Another, presented by Dana Penilton, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training.  September 30, 2004.
  • Chronic Pain, presented by Jo Carter, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training.  June 28, 2004.
  • State of the State 2004, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training. June 2004.
  • ABI Assessment Checklist and Definitions: Tools for ParadigmHealth NWMs, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training.  June 1, 2004.
  • 2003 Ohio Nursing Law, Program No I#J-01-001, sponsored by Ohio Board of Nursing.  Online training.  January 24, 2004.
  • Neuropsychological Evaluations & Catastrophic Care Management, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training.  September 30, 2003.
  • Enhancing Accuracy of Budget & Length of Contract Estimates, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA. Online training.  September 9, 2003.
  • ParadigmCentral Stage III, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Online training.  July 30, 2003.
  • Case Management-The Unwavering Commitment to Quality Healthcare, sponsored by Case Management Society of America, 13th Annual Conference and Expo, San Antonio, TX.  June 24-28, 2003.
  • 2003 Update to PHC Master Outcomes and Achievement Criteria, presented by Larry Cervelli, Director of Clinical Services, and Jo Carter, Director of Network Services, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Telephonic training.  June 12, 2003.
  • State of the State, presented by Rebecca Goodson, Manager, Network Operations, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Telephonic training.  March 2003.
  • ParadigmCentral Advanced Topics, presented by Rebecca Goodson, Network Operations, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  Telephonic training.  February 2003.
  • HIPAA Overview, Strategies for Compliance, presented by Quadramed, Radisson Hotel, Lansing, MI.  December 5, 2002.
  • Exploring Best Practices, Second Annual Case Management Conference, sponsored by Capital City Consortium, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.  November 8, 2002.
  • West Nile Virus:  Spread of the Mosquito Borne Illness, sponsored by NurseWeek Education through the California Board of Registered Nursing, Sunnyvale, CA. Online training. October 25, 2002.
  • Hepatitis C:  Risk Factors, Assessment and Diagnosis Part I (June 2002), sponsored by NurseWeek Education through the California Board of Registered Nursing, Sunnyvale, CA. Online training.  October 18, 2002.
  • Hepatitis C:  Treatment, Prevention and Nursing Interventions Part II (June 2002), sponsored by NurseWeek Education through the California Board of Registered Nursing, Sunnyvale, CA. Online training.  October 18, 2002.
  • Preventing Late-Life Suicide, sponsored by Nursing Spectrum, a division of Continuing Education through the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC), State of Florida Board of Nursing and American Association of Critical Care. Online training.  September 3, 2002.
  • Bariatric Subacute Care, presented by Angela Lathrop, RN, BSN, CRNI, sponsored by Heartland Healthcare, Okemos, MI.  August 29, 2002.
  • Changes to Data Collection Tools, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA. Telephonic training.  July 1, 2002.
  • Documenting Outcome Achievement, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA. Telephonic Training.  June 26, 2002.
  • Handling Contracted and Non-contracted Providers, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA. Telephonic Training.  May 15, 2002.
  • The Remaining Elements of the Geriatric Assessment Process: Tying it All Together, sponsored by American Society on Aging, ASA’s Spring 2002 Seminar Series on “Comprehensive Assessment.” Online training. April 10, 2002.
  • The Social, Sexual, Spiritual, Environmental and Behavioral Aspects of Assessment, sponsored by American Society on Aging, ASA’s Spring 2002 Seminar Series on “Comprehensive Assessment.” Online training. March 27, 2002.
  • Assessing Functional Capability in the Older Adult, sponsored by American Society on Aging, ASA’s Spring 2002 Seminar Series on “Comprehensive Assessment.” Online training.  March 20, 2002.
  • Mental Status and Decision-Making Capacity, sponsored by American Society on Aging, ASA’s Spring 2002 Seminar Series on “Comprehensive Assessment.”  Online training.  March 13, 2002.
  • The Basics of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment, sponsored by American Society on Aging, ASA’s Spring 2002 Seminar Series on “Comprehensive Assessment.”  Online training.  March 6, 2002.
  • Case Management, Who Needs It, sponsored by American Society on Aging, Vancouver, BC. June 28 – July 1, 2001.
  • Catastrophic Brain Injury:  Behavior Management for the Long Term, sponsored by Learning Services Corporation Continuing Education Programs, Livonia, MI.  November 2, 2001.
  • Headaches and Dizziness, sponsored by CMSA-Detroit Chapter, Livonia, MI.  September 20, 2000.
  • Domestic and Workplace Violence, sponsored by CMSA-Detroit Chapter, Livonia, MI.  July 21, 1999.
  • High Risk Neonatal Management, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  January 22-23, 1999.
  • Neonatal Assessment:  A Nursing Approach, by Mary Ann Buckley, RNC, MA, Ann Arbor, MI.  December 15, 1999.
  • Disability Management and Emotional Ergonomics, by Richard Pimentel, sponsored by CMSA, DMAOHN, MRA, and MRCA, Livonia, MI.  May 20, 1998.
  • CMSA’s 8th Annual Case Management Conference, Reno, NV.  May 12-16, 1998.
  • Breakthrough Case Management: Innovation, Integration and Collaboration, sponsored by Mosby Yearbook, Inc., Nashville, TN.  September 28 – October 1, 1997.
