MONT-LAUREL, NJ, September 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Case managers have struggled throughout the pandemic to support clients and their families, who often face personal difficulties and challenges. This Year’s Case Manager Certification Commission® The CMLearning Network webinar series kicks off today with a focus on stimulate well-being to flourish, with Beth cabrera, Ph.D., author of Beyond happiness: women, work and well-being.
Prolonged stress and compassion fatigue can take its toll, draining energy, and leaving even these highly skilled front-line professionals vulnerable to physical and mental health issues. It is essential that case managers and disability management specialists, those who help clients navigate the complex system and overcome barriers to optimized health and productivity, take care of themselves. so that they are equipped and ready to take care of others.
“Board-certified case managers have shown great resilience, often while balancing the burden of this pandemic – some working on the frontlines and in high-risk environments, caring for children. and relatives at home and working longer hours, ”said Mariebeth kurland, CAE, CEO of the Commission. “This webinar expands our work to advance the professional development of case managers while inspiring hope and highlighting the meaningful purpose of the work they do, especially over the past 18 months.”
The Commission will organize seven webinars through June 2022 in the CMLearning Network webinar series, which highlights current issues and solutions for case and disability management professionals. Registration and participation are free. Case managers and board certified nurses can register for continuing education credits and / or contact hours for a small fee.
The first, starring Cabrera, is out today. “This is a great opportunity for those who manage and oversee training to bring their staff together, using these on-demand sessions to engage in a hot topic focused on stress management,” said Kurland.
Topics for the webinar series include a review of the challenges of returning to work (with a particular focus on emerging issues for certified disability management specialists, such as long-haul COVIDs); population health and client orientation towards the Healthy People 2030 goals; behavioral health; health equity; resources to meet the needs of social services; and value-based purchases.
Professional development opportunities include CCMC Virtual Symposium 2021. The October 12-14, 2021, live and on-demand event offers up to 21 continuing education credits towards licensing and certifications in nursing, social work and related fields. The program offers topics ranging from ethics to interdisciplinary case management and technology trends.
These resources are available on the Commission’s website. In addition to the webinars and the virtual symposium, find thematic files, Care management newspaper, 360 certification™ Virtual workshops, 24/7 certification™ on-demand webinars, Pre-approved continuing education (PACE) and CCMC Case management body of knowledge® (CMBOK®). They support the Commission’s commitment to equip a skilled and ethically motivated workforce through lifelong learning, education and certification.
About the Case Manager Certification Commission
The Commission for Case Manager Certification is the first and largest nationally accredited case management certification organization, accrediting over 50,000 professional case managers and disability management specialists. The Commission is a voluntary, non-profit organization that oversees the certification process for case managers with its CCM® and CDMS® credits. Offering a broad portfolio of certification and career advancement activities, the Commission is the most active and prestigious certification body supporting case management and disability management practices. For more information visit www.ccmcertification.org and www.cdms.org, connect with the Commission on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @CCM_Cert.
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