sps webinar catalog

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specialty practice section (sps) members can earn free continuing education (ce) credits.

check with your state licensing board to confirm that distance learning or home study education is accepted for continuing education credit.

live webinars: register now

you must watch the live webinar at day and time of the live event to earn live ces. if you are registered for the live event and do not attend live, you will be able to access the archived version, but you will not earn ces.you cannot register for both the live and self-study version.the self-study version will be available within 10 days and you may still earn ces with separate registration.

sps members who have registered for the live event but are unable to attend and would like to earn ces by taking the self-study version, call the social work online ce institute customer support at 877-880-1335, and ask to switch to the self-study version.


strategies to support older grandparents raising adolescent grandchildren

wednesday, december 7 (1 – 2 pm et)

presenter:tina l. dothard peterson, phd, mph, csw

ces: 1 social work contact hour

persistent growth continues among grandparents raising grandchildren. while more attention has focused on grandparents raising younger grandchildren, older grandparents with adolescent grandchildren often get lost in the caregiving conversation. our session will focus on strategies to support older grandparents when younger grandchildren become adolescents.

objectives:

  • social workers will be able to describe demographic characteristics of older grandparents raising adolescent grandchildren
  • social workers will be able to discuss issues affecting older grandparents raising adolescent grandchildren
  • social workers will be able to identify promising strategies to support older grandparents raising adolescent grandchildren

cost: sps members: free / non-sps nasw members: $20 / non-nasw member: $35


social emotional learning: the impact of deindividuation on prosocial outcomes

friday, january 27, 2023 (1 – 2:30 pm et)

presenters:shawntelle l. fisher, msw/mdiv, lcsw, craadc; dr. tamara sunkett, edd; denyne carter, msw

ces 1.5 social work contact hours

this webinar will present social workers with connections between the school-to-prison pipeline and three predictive markers (deindividuation, social emotional learning, emotional quotient/emotional intelligence). it will show how these three markers relate to the development of prosocial skills in early childhood through adulthood. social workers can expect to gain a better understanding of the importance of advocating for policies and processes that ensure equitable outcomes for all individuals especially students.

objectives:

  • social workers will be able to develop cultural competencies around understanding deindividuation as a means to eradicate the school-to-prison pipeline
  • social workers will be able to coordinate with school personnel to ensure embedded policies and processes along with implementation of social emotional learning (sel)
  • social workers will be able to understand how low emotional quotient (eq)/emotional intelligence (ei) in early years may correlate to lower prosocial skills in adulthood.

cost: sps members: free / members: $20 / non nasw members: $35


how social workers can work with children and youth with complex histories

thursday, february 2, 2023 (1 – 2:30 pm (et)

presenter:karen zilberstein, licsw

ces: 1.5 clinical contact hours

many youth presenting for mental health treatment exhibit multiple symptoms that can derive from different etiologies: trauma, disrupted or insufficient attachments, genetic susceptibility to mental illness and learning disabilities, the effects of racism and discrimination, the experience of poverty and other stressors, and/or exposure to alcohol or other substances in utero. as they grow up, their numerous overlapping difficulties compromise their responses to existing therapies. the focus on this webinar will be on how social workers can learn to differentiate symptoms, recognize their combined effects, and modify treatments to provide targeted interventions.

objectives:

  • describe the similarities and differences between different etiological risk factors and how they combine to impact a child’s presentation.
  • identify how to distinguish and prioritize treatment needs.
  • consider how social workers can modify existing treatments to address the needs of youth with complex presentations.

cost: sps members: free / non-sps nasw members: $20 / non-nasw member: $35


on-demand webinars (self-study)

to register:the social work online ce institute now uses your nasw username and password. to log in athttps://naswinstitute.inreachce.com, click on “hello, guest, sign in” in the top right corner, and use your nasw username and password to sign in. if you have not already done so, you will need to create an account with nasw by clicking the link in the top right corner under “hello, guest sign in” and filling out the “new customer” section.

once you have either created your account or logged in to your existing account, either copy and paste or type the name of the course into the search bar and hit “go" or you can search by topic area and click “specialty practice sections.”

