Course Description & Objectives

3 CE's | Live Online Interactive 

Course Description

Hope is not just a concept; it is a tool that can play a crucial role in helping people. During this human experience, hope can assist people to reach goals, find happiness, and improve their health and well-being. The participants will be walked through the science of hope: how it works with our mind and body to improve health, how it looks, and, how to foster hope when feeling hopeless. In this course, you will develop a deeper understanding of just how important hope is to your clients' overall quality of life.

Course Objectives: 

  • Identify evidence-based theories of hope
  • Discuss the four types of hope
  • Describe the physical, cognitive and emotional benefits of hope 
  • Learn how to measure hope
  • Discover how to engage clients in fostering hope


Instructor(s)

Michael Chiappone, LCSW

Senior Instructor, Founder, CEO

Michael Chiappone, LCSW, has been a Social Worker for 17 years. His work has primarily focused on assisting people who are homeless, mentally ill, or living with Substance Use Disorder. He also sees clients who seek help for a variety of reasons. He worked at Hope House Ministries for most of his career, a highly respected not-for-profit agency. He held two positions at Hope House: a Director of Project Hope II, a program that worked specifically with the chronic homeless population, and he assisted in the development and implementation of Hope Academy, a non-traditional, long-term treatment facility for substance abuse. Currently, he works full-time as a Clinic Manager at a Suffolk County SUD treatment facility.

Class Information

Live-Online Interactive Class

    1. Click Here for Zoom Login

    1. Resources and Presentations

    1. Course Attendance Verification

    1. Course Survey

    1. CERTIFICATE

Registration Fee

  • $60.00

Course Delivery Method and Format Live Interactive Webinar - ZOOM

  • Live Online Interactive on the ZOOM platform

  • Participants of the course must have the capability of audio and viewing video. Closed Caption is available.

  • You are able to interact with the lecturer by using the chat function or verbally (if you have a working microphone).

How to Register

  • Select the class you wish to register for.

  • Enter all requested information. Please note, enter your name how you would like your certificate to be printed.

  • Once you register your course will be made available to you on your student dashboard.

Register

If you are unsure on how to participate in online learning our staff would be more than happy to assit you in this process!

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Class Completion Requirements

  • Sign into the workshop on time. We will start promptly and there will be a cutoff for entry.

  • You are required to stay logged in and actively participate throughout the entire presentation.

  • Your attendance will be verified by the logon information provided by ZOOM.

  • Once the class is completed you will receive a course completion code and gain access to the survey.

  • Your opinion matters!

  • After you complete the class survey, you will have the opportunity to print or download your completion certificate.

This course has been approved for CE's by the following licensing boards:


Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE)


CHI Professional Development Inc, #1776, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CHI Professional Development Inc maintains responsibility for this course.


The following states recognize these CE approvals.

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM,NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY


These CE's are not recognized in NJ

 

These CE's are recognized in NY by the NYS Education Department - See Below


New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work


CHI Professional Development, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0538


New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners


CHI Professional Development, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider for continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0173



NAADAC Approved Education Provider


CHI Professional Development, Inc has been approved by as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #234330, CHI Professional Development, Inc is responsible for all aspects of their programming.


National Board of Certified Counselors

 

CHI Professional Development has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7194. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CHI Professional Development is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) Certified


CHI Professional Development, Inc. is OASAS certified to provide CASAC renewal and CPP/CPS hours #1343

Accessibility, Cancellation, Grievance & Contact Information

Accessibility


It is my goal to create a learning experience that is as accessible as possible. If you anticipate any issues related to the format, materials, or requirements of this course, please contact me so we can explore potential options.

Michael Chiappone, LCSW

 

Cancellation Policy

Payment made in full. No refunds. If you cannot attend class please contact michael@chiprodevelopment.com to discuss options.


Grievance Policy

All complaints and grievances are reviewed by the social work consultant within 10 working days. Formal grievances are required to be written and will be responded to within 10 business days.


Contact Information


michael@chiprodevelopment.com

631.212.5009