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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 select 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.
 Webinar- Financial Navigation for Patients in the Oncology Setting: Moving Beyond the Basics- NEW!
This workshop is a webinar that you can begin at any time: Within the rapidly changing and complex world of healthcare and health insurance policies, financial navigation for patients has become a critical service for cancer care programs. Mr. Sherman will present on how oncology social workers can best address the financial stress of patients and their families.
 Assessment, Prevention and Intervention of Family Domestic Violence and Abuse Online- New
Individuals whose ultimate goal is to care for others are often placed in unique positions to address issues of domestic and family violence and abuse. This course is designed to take an interdisciplinary approach to provide training to mental health professionals as well as nurses and other medical professionals. This course is delivered via distance learning through the University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work and will enable students to complete academic work in this topic area in a flexible manner, completely online. 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.
September9/29/2016
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity- For Licensure Renewal
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. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
9/29/2016
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Intimate Partner Violence and Social Work: Factors for Consideration
This workshop will examine the dynamics between batterers and victims of Intimate Partner Violence/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. This training is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work for 3.0 hours of continuing education units.
October10/10/2016
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
“Generational Diversity: How to Co-Exist and Function in a Multi-Generational World”
Our population is increasing as individuals are living a healthy and longer life. As our population and life expectancy continues to increase, it is imperative to be sensitive to the diversity of this multi-generational world. This presentation will identify the aspects of each generation. The presentation will also focus on communication skills and the development of skills to co-exist and function with the characteristics of the different generations. As social workers, we are working with clients with different backgrounds and from different generations. This presentation will focus on skill development to effectively work with clients and specifically examine how generational differences impact the workplace.
10/20/2016
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Using all tools with our clients struggling with substances
This workshop will examine various treatment options that mental health professionals can utilize with those struggling with substance abuse. This training is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work for 3.0 hours of continuing education units.
10/20/2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
HIV – The Virus, Prevention, and Ethics
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. This training is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work for 2.0 hours of continuing education units.
10/21/2016
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bullying 101
Bullying is an often talked about, yet rarely understood phenomenon. In this session, participants will review research related to bullying, participate in bullying role play experiences, and learn practical strategies for identifying, intervening, and preventing bullying. This session will explore bullying at the schoolyard and in the workplace.
10/27/2016
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
LCSW Supervision Training
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.
10/28/2016
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Trauma-Informed Support for Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
Almost 90% of domestic violence assaults in the US are witnessed by children, but oftentimes the trauma of exposure to domestic violence goes unaddressed, and the resulting behavioral and social effects misunderstood. Through a variety of interactive activities geared towards all learning styles, participants in this training will learn how children might respond behaviorally and socially to IPV exposure, and learn and practice specific strategies for talking and working with children exposed. This training will be most useful to participants with a previous knowledge of the dynamics of intimate partner violence, who are looking to expand their skills in working comprehensively with adults who have been abused and their children.
November11/4/2016
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The Basics: Memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
This program examines Alzheimer’s disease and other common forms of dementia. It will also include risk factors, symptoms, stages and treatments. The program is targeted to professionals who work with individuals at higher risk of developing dementia, those who have dementia, or those who are family caregivers of an individual with dementia. This program will include lecture style learning, Q & A opportunities and work groups who will evaluate case studies.
11/17/2016
9:00 AM to 12:00 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. This training is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work for 3.0 hours of continuing education units.
December12/7/2016
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Preparing for the CSW and LCSW Examinations
This 4 hour workshop is designed to help social workers become familiar with the testing format of the certification/licensure process. The workshop also addresses the anxiety that such tests can provoke, and how that anxiety can seriously impair performance on the test.
12/9/2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity- For Licensure Renewal
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. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
 
 





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