Month: March 2021

Racial Justice and Implicit Bias: Fostering Authentic Engagement

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Provides at least 1 hour of content on cultural competence.

Qur-an Webb, MSW and staff of Welcome 2 Reality

Wednesday, Sept 22, 2021
2 pm – 4 pm
2 CECs

$40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors
$50 – All Others

The webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete.

This webinar will examine implicit bias, the differences between equality and equity, and how to recognize equitable practices. Participants will learn to talk about race constructively within their workplace, with colleague organizations, and with their clients by having conversations about racial justice work to help foster authentic engagement. The training will enable participants to apply what they know about racial justice and equity to build a further understanding and agreement. Participants will learn which facilitation tools to use when faced with hot button issues and how to lead conversations about race with presence, grace, and authority.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss how biases and discriminatory practices effects clients and their families
  • Explore strategies to help improve our work with the children and families we serve
  • Explore next steps for applying concepts and strategies to advance racial equity

Extending Functional Assessment to the Consultation Arrangement: Strategies for Success

Solandy Forte, PhD, LCSW, BCBA-DRegister Now

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
10 am – 12 pm
2 CECs

$40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors
$50 – All Others

Webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete.

Providing behavioral consultation to teams within public and private settings requires a special set of skills that encompasses coaching and mentoring in order to motivate and promote change. Applying an effective and efficient consultation model will encourage buy in and follow through from consumers and will lead to achieving the ultimate goals established through the needs assessment.

This webinar will focus on effective consultation models and strategies as well as lead discussions regarding the use of a broad lens to examine expertise, resources issues, and organization cultural issues that impact consultation. The presentations will also review different approaches to collecting data in order to assess the consultant’s own effectiveness and to evaluate social validity in a consultative context.

Supervising the Ethical Clinician

Jennifer Berton, PhD, LICSW, CADC-IIRegister Now

Thurs, April 22, 2021
10 am – 12 pm
2 CECs

$40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors
$50 – All Others

Webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete.

This training marries the essential elements of a successful supervisory practice with the core ethical standards of helping professions. Participants will gain tools to ensure that each clinician can grow an ethical practice that will help protect the profession, the clinician, and every client they serve. This training will give participants tools to both evaluate the ethical practice of each clinician and to strengthen any ethically weak areas, which will allow participants to anticipate and address problems before ethical violations occur.

Supervising the Diagnostic Clinician

Jennifer Berton, PhD, LICSW, CADC-IIRegister Now

Friday, August 13, 2021
10 am – 12 pm
2 CEC

$40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors
$50 – All Others

Webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete.

This training marries the essential elements of a successful supervisory practice with the foundation of the diagnostic process. Participants will gain tools to ensure that each supervised clinician can learn how to diagnose disorders and conditions that will be a treatment focus. This training will give participants tools to both evaluate and improve diagnosing tools, and how to troubleshoot and intervene as may be needed.

Superior Supervision

Jennifer Berton, PhD, LICSW, CADC-IIRegister Now

Wednesday, August 11
10 am – 12 pm
2 CECs

$40 – UConn SSW Alumni and Current Field Instructors
$50 – All Others

Webinar link will be emailed when your registration is complete.

We know that good supervision can be hard to find, and one major reason is that supervisors are rarely adequately trained. If you are a supervisor, or interested in becoming one, this training will help you build an ethical, engaging, effectual supervision practice.

In this webinar, participants will:

  • explore the common mistakes supervisors make
  • examine effective theoretical orientations and models of supervision
  • explore the core components of the supervisory relationships and the needed tools