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Presentations and Webinars:

Case Management Ethics 2018: Where Should Your Ethical Compass Point?
  • CMSA St. Louis Annual Case Management Week Celebration, Creve Coeur, MO. October, 17, 2017 (1 CCM Ethics CE)
  • Detroit CMSA Annual Conference, Livonia, MI-General session, October 20, 2017 (2 CCM Ethics CEs)

Holistic Case Management: (with Hussein M. Tahan)
  • CCMC New World Symposium, Nashville, TN-Behavioral Health Pre-Conference, January 18, 2018 ( 4 CCM CEs)

The FIRST EVER Case Managers Cruise: JUST ANNOUNCED! 

Title Protection for Professional Case Management (with Lynn S. Muller)
  • Hampton Roads CMSA Annual Conference, Portsmouth, VA-October 14, 2017 (1 CCM Ethics CE)

Mastering the Social Determinants of Health: Comprehensive Case Management​
  • Hampton Roads Case Management Society Annual Conference-October 14, 2017 ( 1 CCM Ethics CE)
  • CMSNE Annual Conference, Southbridge, MA-Concurrent session, September 29, 2017 (1 CCM Ethics CE)
  • CMSA Chicago Annual Conference, Oak Brook, IL-Keynote, April 19, 2018 (1 CCM Ethics CE)
  • DFW CMSA Annual Conference, Frisco, TX-Concurrent, April 20, 2018 (1 CCM Ethics CE)

The Evolution of End of Life Care: Ethical Implications for Health Care Professionals
  • ​Carillion Health Care, Roanoke, VA- January 9, 2018 (3 CCM Ethics CEs)

E-Tech Ethics© 2018: Case Management's Opportunities and Challenges
  • Arkansas Blue Cross Annual Case Management Conference, Hot Springs, AR-October 12, 2017 (1 CCE Ethics CE)

The Professional Resilience Paradigm Meets the Quadruple Aim: Professional Mandate, Ethical Imperative
  • Sentara Health System Integrated Care Management Celebration, Hampton, VA-October 5, 2017 (1.5 CCM Ethics CEs)

Clinical & Advanced Clinical Supervision Trainings for NASW of Virginia
  • Independent Clinical Supervision and Vicarious Liability
                Northern VA-October 28, 2017
  • Advancing Group Clinical Supervision
                ​Watch for further scheduling in 2018
  • Match Point: Overcoming the Games Played in Supervision
               Northern VA -October 29, 2017
        For registration and other offerings visit ​NASWVA

Episode 162-Fostering Professional Resilience: The Professional Resilience Paradigm (2015, March 2). InSocialWork Podcast Series

Recent Articles:
The New Age of Bullying and Violence in Health Care, Part 3: Managing the Bullying Boss and Leadership, 22(6) Professional Case Management; Coming November 2017
The Professional Resilience Paradigm Meets the Quadruple Aim: Professional Mandate, Ethical Imperative; Case Management Matters, 22(5) Professional Case Management
Case Management Competence: Reframing What Defines Practice Excellence; Heartbeat of Case Management Column, 22(4), Professional Case Management
Law and Ethics: A Marriage of Necessity (with Lynn S. Muller); Legal and Regulatory Column, 22(3) Professional Case Management 
COLLABORATE IV: Ramping Up Performance Metrics For Professional Case Management, 22(3) Professional Case Management
Workplace Bullying: Professional EthicsTackles a Cultural Mainstay: April/May 2017 Case Management Journal , (Approval 2 CCM Ethics CEs)
Ethical Quartet for Professional Case Mgmt. 2017: Part 2, Technology and Mandated Duty to Warn: Issue 2, 2017, Case Management Today   (Approval 1 CCM Ethics CE)
Ethical Quartet for Professional Case Mgmt 2017: Part 1, Workplace Bullying and End of Life Care: Issue 7 2016Case Management Today
The 4 Ls to a Solid Professional Identity: Fall 2016, 23(4), The New Social Worker
The New Age of Bullying and Violence in Health Care, Part 2: Advancing Professional Education, Practice Culture and Advocacy; 21(3) Professional Case Management
The Evolution of End of Life Care: Ethical Implications for Case Management; 21(4), Professional Case Management

Book Chapters and Education Modules:
Ethical Use of Case Management Technology, Chapter 19, CMSA Core Curriculum for Case Management, 3rd ed. by Hussein Tahan and Teresa Treiger, Wolters Kluwer Health: available at Amazon.com
Collaborative Care: The Social Work Encyclopedia Online, NASW and Oxford Press 
The Social Determinants of Health: CMBOK, The Commission for Case Manager Certification Case Management Body of Knowledge
Holistic Case Management©: CMBOK, The Commission for Case Manager Certification: Coming Fall 2017
Case and Population Health Management (with Teresa Treiger) in Leadership and Nursing Care Management, 6th ed. by Diane Huber, Elsevier: Coming Fall 2017
The Social Determinants of Health: The Social Work Encyclopedia Online, NASW and Oxford Press: Coming Winter 2018
Workplace Bullying: The Social Work Encyclopedia Online, NASW and Oxford Press: Coming Winter 2018

COLLABORATE® For Professional Case Management: A Universal Competency-Based Paradigm, co-authored with Teresa Treiger, published by Wolters Kluwer 
  • Purchase your copy from Wolters Kluwer directly at www.lww.com
  • Purchase your hard copy or Kindle version at Amazon.com

 Scheduling through 2018

COLLABORATE is the professional case manager's guide to the implementation of a competency-based practice - an approach vital to high quality and cost-effective patient care. This practical book identifies and defines the categories of competence that drive positive outcomes for the patient, organization, and - most importantly - for the case manager.

The book is presented in four sections that 
(1) provide the rationale for a competency-based approach; 
(2) identify and describe eleven competencies, one for each letter of COLLABORATE; 
(3) review how the competencies benefit the case manager and organization; and 
(4) considers the future of case management practice.

Not only is COLLABORATE an indispensable resource for the case management professional who aims to improve his/her level of practice excellence, but it also empowers anyone tasked with improving a patient's health care experience and quality of life. It provides the tools necessary to transform practice from task orientation to one that drives positive outcomes.