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Medication Advocacy for Social Workers: From Diagnosis to Effects and Beyond ...

The Center for Social Work Education, Widener University

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)

Chester, PA

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Professionals w/CEU Ended $25.00 $2.37
Current Field Superviors w/CEU Ended $0.00 $0.00
Faculty w/CEU Ended $0.00 $0.00
Advisory Board Members/ W CEU Ended $0.00 $0.00

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Event Details

This presentation will highlight the process of assessment and diagnosis leading to the need for medications.  Information presented will assist social workers to advocate for people they are supporting. General medication effects, side effects, and adverse reactions will also be covered.



Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Location: University Center, Webb Room
700 E. 14th Street
Time: 10am - 12pm 
  
The presentation will be given by Professor Ginny Focht-New and is offering 2 CEUS. The cost to attend for professionals is $25.00. For Widener University Faculty, current Field Superviors and Advisory Board members who attend, there will be no charge.

 

 

Professor Ginny Focht-New is an Assistant Clinical Professor and psychiatric clinical nurse specialist who has been teaching social workers at Widener University since 2006.Ginny has also worked as a consultant in several states assisting agencies to support individuals identified with “challenging behavior” through understanding and compassion. In addition, Ginny has been a therapist for 20 years, now primarily meeting with individuals with IDD and focusing on traumatic experiences of this population. In 1998, she received the Lillian Brunner Sholtis award from the University of Pennsylvania's nursing alumni association for innovative practice. She has worked as a legal expert and also has numerous publications in a variety of journals.

Have questions about Medication Advocacy for Social Workers: From Diagnosis to Effects and Beyond ...? Contact The Center for Social Work Education, Widener University

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University Center - Webb Room
700 East 14th Street
Chester, PA 19013

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)


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The Center for Social Work Education, Widener University

Phone Number: 610-499-1153

Email Address: socialwork@mail.widener.edu

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