add the course to your cart using the yellow “add to cart” button on the right-hand side and complete the checkout. once the checkout is complete, you will be prompted to return to your products page to access the course. you can also click on “hello, [name] my account” in the top right corner and select products.

to receive ces:after completing the course, you will need to complete the remaining requirements to receive credit by clicking the blue “get certificate” button under the green “play” button you used to launch the program on the “my products” page.


social worker screening for dissociation in substance use clients

original date: november 15, 2022 (90 minutes)

presenter:gregory l. nooney, msw, acsw, lisw, lcsw

ces: 1.5 clinical contact hours

cost: sps members: free / members: $20 / non nasw members: $35


tackling the grand challenge to end homelessness

original date: monday, october 3, 2022 (60 minutes)

presenters:rashida crutchfield, edd, msw and benjamin henwood, phd, lcsw

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / members: $20 / non nasw members: $35


pain assessment and management: the critical role of social work

original date: september 6, 2022 (90 minutes)

presenters:john g. cagle, msw, phd

ces: 1.5 social contact hours

cost: sps members: free / members: $20 / non nasw members: $35


pain management: differentiation between physiological dependency and substance use disorder. prevention and intervention.

original date: august 30, 2022 (90 minutes)

presenter:jennifer kljajic, lcsw

ces: 1.5 substance use disorder

cost: sps members: free / non-sps nasw members: $20 / non-nasw member: $30


reproductive decision making with clients: where are we now?

original date: thursday, july 28, 2022 (60 minutes)

presenter:melissa bell, ph.d., l.s.w

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps nasw members: $20 / non-nasw member: $30


a solution-focused approach to shifting challenges into sustainable solutions

original date:thursday, june 16, 2022 (90 minutes)

presenter:tina maschi, phd, lcsw, acsw; a. maya kaye, lmsw

ce: 1.5 cross cultural contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps nasw members: $20 / non-nasw member: $35


the rise of “puppy mills” in clinical settings and the risk associated with ineffective clinical social work practice

original date: june 6, 2022 (60 minutes)

presenters:dr. janice berry-edwards, phd, licsw, lccs-c; nickolas gabriel, msw; yanique williams, licsw

ces: 1 clinical social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps nasw members: $20 / non-nasw member: $35


adding conceptualizations of power, privilege and oppression to drug court practice: enhancing outcomes

original date: may 24, 2022 (60 minutes)

presenters:warren k. graham, lcsw, casac and alexis jemal, lcsw, lcadc, ma, jd, phd

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps nasw members: $20 / non-nasw members: $35


gerontological social work: behavioral interventions for clients with dementia

original date: may 5, 2022 (60 minutes)

presenter:natalia shtompel, phd., msw, ma

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $35


so you want to be a school social worker: what new school social workers need to know

original date: may 3, 2022 (60 minutes)

nasw specialty practice section school social work committee panel discussion:

  • d. natasha scott, ed.d.,
  • megan berkowitz, msw, licsw
  • robert lucio, phd, lcsw
  • kashera guy robinson, lcsw
  • laurel e. thompson, ph.d

join our diverse panelists from the nasw school social work specialty practice section committee as they discuss tips, best practices and what you need to know based on their collective experiences at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels of practice. you don’t want to miss this discussion designed to answer thought provoking questions about the school social work profession. if you are new to school social work or you are seeking to be part of the school social work profession, this presentation is for you. come learn about how you can support youth as a school social worker.

for information purpose only – no ces will be issued. open to nasw and non-nasw members.

free event.


