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Webinar: Are Families Getting the Help They Need? Making Services More Accessible

Cost: SPS Members: Free / NASW Members: $30 / Non-NASW Members: $40 CE: 1.5 Social Work Contact Hours Presenter: Karen Zilberstein, MSW, LICSW, Clinical Director Families facing multiple challenges such as disability, mental health difficulties, poverty or financial stress, and/or discrimination can find the service sector difficult to navigate. Social workers and psychotherapists can also feel hindered in obtaining and shaping services to meet clients’ needs. This webinar examines the cracks in current systems of care and what can be done to make services more accessible. Learning Objectives: Describe the obstacles families face in obtaining care Identify ways social workers and psychotherapists can ease burdens on families Consider what structural reforms are needed to alleviate current problems #children

 02-12-2021 | 13:00 - 14:30 ET


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Webinar: Rethinking Child Welfare

Cost: SPS Members: Free / NASW Members: $30 / Non-NASW Members: $40 CE: 1.5 Social Work Contact Hours Presenter: James L. Scherrer, PhD, LCSW, ACSW This webinar reviews the thinking behind the Child Protection approach to Child Welfare in the United States and its impact on social work practice in child welfare. It examines the effectiveness of this approach in keeping children safe. It provides a different, rights-based, approach that shows promise of working better for all children. Finally, implications for social work practice and suggestions for implementing this different approach in social work in child welfare will be provided. Learning Objectives: Understand the current basis for child welfare practice and its implications in social work with children. Gain knowledge about the results of empirical research on current child welfare practice Understand and begin applying a rights-based approach to providing social work services to child welfare clients and their families. #CEU #Child Welfare

 01-28-2021 | 13:00 - 14:30 ET