COVID-19 Education Series
We are excited to announce that for the first time, the Professional Education Department is offering five, one-hour online trainings for free. We know how disruptive the coronavirus has been for licensed helping professionals. Our response was to design and offer a series of pandemic-related continuing education opportunities (taught by some of our top faculty members and CE trainers) to support our social workers, LPCs, and LMFTs and provide the information they need during this difficult and evolving time.
Please note, while the training is free, there is a $15 fee per CE certificate issued to cover administrative costs. Please feel free to share these trainings with your networks.
Watch any of these videos for free at your own pace. If you are interested in getting Social Work CE hours for these videos make sure you complete the following:
- Pay a $15.00 processing fee by clicking on the CE Processing Fee link under the video
- Complete the evaluation and posttest
- Recieve your certificate within in one week at the email address you provide when paying the CE processing fee
Ethics and Technology
The social work landscape is changing. We have more information at our fingertips than ever before. Telehealth technologies are being successfully utilized to broaden the reach of many practices. It is important for Social Workers to understand these services in a way that they can explain to consumers. Learn about the 2018 changes NASW made to the Code of Ethics, many of which focus on technology.
Do-It-Yourself Sleep Technique
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many clients are reporting anxiety, uncertainty and difficulty with maintaining a regular sleep schedule. In this CE training, helping professionals will learn how to assist clients with creating individualized guided imagery to help them get to sleep, remain asleep, and sleep better overall. This training includes information about the scientific functions of the brain and the impact/effect of sleep on the brain and the body.
Race, Health, & Covid-19: Lessons from New Orleans
This one hour lecture gives an in depth look on how the Covid-19 Pandemic has affected African American communities. Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Dean who is the Presidential Chair in Health Equity, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine atTulane University explains the different ways that these communities are disproportionally affected across the nation and what the appropriate responses are. The lecture also discusses how New Orleans has responded to Covid-19 in terms of the African American community.
Xenophobia and COVID-19: Strategies to Support Asian American Communities
This one hour lecture goes into an in-depth discussion on how xenophobia towards Asian American communities have increased in response to Covid-19. Dr. Richard M. Lee discusses the history of xenophobia towards Asian Americans in the U.S. and how they have bceen the target since the pandemic started. The lecture also gives information on how Asian American families can teach younger generations on how to respond to the xenophobia.