Upcoming Events

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

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.

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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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