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Providing Psychosocial Care within a Multidisciplinary Pediatric Hospital Setting
Presented by Michael Hoffman, PhD, MS, LCP
Course: #164Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course reviews basic strategies for developing and integrating mental health care services into the pediatric multidisciplinary medical settings. Topics include the role of mental health care within pediatric medical settings, strategies to develop integrated services, and advocating for cultural competence.

Coping with Grief During the Holidays
Presented by Tami J. Micsky, DSW, MSSA, LSW, CT
Course: #162Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will help you to gain a foundational understanding of a broad spectrum of loss. This course will guide participants in recognizing the role of triggers, anniversary reactions, and the “clash of feelings” often experienced during the holidays. Finally, participants will learn practical tips and activities for coping with grief during the holidays.

Suicide Awareness, Assessment and Intervention for Allied Health Professionals
Presented by Nika Ball, MOT, OTR/L, ATP, Angela Moss, PhD, RN, APRN-BC
Course: #169Level: Intermediate6.25 Hours
This 5-module empirically-supported training program will address suicide awareness, screening, intervention, and referral principles for allied health professionals. Age and population-specific suicide assessment tools, management principles, and case studies will be presented.

Health Literacy: Effective Client Communication and Education
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, MS, OTR/L
Course: #151Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The session will review techniques for clear and effective communication, verbal and written communication with those from other cultures, writing and selecting easy-to-read health materials, and assessment tools to use to ensure that clients understand the therapy services provided and have the skills needed to access, understand, and use health information.

Defining and Alleviating Personal, Professional, Physical, Social (Relational), and Societal Burnout
Presented by SaraKay Smullens, MSW, ACSW, DSCW, CGP, CFLE
Course: #132Level: Intermediate2 Hours
In today’s turbulent society, it is necessary to understand the complexities of burnout, its differences from depression, and the self-care strategies and attitudes to alleviate it. This course will provide social workers necessary tools to navigate the complexities of burnout.

Treating Trauma In Clients With Substance Use Disorders: Why Trauma Informed Treatment Should Be the Standard of Care
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
Course: #107Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will describe the relationship between trauma and substance use. We will review common treatments for trauma and introduce new methods from recent neuroscience research.

Lived Experiences of Hispanic Mothers of Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Presented by Tony Bobadilla, PhD, MSW, LCSW
Course: #145Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course presents research exploring the lived experiences of Latino parents raising children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and the implications of this research for social work practice. Data presented will support a larger discussion around opportunities for preparing social workers for practice within the Latino community.

Social Work Practice with Clients Impacted by HIV/AIDS: Addressing Trauma, PTSD, Assessment, & Social Support
Presented by Kryss Shane, MS, MSW, LSW, LMSW
Course: #143Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Every social worker will encounter clients who are impacted by HIV/AIDS. This course will focus on addressing the trauma and PTSD associated with HIV/AIDs and will examine assessment tools and social supports and community resources.

Ethical Handling of Subpoenas and Preparing for Depositions or Trial Testifying: Everything the Busy Clinician Needs to Know
Presented by Deborah M. Henson, MSW, JD, LCSW, LL.M
Course: #140Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course examines the ethical handling of subpoenas and provides guidance for clinical professionals as it relates to preparing for depositions or trial hearings.

Understanding Latinx Immigration through a Trauma-informed Lens
Presented by Mary L. Held, PhD, LCSW
Course: #116Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course details key sources of stress and potential trauma during the Latinx immigration journey and settlement in the United States. Symptoms of trauma and the application of trauma-informed principles are applied to understanding and serving Latinx immigrants.