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Social Workers Subcategory

      Evaluation Testing IU 1 Social Worker Training
This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

This session is: To examine personal stressors To reevaluate their current life style To eliminate high stress in their lives To create a healthier lifestyle

      Inservice 2013 - IU1 CTES Social Worker Trainingy
This workshop is for CTES Social Workers.

This training will focus on progress monitoring/assessments, behavioral modification techniques, IEP/billing & general policies and procedural information.

      IU 1 Social Worker Training - CAASP, High Fidelity Wrap Around, Social Worker Role, Caring Corner
This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

Objective to be announced at a later time.

      IU 1 Social Worker Training - Cutting and Self Injury
This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

Objective to be announced at a later time.

      IU 1 Social Worker Training - Medication
This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

Objective to be announced at a later time.

      IU 1 Social Worker Training - Reactive Attachment Disorder
This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

Course Objectives: To be announced at a later time

      IU 1 Social Worker Training - Stress
This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

Objective to be announced at a later time.

      IU 1 Social Worker Training - Youth & Suicide Intervention Parts II & III
This workshop is for IU 1 School Psychologists & Social Workers.

This workshop will focus on suicide risk in adolescents. Through a varied and lively presentation format, the attendee will learn how to recognize and intervene with suicidal adolescents. Numerous case studies, role-plays, and videotaped interviews will be used to illustrate points and demonstrate techniques.

      IU 1 Social Worker Training Apr 28, 2011
This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

Specific session details will be posted shortly.

      IU 1 Social Worker Training December 17, 2012
This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

Specific session details will be posted shortly.

      IU 1 Social Worker Training Ethics and Boundaries for Effective Practice
This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

This course will address the ethical principles on which mental health and substance abuse services are based.

Specific areas of practice where boundary violations tend to occur (including confidentiality, right to privacy, “need to know,” and other issues related to the law and ethical practice) will be discussed.

Practical concerns that arise in different roles and practice settings will specifically be examined, including ethical concerns regarding practice in the context of a managed care environment.

At the conclusion of this program participants should be able to:

  • Examine issues regarding role and practice boundaries
  • Review major differences in law and regulations governing mental health and substance-related treatment agencies and practitioners, and the current effect on integrated practice
  • Identify areas of operation within a managed care environment that may present specific challenges to ethical practice, including ways to reduce such risks
  • Discuss advocacy for needed treatment approaches and supports as central to the ethical practice
  •       IU 1 Social Worker Training Jan 10, 2011
    This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

    Specific session details will be posted shortly.

          IU 1 Social Worker Training Keeping Cool At Work
    This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

  • Increase awareness of the rapidly changing world and workplace
  • Develop a greater understanding of stress
  • Increase the understanding of burnout and how it can best be avoided at work.
  • Increase the understanding of how to avoid burnout in your personal life.
  • Increase the ability to match work needs with personal needs.
  •       IU 1 Social Worker Training Mar 25, 2011
    This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

    Specific session details will be posted shortly.

          IU 1 Social Worker Training May 26, 2011
    This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

    Specific session details will be posted shortly.

          IU 1 Social Worker Training Nov 8, 2010
    This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Objectives: •Participants will gain knowledge and an understanding of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder •This training will enable participants to identify the most common symptoms of PTSD •This training will provide activities and information on interviewing a client with PTSD symptoms •The participants will gain knowledge on how PTSD effects the success of children and adolescents in the schools

          IU 1 Social Worker Training Oct 11, 2010
    This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

    This is a three hour training on the RR/ER document, the development of the Social History and the procedures for ACCESS billing

          IU 1 Social Worker Training Sep 21, 2010
    This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

    Course Objectives: 1. This training will provide activities and information that will promote participants’ knowledge and skill in IDEA-B, Chapter 14, No Child Left Behind, and IU 1 Policy and Procedures. 2.This training program will provide activities and information integral to the ER/RR and IEP process and the provision of Social Work Services. 3. This training will provide activities and information on the importance in the role of the social worker in the educational environment. 4. This training will provide a basic understanding on the implementation of appropriate use of IU1 forms. 5. This training will provide activities and information on the use of successful strategies for social workers in the educational environment..

          IU 1 Social Worker Training September 14, 2012
    This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

    Specific session details will be posted shortly.

          IU 1 Social Worker Training-Social Stories
    This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

    Participants will define social stories and explain situations in which they would be used.

