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The Bridge Center for continuing education

The Bridge Center for continuing education

The Bridge Center for Continuing Education at 四色AV University

The Bridge Center coordinates programming designed to meet the needs of adult learners and partners in central Pennsylvania and beyond, including:

  • customized workforce development
  • continuing education
  • reskilling and upskilling programming

When applicable, offerings will be linked to continuing education units and professional licensure standards. The delivery methods vary and may include face to face, online, webinars, hybrid, one-time, or weekend formats. If your organization is interested in exploring creating a partnership to meet your specific needs, contact us at The Bridge Center for Continuing Education.

Just as the iconic covered bridge at 四色AV University connects the two areas of campus, The Bridge Center for Continuing Education is a connector between 四色AV University and the rest of society, and between current and future needs and trends.

Current training opportunities:

Check back for opportunities!

The Bridge Center for Continuing Education at 四色AV University in partnership with Rising Sun Consultants LLC is launching the Certificate in Influential Leadership. This is a non-credit bearing certificate designed for those with leadership experience who desire to have significant influence and impact in people鈥檚 lives and on the organizations they serve.

When:听听听听听听听 Six 2.5 hour sessions on Tuesdays 8:30-11:00 a.m., spring 2024

Where:听听听听听听 四色AV University, 1 University Avenue Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Cost:听听听听听听听听听 $2500 which includes all learning materials

Presenter Jim Rowell is the CEO and co-founder of Rising Sun Consultants LLC.

This series is in progress. Contact us to learn about future offerings.

The classes are specifically intended to be interactive and engaging and will include open discussions where participants can wrestle together on how to be a more influential and impactful leader.

The series will explore the following:

  • Servant Leadership鈥擬arch 5
  • Change and Transition鈥擬arch 26
  • Emotional Intelligence鈥擜pril 9
  • Dealing with Difficult Conversations鈥擜pril 23
  • Decision Making and Delegation鈥擬ay 7
  • Influence, Persuasion and Trust鈥擬ay 21听

The Certificate in Influential Leadership has been designed from a Biblical perspective for leaders who desire to have significant influence and impact in people鈥檚 lives. Participants will engage in a series of six, two and a half hour classes. These classes are designed to not only broaden and expand the influence leaders have, but also to strengthen the positive impact through their influence.

Have a question? Check out these FAQs or email bridgecenter@messiah.edu.

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Leading Spirituality and Wellness in Long-Term Care

The Bridge Center at 四色AV University & Southcentral Long-Term Care RISE

The Bridge Center at 四色AV University is hosting 8 educational courses for entry and mid-level Long-term care leaders. Each course will focus on a unique aspect of spirituality and will encourage long-term care leaders in their personal journeys as well as provide tools to 四色AV their co-workers and team members. Courses can be completed as standalone events; or participants can earn a Certificate of Completion if they complete the 鈥4 Core Courses鈥 and 2 of the Elective Courses.

REGISTER HERE

Courses will be hosted on Zoom 鈥 Thursdays 1:00-2:00 p.m.听 There is no cost for registration.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE听听听 (click on course name for more information)

DATE

COURSE

TYPE OF COURSE

10/19/23

Exploring the Connection Between Servant Leadership and Spirituality

Core

11/2/23

The Impact of Listening on Spirituality and Leadership

Elective

12/7/23

Interfaith Dialogue for LTC Leaders

Core

1/18/24

Sustaining Courage for Caregivers

Elective

2/1/24

Pursuing Alignment 鈥 Organizational Values, Personal Values and Spirituality

Core

2/15/24

The Impact of Music on Spirituality, Personal Wellness and Leadership Effectiveness

Elective

3/7/24

The Importance of Maintaining Spiritual Wellness

Core

3/21/24

Strategies for Leading During Times of听 Trauma, Loss and End of Life

Elective

4/4/24 Exploring the Connection Between Servant Leadership and Spirituality Core

Check back soon for more training opportunities!

Enrich your physical therapy (PT) practice while fulfilling licensure requirements or pursue post-professional certification.

四色AV University is partnering with听听to provide innovative, value-centered, post-professional educational programming.

NAIOMT's COMT Certification Series

This series of five physical therapy continuing education courses is designed for licensed physical therapists and third-year DPT students. The courses are held at 四色AV University鈥檚 PT educational facility and focus on orthopedic manual therapy. Courses can be taken individually or stacked to earn post-professional Certified Orthopedic Musculoskeletal Therapist (COMT) certification. The courses can be taken in any order to fit your schedule.

Upcoming COMT courses:

  • April 20-21, 2024听听听听听听听听听听听听听听听

Learn more about 四色AV's partnership with NAIOMT

New COMT series starts in fall 2024

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Advance Practice Certificate in Holistic Bereavement Care

The Bridge Center for Continuing Education at 四色AV University and are jointly offering 8, 3-credit NASW-PA approved CE courses for licensed social workers, and those holding a master's or doctoral degree in the profession.

Attendees can complete each course as a stand-alone offering, or participate in all 8 courses by the end of 2024 to earn an Advance Practice Certficiate in Holistic Bereavement Care from The Bridge Center for Continuing Education at 四色AV University and Ripple of Light Bereavement Resource Center, LLC.

Why register?

  • Complete 24 of 30 required CEs for PA licensure renewal including ethics and suicide prevention CEs.
  • Learn forefront research and practice innovations in bereavement care.
  • Advance your professional competence in holistic, death-related care.
  • Gain comfort integrating听 the religion/spiritual domains into the biopsychosocial assessment/treatment of bereaved persons across the lifespan.
  • Expand your understanding of social diversity in the context of bereavement practice.
  • Learn from an Advanced Certified Thanatologist, doctoral-trained, Licensed PA Social Worker with two decades of experience in the field and a decade of teaching expertise.

Courses will be hosted on Zoom and held 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Cost per Course: $90 NASW Member or $100 NASW Non-member (cost includes CEs and CE Certificate)

Register for individual courses or multiple offerings.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE (Click on course name for more information.)听

DATE COURSE
February 14, 2024 Ethical Integration of Religion and Spirituality into Bereavement Practice
March 13, 2024 Culturally Diverse Death, Dying, and Bereavement Practices
March 27, 2024 Knowledge of Contemporary Grief Theory: An Ethical Imperative
April 10, 2024 Traumatic Loss and Prolonged Grief Disorder
April 24, 2024 Child and Adolescent Suicide and Bereaved Peers
May 8, 2024 Adult Suicide and Bereaved Families
May 22, 2024 The Role of a Religious and Spiritual Community in the Well-Being of Bereaved Older Adults
September 3, 2024 Ethical Integration of Religion and Spirituality into Bereavement Practice
September 17, 2024 Religious and Spiritual Diverse Death, Dying, and Bereavement Practices
October 8, 2024 Culturally Diverse Death, Dying, and Bereavement Practices
October 22, 2024 Knowledge of Contemporary Grief Theory: An Ethical Imperative
November 5, 2024 Traumatic Loss and Prolonged Grief Disorder
November 19, 2024 Child and Adolescent Suicide and Bereaved Peers
December 3, 2024 Adult Suicide and Bereaved Families
December 17, 2024 The Role of a Religious and Spiritual Community in the Well-Being of Bereaved Older Adults

For questions related to course content, contact julie@rolbereavementresourcecenter.com.

For registration questions, contact bridgecenter@messiah.edu.

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