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A functional understanding of addiction AND Self Care for Social Workers

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A Functional Understanding of Addiction AND Self Care for Social Works (4 CEU's)

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Continuing Education Course Outline – Continuing Education Cooperative: Paying it Forward (AKA The Cooperative)

Morning Session 10-12 CST - 2 CEU's - $12

Afternoon Session 1-3 CST - 2 CEU's - $12

ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS AND SAVE! $19 for 4 CEU's

Morning Workshop Topic: A Functional Understanding of Addictions for Non-Substance Abuse Professionals

Date: Friday, October 22, 2021

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm CST

Seminar Type: Interactive Webinar

CEU Hours: Two (2) hours Cost: $12 Registration Required

Registration: Registrants will receive an email with instructions and link to the webinar via Zoom 2 days before start of webinar

Cancellation Fees: Registrants may cancel up to 24 hours before the workshop. Registrants will pay ½ of workshop cost in cancellation fees.

Course Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Presenter: Keith Lease, MSW

Keith Lease is an Instructor of Human Services at Western Technical College in La Crosse Wisconsin. Keith was trained as a Substance Abuse Counselor and then went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Viterbo University and his Master’s degree in Social Work with an emphasis in mental health from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. After working as a Counselor Keith began developing programs using up to date evidence-based practices to meet the needs of rapidly changing substance abuse demographic in his region. Keith was also the Executive Director for an outpatient Substance Abuse Clinic for 3 years before transitioning into his role as a teacher where he is today.

Target Audience: Social Workers

Key Words:

Learning Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

1. Understand and Implement the Stages of Change into their daily work with clients.

2. Help clients assess their own Substance use in a non-judgmental setting.

3. Utilize non-clinical assessment and educational tools geared towards substance use / abuse.

4. Recognize and encourage multiple pathways to recovery.

Workshop Outline:

1. Explore the stages of change model and how it can be applied to clients who are using substances at some level.

2. Using this model along with some basic principles within Motivational Interviewing registrants will learn how to help clients engage in their own self-assessment and determine their own goals and objectives. 3. Learn some simple yet effective educational techniques to use with clients across the different stages of change to increase positive outcomes while supporting clients in multiple pathways to recovery.

4. While abstinence-based recovery will be explored, Registrants will also explore ways to appropriately support alternative forms of recovery including harm reduction methods and medication assisted treatment models.

Afternoon Workshop Topic: Self Care for Social Workers

Date: Friday, October 22, 2021

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm CST

Seminar Type: Interactive Webinar

CEU Hours: Two (2) hours Cost: $12 Registration Required

Registration: Registrants will receive an email with instructions and link to the webinar via Zoom 2 days before start of webinar

Cancellation Fees: Registrants may cancel up to 24 hours before the workshop. Registrants will pay ½ of workshop cost in cancellation fees.

Course Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Presenter: Cathleen Jo Faruque, Ph.D., LICSW, CCTP

Dr. Faruque has been a professor of Social Work at Winona State University, Winona, MN since 1997.

Target Audience: Social Workers

Learning Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

1. Identify and personalize self-care in their lives;

2. Describe important schemas for self-care;

a. Nutrition; b. Exercise; c. Sleep; and d. Relaxation

3. Individualize changes in nutrition;

4. Individualize changes in exercise;

5. Learn how to prepare for sleep;

6. Individualize relaxation techniques;

Workshop Outline:

1. What is self-care and what can it do for me?

2. What is balanced self-care?

a. Nutrition

b. Exercise

c. Sleep

d. Relaxation

3. Simple dietary changes everyone can make

4. Simple exercise changes everyone can make

5. Why sleep is so important to self-care

6. Simple relaxation techniques anyone can do anywhere

CEU Information:

In order to earn CEU’s , you must attend the entire workshop. Partial credit is not offered or available. At the conclusion of this workshop, you will be required to pass a post-test with 80% correct and complete a seminar evaluation to earn a CEU certificate. Participants will earn Two (2) CEU’s. for the morning and Two (2) CEU’s for the afternoon workshops.

To earn CE’s, you must attend the entire webinar. No partial credit is available. Participants will receive a certificate of completion by the cooperative in the amount of Two (2) CEU’s for attending once they have completed these requirements.

