Upcoming Events

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 Identify outdated terms for LGBTQ+ populations.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

Announcement – Utah Social Work Association formerly USSWLHC

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Hello, I hope this email finds you safe and well. We certainly are living in challenging times with many changes to the way we do things. The board of the Utah Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (USSWLHC) wants to let you know of changes to the organization and some important scheduling updates. You may not be aware that USSWLHC is the state chapter of a national organization – Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC). … Read More

2020 Annual Conference currently is cancelled this year due to Covid-19

We appreciate the support and understanding of the Utah Cultural Celebration Center and look forward to continuing partnership and events with this center.

Utah Cultural Celebration Center

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Salt Lake Area: Lunch & Learn

We offer a “Lunch & Learn” opportunity for UTAHSWA members and guests. Lunch is provided and there’s a chance to earn some CEU’s. If you are a member, it is all free of charge! For non-members, there is a $5 cost for the event/lunch and the CEU’s.

They will be held on the FOURTH THURSDAY of EVERY MONTH in Salt Lake community locations to be announced and the topics are diverse but always related to all areas of  social work practice.  Currently the Lunch and Learns are on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic in the Utah area.

If you are interested in speaking at or sponsoring an upcoming Lunch & Learn please contact contact@utahswa.org for more details.

Weber, Davis, Utah County Lunch & Learn

We are expanding Lunch & Learn opportunities to the Weber, Davis, and Utah County areas.  Weber County Lunch & Learn’s are becoming regular with a consistent group of Social Worker’s coordinating these events.  Contact us at contact@utahswa.org if you want to be added to our email list to be notified of these events.

Utah County Lunch & Learns are also in the early stages and if you are interested in helping out with this expansion, contact us at contact@utahswa.org

Half-Day Intensives: Lunch & Learn

Due to Covid-19 we have suspended the half day events at specific locations.  We might be able to coordinate these and make them into an online format for participation and credit.  More details to follow if these can be coordinated or if circumstances change in the community where we are able to safely hold the events at an actual location.

We hold two Half-Day Intensives each year at various locations in the community.  If you are interested in assisting, hosting, or sponsoring a half-day (3.0 CEU’s) conference in a specific area of social work, please contact us at contact@utahswa.org, at this time the 2020 Half Day’s will be held in May 2020 and October 2020, Locations and dates/details to be announced


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