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Sun. 11 Feb, 2018 - Sat. 17 Feb, 2018

Sun. 11 Feb, 2018

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Mon. 12 Feb, 2018

National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking (Mon. 12 Feb, 2018 8:00 am - Wed. 14 Feb, 2018 9:00 am)

National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking - sponsored by the National Council on Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Conference to be held in Asheville, NC on Feb. 12-14, 2018

For more information: http://www.ncjfcj.org/DCST 

Tue. 13 Feb, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Wed. 14 Feb, 2018

Handling Defense Attacks on Children's Suggestibility (Webinar) (Wed. 14 Feb, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Handling Defense Attacks on Children's Suggestibility (Webinar)
3:00-4:00 p.m. ET, Satellite/Web Based 
February 14, 2018

This webinar will discuss how prosecutors can respond to expert witness testimony about the reliability of children's abuse reports. 

We'll focus on the importance of pre-trial work to identify the research upon which the expert will rely, and the limitations of that research. 

We'll then discuss how to confront the defense expert with the limitations and flaws of the research at trial.

 

Register Link

 

Sponsor:

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice
Association of Prosecuting Attorneys

Thu. 15 Feb, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Fri. 16 Feb, 2018

Suicide Prevention (Fri. 16 Feb, 2018 8:45 am - 12:00 pm)

Suicide Prevention.
Presented by Robyn Keegan Gilmore, LMSW.
The Arts Council of Central Louisiana, 1101 4th Street, Suite 201, 2nd Floor, Class Room F, Alexandria LA 71301
 
This seminar will focus on identifying, assessing and creating safety plans for persons experiencing suicidal ideation, including adolescents and youth adults. During the seminar, participants will learn to identify risk factors, including components of lethality, for suicide and how to perform a suicide risk assessment in practice. Participants will also learn how to create cohesive safety plans, including when to advocate for hospitalization, with persons experiencing suicidal ideation in an ethical, safe manner.
 
3.0 Clinical hours.
Pre-registration deadline is 2/9/18.
 
Limited to 25 participants.
 

Addressing Racism as a Social Worker (Fri. 16 Feb, 2018 8:45 am - 12:00 pm)

Feb 16, 2018; 8:45 am - 12:00 pm. Registration begins at 8:15 am.
(New Orleans)
Addressing Racism as a Social Worker.
Presented by Phyllis Tenney, LCSW, MDiv and Leonetta Terrell, MSW.
Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services. Benson Tower, 1450 Poydras Street, 7th Floor, New Orleans, LA 70112
This workshop will provide social workers the opportunity to express feelings, relate personal and professional experiences and learn by listening to the experiences of others, in a safe atmosphere, regarding how race and/or racism has impacted their work with clients and within systems. The conversation will be stimulated by an article and/or questions. The workshop is based on a facilitated model of communication that allows each attendee to speak uninterrupted for a period of time, which creates an atmosphere of safety and learning.
 
3.0 General hours.
Pre-registration deadline is 2/9/18.
Limited to 40 participants.
 
 
 

Dealing With Compassion Fatigue and Preventing Burnout–Ourselves & Our Clients. (Fri. 16 Feb, 2018 8:45 am - 4:15 pm)

Feb 16, 2018; 8:45 am - 4:15 pm.
Registration begins at 8:15 am.
(Covington)
Dealing With Compassion Fatigue and Preventing Burnout–Ourselves & Our Clients.
Presented by Linda Kelly Woodruff, Ph.D., BA, DSW, MSW, LCSW-BACS, ACSW.
Covington Behavioral Health, 201 Greenbrier Blvd., Covington, LA 70433
 
Through lecture, exercises and dialogue, this workshop will address the many work related experiences and conditions that lead to compassion fatigue and/or burnout. The workshop has become for many social workers and for many of their clients, the single most stressful aspect of life, Lack of healthy levels of control, unclear job expectations, dysfunctional workplace dynamics, poor job fit, work-life, imbalance and other issues (as well as what we and our clients can do about them) will be covered.
 
6.0 Clinical hours.
Pre-registration deadline is 2/9/18.
Limited to 75 participants.
 

PTSD Amongst Service Members, Veterans, and its Impact on Families. (Fri. 16 Feb, 2018 8:45 am - 4:15 pm)

Feb 16, 2018;
8:45 am - 4:15 pm.
Registration begins at 8:15 am. (Shreveport)
PTSD Amongst Service Members, Veterans, and its Impact on Families.
Presented by Michael D. Gatson, Ph.D., LCSW-C.
Willis-Knighton Pierremont Hospital, 8001 Youree Drive, 2nd Floor Conference Room #203, Shreveport, LA 71118
 
With more troops coming home from combat duty, you need to be better equipped in helping them and their families cope with the transition back into civilian life. When you leave this workshop, you will be better equipped in assessing mental health issues and finding solutions that best fit each service member. During this seminar, you will explore the effects of PTSD on military personnel, war veterans, and their families, as well as highlight some of the differences between veterans with PTSD and other patients with these symptoms. The workshop will use a variety of learning approaches, including group discussions, experiential exercises, and lectures.
 
6.0 Clinical hours.
Pre-registration deadline is 2/9/18.
Limited to 27 participants.
 
 
 
 

What You Should Know About SW Ethics. (Fri. 16 Feb, 2018 1:15 pm - 4:30 pm)

Feb 16, 2018; 1:15 pm - 4:30 pm.
Registration begins at 1:00 pm.
(Lake Charles)
What You Should Know About Ethics.
Presented by Edgar P. Guedry, LCSW-BACS, ACSW, CHPCA, ACHP-SW.
Family and Youth Counseling Agency, Inc., 220 Louie Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
 
This workshop will discuss everyday ethics in the workplace and when dealing with other professionals and situations. Potential ethical dilemmas and boundary issues will be discussed along with case scenarios where participants can add input and viewpoints. Current state regulations and guidelines will be used throughout the workshop and encourage feedback from the audience. Discussion will focus on ways to handle a potential violation of Social Work ethics and seeps one can take to ensure that they are protected.
 
3.0 Ethical hours.
Pre-registration deadline is 2/9/18.
Limited to 40 participants.
 

Sat. 17 Feb, 2018

There are no events on this day.

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