Workshops & Series

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for many of our Professional Development courses. Please contact our office for more information.

Criminology

This class gives a critical analysis of criminological theories and examines major types of crimes, victims, and criminal behavior. Other topics include definitions, incidents, and trends in criminal behavior and the response of law enforcement, judicial, and correctional systems.

Date: Wed. Mar. 5,12 and 26
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: M. H. Allen, M.S.
Fee: $45

Juvenile Delinquency

The focus of this course is to examine the juvenile delinquency phenomenon through the historical context of delinquency and the changing legal environment. Students will explore the theories of the causes of juvenile delinquency and discuss juvenile delinquency prevention and control programs. Each student will develop a theoretical and sociological understanding of juvenile delinquency. Each student will be responsible for understanding the social phenomena of juvenile delinquency by utilizing theories of explanation, history review, topic related key terms and concepts, and present literature on juvenile delinquency.

Date: Wed. Apr. 2,9,16
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: M. H. Allen, M.S.
Fee: $45

Social Problems

A sociological approach to major social problems in contemporary American society. Emphasizes concepts of aging, health care, minorities, poverty, technology, work, and youth. A critical consideration of causes of social maladjustment and consideration for solving societal issues. For each student to develop a better understanding of current social problems within the U.S. and globally. This course also explores the various explanations for how issues become labeled as a social problem and the theoretical explanations of identified social problems from a sociological perspective providing a framework for both analytical and critical thinking. In addition to developing understandings of sociological theories, concepts, perspectives, and ideas, the student will learn to apply these understandings to potential problem solutions, social policy development, and how the student can address these problems in contemporary American society.

Date: Wed. May 7,14,21
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: M. H. Allen, M.S.
Fee: $45

The Adolescent Brain

Individuals who work with adolescents often find themselves wondering whether they are speaking the same “language” as teenagers. This training seeks to connect the anecdotal knowledge that individuals have about why adolescents behave the way they do with recent advancements in the science of adolescent brain development. In addition, examples and exercises will help direct-care workers more effectively provide support to their adolescent clients/students.

Date: Tuesday, May 6
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Jessica Heavin, MS, LPC, NCC
Fee: $50
CEUs: CEUs have been applied for LPC, LADC & Case Managers

Effective Presentation Skills

Slides and transparencies are things of the past. New presentation trends have evolved, which range from the computer-based Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple Keynote to the online SlideRocket and Prezi applications. A well-designed and executed presentation with the right colors, audio, video, and interactivity is a must-have to win clients or get a job. Students will explore different presentation designs and resources as well as refine communication and presenting skills. Come learn how to sell yourself through interactive resumes, sell your vision to your boss, or sell your project to a venture capitalist.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 13
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Andrew Sikora
Fee: $45

Extreme Makeover – Help Me Get the Job!

This session will be informative for all those who are preparing for their next endeavor; be it returning to school, landing the job you really want, or making a change to repackage yourself for personal growth. You want to put your best foot forward and we’ll help you with a workshop dealing with everything from hygiene to handshaking, interviewing skills, the importance of good grammar, active listening and how to ask questions during the interview. We will also cover the importance of NETWORKING and what it can do for you without costing any money! Learn to expect good results
and anticipate the positive!

Session 1
Date: Thursday, Jan. 30
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Dr. Sherri Jones-Tapp
Fee: $30

Session 2
Date: Saturday, Feb. 8
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Dr. Sherri Jones-Tapp
Fee: $30

Grant Writing 101

A course that will equip you with the most important skills you need to be successful at writing grants. This course will take you from where to look for grants, collaborating with other agencies, creating solid partnerships, all the way through putting together a successful grant proposal. This course covers all aspects whether you are writing grants for state, federal, private, educational institutions, nonprofit and others.

Date: Tuesday, Apr. 1
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Karen Brown
Fee: $120
This class is not associated with NSU's Research Grants and Sponsored Programs

Home Inspection Certification

This American Society of Home Inspector (ASHI) endorsed online program is a collaborative effort brought to you by NSU and Carson Dunlop.

*10 Course - Certificate Program
* Ongoing support from Carson Dunlop
* Developed by Educators and Inspectors
* Comprehensive Student Resource Materials
* Multiple employment opportunities in this area
* Ideal for those who enjoy construction and working with people
* Course fees: $250 each/course not including books, course material, facilitator and shipping cost

Please use the following links to get started with your Home Inspection Certification:
1. Certification Description and Course Catalog
2. Registration & Payment
3. Purchase Materials and Textbooks
(You will receive a discount code for 50% off materials upon registration)

iPads at Work Tool Kit

You have an iPad that you want to use at work or at the office but are not sure how to incorporate it into your daily routine, so now what? How do you get started? This hands-on class will explore how to use the iPad for presentations, projection needs, note-taking, data collection and connectivity, as well as reviewing office apps, time trackers, calendars, daily task apps and more. This class is appropriate for life-long learners, employees, employers, consultants, writers, self employed and others interested in using an iPad in a workplace setting or as an organizational or productivity tool. Suggested, but not required, laptop, iPad or iPhone.

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 29
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Karen Brown
Fee: $35

The Journalist’s Mobile Tool Kit

Get ready for a summer on the go! This class will explore Web 2.0 resources and Mobile Apps for today’s journalists. Reporting is not what it used to be and today’s journalists needs to have a tool kit filled with tools to help them reach listeners and readers quickly and efficiently. This is a hands-on session. Participants will be introduced to over 50 apps and many productive Web 2.0 resources that have application in the field of reporting. Audience: Reporters, journalism majors, stringers, and others. Suggested, but not required, laptop, iPad or iPhone.

Date: Tuesday, Apr. 8
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Karen Brown
Fee: $35

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8 hour certification designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. A five-step strategy is applied to assessing risk, respectfully listening to and supporting the individual and assisting the person in finding appropriate professional help. This course serves to both improve recognition of mental disorders and to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Date: Saturday, Apr. 26
Time: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Jessica Heavin, MS, LPC, NCC
Fee: $125 (includes manual, certificate, and CEU’s*)
This program has been approved for 6.50 HR (General)) re-certification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR re-certification through the HR Certification Institute. *CEU’s have been applied for LADC, LPC, & Case Managers

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer. Three simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Each year thousands of Americans, like you, are saying “Yes” to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor.

Date: Tuesday, Apr. 15
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Jessica Heavin, MS, LPC, NCC
Fee: $35

Signs of Anxiety and What to Do Next

Sometimes we are not aware that our children and adolescents suffer terribly from anxiety. It may show up in their eating habits or their grades at school or in their withdrawn or defiant behavior. This is a very serious issue that doctors say is on the rise in the US today. Come and learn about the many ways we can identify and successfully address anxiety in our children, teens and young adults. Also, those who attend this class will get to hear from parents who are dealing with this issue in their own children and what they are doing to get results.

Session 1
Date: Friday, Mar. 28
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Dr. Sherri Jones-Tapp
Fee: $30

Session 2
Date: Saturday, Apr. 12
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location: NSU Broken Arrow Campus
Instructor: Dr. Sherri Jones-Tapp
Fee: $30

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Northeastern State University
Continuing Education
512 N. Muskogee Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464
(918) 444-4610
ce@nsuok.edu