Social Work: Professional Development Programs

Suicide Assessment and Intervention

October 11, 2019 8:30 am - 12 pm
Cost: $60 (fee waived for current BSU SSW supervisors)
The workshop will explore the specific clinical interventions helpful in assessing and treating self-harm, including how to understand a clinician’s responsibility and limits, as well as dilemmas inherent in treatment choices. Implications of culture and religion will also be explored.
CEs in Social Work: 3

Instructor: Kimberly H. McManama O’Brien, PhD, LICSW, Boston Children’s Hospital

register

Palliative Care: Conversations in Healthcare

November 15, 2019 9:30 am - 1 pm
Cost: $60 (fee waived for current BSU SSW supervisors)
The workshop will explore the scope of palliative care in social work; the benefits of early conversations with patients and families and the impact of culture, religion, trauma, complex grief and personal experiences of both patients and providers.
CEs in Social Work: 3

Instructor: Catherine Arnold, LICSW, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

register

A Practical Approach to Normal Memory, Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia with Andrew Budson, MD

March 20, 2020 8:30 am - 12 pm
Cost: $60 (fee waived for current BSU SSW supervisors)
The workshop will cover the complex dementia conditions; neurological underpinnings, diagnosis, treatment options, practical interventions and the impact on patients and families.
CEs in Social Work: 3

Instructor: Andrew Budson, MD, Boston University Medical Center, author of Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory, What’s Normal, What’s Not and Why

register

 

Attention Deficit Disorders Across the Lifespan

June 12, 2020 9:30 am - 1 pm
Cost: $60 (fee waived for current BSU SSW supervisors)
The workshop will describe and explore the differential diagnosis of attentional disorders and the implications for functioning and inter-personal relationships. Manifestation of and treatment interventions reflecting best practices in childhood and adulthood will be discussed.
CEs in Social Work: 3

Instructor: Edward Hallowell, MD, The Hallowell Centers, author of Driven to Distraction

 

register