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Webinar: Embracing Climate Justice Work

Cost: SPS Members: Free / NASW Members: $20 / Non-NASW Members: $30 CE: 1 Social Work Contact Hour Presenter: Meredith C. F. Powers, PhD, MSW, and Michaela Rinkel, PhD, LCSW The social work profession has a long history of involvement in climate justice work. The ecosocial lens provides a way of centering this work in current social work practice. The presenters are social work professors and co-editors of a workbook series published by the International Federation of Social Workers (free for download as PDFs on IFSW.org/shop). The presenters will discuss multiple examples of social workers from across the globe who have embraced climate justice work and potential applications for the audience to consider similar opportunities in their own contexts. This webinar highlights how climate justice work can be integrated into social work education, research, and practice to further community and environmental sustainability. Learning Objectives: ●Learn about the ecosocial lens which frames the historical and ongoing involvement of social work on climate justice issues. ●Understand the multiple ways social workers from across the globe have embraced climate justice work and potential tools for enhancing practice and promoting ongoing education for social workers. ●Apply an ecosocial lens and embrace roles for social workers in promoting community and environmental sustainability in one’s own context. #CEU

 10-07-2020 | 13:00 - 14:00 ET


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Webinar: Police and Police Social Workers: A Collaborative Effort Toward Social Justice

Cost: SPS Members: Free / NASW Members: $20 / Non-NASW Members: $30 CE: 1 Social Work Contact Hour Presenter: George T. Patterson, MS, PhD, LCSW-R, ACSW The primary objectives of this brief webinar are to guide social workers to Supreme Court decisions and police policies and procedures for legislative advocacy, and police reforms that utilize social workers in emergency and nonemergency responses. Case examples illustrate application of the NASW Code of Ethics value of social justice and ethical principle which articulates that social worker challenge social injustice. Course Objectives: examine how law enforcement is consistent and inconsistent with social justice review Supreme Court decisions and police policies and procedures for legislative advocacy review police reforms that utilize social workers in emergency and nonemergency responses provide case examples to illustrate application of the NASW Code of Ethics value of social justice. #CEU

 09-25-2020 | 13:00 - 14:00 ET


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NASW-IN 2020 Virtual Annual Conference

Don’t you need a good challenge for a change – after all we’ve experienced this year? Times change and we change with them! Challenge yourself to learning about timely issues and important concepts and interventions so needed during these unprecedented times. The NASW Indiana 2020 Virtual Conference is just your ticket! Our 2020 Virtual Conference, “Social Workers: Generations Strong,” has something for everyone. We have two exciting days of workshops and panel discussions, including: * 4 plenary sessions with discussions on trauma and trauma-informed care, addictions, racism and racial disparities, and self-care/mindfulness. * 12 breakout sessions that range from Medicaid for the Elderly to Advocacy for LGBTQ+ Populations in Rural Environments and so much more! #CEU

 09-21-2020 08:30 - 09-22-2020 16:30 ET