Courses

The 2018 Birth Clerk Conference has the following objectives:
-To improve the quality of birth certificate data: preventing errors and finding missing data.
-To continue improving timeliness of birth certificate reporting.
-To build a strong foundation of knowledge of birth clerks.
-To address questions and needs of birth clerks, hospital administrators, and midwives.

Registration is free and includes several dynamic speakers and sessions, lunch, and snacks.
The conference will take place at the historic Hotel at Old Town located in downtown Wichita, with a special room rate of $100.00/night. Call 316-267-4800 to make a reservation. Reservations must be made by April 2, 2018, to receive the discounted rate.

The 2018 Kansas Governor's Public Health Conference will feature nationally recognized keynote speakers on topics including the future of public health, addressing the social determinants of health, strategies for professional and personal well-being, and a public health approach for impacting substance abuse. In addition, a wide selection of breakout sessions tailored to meet the changing needs of the populations served through public health programs and initiatives will be offered. The Maternal and Child Health, Family Planning and MCH Home Visiting sessions will address safety for mothers, children, and public health workers; adolescent engagement; the impact of trauma on youth; cultural sensitivity; KanBeHealthy skill building; neonatal abstinence syndrome; and more. The Public Health sessions will include topics such as the opioid epidemic; quality improvement; motivational leadership; best practices for disaster exercises; notable outbreaks; financial planning and management; and more. The conference will also include two café sessions that offer participants an opportunity to participate in roundtable discussions on a range of topics including healthy workplaces, disease surveillance, motivational interviewing, injury prevention, syndromic surveillance, and more.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be in writing. A $25.00 cancellation fee will be assessed on all cancellations (this includes purchase orders and unpaid registrations). There will be no refunds after Friday, March 23, 2018.

Be a part of a spectacular learning opportunity for social workers and other helping professionals in our region! This year's theme provides the opportunity for learning in five areas: the Child and Family Institute, the Health Institute, the Justice Institute, the Community Institute, and Law 101. Mix and match sessions that provide you with the right opportunities to expand your skills, knowledge, and expertise. Not only will you have these opportunities for growth, but you will meet and mingle with other professionals in social work, law enforcement, health care, addiction, the law, and more. A pre-conference workshop provides continuing education specific to ethics, as well.

To receive the discount for taking both the pre-session and the general conference, please enter the discount code POWER18 (in all caps) when you check out. Please note that both the pre-session and the conference must be in your cart at the time of entering the code in order to receive the discount. If you have issues receiving the discount please call 316-978-6493.

Cancellation Policy
Failure to attend does not constitute notice of cancellation. Cancellation must be in writing. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations (this includes unpaid purchase orders.) There will be no refunds after Monday, February 26, 2018. You will receive an email confirmation within 1-2 business days of the receipt of your registration form. If you do not, please contact: Teruko Mitchell at 316-978-6493.

The Kansas County Clerks' and Election Officials' Association (KCCEOA) and Wichita State University are pleased to announce the 2018 Sanborn Certification Institute Year 2 and the Master County Clerks Sanborn Academy. The Sanborn Institute and Academy offer continuing education credit hours that can be counted towards either certification by the Sanborn Institute or by the Master County Clerks Academy. These sessions offer theoretical and practical guidance in three areas: public administration, technical skills, and communication-interpersonal skills.
We invite you to join us as the WSU Center for Combating Human Trafficking (CCHT) recognizes National Human Trafficking Awareness Month by hosting our Fourth Annual Anti-Human Trafficking Conference - Breaking Down Barriers: Understanding the Complexity of Human Trafficking.

Cancellation Policy
Failure to attend does not constitute notice of cancellation. Cancellation must be in writing and emailed to conference.office@wichita.edu. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations (this includes unpaid purchase orders.) There will be no refunds after Monday, January 15, 2018.

This course contains no sessions

You are cordially invited to join us at WSU's Rhatigan Student Center, on Friday, March 2nd, 2018, for our annual Community College Day. A continental breakfast and full lunch buffet are included in this year's event, all at no charge!

This year's theme is "Your Portal to Wichita State University". Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the advantages for transfer students at WSU and hear about exciting changes taking place on campus, all while gaining professional development!

Presentations will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Begg's Ballroom on the 3rd floor of the Rhatigan Student Center. This year's keynote speaker will be Dr. Sheree Utash who is the President of WSU Tech and VP of Workforce Development for WSU.

Participants will also have the opportunity to tour Wichita State University's new state of the art media arts facility, Shocker Studios .

ATTENTION Community College Students: All registered Community College students who are in attendance will have the opportunity to be entered into a drawing for one $1,000 scholarship to Wichita State University. To qualify you must be a current Community College student and be present at Community College Day at WSU on March 2, 2018. The scholarship is non-transferable. Scholarship funds must be used by the Fall 2019 semester. Register Today!