$15 – $60

Continuing Education Workshop Series

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Salvation Army Community Center

229 West Main Street

Decatur, Illinois

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Workshop #1: Presented by Brooke Hyden, MSW, LCSW

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion: Sustainable Self-Care Practices for Helping Professionals: This workshop will provide participants with an overview of two strategies, mindfulness and self-compassion that can be used as self-care strategies. Both of these skills have been well researched and proven to decrease stress, build emotional resilience and promote overall wellbeing. This class will be primarily experiential as the instructor will be guiding participants through numerous mindfulness meditations and self-compassion exercises. Participants will also be given practical tools for integrating mindfulness and self-compassion based practices into their daily routine.

Brooke Hyden, MSW, LCSW currently works as a hospice social worker. She also has many years of experience providing trauma informed assessment and treatment to children and families exposed to violence. Brooke is also a Mindfulness Instructor and in 2015 completed a year-long Mindfulness Instructor Training Program through the University of Illinois Graduate Psychology Program.

Workshop #2: Presented by Mary E. Garrison, LCSW, ACSW

Understanding cultural humility and its application to social work practice: the essentials. This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of cultural humility and its application to social work practice: the essentials. This workshop will discuss cultural humility and provide context for the difference between cultural competence and humility as well as the essential aspects for application to social work practice. Exploration of self- awareness and ethical considerations related to cross cultural aspects will be an important focus.

Mary E. Garrison, MSW, LCSW, ACSW is a Professor of Social Work at Millikin University. Mary has had extensive practice experience in the social work field, with over 20 years of practice in mental health services, policy and advocacy. Mary is a past recipient of the NASW Illinois Social Worker of the Year Award, the Cesar Chavez Social Justice Award and the first ever recipient of the Macon County Continuum of Care Advocate of the Year Award. Mary recently published a co-authored book entitled “Your Playbook for Beating Depression: Essential Strategies for Managing and Living with Depression”.


Registration/Check-In: 8:00-8:30 a.m.

Workshop #1: 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (on own)

Workshop #2: 1-4 p.m.

  • Half Day Registration: $15 – with 3 CEU’s: $45

  • Full Day Registration: $30 – with 6 CEU’s: $60

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