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Event Description


IMPORTANT: 2022 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. The Fall Social Work Institute offers a smaller, more intimate setting for your learning experience.

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Curriculum & Agenda – September 9

TIME PROGRAM INFO
7:45 am – 8:00 am Sign In/Log In
8:00 am – 8:15 am Conference Orientation
8:15 am – 9:45 amRobert RhotonRobert Rhoton

Keynote Presentation:

Do We Need Psychopathology? The Salutogenic Approach to Trauma Treatment (1.5 clinical hrs)

Dr. Robert Rhoton

Unfortunately, many clients with a “never-ending history” of trauma , toxic stress, and relentless abusers often struggle when treated with psychopathology intervention models. Dr. Rhoton ardently proclaims the Salutogenic trauma treatment model which focuses on health and well-being, resilience, connection, competency, is extremely effective in “trauma treatment”.

Learning Objectives:
  • Clearly define the Salutogentic model & supporting principles
  • Identify the assets of resiliency and its relationship to “trauma treatment”.
  • Explain the power of focusing on a client’s strengths as opposed to “deficits”.
  • Increase manageability & meaningfulness in treatment.
9:45 am – 10:15 am Break
10:15 am – 11:45 amEvisha FordEvisha Ford

Therapeutic Interventions for Youth with Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders (1.5 clinical hrs)

Dr. Evisha Ford

This presentation reviews the DSM V criteria for Neurodevelopmental disorders (autistic disorder, Asperger’s disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, Rett’s disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder) and behavior presentations and how to adapt clinical settings to support neurodiverse learners.

Learning Objectives:
  • Provide a clear understanding of the criteria for “neurodiverse” learners.
  • Present a “toolkit” for practitioners to increase their effectiveness with these clients.
  • Provide research-strategies for therapeutic / learning interventions.
11:45 am – 1:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pmMaria Belval Maria Belval

Co-parenting After Divorce or Separation (1.5 clinical hrs)

Maria Belval, LCSW

Learn about the complex relationships parents have when raising their child/children after a divorce or separation. Learn ways to help guide parents through this complicated and emotional situation. Learn ways to empower parents to put their child/children first & lead happy and healthy lives.

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify different types of co-parenting relationships
  • Learn how the grief cycle effects parent working together cooperatively
  • Learn strategies to help parents work together cooperatively
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm – 4:15 pmSusan HrostowskiSusan Hrostowski

The NASW Code of Ethics: A Thorough Review of Standards, The Process of Resolving Ethical Dilemmas (1.5 hr Ethics)

Susan Hrostowski, PhD

The NASW Code of Ethics is the framework for your professional practice.
This program reinforces & reviews the code & its impact on your “Daily Practice Routine.”

Learning Objectives:
  • Review of Core Standards
  • Review Case examples of “applied ethics” in practice settings
  • Define the Process of Resolving Ethical Dilemmas

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Break
4:30 pm – 5:30 pmNicole MillerNicole Miller

Mandatory Reporting: Child and Elder Abuse & Neglect (1 hr mandatory reporting)

Nicole Miller, LCSW

As social workers, we bear the responsibility of being mandated reporters, but are we always able to clearly identify which situations indicate the need for reporting? By the conclusion of this workshop, participants will:

Learning Objectives:
  • Have a clear definition of mandated reporting
  • Be able to list indicators of abuse: physical, psychological, and financial, and how these affect children and the elderly population differently
  • Be able to identify barriers to mandated reporting and distinguish potential solutions to said barriers

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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.

Social Workers (ASWB) Credit Designation Statement:

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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 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

* WV accepts ASWB ACE unless activity is live in West Virginia, then an application is required.

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, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

AL/Counselors: Activities not providing NBCC approval may be approved by the Board for individual licensees upon receipt of acceptable documentation prior to the activity. Please send course details to your licensing board for approval BEFORE the event. No approvals afterward by the board.

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, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

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

The following state boards accept courses offering 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

Louisiana LPCs: This presentation has been approved 7.0 CE clock hours including 2.5 in Ethics, 1.5 in Diagnosis and 3.0 General by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

Registration Options

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Register by Fax: (866) 929-1217
Register by Email: carol@socialworkfoundations.com
Register by Mail:  Fall Social Work Institute, PO Box 6003, Gulfport, MS 39506

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Fall Social Work Institute
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Method of Payment:
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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:

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  • Social Workers – See complete SW CE info below

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

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Summary
Event
2022 Annual Fall Social Work Institute
Location
Virtual Event,
Starting on
September 9, 2022
Ending on
September 9, 2022
Description
Established in 2004, the Fall Social Work Institute was designed to extend the availability of “CEU” focused continuing social work education. 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.