News from Massachusetts Extension
As we welcome in 2018, we begin to prepare for another year of program development and event planning for our CMSNE members in Massachusetts. The MA extension committee has already convened and we are planning some exciting events for 2018.
The committee has initiated plans to provide a three hour ‘Ethics’ program in early April. We have reached out to Kathy Fraser, past president of CMSA, who will be in New England and plans to present programs in Maine, Rhode Island, as well as a combined program for Mass & New Hampshire. Program dates, times, and locations will be available soon, and forwarded to CMSNE members. This information will also be available on the CMSNE website.
The number of Ethics credits required for recertification has increased and CMSNE is making efforts to provide appropriate CCM credits for our members to help meet the demand. Tentative plans are ongoing to arrange a full day Ethics program in the Fall of 2018. The Caring for Elders Conference will be a bi-annual event and given that 2018 is an off year for the conference, the anticipated Ethics program will possibly be scheduled during that time frame. In early May, the MA extension has a program scheduled at Life Care Center of Auburn, with the date, time and topic announced at a later date. Please check the website www.cmsne.org for information and announcements.
The MA Extension Committee welcomes Virginia Heikkinen as a co-chair this year, we are very happy to have her as a member of the committee. Some committee members are returning for 2018, but we can use more volunteers to help with our usual success. The time commitment is reasonable, as “meetings” are telephonic and follow up tasks usually take only a few hours a year. Members volunteer their time accordingly. It is a great experience that many volunteers have used to integrate into other committees, events, project development, and networking within the CMSNE Organization. If you are interested, we suggest you please contact Maureen Ferguson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to welcoming new CMSNE members and seeing all of you during the upcoming year!
Stayed tune for future announcements of scheduled activities or check us out at www.cmsne.org.
Yours in the Profession of Case Management,
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