Tue.Sep 20, 2022

Taking double precautions ahead of winter

Social Care

The Autumn COVID-19 booster and flu jab vaccination roll out is a sign that winter is not far behind and we must be ready. Image created by freepik.com]. Insulating against risk. You don’t have to be a fan of Game of Thrones to know ‘winter is coming’.

Palliative and Hospice Care: Interdisciplinary- Holistic Care

inSocialWork

Rebecca Calabrese & Amber Hultgren LMSW. In today’s episode, physician Dr. Rebecca Calabrese and social worker Amber Hultgren talk with us about their partnership with patients and families as they move together through serious illness and death.

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Barbados Association of Social Workers awards students who overcame serious challenges 

International Federation of Social Workers

The Barbados Association of Professional Social Workers (BAPSW) has been highlighted in their national press for acknowledging students who have undergone significant challenges. See the article here. BAPSW president Sharon […].

Ambition And Depression

My Brains Not Broken

They gon’ love me for my ambition… – Wale. I’ve always had an interesting relationship with the word ambition. As long as I can remember, I’ve been told ambition is something you need. It’s hard to meet and necessary for success.

Self-Care A-Z: Wake Up From Career Sleepwalking With Professional Self-Care

The New Social Worker

Career sleepwalking is characterized by inaction and/or lack of inspiration and motivation about your career. Without intervention, it can have detrimental consequences for your social work practice, our organizations, and our communities

Supervising the Diagnosing Clinician

University of Connecticut

Jennifer Berton, PhD, LICSW, CADC-II. Thurs, Dec 15, 2022. 10 am – 12 pm. 2 CEC. $40 40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors. $50 50 – All Others. Webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete. This training marries the essential elements of a successful supervisory practice with the foundation of the diagnostic process.

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Strategies for Preventing and Managing Challenging Behavior in School-Aged Children

University of Connecticut

Solandy Forte, PhD, LCSW, BCBA-D. Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. 2 CECs. $40 40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors. $50 50 – All Others. Webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete. In this webinar the presenter will review the most effective antecedent and management strategies that are support by evidence to deal with challenging behavior.

Third Season Episode 19: Part two of the conversation with Thomas Attig on his book, “Catching your breath in grief.”Third Season Episode 19:

Hospice Chaplaincy

This is part two of Saul’s conversation with Dr. Thomas Attig on his book, “Catching Your Breath in Grief…and grace will lead you home.” Tom has written numerous books, articles and reviews on grief and loss, care of the dying, suicide intervention, death education, expert witnessing in wrongful death cases, the ethics of interactions with […]. Podcast death and dying Dr. Saul Ebema Dr. Thomas Attig Hospice chaplaincy Saul Ebema Thomas Attig

Structuring your Direct Observations and Maximizing your Data Collection Methods when Conducting an FBA

University of Connecticut

Solandy Forte, PhD, LCSW, BCBA-D. Tues, Nov 8, 2022. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. 2 CECs. $40 40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors. $50 50 – All Others. Webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete. The clinical interview will help to structure when and how you will conduct your direct observations. Identifying the most useful data collection method(s) for your particular assessment case can be a bit overwhelming particularly if time is not on your side.

Interpreting Data Collected from an FBA and Formulating Recommendations for Treatment

University of Connecticut

Solandy Forte, PhD, LCSW, BCBA-D. Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. 2 CECs. $40 40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors. $50 50 – All Others. Webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete. And more data. It all must be analyzed and analyzed well. The clinician must take every single piece of data collected and interpret it in order to confidently identify the function(s) of behavior.

Conducting a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA): The Clinical Interview

University of Connecticut

Solandy Forte, PhD, LCSW, BCBA-D. Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. 2 CECs. $40 40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors. $50 50 – All Others. Webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete. Gathering the most relevant information from your clinical interview is critical. Information gathered will help to determine your steps when conducting a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA).

Adolescent Addiction

University of Connecticut

Jennifer Berton, PhD, LICSW, CADC-II. Monday, Nov, 14, 2022. 9:30 am – 4 pm. 5 CECs. 110 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors. 125 – All Others. Location : Hartford Public Library, Room 026, 500 Main Street. Directions and Parking details will be included in your email confirmation.

Understanding Animal Assisted Therapy: How it Conforms to Social Work Practice

University of Connecticut

Lori Ratchelous, LMSW. Saturday, Dec 3, 2022. 10 am – 12 pm. 2 CECs. $40 40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors. $50 50 – All Others. The webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete. Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has become increasingly popular over the past decade. Questions surface as to what AAT really is. Therapists often question if by having their animal present while working are they actually providing AAT services to their clients.

Power, Passion and Purpose: Understanding Burnout

University of Connecticut

Jennifer Berton, PhD, LICSW, CADC-II. Thursday, November 10, 2022. 10 am – 12 pm. 2 CECs. $40 40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors. $50 50 – All Others. Link to webinar will be included in your email confirmation. Trainings on clinician burnout typically focus on balance and self-care, which may increase healthy habits, but often won’t alleviate burnout.