This presentation applies sociologist Emile Durkheim's theory of suicide to identification of suicidal potential in older adults and selection of appropriate interventions. The course, worth 1.5 clinical CEs, is free for members of NASW's Specialty Practice Sections, $30 for other NASW members, and $40 for nonmembers.
In October 2018, NASW held a virtual forum entitled The Opioid Crisis: No Community Is Immune. The forum's 12 sessions are available on demand in a self-study format. Purchase the entire package for a savings of one-third (for NASW members) or one-fourth (for nonmembers) the cost of buying all 12 sessions individually.
Health Resources and Services Administration
GWEP, a program of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), enhances the capacity of the health care workforce to serve older adults. NASW is a longtime advocate for GWEP. In June 2019, HRSA awarded GWEP grants to 48 sites across 35 states, Puerto Rico, and Guam. At least five sites (Louisiana State University, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rush University Medical Center, University of Montana, and University of Southern Indiana) feature social workers in leadership roles. Social workers both provide and obtain continuing education at GWEP sites. Check the list of grantees (which includes 15 GWEP sites in 10 states that received no-cost extensions through June 2020) to find a site near you.
SLA Principles is designed for current or aspiring supervisors who wish to enhance their gerontological knowledge, supervision skills, and leadership ability. Piloted by NASW in a live, site-based format with support from the John A. Hartford Foundation, SLA improves the delivery of health care and social services to older adults and their families. Purchase all 10 training modules at a discounted package rate or click on individual course titles to enroll a la carte. Complete all 10 training modules to earn a Supervisory Leaders in Aging, Principles certificate, worth 17 CEs.
This on-demand Webinar, worth 1 CE, is free for members of NASW's Specialty Practice Sections, $20 for other NASW members, and $30 for nonmembers.
Registration is now open for our national conference, held June 14-17, 2020, in Washington, DC.
Learn more and register for the 2020 NASW National Conference
March 24-27, 2020 - Atlanta, Ga.
The American Society on Aging (ASA) is offering NASW members a 10% discount on conference registration. Use code NASW10.
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