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Illinois Chapter (est. 2001)

Represents Case Management nurse and social work professionals who reside or work in Illinois.

Yearly Chapter Dues: None 
  

2018 CHAPTER OF MERIT
The Chapter of Excellence and Chapter of Merit program defines outstanding chapter performance by outlining the standards of practice for optimal chapter operation. Chapters achieve these awards by demonstrating performance in the key areas of chapter operations and attaining specific growth and development benchmarks.

Annual Meeting

Plan to attend our 20th annual Chapter Conference on October 13th in Rosemont. 

Normal vs. Complicated Grief

ACMA invites you to an upcoming CEU Event.

CEUs are available for Illinois LPN, RN, SW, BSW, MSW, LSW, LCSW, LPC & LCPC.  A flyer for the event can be sent upon request when registered.

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Normal vs. Complicated Grief presented by Katie Monahan, Manager of Business Development, TRANSITIONS HOSPICE

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

12:00PM - 1:00PM

A Zoom CEU

 

Grief is a multifaceted response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or something that has died, to which a bond or affection was formed. Although conventionally focused on the emotional response to loss, it also has physical, cognitive, behavioral, social, and philosophical dimensions. Complicated Grief exists when normal grief reactions become so severe and last so long as to significantly impair one’s functioning in the world: socially, occupationally, and in activities of daily living. This presentation aims to help the clinician identify risk indicators for complicated grief, become familiar with assessment tools that can be used to determine increased risk and learn interventions and strategies to improve bereavement care planning.

1.0 CEU will be awarded to Illinois Nurses, Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors & Social Workers.

Please see attached flyer for additional information.

To Register email Katie Monahan at kmonahan@transitionshospice.com

ACMA IL State Conference

Please also remember to SAVE THE DATE for the ACMA IL Chapter Conference
Save the Date

Date: 10/13/20           Tuesday

Location: Rosemont Convention Center

Early Registration will open: 4/13/20

Great agenda of topics and speakers this year:
  • Healthcare Inequality
  • Medicare Regulation Updates
  • Empathic Engagement and Professional Boundaries
  • Breakout - Pediatric Session
  • Breakout - Case Management Leadership

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ACMA Announcements
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