NASW New Jersey Chapter
“Life in a Traumatic World: Implications for Social Work Practice”
April 14-16, 2024
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ
Earn up to 23 CEUs
Registration to open in January 2024
Ethics & Boundaries has never been this fun to learn! You will learn and enhance professional skills in conflict resolution and understanding conflict theories. Exploring difficult crucial conversations; you will build skills in the 5 Essentials to Navigating Difficult Conversations with peers and gain the ability to hold colleagues accountable when needed. Communication styles and mitigation of risk is examined through personal and professional review of workplace culture. This workshop focuses on appropriate ethics and boundaries in client-social worker, therapist, counselor and peer-to-peer relationships. Use of workbook activities, case scenarios and personal reflection will foster understanding of ethical, reflective practice with clients, agency and colleague ethical challenges in the workplace, and building skills in communication, and cooperative confrontation. We will examine how appreciation in the workplace can relieve ethical dilemmas and improve decision making. You won’t learn this content anywhere else!
We’ve all been in situations when someone says or does something that feels hostile or offensive to some aspect of our identity — and the person doesn’t even realize it. These kinds of actions — insensitive statements, questions, or assumptions — are called “microaggressions,” and they can target many aspects of who we are. Collectively, we will learn how to cope and heal from microaggressions and to prevent being a perpetrator of committing microaggressions.
Many social workers were trained to engage with griefwork using Kübler-Ross’ stages of dying, yet people came to apply them broadly to grief generally- a misapplication with problematic implications. Despite most grief theorists’ and researchers’ rejection of the stage approach, people continue to force a 5 stage model.
This webinar will explore the significance of social work licensure and heightened challenges in a post-COVID world. This insightful session will delve into the complexities of social work licensure and how it is evolving in the aftermath of the pandemic.