  • Paradigm Symposium, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC, Concord, CA.  August 2, 1997.
  • Social Security Overview–Two Perspectives, by Martha Marshall-Weisberg, Esq., sponsored by Case Management Society of Michigan, Detroit Chapter, Livonia, MI.  July 16, 1997.
  • Coordination of Benefits for No-Fault Law, Wayne Miller, Esq., sponsored by Case Management Society of Michigan, Detroit Chapter, Novi, MI.  May 21, 1997.
  • Contemporary Issues in Mild TBI, by Owen Perlman, MD, sponsored by Case Management Society of Michigan, Detroit Chapter, Novi, MI.  March 19, 1997.
  • Role of Neuropsychological Testing in the Treatment of Persons Sustaining TBI, by C. Siegerman, Ph.D., sponsored by Case Management Society of Michigan, Detroit Chapter, Novi, MI.  January 15, 1997.
  • Managed Outcome Rehabilitation, by Chris Hagen, Ph.D., sponsored by Case Management Society of Michigan, Detroit Chapter, Novi, MI.  November 20, 1996.
  • Raising the Stakes:  Case Management, The Critical Link in Integrated Care, sponsored by CMSA, The Case Manager Magazine, and Mosby Yearbook, Inc., Orlando, FL.  September 8-11, 1996.
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), sponsored by Case Management Society of Michigan, Detroit Chapter, Novi, MI.  July 17, 1996.
  • Intersection 1995, sponsored by MSU and Law Firm of Sinas, Dramis, Brahe, Boughton, McIntyre & Reisig, P.C., Lansing, MI.  October 25, 1995.
  • Case Management in a Managed Care World, sponsored by ICMA, Case Manager Magazine, and Mosby Yearbook, Inc., New Orleans, LA.  October 18-21, 1995.
  • Medical Case Management Conference VI, sponsored by ICMA, San Diego, CA.  October 16-19, 1994.
  • Medical Management of Spinal Cord Injury, sponsored by Case Management Society of Michigan, Lansing, MI.   September 21,1994.
  • Empowering the HIV Positive Client Through Case Management, sponsored by Case Management Society of Michigan, Southfield, MI.  August 17, 1994.
  • Health Care Reform:  Its Impact on Case Managers, sponsored by Case Management Society of Michigan, Lansing, MI.  July 20, 1994.
  • Case Management:  Outcomes Measurement for Total Quality Care, sponsored by CMSA Case Management Society of America, Chicago, IL.  February 16-19, 1994.
  • No-Fault Reform: Implications for Case Managers, Insurers, and Medical Providers, sponsored by McLaren Regional Rehab Center, Flint, MI.  October 29, 1993.
  • Medical Case Management Conference V, sponsored by ICMA, Orlando, FL.  September 15-18, 1993.
  • Medical Case Management Conference IV, sponsored by ICMA, Nashville, TN.  September 16-19, 1992.
  • Tangram Rehabilitation Network, 2-4 extended visits yearly, 1986-1994, training in behavioral management techniques.
  • Psychopharmacological Approaches to Cognitive and Behavioral Deficits in TBI, sponsored by NRA, Battle Creek, MI.  November 6, 1991.
  • Beyond Rehab, Life-Long Issues, sponsored by Western Brain Injury Network, Grand Rapids, MI.  May 5, 1991.
  • From Brain Injury to Employment, sponsored by Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Michigan State University, Kellogg Center, East Lansing, MI. February 21-22, 1991.
  • Case Management Certificate Training Program in Traumatic Brain Injury, sponsored by RRTC on Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.  January 28 – February 1, 1991.
  • Dual Diagnosis, Chemical Dependency and Acquired Brain Injury, sponsored by Total Therapy Management, East Lansing, MI.  October 12, 1990.
  • Medical Case Management Conference, sponsored by ICMA, Denver, CO.  July 1990.
  • Brain Injury Treatment Seminar, Comprehensive Treatment Approaches, sponsored by MSU Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic, East Lansing, MI.  May 1990.
  • Head Injury Rehabilitation, Today and Tomorrow, What Will It Cost?, sponsored by Rainbow Tree Center, Ypsilanti, MI.  January 26, 1990.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Community-Based Employment, sponsored by Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute, Clearwater, FL.  February 27-28, 1989.
  • Face-to-Face Psycho Social Adjustment Following TBI, Western Brain Injury Network, Grand Rapids, MI.  April 27-29, 1988.
  • Treatment of Pediatric Brain Injury:  All the Kings’ Horses, Braintree Hospital, Braintree MA. March 10-12, 1988.
  • Neurological Assessment for Nurses, sponsored by Neuro-Rehabilitation Center at Bloomfield Hills, Novi, MI.  February  5, 1988.
  • Second Annual Symposium on Advances in Head Injury Rehabilitation, sponsored by Dallas Rehabilitation Institute, Dallas, TX.  March 5-7, 1987.
  • Head Injury Rehabilitation:  Concepts, Challenges, and Consequences, Midland Hospital Center, Midland, MI.  October 1, 1986.
  • Pediatric Head Injury Conference:  Innovative Approaches to Rehabilitation, The Rehab Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.  November 15, 1985.