Upcoming Events & Programs

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Creating Ethical Practice in Social Work

Thomas J. Sheeran III, LCSW will present on the updates to the NASW Code of Ethics. This session will address concepts of ethics in Social Work with a focus on critical issues such as boundaries, bias, prejudice, values, and principles. Factors that influence the development of our biases, personal values and professional behavior will be explored. Applications of models of ethical decision-making will also be discussed as well as highlighting the updates/changes to the NASW Code of Ethics that took effect at the beginning of this year.

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Monday, January 28, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Swartz Center, Room A

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Serving and Understanding Our Veterans: Suicide Prevention, PTSD, Regional Resources

In order to better serve the military affiliated population, it is essential that civilian professionals have a better understanding of the military and veteran mindset. This program will give information on the complexities of military culture, the ins and outs of the VA healthcare benefits system, veteran suicide, and the unique challenges associated with PTSD; all of which will provide a better understanding of how veterans think and operate in the classroom, professional settings, and in their day to day lives.


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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Upper Main Dining Hall, Nazareth Student Center, Marywood University

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Supervision Series 1: Essential Models and Methods of Clinical Supervision

Dr. Janet Muse-Burke offers professionals the essential models and best practices for clinical supervision. This program aims to provide clinical supervisors with critical information and strategies for providing competent clinical supervision. To address the gap in training in clinical supervision, this program will empower professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to self-assess their supervisor competence. Dr. Muse-Burke will provide a thorough review of the clinical supervision competencies and the primary models of clinical supervision and their application, along with  the core processes of clinical supervision, including parallel process and supervisor countertransference. Finally, strategies for providing trauma-informed supervision will be presented. This is the first of three programs in Marywood's 2019 Supervision Series. 

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Friday, March 8, 2019
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Upper Main Dining Hall, Nazareth Student Center, Marywood University

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Supervision Series 2: Innovative Competencies for Clinical Supervisors

Dr. Michael V. Ellis provides professionals with essential information on the key competencies for clinical supervision. Dr. Ellis is a leader in the field of supervision, presenting nationally and internationally at conferences on this topic. In this workshop Dr. Ellis will provide critical training for professional in the competencies for clinical supervision (knowledge, skills, and attitudes) for the ethical practice of competency based supervision. This highly experiential workshop offers participants the opportunity to create individualized informed consent and contracts and a template for clinical supervision session notes. This is the second of three programs in Marywood's 2019 Supervision Series. 

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Friday, April 5, 2018
9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Upper Main Dining Hall, Nazareth Student Center, Marywood University

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Supervision Series 3: Was it just me? Multicultural Dialogue and Power Differential in Clinical Supervision

Dr. Hsin-Hua Cathy Lee address the training gap for professionals in understanding and addressing key multicultural issues in clinical supervision. This program aims to share with mental health professionals the research supporting the importance of integrating multicultural discussions into every step of the clinical training and supervision process. This workshop is the third of three in Marywood University's 2019 Supervision Series

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Friday, May 3, 2018
9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Upper Main Dining Hall, Nazareth Student Center, Marywood University

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