7 CEUs Incl. 1.5 Ethics, 1.5 Cultural Competency & 1 Hr Mandatory Reporting


Attend Live Stream At Your Desk

Approved for Social Workers, MFTs, LPCs, Addictions Professionals

Need help? Call Leslie: 630-234-0164

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Event Description

IMPORTANT: 2024 Fall Social Work Institute will be LIVE STREAM/VIRTUAL to your desk ONLY. There will be no in-person attendance.

Established in 2004, the Fall Social Work Institute was designed to extend the availability of “CEU” focused continuing social work education to the three different regions in our primary geographic territory. The Institute convenes annually in September offering a 7 hour continuing education credit package. This year, our conference will be broadcast virtually to all attendees on the same date.

Curriculum & Agenda – September 20

7:45 am – 8:00 amSign In/Log In
8:00 am – 8:15 amInstitute Orientation
Introduction of “Preferra Insurance,” Institute Flagship Host
8:15 am – 9:45 amWalt Hirtzel

Keynote Presentation:

“Inside the Criminal Mind”
Antisocial Personality Disorder (1.5 hrs)

Walt Hirtzel, LCSW

9:45 am – 10:00 amBreak
10:00 am – 11:30 amDr. Mauren Morel

Navigating Ethical Storms: How to Lose Your License:
Lessons from Personal and Professional Challenges in Social Work.
(1.5 hrs Ethics)

Dr. Mauren Morel, Ed.D, MSW

11:30 am – 12:45 pmLunch (on your own)
12:45 pm – 2:15 pmDr. Jaketra Bryant

Cultural Competence in the Work Place:
Making Room for Everyone (1.5 hrs Cultural Competency)

Dr. Jaketra Bryant, PhD, LPC

2:15 pm – 2:30 pmBreak
2:30 pm – 4:00 pmJonna Phelps

Anxiety and Depression in the Elderly:
Diagnosis, Prognosis, & Treatment (1.5 hrs)

Jonna Phelps, LCPC, CMC, CDP, CADDCT

4:00 pm – 4:15 pmBreak
4:15 pm – 5:15 pmBridget Logan

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
A National Priority (1 hr Mandatory Reporting)

Bridget Logan, LSW

5:15 pm – 5:30 pmClosing CEU Instructions & Preferra Comments

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Continuing Education Productions /CEP
2024 Fall Social Work Institute
September 20, 2024

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Continuing Education Productions. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Amedco Joint Accreditation #4008163.

Social Workers (ASWB) Credit Designation:

ACE Approved Continuing Education ASWB logo

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social Workers completing this course receive 7.00 Clinical hours, including 1.50 Ethics, 1.50 Cultural Competency, and 1.00 Mandatory Reporting continuing education credits.


The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Social Workers: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WV*, WY

*OK: Accepts ASWB ACE for live, in-person activities but not for ethics and/or online courses.

*WV: Accepts ASWB ACE unless activity is held live in West Virginia.


The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Counselors: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MO, ND, NE, NM, NH, NV, OK*, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

AL: Activities without NBCC approval may be approved upon receipt of documentation prior to the activity BEFORE the event. No approvals afterward by the board.

MI: No CE requirement


The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

AL MFTs: Credits authorized by NBCC or any other state licensing agency will be accepted.

MA MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

MI: No CE requirement.


The following state boards accept ASWB ACE credit for Addictions Professionals: AK, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, WA, WI, WV, WY


This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 7.00 CE contact hour(s).


NY-SW Credit Designation Statement
Amedco SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0115. 7.00 credit hours.

Registration Options

Register by Fax: (866) 929-1217
Register by Email: lesliea@socialworkfoundations.com
Register by Mail:  Fall Social Work Institute, PO Box 110, Westmont, IL 60559

Make check or Purchase Order payable to:
Continuing Education Productions
Tax ID # 64-0844253

Method of Payment:
Check, Money Order or Credit Card
(Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover)

Refund Policy: NO registration refunds. All registrations are final. Substitutions allowed.

ADA Accommodations: If you require special accommodation or support of any kind to attend this conference, please contact Wallace Long at 228-424-2956.

Approved For:

  • Social Workers – See complete SW CE info below

  • 7 Continuing Education Credit Hrs. Including 1.5 hrs Ethics, 1.5 hrs Cultural Competency and 1 hr Mandatory Reporting

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