This year your chapter is giving back!
6 CEUs for $10.00
We know how difficult this year has been for many of you, as such the NASW-NV chapter has decided to revamp our fall offering to allow us to give back to you, the NASW-NV member. That's why we are excited to announce the fall event will be $10.00 for members of NASW-NV and the cost of membership to NASW-NV +$10.00 for for residents of Nevada nonmembers.
*NASW members who are not a member of the Nevada Chapter can attend for the discounted rate of $99.00, Non-Members of NASW who are not residents of Nevada can attend for the cost of $246.00.
This year’s 2020 NASW-Nevada Chapter Conference will be taking place on Friday, October 23rd, 2020 in a new virtual format. Meet with other social work professionals from around the state to earn up to 6 CEUs (including ethics) toward your license renewal in our virtual platform. Engage with Nevada's vendor and social services in our interactive virtual exhibit hall and most importantly connect with your peers at a time we could all use a little more supportive interaction.
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM ~ Telehealth Ethics and Continuity Care During COVID-19 Part 1 & 2
This ethics virtual training will discuss telehealth, current waivers,
and decision-making for social workers during the current outbreak of
Instructor: Ruth A. Lipschutz, LCSW, ACSW, ACSW, LCSW
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM ~ Explore the Virtual Exhibit Hall and Lunch On Your Own.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ~ Breakout Sessions 1 (Select One)
Geopolitical Perspectives and How They Foster Good Social Work
Social workers must be adept at policy making. This presentation
provides macro social work policy makers with background information on
the global influences that feed national policy. Social policy makers
will see what high-level strategic thinkers consider-or should
consider-before venturing into drafting policy. They will learn the
instruments of US power such as Diplomacy, Information, Military, and
Economic (DIME). The presentation explores some of the current US
political polarization that provides barriers to policy. There will be
discussion about some current opportunities for creating impact policy.
Instructor: Victor S. Ingram LCSW
Open Seat Panel: Challenges Working During a Pandemic
This session will utilize a popular open seat panel structure that will allow
selected panelists to respond to set topics, as well as, allow attendees
to peer share.
Instructors: Tonya Hernandez, Laurie Lytel, Aquanatte Jackson, and YOU!
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM ~ Break
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM ~ Breakout Sessions 2 (Select One)
Burnout (It's a REAL THING) and Self-Care for Helping Professionals
Therapy in the era of a pandemic poses some unique challenges for
Clinicians related to boundary maintenance and maximizing self-care in
new ways. Based on the book, "Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work" by
Sarakay Smullens, participants will be introduced to a working
definition of Burnout, three components characterizing it, risk factors
for not addressing it, causes of it, related conditions and statistical
variables related to burnout. Participants will take a
self-administered assessment for burnout, learn about how to have a
stress-reducing conversation with a trusted support person and have an
opportunity to create a personal plan for preventing and/or addressing
burnout. Opportunities for sharing effective self-care resources will
be a part of this presentation.
Instructor: Robin L. Gordon, LCSW
Implicit Bias in the Manifestation of Trauma
Everyone has implicit biases. It is important to become mindful of how
they can show up and impact our work with others. In this interactive
session, we will explore the dynamics of implicit bias and its impact on
decision-making in behavioral health spaces.
This series will challenge you to reflect on and become more aware of
your own biases and grapple with the concepts of prejudice, bias,
microaggressions and stereotypes. We will examine strategies to break
the biases that show up in our work with clients and communities and
advance equitable outcomes through trauma-informed,
Instructors: Suganya Sockalingam, PhD, and Rachele Espiritu, PhD
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM ~ Virtual Networking