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Human Biology for the Social Sciences Prerequisite Course
This online course is available for students admitted to a social work program or any other program in which you may need a Biology prerequisite course. It is recommended that non-UofL Students obtain prior approval that these courses meet the criteria of your institution before completing your registration.
Research Methods for Social Work Prerequisite Course
This online course is available for students admitted to a social work program or any other program in which you may need a Research Methods prerequisite course. It is recommended that non-UofL Students obtain prior approval that these courses meet the criteria of your institution before completing your registration.
Statistics for the Social Sciences Prerequisite Course
This online course is available for students admitted to a social work program or any other program in which you may need a Statistics prerequisite course. It is recommended that non-UofL Students obtain prior approval that these courses meet the criteria of your institution before completing your registration.
October
10/18/2021
to 7/31/2022
Youth Mental Health First Aid Interest Form
WHY YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID? Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among children and adolescents ages 6-18. WHAT MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID COVERS • Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges in this age group, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). • Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges. • How to interact with a child or adolescent in crisis. • How to connect the youth with help. • Expanded content on trauma, substance use, self-care and the impact of social media and bullying. If interested, please submit the interest form and
10/20/2021
to 7/31/2022
Adult Mental Health First Aid Interest Form
WHY MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID? Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. WHAT IT COVERS: • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness • Common signs and symptoms of substance use • How to interact with a person in crisis • How to connect the person with help • NEW: Expanded content on trauma, addiction and self-care If interested, please submit the interest form.
November
11/7/2021
1:00 PM to 11/11/2021 4:00 PM
Live Stream Option-Youth Interventions Before Incarcerations
Registration Closed
The presentation will include but not limited to Juvenile Justice. History of Juvenile Justice and exploitation of juveniles. Laws and policies for protecting and addressing juvenile incarceration, school to prison pipeline, and KY senate bill 200. Discuss community resources and services in the surrounding area. Utilize laws and bills to discuss restorative justice and diversion programs.
January
1/3/2022
to 12/31/2022
Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma and Safe Sleep for Social Work Professionals - Online
This training will cover the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma as defined in KRS 620.020. Topics will include definition of pediatric abusive head trauma and the injuries and conditions that accompany it. It will also include information on risk factors, diagnostic indicators and strategies for working with families to prevent inflicted injury.
1/3/2022
to 6/30/2022
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy- Online
What is Trauma? Many of us will experience trauma at some point in our lives. An experience which is scary, overwhelming or out of our control. Common traumas include being a victim of physical or sexual assault, accidents, experiencing violence during wartime and natural disasters. Survivors of trauma might feel shocked, scared, guilty, ashamed, angry or vulnerable. Most people are able to get over these events on their own and without professional help. However a significant proportion of people the effects last for longer. Trauma tends to be harder to recover from it if it is repeated, or if it happens in childhood. What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? PTSD can develop after trauma and has four main groups of symptoms: • Re-experiencing memories or feelings from the trauma • A heightened sense of vigilance or threat • Changes in beliefs about yourself, the world, other people or your future • Avoidance of reminders
February
2/4/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Live Stream Option-Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity
Social work professionals are increasingly dealing with clients and colleagues who hold very different views of ethical and moral issues. The purpose of this workshop is to examine potential conflicts so that social workers may better determine proactive responses to them. Participants will review the 201 KAR 23:080 regulation with regard to social work ethics, and practice implications will be explored. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
2/4/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity- For Licensure Renewal-In Person
Social work professionals are increasingly dealing with clients and colleagues who hold very different views of ethical and moral issues. The purpose of this workshop is to examine potential conflicts so that social workers may better determine proactive responses to them. Participants will review the 201 KAR 23:080 regulation with regard to social work ethics, and practice implications will be explored. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
2/10/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse- In Person
The presentation will include but not limited to domestic violence and elder abuse. Effects of domestic violence and elders abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Model protocols for protecting and addressing domestic violence and elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Discuss community resources and victim services in the surrounding area. Utilize laws and bills to discuss reporting requirements and procedures.
