Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day Symposium

National Council on Aging

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This free event includes a full day of sessions on how to best meet the mental health needs of older adults. Co-sponsored with the U.S. Administration for Community Living, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Understanding the Challenges of Finding Mental Health Support in the Black Community

Specialty Practice Sections Webinar

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1 - 2 pm ET

Presenter: Halcyon Francis, DSW, LCSW-C

CEs: 1 Social Work contact hour

Mental health treatment within the Black community is becoming much more acceptable but there are still barriers to accessing care. Whether in outpatient community mental health centers, hospitals, school systems or in private practice, the challenges are usually consistent across treatment settings. This course will attempt to look at two sides of this issue: from a Black social worker’s perspective and from the perspective of clients seeking such therapists.

Register for "Understanding the Challenges of Finding Mental Health Support in the Black Community"

Genetics and Family Life: What Social Workers Need to Know

YouTube Live

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Join us March 3, 2023, at noon ET on YouTube Live for a conversation for social workers about genetics and family life with Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, LCSW.

Dr. Werner-Lin is Associate Professor at the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research addresses the intersection of genomic discovery and family life. Her work is among the first to explore the psychosocial challenges unique to women and men of reproductive age who carry a genetic mutation that confers elevated risk of cancer.

Join the conversation live or watch the replay

2023 NASW Leadership Summit


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Develop your ever-evolving social work leadership skills by participating in the 2023 NASW Leadership Summit.

Whether you’re a new professional or an experienced social worker, this exciting opportunity will host leaders from the social work community to share their expertise. The Summit will cover topics such as leadership development, diversity, equity and inclusion, social media tips and tricks, mentorship, and more to help you hone your skills as a leader in the field.

Register for the 2023 NASW Leadership Summit


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