Half-Day Seminar – Friday, November 4th, 2022 (3 CE’s)

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Half-Day Seminar – “Extreme Crisis and Post Critical Incident Intervention” Friday, November 4th, 2022 (3 total CE’s) The Utah Social Work Association is holding our second Half-Day Seminar of 2022. We will have in-person options as well as a virtual attendance option. See details below. Objectives Examine evidence-based mental health practices following potentially traumatizing events (PTE), including risks of further psychological injury.  Learn the differences between defusings, degriefings, and debriefings, as well as when to use informational versus interactive groups. … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn – September 21, 2022

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“Psychological Abuse: Implications for Individual and Couples Therapy” (1.0 CE hour ) Learning Objectives   Understanding psychological abuse, definitions and education Education on clinical application and connection of understandings of psychological abuse with individual counseling Education on clinical application and connection with psychological abuse and couples counseling for practice   Presented By Nicole Herway, LCSW Herway Counseling, Trauma and Attachment Therapy www.herwaycounseling.com BIO: Nicole Herway, MSW, LCSW is the founder and owner of Herway Counseling, a trauma and attachment private … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn – July 27th, 2022

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“Ketamine Infusion Therapy” (1.0 CE hour ) Learning Objectives   Ketamine Infusion Therapy Education and how it works Ketamine’s role and effectiveness in mental health treatment How is Ketamine administered   Presented By   Tamara Broadhead DNP, APRN, FNP-BC PMHNP-BC Dr. Broadhead has 10 years of clinical experience managing medications for patients throughout the lifespan. With dual certification in family medicine and psychiatry, her goal is to evaluate children, adolescents and adults from an integrative perspective. Medications are typically an … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn – June 15th, 2022

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“Brain Injury Management for Mental Health Professionals” (1.0 CE hour ) Learning Objectives   Learn about nuances to brain injuries and treatment approaches Learn Strategies to offer collaboration, support, and comfort to these patients through the counseling process Educate Social Work clinicians effectively in order to enhance collaboration and implementation of effective programs for brain injured clients   Presented By   Dr. Sheryl Dobson-Wainwright, DHA, MBA, BSN, RN, IHC CCM, LNCC, CLCP, MSCC, CHBC   Dr. Sheryl Dobson Wainwright is … Read More

Half-Day Intensive: “”Impact of Covid in Our Schools and Lesson’s Learned” – (5/12/22)

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Half-Day Intensive – “Impact of Covid in Our Schools and Lessons Learned” Thursday, May 12, 2022 (5 total CE’s, 1 Ethics)   The Utah Social Work Association is holding our first Half-Day Seminar of 2022. We will have in-person options as well as a virtual attendance option. See schedule and details below.   Date: Thursday, May 12th, 2022 Time: 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM Location: Security National Financial, 433 W Ascension Way, Murray, UT 84123 (see map below)     … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn – April 20, 2022

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“The Autism Spectrum: Supporting All Abilities” (1.0 CE hour ) Learning Objectives   Learn the diagnostic characteristics of ASD across the lifespan Understand how to utilize early interventions & evidence-based screening tools Understand how clinicians can make a profound impact on a family’s quality of life in understanding neurodiversity.   Presented By   Marta “Teresa” Lopez, LCSW, CCFP   Manager, Behavior Health Integration University of Utah Behavioral Health Integration Team     Marta “Teresa” Lopez is a Licensed Clinical Social … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn – March 16, 2022

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“Mind-Body Bridging for Professional Self-Care: Preventing Secondary Trauma” (1.0 CE hour )   Kevin G. Webb, MSW, LCSW   Professional Practice Assistant Professor of Social Work Associate Director, I-System Institute & Title IV-E Child Welfare Traineeship Utah State University Department of Social Work     Kevin Webb is a clinical social worker with over 32 years social work experience, including disabilities, behavioral and mental health, domestic violence, trauma, addiction and substance abuse, and child welfare, with over 25 years as … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn Series – February 16, 2022

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“Dementia Caregivers: Needs & Resources for Support” (1.0 CE hour )   Kate Nederostek, MGS, CDP   Kate is a gerontologist and a Certified Dementia Practitioner with 20+ years of experience within the long-term care industry, dementia care, and family caregiver support. Kate has published articles and numerous trainings on dementia topics for the Alzheimer’s Association and the long-term care companies for which she has worked. Kate serves as the Program Manager for the Caregiver Support Program with the State … Read More

Happy New Year! 2022 President Message

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Greetings UTAHSWA Family and Friends,   I hope this email finds you heappy and healthy. What a very challenging time to be a Social Worker. Thank you so much for all the work you do every day to support others in the community. I wanted to give you a quick update. Over the last few years we have extended memberships complimentary, and opened our CEUs to everyone. In 2022 we will not be offering this, but going back to where … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn Series – January 19th, 2022

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“TMS For Healthcare Professionals: An Alternative Treatment for Clinically Resistant Depression” (1.0 CE hour )   Drew Davis, LCSW Clinical Director – Telos Residential Center Drew Davis, LCSW, is the Clinical Director at Telos Residential Treatment Center. He graduated with his BSW from Weber State University, and his MSW from Brigham Young University. He specializes in Neurofeedback, EMDR, PrTMS and resilience building within treatment. John Hall, LMFT Director of Research & CQO John  is the Director of Research and Chief … Read More

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