“when you lift from the bottom, everybody rises!” social work and the poor people’s campaign: a national call for moral revival

original date: april 27, 2022 (90 minutes)

presenters: dr. mary bricker-jenkins, maureen d. taylor, msw, laura rodgers, lcsw

ces: 1.5 social work contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $35


grace under fire: partnering with parents who are behaving in a hostile or obstructive way in a school setting

original date: friday, april 22, 2022 (60 minutes)

presenter:d. natasha scott, ed.d., msw

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $35


social work in the digital age: challenging boundary and dual relationship issues

original date: march 30, 2022 (2:57 hours)

presenter:frederic g. reamer, ph.d.

ces: 3 ethics contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $55 (it would cost less to join a specialty practice section for $40) / non-nasw members: $75


ethical issues in police social work

original date: monday, march 21, 2022 (60 minutes)

presenter:robert g. madden, lcsw, jd

ces: 1 ethics contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw member: $30


the complicated world of family cutoffs: causes, interventions, and a deeper understanding

original date: february 24, 2022 (60 minutes)

presenter:tracy k. ross, lcsw

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw member: $35


equipping social workers to meet the needs of young adults of color on the autism spectrum

original date: wednesday, february 9, 2022 (60 minutes)

presenters:debra waters-roman, ed.d, lcsw, lcp and tina paddock, msw, lcsw

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw member: $35


words with friends: the nexus between grant writing and social work

original date: january 24, 2022 (90 minutes)

presenter:gary bess, msw, phd

ce: 1.5 social work contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw member: $45


how social workers can help students learn to thrive and heal in the midst of an international public health crisis

original date: tuesday, december 14, 2021 (60 minutes)

presenters:kashera guy robinson, lcsw and uraina l. scott, lcsw

ce: 1 social work ce contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw member: $35


promoting traumatic stress growth in the school environment

original date: tuesday, november 30, 2021 (60 minutes)

presenter:craig knippenberg, lcsw, m.div.

ce: 1 social work ce contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw member: $35


substance use disorder case management with military veterans

original date: friday, october 29, 2021 (54 minutes)

presenter:bradley j. schaffer, lmsw, bcd, fsw

ce category: 1 substance use disorder contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $35


hurting and healing from race-based toxic stress

original date: friday, september 24, 2021 (63 minutes)

presenter:gena golden msw, lcsw, cht, acc

ce category: 1 cross cultural contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $35


antisemitism and the modern social worker

original date: monday, september 13, 2021 (60 minutes)

presenters:

  • seth j. meyer, lmsw, phd, assistant professor, bridgewater state university
  • jamie levine daniel, phd, associate professor, indiana university-purdue university indianapolis

ce category: 1 cross cultural contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $35


teaching children about race and ethnicity

original date: friday, august 6, 2021(60 minutes)

presenter:ruby m. gourdine, msw, dsw, licsw, lcsw

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


managing organizations in 2021 and beyond

original date: wednesday, july 28, 2021 (60 minutes)

presenter:gigi tsontos, lcsw, mpa

ce category: 1 social work ce contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw member: $30


taking a look at guardianship: important factors for social workers

original date: june 4, 2021 (90 minutes)

presenters:jennifer crumlish, phd., abpp and malika moore, msw, licsw, lcsw-c

ce category: 1.5 social work ce contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


ageism intersection with gender and race and access to healthcare disparities

original date: thursday, may 13, 2021 (60 minutes)

presenter:cynthia e. baker, msw, lcsw, lscsw, csw-gerontology

ce category: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


we’re all in this together, really: how to ethically hold space for clients and ourselves simultaneously

original date: friday, april 29, 2021 (60 minutes)

presenter:dottie saxon greene, phd, lcsw, lcas

ce category: 1 social work l contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


professional impairment, burnout, and ethics: what social workers need to know during the pandemic

original date: friday, march 26, 2021 (60 minutes)

presenters:alexandrya blackmon, msw, lbsw and terricka hardy, lcsw, acsw, bcd, ccfp

ce category: 1 ethics contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


moral distress and injury in social work: cases, causes, and strategies for prevention

original date: thursday, march 4, 2021 (95 minutes)

presenter:frederic g. reamer, ph.d.

ce category: 3 ethics contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members:$55 / non-nasw members: $75


clinical art psychotherapy in complex trauma treatment with diverse populations

original date: thursday, february 25, 2021 (2 hours)

presenter:yvonne johnson-gilbert, lcsw, bcd, cc-atodsw

ce category: 2 clinical contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


are families getting the help they need? making services more accessible.

