Ageism: Nobody Has Said to Me, "You are an Old Person, Can you Share Your Wisdom?"

NASW Wisconsin

Mark Wills 0 10
Noon-1 p.m. Central

Through a comprehensive study of research on the gerontological, research on attitudes on aging, and a phenomenological hermeneutic study of women on the value of aging, information will be presented outlining the problems of social services to the aging population. Documented research will be presented showing the effects of ageism on individuals and society. Educational options will be explored, offering positive approaches to aging that will not only help the older adult but can then be reflected in younger generations.

Best Practices for Working with Transgender, Nonbinary and Gender Diverse Individuals

NASW Wisconsin

Mark Wills 0 18
Noon-1 p.m. Central

This training will help social workers have a basic understanding of transgender, non-binary, and gender diverse individuals, best practice for working with these individuals, and we will discuss common myths that are being spread in our society currently. This training will also give a basic understanding of ways that social workers can advocate for these individuals on a micro and macro level.

Medically Induced Trauma: What Social Workers Need to Know

NASW Wisconsin

Mark Wills 0 9
Noon-1 p.m. Central

The incidence of medically induced trauma has been documented, though is not always addressed in medical or therapy settings. The “lucky to be alive” approach, and concerns about liability, dismiss the reality of the estimated 20-30% of ICU patients that have PTSD.
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