Virtual Lunch and Learn Series (9/15/2021) – Exposure Therapy in Anxiety and OCD Clients (1.0 CE hr free)

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  Utah Social Work Association Join us for another FREE Virtual Lunch & Learn: “The Effectiveness of Exposure Therapy in Clients with Anxiety and OCD” (1.0 CE hour – Free) Dr. Kate Rogers PhD     OBJECTIVES   Understand anxiety and OCD disorders and key indicators Understand treatment options, including Exposure Therapy Learners will learn strategies to help them avoid these behaviors in practice   BIO Dr Kate Rogers is a licensed clinical psychologist and serves as the director of … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn – July 21st, 2021 – (ETHICS 1.0 hours FREE)

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  Utah Social Work Association Join us for another FREE Virtual Lunch & Learn: “I’m non-compliant, you’re non-compliant” (1.0 hours of free ETHICS credit) Mark Dale, LCSW Objectives Learners will be able to better understand non-compliant behaviors Learners will be better able to understand the causes of these types of behaviors Learners will learn strategies to help them avoid these behaviors in practice   BIO Mark Dale is an experienced Social Worker with a demonstrated history of working in both … Read More

UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch and Learn 5/26/21 – *Suicide Prevention 1.0 hour*

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  Utah Social Work Association Join us for another FREE Virtual Lunch & Learn: “Crisis Evaluation, Suicide Prevention, and the impacts of COVID” (1.0 hour of free Suicide Prevention Credit) Melyssa Conerly, LCSW Objectives Understand psychiatric hospitalization criteria Learn how OVID has impacted crisis evaluations and admissions to BHU   BIO Melyssa Conerly is the clinical manager for MSTAR. She’s been with HCA Healthcare for 4.5 years. Her clinical background is in Crisis, Trauma, and Substance Abuse Therapy. She obtained … Read More

UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch and Learn – April 21, 2021

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  Utah Social Work Association Join us for another FREE Virtual Lunch & Learn: “Affirming and Inclusive care with Transgender Clients” Elizabeth Corn, SSW Objectives How to create affirming spaces in practices with LGBTQ+ populations. The importance of utilizing inclusive language in communications and documentation. Identify outdated terms for LGBTQ+ populations.   BIO Elizabeth will soon be graduating with her MSW from Louisiana State University.  Prior to returning to school Elizabeth worked for 20 years as a public speaker, training facilitator, … Read More

UTAHSWA Virtual Half-Day Intensive 3/18/21 – *Ethics CE*

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“You’re Only Human: The Ethics of Self-Care” Thursday – March 18th, 2021 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM Please join us for this free upcoming Virtual Half-Day Intensive *3.5 Ethics CE credits available* (Free) Objectives: 1.  Describe the difference between burnout and compassion fatigue and why both are important concepts for social workers to understand. 2. Explain the ethical codes that address the need for self-care. 3. Demonstrate at least five self-care tips you can use personally and with your clients. 4. … Read More

UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch and Learn February 24, 2021

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  Utah Social Work Association Join us for another free Virtual Lunch & Learn: “Cancer and the Dreaded “H” Word” Rachal Buchanan, LCSW Objectives 1. Participants will gain a better understanding of how to support cancer patients who are on hospice. 2. Participants will learn about verbiage and ways to communicate with patients who are on hospice. 3. Participants will gain a better understanding of ways to support and work with patients who are on hospice.   BIO Rachal Buchanan … Read More

UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch and Learn Series – December 9, 2020

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  Utah Social Work Association Join us for another free Virtual Lunch & Learn: “Engaging with Difficult Clients” Shannon Woolf, CMHC Primary Clinical Therapist, Adolescent Unit Objectives 1. Understand personal boundaries and know how to set them 2. Identify why are some clients difficult (and how to not take it personally) 3. Recognize the difference between responding and reacting 4. Identify tools to use with difficult clients 5. Understand the stages of change and how to move clients through those stages 6. … Read More

UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch and Learn Series – November 4th, 2020

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  Utah Social Work Association Join us for another free Virtual Lunch & Learn: “Increase Positive Family Communication” Shannon Woolf, CMHC   Objectives: 1. Participants will learn how to more effectively communicate with family 2. Participants will learn how to increase positive communication between themselves and family members.   BIO: Shannon is currently the Lead Therapist for the Acute Adolescent Program at Salt Lake Behavioral Health Hospital is South Salt Lake. This unit treats teens age 12-17 with complex mental … Read More

October Virtual Lunch and Learn

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UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch and Learn Series  Thursday, October 8, 2020 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   “Mindfulness and Meditation”   Nicole Harris, LCSW Objectives: Help participants understand Mindfulness and the 3 states of mind Help participants develop Positive Coping Skills Help participants see the positive effects of Meditation Bio: Nicole Harris is a licensed clinical social worker and works as an intake coordinator at Ogden Regional Medical Center. Nicole has spent most of her time in the field of … Read More

UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch and Learn 9/17/2020

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UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch and Learn Series  Thursday, September 17, 2020 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   “Losing My Mom to Addiction and Suicide”     Michelle Carlson, MHA, SSW, CPHQ Objectives: Participants will be more aware of signs and symptoms of addiction in their loved ones and will be able to intervene earlier Participants will learn about the complexities of mental health, stigma, and addiction Participants will gain an understanding of how addiction and suicide affects families and support … Read More

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