Virtual Lunch and Learn – January 17th, 2024

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“Funeral Customs & Rituals: Ways to Say Goodbye“ (1.0 CE hour) Learning Objectives Identify funeral customs and rituals specific to Christian, Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist, and Hindu faiths as well as Asian culture. Understand how these customs and rituals impact patients and their loved ones. Communicate more confidently with patients of different faiths and cultures about end-of-life issues. Provide more appropriate and informed advice to patients of these faiths and cultural backgrounds. Develop stronger patient relations based on greater knowledge and … Read More

Fall 2023 Half-Day Intensive – November 3, 2023 (4.0 CE’s)

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Fall Half-Day Intensive “The Window of Tolerance: Managing the Impact of Trauma” Friday, November 3rd, 2023 (4.0 CE’s) The Utah Social Work Association is holding our second Half-Day Intensive of 2023. We’re excited to welcome Dr. Christy Kane to provide a high quality educational opportunity.  We will have in-person options as well as a virtual attendance option. See details below.   Objectives Gain a basic understanding and knowledge of trauma, what it is, how it manifests in the workplace, and how … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn – October 18th, 2023

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“Working with Native American individuals, families, and tribal communities to create a more just and compassionate society” (1.0 CE hour) Learning Objectives Understand and apply appropriate terminology and historical influences of Native Americans Understand the unique cultural experiences of Native Americans in therapeutic settings Utilize cultural humility skills and advocate for social justice responses in working with Native Americans Presented By Gordon E. Limb, PhD, LCSW Director of the School of Social Work Brigham Young University BIO: Gordon E. Limb … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn – September 20th, 2023 (ETHICS)

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“The Child’s Journey Through the Criminal Justice Process” (1.0 CE hour – ETHICS Credit ) Learning Objectives Understand the importance of mandated reporting of child abuse and what happens next Learn about the Children’s Justice Center and services offered to child victims Gain understanding of the child’s experience during the investigative and criminal justice process Presented By   Susanne Mitchell, MSW, CSW Associate Division Director Victim Support Services Division Salt Lake County District Attorney Office BIO: Susanne Mitchell received her … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn – July 19th, 2023

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“Understanding and Applying Attachment Theory when Providing Grief Support/Counseling” (1.0 CE hour ) Learning Objectives Describe the four major types of attachment and how they can affect the grieving process. Define and understand attachment theory and its applications for working with grieving clients. Identify an attachment style that can lead to complicated/prolonged grief Presented By   Brandon Palmer, CT, GC-C, GSG-CSp BIO: Brandon has been working as a hospice chaplain/bereavement coordinator for the past decade. He is currently working for Intermountain … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn – June 14, 2023

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“Mindset: How we see others” (1.0 CE hour ) Learning Objectives Understand the impact of mindset How to see others differently (problem vs. person) How changing mindset can change results Presented By   Jon Owens, MBA, LNHA BIO: For nearly thirty years, Jon has been part of Rocky Mountain Care, a regionally-based healthcare organization of Woods Cross, Utah. Jon began his career in 1994 as a nursing facility administrator of a small nursing home in Salt Lake City. In 2000, … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn Series – May 17th, 2023 “Supporting Staff”

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“Supporting Staff: Part of a Social Worker’s role” (1.0 CE hour )   Learning Objectives   What does supporting staff look like? The importance of healthy boundary setting in supporting staff Supporting staff includes self care   Presented By   Rachal Buchanan, LCSW BIO:   Rachal Buchanan graduated with her masters degree in social work from Utah State University. She began her career in home health and hospice 17 years ago. She has spent the last 3 years at Huntsman … Read More

Half-Day Seminar – April 7th, 2023 (4.0 Ethics CE)

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Half-Day Seminar – “Ethics: What’s New?” Friday, April 7th, 2023 (4.0 Ethics CE’s) The Utah Social Work Association is holding our first Half-Day Seminar of 2023. We’re excited to welcome Dr. Doty-Yells back again to provide a high quality educational opportunity.  We will have in-person options as well as a virtual attendance option. See details below.   Objectives 1. Describe the differences between the NASW Code of Ethics and the codes for ACA, AAMFT, ACA and APA 2. Identify the … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn March – 3/15/23

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“A Look Inside the Spectrum ” (1.0 CE hour )   Learning Objectives   Defining Autism Clarify misconceptions regarding Autism Provide education and examples on best practice and support of individuals with Autism   Presented By Amanda Klein, LCSW, BCBA BIO: My name is Amanda Klein, I have been working in the mental health field for 9 years and the behavior field for 7 years. I love being able to assist various children and families in reaching their goals and … Read More

Virtual Lunch and Learn ETHICS CEU – 2/15/23

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“Social Work Licensing: What you should know and be aware of ” (1.0 ETHICS CE hour )   Learning Objectives   Educate on general Social Work licensure information Provide information and instruction on recent updates to the license procedure for Social Work in the state of Utah Provide an opportunity for participants to have a Q&A regarding licensing for Social Work    Presented By Marette Monson, LCSW, MBA Utah Division of Occupational Licensing – Social Work (Chair) BIO: Marette Monson … Read More

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