March
3/3/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Youth Interventions Before Incarcerations-In Person
The presentation will include but not limited to Juvenile Justice. History of Juvenile Justice and exploitation of juveniles. Laws and policies for protecting and addressing juvenile incarceration, school to prison pipeline, and KY senate bill 200. Discuss community resources and services in the surrounding area. Utilize laws and bills to discuss restorative justice and diversion programs.
3/10/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Adolescence and Trauma (The study of how adverse childhood experiences affect youth)
This workshop will examine the impact the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) have impacted adolescents and contributed to violent, abusive, health related, psychosocial, and mental health issues. Also, other topics to be discussed will be therapeutic strategies that have been proven to be effective “as a best practice” approach with treating trauma will be also examined and further discussed.
3/11/2022
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Live Stream Option-Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity
Social work professionals are increasingly dealing with clients and colleagues who hold very different views of ethical and moral issues. The purpose of this workshop is to examine potential conflicts so that social workers may better determine proactive responses to them. Participants will review the 201 KAR 23:080 regulation with regard to social work ethics, and practice implications will be explored. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
3/11/2022
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity- For Licensure Renewal-In Person
Social work professionals are increasingly dealing with clients and colleagues who hold very different views of ethical and moral issues. The purpose of this workshop is to examine potential conflicts so that social workers may better determine proactive responses to them. Participants will review the 201 KAR 23:080 regulation with regard to social work ethics, and practice implications will be explored. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
3/31/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Social Worker Safety-In Person
How you approach and understand safety in the social work profession can have a great impact on longevity in the field and in the general lifespan. Social Workers of varying experience levels need to learn or refresh their knowledge of trends and changes in safety related research and tools, both tangible and theoretical. This workshop provides space to learn and interact with other social workers to consider responses to issues of safety that may arise whether you work in an office setting or are frequently in the field working directly with clients on a day to day basis. This workshop will also ask participants to reflect on how we maintain safety as we move towards a post-covid pandemic era. Research is now emerging on new considerations around safety in an essentially new modes of operation in many aspects of our day to day lives.
April
4/14/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 AM
Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse- In Person
The presentation will include but not limited to domestic violence and elder abuse. Effects of domestic violence and elders abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Model protocols for protecting and addressing domestic violence and elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Discuss community resources and victim services in the surrounding area. Utilize laws and bills to discuss reporting requirements and procedures.
4/21/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
4/22/2022
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
LCSW Supervision Training: (Amended clinical regulation 201 KAR 23:070)
The 6 hour interactive course meets the KY state requirements to act as a supervisor of record. Concepts covered include: supervision objectives, supervision models, supervisory contracts, parallel process, clinical supervision records, transference/counter transference, and phases of the supervision process. The Theoretical Foundations for Clinical Supervision, Practice Modalities, Techniques, and Approaches to Clinical Supervision will be reviewed. Also the Kentucky Rules & Ethics for Clinical Supervision Practice, and methods of evaluating Clinical Supervision will be covered. ALL clinical supervisors will need to take the new training prior to January 1, 2022
May
5/19/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Live Stream Option-Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity
Social work professionals are increasingly dealing with clients and colleagues who hold very different views of ethical and moral issues. The purpose of this workshop is to examine potential conflicts so that social workers may better determine proactive responses to them. Participants will review the 201 KAR 23:080 regulation with regard to social work ethics, and practice implications will be explored. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
5/19/2022
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity- For Licensure Renewal-In Person
Social work professionals are increasingly dealing with clients and colleagues who hold very different views of ethical and moral issues. The purpose of this workshop is to examine potential conflicts so that social workers may better determine proactive responses to them. Participants will review the 201 KAR 23:080 regulation with regard to social work ethics, and practice implications will be explored. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.