Free training to promote vaccine confidence and support vaccine decision making is available to all social workers as part of Connect to End COVID-19, a CDC-funded initiative in which NASW, the NASW Foundation, and the University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work are participating. NASW offers free continuing education credits for each course. Trainings are available on demand.
NASW is accepting proposals for breakout sessions and poster sessions for its June 2022 national conference, The Time Is Right for Social Work, through February 14. Topic categories including aging–caregiving. Although the conference will have both live and on-demand virtual components, all presentations must be offered live and in person at the conference site in Washington, DC.
Chris Herman, MSW, LICSW
In May 2020, NASW offered, in collaboration with the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care, a webinar "Supporting and Advocating for Nursing Home Residents, Family Caregivers, and Social Workers During COVID-19." The webinar is available on demand and worth 1 Aging and Long-Term Care credit hour, approved by NASW. Learn if your state or jurisdiction recognizes NASW national CE approval.)
COVID-19 has exacerbated challenges faced by nursing home residents, social work staff, and family caregivers. Learn about those challenges and discover strategies and resources to enhance resilience, as well as information about national-level advocacy to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on nursing home residents, social work staff, and family caregivers. NASW is pleased to offer this Webinar, worth 1 Aging and Long-Term Care credit hour, in collaboration with the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care.
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.
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