Continuing Professional Education
Professional Development classes for Spring 2014:
MSU Denver North Campus
(11990 Grant Street, Northglenn - just east of I-25 at the corner of 120th Avenue and Grant Street)
CPD 2310, Stress Management, CRN 55069. Class meets Saturday, November 1 and Saturday, November 8, from 9am-5pm. This course will help students identify their own causes of stress and then deal with those causes prescriptively. discussions will focus on understanding stress theory, personality attributes that contribute to stress, stress in the work environment, and relationship stress.
EDU 4700, Substitute Teacher Workshop, CRN 55020. Class meets Saturday, November 8 and Saturday, November 15, from 9am-5pm. This course provides the background knowledge, methods, techniques, and materials for substitute teachers at the elementary and middle school levels to be more confident and competent substitute instructors.
MSU Denver South Campus
(5660 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village - just one block west of the Orchard Road Light Rail Station)
CPD 2310, Stress Management, CRN 41029. Class meets on Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13 from 9am-5pm. This course will help students identify their own causes of stress and then deal with those causes prescriptively. Discussions will focus on understanding stress theory, personality attributes that contribute to stress, stress in the work environment, and relationship stress.
CPD 2320, Self Esteem, CRN 34876. Class meets on Saturday, October 11 and Saturday, October 18 from 9am-5pm. This course will explore the issues of self-esteem within a feminist framework, including the effects of sexism on self-worth, the role of women in a sexist society, and the tools needed to survive with a strong self-image. The goal is to apply what is learned to enhancing everyday living through an understanding of societal, familial, and self-induced pressures.
CPD 2360, Multi-Level Wellness, CRN 41032. Class meets Saturday, August 23 and Saturday, August 30 from 9am-5pm. This course will empower students with tools to attain their own personal sense of well-being. It will address wellness as a multilevel process consisting of emotional, cognitive, somatic, and spiritual components. The workshop will include information, experiential exercises, and process work. Group work and journal keeping will also be used to bridge the communication gap between the self and others.
CPD 2370/FIN 2370, Money Issues for Women, CRN 55073/55074. Class meets on Saturday, September 6 and Saturday, September 13, from 9am-5pm. The economic and social circumstances of women’s lives in the United States often place them in a different material and psychological relationship to money and issues surrounding money than men. This course will review a variety of issues women face when planning for the future, as well as some of the tools used to build a secure future.
CPD 3300/WMS 3300, Women's Leadership, CRN 55312/55311. This is a HYBRID class, having both classroom and online instruction. Class will meet in the classroom on October 25 and November 8. This course will examine the various roles, models, and guiding principles of women in leadership. The discussions will be intentionally interactive as students share their own experience of women’s leadership ranging from traditional to unconventional. Students will identify the values most clearly associated with women’s leadership crossculturally and read diverse women’s experiences in their communities. Each student will interview a woman whom they deem to be in a leadership role, though not necessarily a formal position, and will present his or her findings to the class. All class members will reflect on their own leadership values in relation to the course material.
EDU 4300/SPE 4300/THE 4300, Acting Like a Teacher, CRN 53598/53599/53600. Class meets on Saturdays, September 22 - October 25, from 9am-2:30pm. This class examines and explores the formation of classroom presence using a variety of acting, speaking and vocal techniques to develop, build, and encourage skills supporting an effective classroom persona. Students will practice and demonstrate body movement, posture, and deportment skills along with verbal and nonverbal communication skills to support classroom management and motivate pupil attention and engagement. Students will identify, learn, and practice intentional vocal and visual techniques to make instructional communication more effective.
EDU 4700, Substitute Teacher Workshop, CRN 55023. Class meets Saturday, September 20 and Saturday, September 27, from 9am-5pm. This course provides the background knowledge, methods, techniques, and materials for substitute teachers at the elementary and middle school levels to be more confident and competent substitute instructors.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
The office of Continuing Professional Education administered through the MSU Denver North Campus location participates in the development and delivery of programs that address the continuing education needs of professionals in the community.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are useful for keeping a cumulative record of noncredit study. They are designed for use where employers, re-licensure agencies and other authorities require a specific number of hours of study for career advancement or re-licensure.
Programs are evaluated before CEUs are awarded. CEU certification is based on one CEU for each ten (10) contact hours of participation. Certificates are issued and records are held by MSU Denver's Office of Continuing Professional Education for 7 years or as directed by a given regulatory agency.
Noncredit Paralegal Certificate Course
This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Students will be trained to assist trial lawyers, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law and assist in preparing cases for litigation. The 84 hours of instruction are provided by The Center for Legal Studies.
For more information contact The Center for Legal Studies
Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course
Build on your medical expertise and clinical experience. Learn the role of the legal nurse consultant in litigation areas such as: medical malpractice, toxic torts, products liability, personal injury, emotional distress, wrongful death, and workers compensation.
For more information contact The Center for Legal Studies.