Developing an Interrelated System of Care is the first step in determining the culture currently existing in the modern day workplace. It explores the issues that providers and consumers face as they seek to navigate common obstacles throughout our systems of care. Their struggles and the frustrations felt by caring providers are not unique but are shared universally among social services agencies who are consistently being asked to do more with less.

How can providers maximize their impact in a world of budget constraints and logistic restrictions? This program will go on to define “Interrelatedness” and its importance in the modern world of social services. No longer can agencies exist inside their own four walls. We live in a world of fast pace communications and expectation of high and rapid rates of return as well as success.

 BE PROACTIVE. BE PROFICIENT, CHANGE LIVES. This is the theme that runs throughout this introductory seminar/workshop.

How do we achieve more with less? How do we efficiently ensure the work that we perform meets the expectations the needs of the community? Finally, what are the common characteristics demonstrated by the most successful interrelated system? In a candid and introspective exercise, participants will evaluate their agency and the system of care in which they operate regarding its willingness or ability to become interrelated.

Fragmented systems adversely impact us in every facet of our lives. Nowhere is this more evident than when considered in the delivery of services to those most at need living in our communities. 

We must understand strengths and limitations on a macro and micro level in order to understand how we can effect meaningful change. Herein we will explore needs from a variety of perspectives throughout the continuum of care. 

·        Characterize the barriers to quality care commonly faced among providers and consumers of social service systems

·        Develop an understanding of the impacts of the ecological systems theory

·        Define an Interrelated Service System

·        Explain the characteristics inherent in an Interrelated Service Systems as it relates to macro level and micro level social work.

·        Explain the positive outcomes of an Interrelated Service Systems as it relates to macro level and micro level social work

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Module One

    • 1 ISS Intro

    • Video 1 Quiz

    • Iss Issues Recidivism

    • Video 2 Quiz 2

    • ISS Issues

    • Video 3 Quiz 3

    • ISS Melissa

    • Video 4 Quiz 4

  • 2

    Module Two

    • ISS Model Infograph

    • Quiz 1

    • Interrelated Defined

    • Quiz 2

    • ISS Results

    • Module 2 Video 3 Quiz

    • ISS Action Types

    • Module 2 Video 4 Quiz

    • ISS Business of Care

    • Module 2 Video 5 Quiz

  • 3

    Course Evaluation for Interrelated Service System: Care Coordination

    • Interrelated Service System: Care Coordination Survey

About the instructor

Senior Consultant

Michael Mackniak, JD

Michael Mackniak is an attorney, innovator and strategist.He specializes in coaching wellness professionals: caregivers, decision-makers and fiduciaries to develop comprehensive formulas in order to obtain the necessary services for their loved ones, friends or clients.Michael provides a team approach to consultation on the most difficult and challenging cases. He holds a law degree from Quinnipiac University, a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Bay Path University, is a National Certified Guardian and a certified brain injury specialist. His programs have received multiple awards and honors including national recognition from Eli Lily’s “Welcome Back Award”, NAMI’s “Hero Award” and the 2015 National College of Probate Judge’s “Isabella Award.”Michael is the nation’s foremost speaker on interrelated human service systems and developing efficient and effective methods for the delivery of needed resources to our most at need populations. He has lectured across the United States demonstrating the effectiveness of proactive planning in avoiding costly and ineffective interventions in all service settings. Commissioners, administrators, directors and clinicians utilize his practical approach to challenging systems issues in a world of decreasing resources and increasing expectations."Saving Melissa: The Seven 7C's for Curing the Mental Health System" offers readers insight and strategies into the process on creating an interrelated service system in their community. The book acts as a guide to all “Helping Professionals” wishing to deliver meaningful programming in the most effective and efficient manner.

This is the foundation course to several more courses COMING SOON!!

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