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State Approval Information for Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers accepts courses by ASWB ACE Providers. Continued Social Work is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program (provider #1742).  

For all other professionals, please check with your state board for current requirements.

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Photovoice for Social Work Education & Practice
Presented by Tami J. Micsky, DSW, MSSA, LSW, CT
Course: #1070Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an introductory understanding of the photovoice method for social work education and practice. The presenter shares an example of a photovoice self-care project. After completing the course, participants will have a foundation to create and implement a photovoice project into their social work curriculum or their social work practice.

Assessing and Safety Planning with Confidence: Working with Victims of Domestic Violence
Presented by Sybil Cummin, MA, LPC, ACS
Course: #1125Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course provides the knowledge needed to correctly identify and assess the different levels of risk for victims and survivors of domestic violence. This course explores safety plan development and provides tools that can be used with victims and survivors to create effective safety plans.

Achieving Post Traumatic Growth
Presented by Samantha Silverman, MSW, LCSW
Course: #1123Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will define post traumatic growth and delve into a deeper exploration of how personal growth can be experienced in the aftermath of a traumatic event. Additionally, the course will offer clinical interventions and modalities to utilize with individuals attaining post traumatic growth.

Gender Minorities and The Military
Presented by Kryss Shane, MS, MSW, LSW, LMSW
Course: #1122Level: Advanced1 Hour
Every social worker will encounter clients who identify as transgender or as another gender minority, including some who are current or prior service members. This course offers the next step after learning terminology and foundational knowledge on working with service members who identify as a gender minority.

Understanding The Dynamics of Families With Substance Use Disorders
Presented by John Smith, PhD, LCSW
Course: #1094Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Addiction is a “family” disease and everyone in the family is affected in some way when a member suffers from a Substance Use Disorder (SUD). This course reviews the dynamics of addictive and dysfunctional families using a “family systems” approach.

Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder", course 1163 which is offered for 5 CEs.

How are Grief and the Coronavirus Similar?
Presented by Lisa Zoll, MSW, LCSW, Heather Moshier, MBA, MS, CAADC
Course: #1112Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This presentation explores how grief and coronavirus are similar by looking at ways of “working with” and “working against” grief and COVID. Additionally, the presentation addresses building narratives of our lived experiences of grief and COVID and how they are similar, and how both grief and COVID encompass a sense of vulnerability to our well-being.

Race & Culture Matter: Developing a Culturally Inclusive Mindset
Presented by Mindy Brooks-Eaves, DSW, MSW, CSW
Course: #1098Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course is designed for social workers who desire to develop a culturally aware mindset to inform and enhance their collaborative work with diverse populations. At the conclusion of this course, participants will apply self and organizational assessment tools to begin action in their professional lives.

Supervision for Staff Growth: Establishing a Relationship for Navigating Difficult Conversations
Presented by Alison D. Peak, MSW, LCSW, IMH-E
Course: #1099Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course focuses on program and clinical supervisors and provides context for the role of supervisors in maintaining program expectations, creating staff development plans, and addressing deficits in staff performance through the supervisory relationship. This course also focuses on the experience of the supervisor in navigating these difficult conversations.

Understanding the Impact of Collective Trauma on the Mental Health of the Millennial Generation
Presented by Tiffany Hall, MS, LMFT
Course: #1092Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course explores the unique mental health challenges facing millennials and potential clinical interventions to address those mental health challenges.

Foundations of Supervision in Social Work Practice
Presented by Alison D. Peak, MSW, LCSW, IMH-E
Course: #1090Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides introductory content regarding supervision as a cornerstone of social work practice, the ethical considerations for providing supervision, and styles of supervision.