SOCIAL WORKERS: The Cooperative is a provider for the Minnesota Board of Social Work (CEP # 2204). The Cooperative maintains responsibility for the program. Minnesota Board of Social Work Approval Period: (Sept 2021 to Sept 2022) . The Cooperative is also approved by the NASW-WI to award CEU’s for this webinar event. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval in other states. Upon completion of this workshop, social workers will receive two (2) continuing education clock hours for morning and two (2) continuing education clock hours for the afternoon session.

OTHER HELPING PROFESSIONALS: The Cooperative is currently not listed as a provider for other professions. At this time the Cooperative recommends checking with your respective regulatory board to determine if this workshop would be accepted for continuing education credit.

SPECIAL NOTE: If you need course adaptations or accommodations because of a disability, if you have medical emergency information to share with the instructor, or if you need special arrangements in case the building has to be evacuated, please email CECPFI@yahoo.com at least 48 hours prior to the workshop with the accommodation request. If the Cooperative is unable to provide this accommodation, the registrant will receive a full refund.

Cancellation Fees: Registrants may cancel up to 24 hours before the workshop. A charge of 50% of workshop fees are retained by the Cooperative to cover expenses. Registrants may cancel by Tuesday, May 4, 2021 before 1:00 pm for partial return of funds. Send an email to CECPIF@yahoo.com stating request of cancellation and provide a mailing address. A check will be mailed within five working days. Please help us keep costs down. Remember to cancel if you cannot attend so we can give the vacant chair to someone else.

Continuing Education Cooperative: Paying It Forward Policies and Information:

The Cooperative’s Board of Directors and this workshop’s presenter have no relationship with a commercial interest pertinent to the content of this seminar.

Individuals with a disability or special need can request accommodations upon registration of this workshop.

This workshop has been reviewed and approved by the Cooperative’s Social Work Consultant: Mary Kirk, DSW, LICSW and Continuing Education Director: Cathleen Jo Faruque, Ph.D., LICSW. This approval expires on (August 20, 2022). To cancel a registration, please submit an email of cancellation to CECPIF@yahoo.com. If you cannot attend, your cancellation ensures we can give another professional your seat on the day of the workshop. If you would like to file a grievance, please contact our Continuing Education Director, Tonya Van Tol, DSW, LGSW, at cecpif@yahoo.com . For further information, please read our Grievance Policy.

Course Levels:

Beginner: New graduates (BSW or MSW) or individuals who have recently changed fields of practice.

Intermediate: Individuals with a year or more experience in the relevant field of practice.

Advanced and/or Clinical: Individuals with several years of experience in related work. Level of education may be relevant in cases such as advanced clinical skills training.

Grievance Policy:

Continuing Education Cooperative: Paying It Forward, Inc., herein referred to as the Cooperative, is fully committed to conducting all training and workshops in strict conformance with the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics. The Cooperative will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Continuing Education (CE) Chairperson in the Board of Directors in consultation with the members of the cooperative board.

The Cooperative strives to assure fair treatment for all participants in our workshops. This procedural description serves as a guideline for handling grievances.

1. When a participant, either orally or in written format, files a grievance and expects action on the complaint, the following actions will be taken.

If the grievance concerns a speaker, the content presented by the speaker, or the style of presentation, the individual filing the grievance will be asked to put his/her comments in written format. The CE Chairperson will then pass on the comments to the speaker, assuring the confidentiality of the grieved individual.

2. If the grievance concerns a workshop offering, its content, level of presentation, or the facilities in which the workshop was offered, the CE Chairperson will mediate and will be the final arbitrator. If the participant requests action, the CE chair will:

a) attempt to move the participant to another workshop or

b) provide a credit for a subsequent year's workshop

Actions within item 2 will require a written note, documenting the grievance, for record keeping purposes. The note need not be signed by the grieved individual.

3. If the grievance concerns the Cooperative’s CE program, in a specific regard, the CE Chair will attempt to arbitrate.

Contact name(s)*: Tonya Van Tol, DSW, LISW

Email(s): cecpif@yahoo.com

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