original date: february 12, 2021 (90 minutes)

presenter: karen zilberstein, licsw

ce category: 1.5 social work

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


rethinking child welfare

original date: thursday, january 28, 2021 (90 minutes)

presenter:james l. scherrer, phd, lcsw

ce category: 1.5 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


intersectionality of black lives: advancing a conversation of blackness in learning spaces

original date: december 15, 2020 (60 minutes)

presenter:warren k. graham, phd candidate, lcsw, acsw, casac

ce category: 1 cross cultural contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


reflections on covid-19: the good, the bad, and the ugly from a school social work perspective

original date: december 2, 2020 (90 minutes)

presenter:d. natasha scott, ed.d., msw

ce category: 1.5 social work contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


family therapy during a global pandemic

original date: friday, november 20, 2020 (60 minutes)

presenter:tracy ross, lcsw

ce category: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


supporting the mental health of daca recipients

original date: monday, november 9, 2020 (2 hours)

presenters:cheryl aguilar, licsw, lcsw-c; laura patricia minero, phd; german cadenas, phd; liliana campos, m.s., doctoral candidate, usf

ces: 2 cross cultural contact hours of ces

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


school social workers: remote interventions

original date: october 27, 2020 – 60 minutes

presenter:michael cappiello, msw, lcsw-r

for information purposes only. no continuing education credits will be offered. please note that the presenter’s use of a particular technology product in this webinar does not constitute or imply nasw’s endorsement of that product. social workers are encouraged to shop around for a technology product option that best meets their needs.

no charge.


embracing climate justice work: global lessons and applications for social workers in everyday contexts

original date: october 7, 2020 (60 minutes)

presenters:meredith c. f. powers, phd, msw and michaela rinkel, phd, lcsw

ce category: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


police and police social workers: a collaborative effort toward social justice

original date: friday, september 25, 2020 (60 minutes)

presenter:george t. patterson, ms, ph.d., lcsw-r, acsw

ce category: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


screening and brief intervention and referral to treatment (sbirt): prevention

original date: tuesday, august 18, 2020 (60 minutes)

presenter:mary marden velasquez, ph.d.

ce category: 1 substance use disorder contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


ethical considerations with lgbtq clients

original date: friday, august 14, 2020 (90 minutes)

presenter:ruth lipschutz, lcsw, acsw,

ce category: 1.5 ethics ce contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


engaging and working with the hard-to-reach client

this webinar contains strong language viewer discretion is advised.

original date: wednesday, july 22, 2020 - 90 minutes

presenter:dr. lawrence shulman, edd, msw

ce category: 1.5 clinical social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


the grand challenge of reducing health inequities: challenges and successes for social workers in 2020

original date: wednesday, july 8, 2020 (90 minutes)

presenters:robyn golden, lcsw and michael s. spencer, phd

ce category: 1.5 social work contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


co-constructing community: visualizing and realizing a 2020 vision of care and justice in social work

monday, june 22, 2020 (90 minutes)

presenter:tina maschi, phd, lcsw, acsw

ce category: 1.5 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


telemental health in a crisis

original date: monday, may 18, 2020 (60 minutes)

presenter:anna mangum, msw, mph

ce category: 1 social work contact hour

cost: free to nasw members / non-nasw members: $20


how social workers help clients cope with the loss of a beloved pet

original date: friday, may 8, 2020 (60 minutes)

presenter:kristin buller, ma, lcsw

ce category: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


the importance of cultural competence and evidence-based practice approaches for social workers

original date: thursday, april 30, 2020

presenter:karen bullock, phd, lcsw

ce category: 1 cross cultural contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


ethical and legal issues in social work: consistency and conflict

original date: april 7, 2020

presenter:frederic g. reamer, ph.d.

