Strategies to Support Older Grandparents Raising Adolescent Grandchildren

Specialty Practice Sections Webinar

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Presenter: Tina L. Dothard Peterson, PhD, MPH, CSW

CEs: 1 Social Work contact hour

Persistent growth continues among grandparents raising grandchildren. While more attention has focused on grandparents raising younger grandchildren, older grandparents with adolescent grandchildren often get lost in the caregiving conversation. Our session will focus on strategies to support older grandparents when younger grandchildren become adolescents.

Social Worker Screening for Dissociation in Substance Use Clients

Specialty Practice Sections Webinar

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Presenter: Gregory L. Nooney, MSW, ACSW, LISW, LCSW

CEs: 1.5 Clinical contact hours

The presenter will provide methods to identify dissociation in your substance use clients and provide techniques to use in order to treat them effectively.


  • Understand the connection between childhood trauma and insecure attachment to dissociation in adulthood
  • Learn specific assessment tools to identify dissociative symptoms and determine their severity in working with clients with substance use disorders.
  • Learn how to apply specific techniques with clients with substance use disorders who have significant dissociative symptoms.

Working with Women at the Intersection of Poverty, Incarceration & Domestic Violence Specialty Practice Sections Webinar

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Presenter: Ashley McSwain, MSW, MSOD

CEs: 1 Domestic Violence contact hour

This workshop responds to the strong call for social workers to provide supports and service that demonstrate an understanding of the lived experience of the women involved in the criminal justice system.


  • Become culturally aware about the experience of women’s reentry and develop an understanding of how you create a supportive environment in which your clients can thrive.
  • Understanding intersectionality and why knowing the clients lived experience is so vital.
  • Confronting your own values and how they influence the work
  • Look at best practices and solutions that will best serve women returning home from prison or jail.

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