Earn CEUs in Mesa - NASW Arizona Chapter

Upcoming workshops from NASWAZ

Earn CEUs in Mesa February 16, 2018

Upcoming workshops from NASWAZ -- Please forward widely!

The workshops below allow you to earn CEUs for ethics and cultural competency/diversity (CEUs available to social workers, counselors, substance abuse counselors, and marriage and family therapists).


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We feature our TWO February 16th workshop presentations below. More workshops are planned for 2018!

Click here to register for 9 AM - 12 PM: "Risk Assessment: Applying Evidence-based, Culturally Competent Tools to Inform Interventions and Client Safety" (3 CEUs cultural competency/diversity) presented by Jill Theresa Messing, MSW, PhD.


Click here to register for 1 PM - 4 PM: "Doing the Right Thing: Ethical Applications in Human Services" (3 CEUs ethics) presented by Neil Tift, MA

Friday, February 16, 2018 in Mesa
(Registration Open Now!)

 

9AM - 12 PM: Risk Assessment: Applying Evidence-based, Culturally Competent Tools to Inform Interventions and Client Safety (3 CEUs cd) presented by Jill Theresa Messing, MSW, PhD

Risk Assessment: Applying Evidence-based, Culturally Competent Tools to Inform Interventions and Client Safety (3 CEUs cd) presented by Jill Theresa Messing, MSW, PhD

This workshop will present information on the use of intimate partner violence risk assessment in social work practice. Social workers will be introduced to the available intimate partner violence risk assessments and their evidence base. The various uses of risk assessment in practice, both in social work settings and in risk-informed collaborative interventions, will also be addressed.


Outline of major topics to be covered:

I. Intimate partner violence risk assessment tools

II. Risk informed collaborative interventions

III. Adaptation of risk assessments for culturally competent practice

Jill Theresa Messing, MSW, PhD is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Arizona State University. Dr. Messing specializes in the development and validation of intimate partner violence risk assessment instruments. She is particularly interested in the use of risk assessment in evidence-based practice, and focuses on testing risk-informed interventions for survivors of domestic violence.

Workshop Pricing

Members $60/ nonmembers $80/ students & retired members $50.

NOTE: You must sign in to receive the member pricing!

Click here to register for 9 AM - 12 PM: "Risk Assessment: Applying Evidence-based, Culturally Competent Tools to Inform Interventions and Client Safety" (3 CEUs cultural competency/diversity) presented by Jill Theresa Messing, MSW, PhD.

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Friday, February 16, 2018 in Mesa
(Registration Open Now!)

1 PM - 4 PM: "Doing the Right Thing: Ethical Applications in Human Services" (3 CEUs ethics) presented by Neil Tift, MA

"Doing the Right Thing: Ethical Applications in Human Services" (3 CEUs ethics) presented by Neil Tift, MA

This three-hour workshop will focus on the application of problem-solving and decision-making skills to ethical issues that confront social works professionals in human service organizations. Issues regarding confidentiality, abuse and neglect, intervention and treatment, relevant laws and regulations such as ICWA and duty to protect will be addressed. We will also examine strategies for establishing and maintaining personal boundaries, including dual and multiple relationships, gifts, bartering, conflicts of interest, social media, appropriate touch, boundary crossings and staff impairment.

Outline of major topics to be covered:

I. Identify how changing moral thought reflects and impacts prevailing ethical standards in the nature, scope and focus of professional social work practice and maintaining healthy boundaries.
II. Assess participant’s personal awareness of ethical thinking and practice in their professional work.
III. Understand participants preferred personal approaches to ethical decision-making and integrate their professional code of ethics into workplace applications.

Neil Tift, MA is the Training Coordinator for the Native American Fatherhood and Families Association (NAFFA) in Mesa. From 2010 to 2016, he was the Father Involvement Program Director for the Child Crisis Arizona in Mesa. For over 30 years, Neil was adjunct instructor at seven universities in Minnesota and Arizona teaching ethics, child psychology, gender studies and human service administration. Neil is a family mediator, parent educator, game developer, men’s therapist, author, dadvocate and overweight jogger.

Workshop Pricing

Members $60/ nonmembers $80/ students & retired members $50.

NOTE: You must sign in to receive the member pricing!


Click here to register for 1 PM - 4 PM: "Doing the Right Thing: Ethical Applications in Human Services" (3 CEUs ethics) presented by Neil Tift, MA