ce category: 3 ethics contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $55 / non-nasw members: $75


forensic social work practice: military veterans in the criminal justice system

original date: march 23, 2020

presenter:bradley j. schaffer, lmsw, bcd, fsw

ce category: 1 cross cultural contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


workplace inequality and effective ways to cultivate equity and inclusion

original date: tuesday, february 18, 2020

presenter:jenny andersen, lcsw

ce category: 1 cross cultural contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


fighting for the rights of human trafficking survivors: tips and strategies for strengthened legal and social work collaborative approaches

original date: friday, february 7, 2020

presenters:

  • marianna kosharovsky, jd - founder and executive director of alight (alliance to lead impact in global human trafficking)
  • talie watzman, msw - volunteer intake advocate at alight and an unaccompanied refugee minor foster care case manager at lutheran family services rocky mountains.
  • rachel swartzendruber, lcsw, cacii - volunteer at alight

ce category: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


suicide among older adults: a durkheimian perspective

original date: thursday, january 30, 2020

presenter:stephen m. marson, ph.d., acsw

ce category: 1.5 clinical social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40

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law enforcement, social work and deflection: working together to help people avoid arrest and jail, and instead access treatment and services

original date: wednesday, december 11, 2019

presenters:

  • kurt august, msw - program manager for the city of philadelphia’s police-assisted diversion program
  • jac a. charlier, m.p.a.- executive director, treatment alternatives for safe communities, center for health and justice (chj)
  • ricki pribyl, msw, licsw - clinical director at horizon homes, inc.

ce category: 1.5 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


understanding evaluation assessments for gender affirming treatments

original date: november 22, 2019

presenter:cristina (nicole) vansant, lcsw

ce category: 1 clinical social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


ethics in private practice: pitfalls and possibilities

original date: october 30, 2019

presenter:allan barsky, jd, msw, phd and andrea murray, licsw

ce category: 1.5 ethics contact hour

cost: sps members:  free / non-sps members:  $30 / non-nasw members: $40


domestic violence homicide prevention for social workers

original date: thursday, october 3, 2019

presenter:tricia bent-goodley, phd, licsw

ce category: 1 domestic violence contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


transform your couples’ communication: guiding your clients through difficult conversations in couples therapy

original date: september 16, 2019

presenter:tracy k. ross, lcsw

ce category: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / members: $20 / non nasw members: $30


recognizing and diagnosing adults on the autism spectrum

original date: august 9, 2019

presenter:annette l becklund, msw, lcsw

ces: 1 pain and symptom management

cost: sps members: free / members: $20 / non nasw members: $30


integrating evidenced-based strategies into a social work model: the science and art of practice

original date: july 31, 2019

presenter:dr. lawrence shulman, edd, msw,

ces: 1.5 clinical social work contact hours

cost: sps members: free / members: $30 / non-members: $40


self-care, the wounded healer, resiliency, and post-traumatic growth

original date: june 5, 2019

presenter:dottie saxon greene, phd., msw, lcsw, lcas, ccs

ce category: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


organizing support to protect and expand school social work jobs

original date: may 6, 2019

presenters:michelle alvarez, msw, edd; stephen a. karp, lmsw; dina l. kastner, mss, mlsp; brenda coble lindsey, ed.d, msw, lcsw

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


is there a link between bullying behaviors and school shootings?

original date: april 30, 2019

presenter:maurice s. fisher, sr., ph.d., lcsw, lsatp

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


ethics and integrated health care

original date: march 27, 2019

presenter:frederic reamer, phd.

ces: 3 ethics contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $55 / non-nasw members: $75


companion animals and healthy aging

original date: march 7, 2019

presenter:philip tedeschi, lcsw

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


food and eating unwrapped: knowledge to help when a client struggles

original date: february 19, 2019

presenter:iréné celcer ma, lcsw

ces: 1.5 social work contact hours

cost: sps members: free / members: $30 / non-members: $40


disability, intimacy, and sexual health: a social work response

original date: january 31, 2019

presenters:kristen faye linton, phd, msw; heidi adams rueda, phd, msw; lela rankin williams, phd, ms

