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

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

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

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