    Participants will identify different structures in a social story and analyze sentences and apply what they have learned by creating their own social stories.

          IU 1 Social Worker Training-Stressless
    This workshop is for IU 1 Social Workers.

    This session is: To examine personal stressors To reevaluate their current life style To eliminate high stress in their lives To create a healthier lifestyle

          MySpace or Your Space
    At the conclusion of the workshop the participants will be able to:
    1. Describe the culture of adolescence regarding the internet
    2. Discuss adolescent privacy, parent needs, and internet education
    3. List ´red flags´ of adolescent internet use
    4. Create a dialogue for discussing internet safety with a young person
          Planning for Co-Teaching
    This workshop is only for Intermediate Unit 1 Penn-Pitt Teachers.

    Co-teaching arrangements between special education teachers and general education teachers is a great strategy for effective inclusion of students with special needs. However, simply assigning two teachers to one classroom is not sufficient for ensuring effectiveness. Preparation, co-planning, and trust are also necessary and professional development is beneficial. This workshop will help participants identify and use effective co-teaching strategies. Participants will focus on making planning time more productive.

          Psychotropic Medications 2008: New Trends, Breakthroughs and Sorting Through The Hype Teleseminar
    This workshop is for Intermediate Unit 1 Social Workers.

    Every several months a new psychotropic medication is released into the mental health market. It´ s a high stakes business. Hundreds of millions of dollars are invested in research, development and marketing. The potential payout is enormous - billions of dollars in revenue in one of the fastest growing specialty markets in the industry. Dr. Mays will sort through the hype and help you learn the facts about new (and old) psychotropic medications.

          Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse
    This workshop is for Nurses, Principals, Assistant Principals, Guidance Counselors, Supervisors, and Psychologists.
    The goal of this training is to provide professionals with a greater degree of comfort and confidence with the requirements of mandated reporting of child abuse and neglect. This workshop will present comprehensive information about the recognition and reporting of child abuse and neglect as defined by the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law, and offer guidelines to understanding and working more effectively with local children and youth agencies.
          Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse - District Nurses
    This workshop is for District Nurses.
    The goal of this training is to provide professionals with a greater degree of comfort and confidence with the requirements of mandated reporting of child abuse and neglect. This workshop will present comprehensive information about the recognition and reporting of child abuse and neglect as defined by the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law, and offer guidelines to understanding and working more effectively with local children and youth agencies.
          Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse - Social Workers
    This workshop is for Intermediate Unit 1 Social Workers.
    The goal of this training is to provide professionals with a greater degree of comfort and confidence with the requirements of mandated reporting of child abuse and neglect. This workshop will present comprehensive information about the recognition and reporting of child abuse and neglect as defined by the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law, and offer guidelines to understanding and working more effectively with local children and youth agencies.
          Responding to Disclosures of Child Abuse
    This workshop is for Intermediate Unit 1 Social Workers.
    This is a training to help professionals understand the importance of their reactions to a disclosure of child abuse and assist them in fashioning a response that is sensitive to the child as well as mindful of the obligation not to taint the child´s memory through suggestion, coaching, or coercion.
          Student Assistance Program - SAP training
    This workshop is for Psychologists, Social Workers, School personnel establishing a new or joining an existing Student Assistance Team.

    During Student Assistance Training participants will:

  • Discover the Foundations of Student Assistance in Pennsylvania
  • Discuss the Penn SAP Team and Process
  • Discover Key Federal and State Legislation/Regulations That Impact SAP
  • Outline Strategies to Engage Families & School/Community Partners in the SAP Process
  • Learn the Essentials of Child & Adolescent Development
  • Investigate Strategies for Promoting Resiliency Throughout Development, Particularly Through Transitions,
  • Delineate the Key Concepts in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Issues to include: Mental Health Issues, Suicidality, Trauma, ATOD and Problem Gambling;
  • Practice Team Process
  • Process Case Studies
  • Summarize Questions to Ask When Returning to the Home Team.

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    For additional information or questions about courses or workshops contact
    Jenny Lent, Director of Curriculum and Instruction at jenny.lent@iu1.org
    For information about workshop hours please contact
    Marla Kurilko at marla.kurilko@iu1.org
    For information about payments, courses or letters of completion please contact
    Marla Kurilko at marla.kurilko@iu1.org
    For technical difficulties with registrations contact Course Support at coursesupport@iu1.org



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