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


workplace psychological health and safety: a holistic approach to adult bullying and harassment

original date: january 18, 2019

presenters:linda crockett, msw, rsw, sep; bob stenhouse; deborah prowse, q.c.

ces: 1.5 social work contact hours

cost: sps members: free / members: $30 / non-members: $40


managing ethical dilemmas through interest-based conflict resolution

original date: december 12, 2018

presenter:allan barsky, jd, msw, phd

ces: 1 ethics contact hour

cost: sps members: free / members: $30 / non-members: $40


emotions and politics: responding to the mental health needs of immigrants

original date: november 9, 2018

presenters:cheryl aguilar, licsw, lcsw-c

ces: 1 cross cultural hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20


improving equity: working with rural lgbt individuals

original date: october 3, 2018

presenter:aaron guest, mph, msw, cph, csw

ce: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


new practice standards on social work and technology: a situation-based discussion on best practices?

original program date: may 15, 2018

presenters:allan barsky, jd, msw, phd and frederic reamer, phd

ces: 1.5 ethics

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


neural linguistic programming: the science of transformation: what social workers should know

original program date: march 8, 2018

presenter:william (bill) sumner, msw

ces: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


trauma informed animal-assisted interventions: research developments, models, and practice methods

original program date: february 2, 2018

presenter:philip tedeschi, lcsw

ces: 1 clinical contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


translating evidence-based dementia interventions to the community: a report on administration on aging grants

original program date: january 11, 2018

presenter:elizabeth gould, msw, lcsw

ces: 1 pain/symptom management contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


nice is not enough: interrupting systemic bias in your practice

original program date: december 5, 2017

presenter:jenny andersen, lcsw

ces: 1 cross cultural contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


role reversal: a social worker's guide to redefining parental boundaries

original program date: november 28, 2017

presenter:sharon dietsche, acsw, dcsw, licsw, lcsw-c

ce: 1 social work contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


practice innovation through technology in the digital age: a grand challenge for social work

original program date: october 16, 2017

presenter:jonathan b. singer, phd, lcsw

ce: 1 social work contact hour


leadership to advance cultural competence: everyone’s responsibility

original program date: april 26, 2017

presenter:carol e. bonner, msw, mba, ed. d. and vivian h. jackson, phd, acsw,licsw

ces: 1 cross cultural contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


the therapeutic role of animals in the lives of children

original program date: april 6, 2017

presenter:philip tedeschi, lcsw

ces: 1.5 social work contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


ethical challenges in school social work: cutting-edge issues

original program date: march 26, 2017

presenter:frederick reamer, phd

ces: 3 ethics contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $55/ non-nasw members: $75


the 3 s's: supervision, self-reflection, and self-care

original program date: february 7, 2017

presenter:dottie saxon greene, phd., msw, lcsw, lcas, ccs

ces: 1.5 social work contact hours

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $30 / non-nasw members: $40


challenges and complexities of cultural competency in social work practice

original program date: tuesday, october 18, 2016

presenters:karen bullock, phd, lcsw and vivian h. jackson, ph.d., acsw, licsw

ces: 1 cross cultural contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30


complex ethical challenges in social work management and administration

original program date: march 25, 2016

presenter:frederic g. reamer, ph.d.

ces: 3 ethics contact hours

material and an overview of steps social work administrators can take to conduct a comprehensive ethics audit of their agencies.

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $55/ non-nasw members: $75


let’s talk about hiv/aids, substance use, and mental health

original program date: february 25, 2016

presenters:jill sabatine, licsw, mph and evelyn tomaszewski, msw

ces: 1 substance use disorder contact hour

cost: sps members: free / non-sps members: $20 / non-nasw members: $30

similarly to other chronic illnesses, living with hiv/aids can brings a complex range of bio-psychosocial-spiritual issues into a client’s life. for some clients, there is the identifiable co-factor of substance use and recovery, as well as mental health challenges. this presentation will increase the social work practitioner’s knowledge of hiv/aids, and expand knowledge and skills to work towards an integrated response to address hiv, substance use, and mental health to more effectively serve clients and their families.



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