Certificate in Aging - End-of-Life Issues
Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Professionals working with clients at the end of their life are dealing with a powerful and complex process. This module will address the topic of 'What is dying well?' (physically, emotionally and spiritually) and the religious and cultural differences that play a role in this. Other topics include how to empower caregivers in the end-of-life situation, advocacy for the client, grieving rituals, and how to help clients with the planning of the


Christopher Solomon; Shanika Wilson

Christopher Solomon is the Faculty Clinical Field Instructor in the Department of Social Work at North Carolina Central University (NCCU). He has over 20 years of experience in the areas of child welfare, child mental health, sex abuse, substance abuse, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues, medical, aging and developmental disabilities. He is a very proud graduate of North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University's Bachelor of Social Work program, and was the first African American male to graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Winston-Salem Distance Education Advanced Standing Master of Social Work program with a concentration of community practice and management. 

Prior to his employment at NCCU, Christopher was an Assistant Professor of Social Work and Field Placement Coordinator for six years at Saint Augustine's University as well as an Adjunct Part-Time Instructor of Social Work at Shaw University since 2012. 

Additionally, he is affiliated with the Triangle Association of Black Social Workers, National Association of Black Social Workers and the American Psychological Association. Most recently, he was the Co-Lead for the Wake County Elder Abuse Task Force (2011-2013) to address elder abuse issues.

Dr. Wilson received her Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Connecticut-Storrs, Masters of Science in Social Work (MSSW) with a concentration in Mental Health and Substance Abuse from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her Doctor of Social Work (DSW) with a concentration in Clinical Practice and Leadership from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. She is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) and was Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of North Carolina. She is currently LCSW in the state of Florida. Dr. Wilson resides in Central Florida. 

Her direct practice includes providing mental health and substance abuse therapy to individuals, groups, and families. She has experience working at a university student health center, university counseling center, private practice, and in community mental health agencies.


Registration open through 5/20/2020 11:45 PM

Registration is $125.00

Continuing Education
CEU: Units - 2.5
Contact Hours: Hours - 25

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The North Carolina Central University Continuing Education Division offers lifelong learning opportunities. Course activities include workshops, conferences, seminars, short programs, courses, and other structured educational experiences for students. Most programs offer certificates, though learners receive no college degree credits. The activities are designed for life enrichment and agency certification renewal if applicable. Courses offered include in-service training for teachers, health workers, and other professions, corporate-sponsored training, training programs for units of government or industry, and personal enrichment programs.


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