Upcoming Events

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

Happy New Year! 2022 President Message

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Greetings UTAHSWA Family and Friends,   I hope this email finds you heappy and healthy. What a very challenging time to be a Social Worker. Thank you so much for all the work you do every day to support others in the community. I wanted to give you a quick update. Over the last few years we have extended memberships complimentary, and opened our CEUs to everyone. In 2022 we will not be offering this, but going back to where … 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

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

1355 W 3100 S
West Valley City, UT 84119

 

 

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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