Upcoming Workshop/Conferences for Continuing Education Credits

Department of Labor/Employment Standards Division Governor’s Conference on Workers’ Compensation


Everyday Heroes

Wednesday, September 27th through Friday, September 29th, 2023
Kimpton Armory Hotel – Bozeman, MT

The following conference has been approved for Certified Claims Examiner Credits: 16 CE credits (14 General, 2 Law/Rule) *If you attend the entire conference*  

You may also receive CE credits on a per session attendance.  Please see the below breakdown of what each session is awarded for CE credits:

Wednesday, September 27th

1:30-2:30       The Future of Occupational Health: Challenges and Opportunities – DR. KENJI SAITO

                        Approved for 1 General Credit

2:45-4:00      *KEYNOTE* Safety is in Your Hands – BILLY PARKER

                        Approved for 1 General Credit

4:00-5:00      Complex Claims in the Real World: How One Worker Went from Injured to Empowered – JENNIFER MCCARTHY & AMY TODD

                        Approved for 1 General Credit

Thursday, September 28th

8:00-9:00      U&T Guidelines Update: Low Back Pain and Cervical Spine Injury – DR. MAGGIE COOK-SHIMANEK

                        Approved for 1 General Credit

9:00-10:00    Case Law Review – STEVE CAREY

                        Approved for 1 Law/Rule Credit

10:15-11:15  The Unsung Heroes in Workers’ Compensation – VICKIE KENNEDY

                         Approved for 1 General Credit

11:15-12:15  Power Through Data in Montana’s Workers’ Compensation System – TODD JOHNSON & STEVE WURZELBACHER

                        Approved for 1 General Credit

1:30-2:30       TRAUMA: Is it Possible to Unlock the Brain to Heal Itself with Virtual Reality – DR. GERRY STANLEY

                        Approved for 1 General Credit

2:30-3:30       2023 Legislative Review – KEVIN BRAUN

                        Approved for 1 MT Law/Rule Credit

3:45-5:00       Contagious Courage – BECKY CURTIS

                        Approved for 1 General Credit

Friday, September 29th

8:30-9:30      Using Active Listening to Identify Other’s Interests and Needs – JENNIFER POOLE

                        Approved for 1 General Credit

9:30-10:30    Dealing with Difficult People – WENDY JACKSON & MAX HALLFRISCH

                        Approved for 1 General Credit

10:30-11:45  *KEYNOTE* Last Man Down: A Fireman’s Story – RICHARD PICCOLOTTO

                         Approved for 1 General Credit

Please visit the Governor’s Conference webpage for more conference information or to register: https://erd.dli.mt.gov/_news/2023/governors-conference

You will be required to be scanned in for each attended session in order to receive your credits.

Other Resources

Claims Examiner Certification page 
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