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Social Work: Professional Development Workshops

BSU Social Work 2021-2022 Professional Development Workshops

Supporting Children with Cancer and Their Families (Virtual Workshop)
Oct. 22, 2021, 9 am -12 pm 
Cost: $60 (fee waived for current BSU SSW supervisors)

Supportive and skilled-based interaction with families in this life event can promote well-being during and beyond the crisis. Experienced clinician/ presenter from Mass. General Brigham will offer assessment and supportive interactions for those in varied practice settings. 
CEU’s in Social Work: 3
Instructor: Elyse Levin-Russman, LICSW


Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice (Virtual Workshop)
Nov. 19, 2021, 9:30 am -12:30 pm
Cost: $60 (fee waived for current BSU SSW supervisors)

The current environment of practice raises many issues for ethical work as modalities and practice shifts to both be flexible and ethically sound. How we interface and communicate is critically important for protection of clients and social workers. The presenter, with a unique background in both clinical work and law, will discuss best practices in this vital area. 
CEU’s in Social Work: 3
Instructor: Stephen O’Neill, LICSW, JD



Transgender Teens and Adults: Progress and Challenges, 2022 (Virtual Workshop)
January 14, 2022, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost: $60 (fee waived for current BSU SSW supervisors)

Join a talented presenter for a discussion on the implications for practice with transgender clients, the process of inclusion; progress made in understanding and awareness, in addition to work yet to be done. The presentation offers time to share case dilemmas as well as opportunities to set the stage in community settings for the most progressive work possible.
CEU’s in Social Work: 3
Instructor: Ruben Hopwood, PhD, M.Div. 


Autism: Issues in Diagnosis, Support, and Planning in Childhood and Adolescence (Virtual Workshop)
March 14, 2022, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost: $60 (fee waived for current BSU SSW supervisors)

This workshop will explore the differential diagnosis of autism in childhood, the neurological underpinnings therein, and practical approaches to connecting the unique capacities and vulnerabilities of youth with planning efforts. The importance of family systems, culture and resources will be addressed. The presenters are from the well-respected Neuropsychology and Education Services for Children and Adolescents.
CEU’s in Social Work: 3
Instructors: Yvonne Archer, PhD, Dot Lucci, M.Ed., and Renee Marchant, Psy.D.  


Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Young Adults (Virtual Workshop)
May 13, 2022, 9 am -12 pm
Cost: $60 (fee waived for current BSU SSW supervisors
The presenter is an experienced clinician, leader and author about Childhood Sexual Abuse and will address the cognitive, interpersonal and treatment approaches for young adults who have experienced this trauma. The workshop is intended to focus on concerns of those who work with young adults in college, mental health and other settings in which the earlier trauma can complicate adjustment and well-being but also offers insight for those working with children and teens. 
CEU’s in Social Work: 3
Instructor:  Cynthia Kaplan, PhD


Future Events (date and time, TBA):
Certificate in Substance Use and Intervention Strategies
Juneteenth Forum on Resilience and Race 


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