Self-Guided Courses

WNY R-AHEC’s self-guided courses are virtual trainings that give the learner control and offer continuing education credits for the physical therapy and social work fields. They empower the learner to complete on their own time, at their own pace, and at times that suite the learner, while offering Continuing Education Credits needed to maintain their professional licensure.

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Empowering Social Workers Through Self-care and Resilience

Social workers in the healthcare field face unique challenges that can easily lead to physical, emotional, and financial problems ultimately leading to burnout. By educating social workers to utilize certain strategies of self-care and resilience, there will be less frustration burnout in this challenging profession.

“Great presentation… Content was easy to understand with enough information to bring value.”

Nicole (LMSW)

How To Manage Employee Burnout

Burnout contributes to turnover of healthcare workers and can be a drain emotionally, physically, and financially to all parties. Learn techniques and skills for your entire organization to combat the amount of burnout in the healthcare field.

“I really like this presentation. It is so important – many supervisors identify burnout and staff shortages, however have no idea how to handle this and what to do. I liked the here’s what to do slides and give examples and data of how implementing these may lead to higher ROI.” 

Jen (LMSW)

Motivational Interviewing (MI)

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a psychotherapeutic approach that attempts to move an individual away from a state of indecision or uncertainty and towards finding motivation to making positive decisions and accomplishing established goals. Learn how to utilize MI in every interaction, wherever you are.

“The course enriched my understanding of the topic. The resources are nice tools for people to learn more and I would recommend this course to others.” 

Joshua (Rural Outreach Center)

Western New York Rural Area Health Education Center, 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-0685 and for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.