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Please view our Continuing Education Workshop schedule below. All workshops are approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work. If you have specific questions about a particular workshop or would like to be added to our email list, please contact our Continuing Education office at conted@louisville.edu. Please note that Kent Faculty, Alumni, and current Practicum Supervisors receive a 15% discount for CEU workshops! Thank you for choosing the Kent School of Social Work!


Month
Date
Upcoming Event
 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 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 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.
 Assessment, Prevention and Intervention of Family Domestic Violence and Abuse Online
This is an approved webinar for social work professionals. It is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work for 3.0 hours of continuing education units.
 Introduction to HIV/AIDS Clinical Training Online
This online course has been approved by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) by meeting all requirements of KRS 214.610/615/620. This is a multidisciplinary course, suitable for all professional groups impacted by KRS 214.610/615/620.
July7/23/2015
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
DSM 5 for Social Work- Registration Closing Soon!
This session's primary focus is on the changes to the DSM that are most pertinent to social workers, and will not include those perspectives of psychiatry and psychology disciplines. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
7/23/2015
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
LCSW Supervision Training- Registration Closing Soon!
The 3 hour interactive course meets the KY state requirements to act as a supervisor of record. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
August8/13/2015
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Social Work Ethics and Perplexity: When Rights Conflict
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 response to them. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
8/14/2015
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cultural Considerations for Mental Health and Addiction Services- New!
This workshop will examine the cultural norms and values of African American, Latino, Women and LGBT client populations in regards to mental health and substance abuse services. The impact of the most prevalent barriers and biases of 'mainstream' clinical treatment on these minority populations from the perspective of clients and clinicians will be explored. Using case scenarios, culturally competent best practices for engaging specific minority populations will be explored.
8/21/2015
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Suicide Assessment, Management, and Treatment: An Overview for Clinicians Working with Individuals and Families- New!
This workshop is designed to meet the requirements of KRS 210.36 for social workers, licensed professional counselors, licensed psychologists, and marriage and family therapists. Materials covered in this workshop are adopted from The Assessment and Management of Suicidality (2006) by M. David Rudd, which is a resource guide for clinicians who wish to learn the skills needed to assess, manage, and treat clients at risk for suicidal behavior. This guide covers key components for mitigating suicide risk, and it remains a leading resource for training new and experienced clinicians. Role plays, examples of evaluation forms, and extensive case examples will be utilized to foster experiential learning and apply new concepts.
8/27/2015
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Working Effectively with Refugees and Interpreters- New!
This presentation will review current refugee populations in Louisville and provide an overview of the refugee resettlement process and policies. We will discuss different cultural issues and practices and explore the dynamics of successful cross-cultural communication. We will provide skills for working with interpreters and limited English speaking clients. We will review interpreter expectations and roles.
September9/3/2015
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Human Trafficking- New!
9/10/2015
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dying with Dignity- New!
This workshop will explore the issue of assisted dying (suicide) in depth and will address both historical developments and ethical implications.
9/18/2015
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Using all tools with our clients struggling with substances- New
This workshop will examine various treatment options that the mental health professional can utilize in the Substance Use Disorder arena.
9/25/2015
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
HIV – The Virus, Prevention, and Ethics New!
This presentation will cover HIV from Micro, Mezzo, and Macro perspectives, sprinkled with personal experiences. The origins of the virus, what it does in the body, the ways it can and cannot be spread will be covered extensively. We will review the history of HIV and how that narrative has altered over time. The physical symptoms and opportunistic infections the virus can bring onto the body will be explained. The various modes of transmission of HIV, the fluids in which HIV can be found, and the different levels of risk associated with different activities. We will discuss the risks associated with HIV and pregnancy/child birth.
October10/15/2015
9:00 AM to 10/15/2014 12:00 PM
Social Work Ethics and Perplexity: When Rights Conflict
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 response to them. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
10/16/2015
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Domestic Violence and Social Work: Factors for Consideration- New!
This workshop will examine the dynamics between batterers and victims of domestic violence. Causal variables relating to this social problem will be explored and therapeutic techniques will be discussed. The inclusion of resources for further assistance for victims will be included as well for this course.
10/22/2015
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Understanding the Types of Dementia and Managing Behavioral Symptoms while Promoting Dignity in Practice- New!
The number of individuals who are diagnosed with dementia is projected to double by 2030. There is a growing demand for resources to assist families and professionals who are working with this population. This course provides education on the types of dementia, the disease course, the importance of obtaining a diagnosis, and effectively dealing with the practical, social and emotional consequences of dementia.
10/23/2015
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Suicide Assessment, Management, and Treatment: An Overview for Clinicians Working with Individuals and Families- New!
This workshop is designed to meet the requirements of KRS 210.36 for social workers, licensed professional counselors, licensed psychologists, and marriage and family therapists. Materials covered in this workshop are adopted from The Assessment and Management of Suicidality (2006) by M. David Rudd, which is a resource guide for clinicians who wish to learn the skills needed to assess, manage, and treat clients at risk for suicidal behavior. This guide covers key components for mitigating suicide risk, and it remains a leading resource for training new and experienced clinicians. Role plays, examples of evaluation forms, and extensive case examples will be utilized to foster experiential learning and apply new concepts.
10/29/2015
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
DSM 5 for Social Work
This session's primary focus is on the changes to the DSM that are most pertinent to social workers, and will not include those perspectives of psychiatry and psychology disciplines. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
November11/5/2015
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Understanding the Impact of Drug Addiction and Development of Strategies for Prevention and Outreach- New!
This presentation will explain the addictive process and the impact on the individual which could lead to an impact on industry, education and training and the family, as well as on its contribution to violence, crime, financial problems, housing problems, and homelessness. The presentation will focus on prevention by the use of education and community outreach strategies.
11/6/2015
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Karpman's Triangle of Transcriptional analysis for the Mental Health Professional- New!
This workshop will examine the basic concepts in the connection between responsibility, power and their relationship to boundaries.
 
 





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