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 Identify outdated terms for LGBTQ+ populations.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

UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch & Learn 8/26/20

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  Utah Social Work Association Join us for another free Virtual Lunch & Learn: “Practical Ideas for Ethical Decision Making in the Mental Health Field” **(1.0 Ethics CEU)** Ken Roach, CMHC     Objectives: 1.  Participants will receive a better understanding of potential ethical decisions that may need to be made in Mental Health Practice.2.  Participants will learn strategies that can assist them in making ethical decisions as Mental Health Clinicians. 3. Participants will gain confidence in their skills to … Read More

UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch and Learn Series – August 20th, 2020

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  Utah Social Work Association Join us for another free Virtual Lunch & Learn: “Warning Signs of Depression and Anxiety as Children Transition Back to School: Strategies to Help Ensure a Successful School Year” Shannon Woolf, CMHC   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 health and substance abuse issues. Shannon holds a Certified Mental Health … Read More

UTAHSWA Virtual Lunch and Learn 8/13/20

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  Utah Social Work Association Join us for another free Virtual Lunch & Learn: “Starting The Conversation About Being Mortal: Advance Directives/Living Wills” Dr. Cami Collett     BIO: Dr. Collett was raised in Colorado and came to Utah in 1975 to attend Westminster College in Salt Lake City. She graduated from the University of Utah Medical Center (UUMC) in 1983. She completed a Family Medicine Residency at Holy Cross Hospital with the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine (DFPM) … Read More

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