Upcoming CEU Events

Cultural Competence and Ethics CEU Seminar
6 CEU’s for LSW, LCSW, LCP and LCPC

October 18, 2019
Levis Faculty Center, Lecture Room 300
919 W Illinois St, Urbana 61801

9:00am-12:00pm
Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice: The Role of Engagement, Awareness, Knowledge and Skill in the Cross-Cultural Arena
3 CEU’s
Speaker: Dr. Jan Carter-Black

1:00-4:00pm
The Duty to Warn and Its Implications for Ethical and Legal Practice
3 CEU’s
Speaker: Dr. Sandra Kopels

This event has reached capacity.


Creating Social Impact: Enhancing Skills for Educators and School-Based Community Service Personnel
Up to 3.5 CEU’s for LSW, LCSW, LCP and LCPC

Sponsors: School of Social Work – College of Education Bureau of Educational Research –  Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute – Center for Prevention Research and Development

November 14, 4:00-5:30pm

How Schools and Classrooms Shape Learning and Development

Young people spend much of their days in schools and classrooms. How might these learning environments best provide positive experiences to support students’ learning and development? How and why might students within similar contexts have very different experiences by race, gender, or other social identities– and what then are the implications for educators? This keynote address will draw from research syntheses and student and teacher surveys to examine how young people make sense of daily schooling experiences, and how teacher practices and classroom environments shape students’ beliefs, behaviors, performance, and development. (1.5 CEUs)

November 15, 9:00-11:00am

Digging into the Science of Learning & Development

Research from a variety of disciplines (psychology, neuroscience, education, youth development) is converging on key principles in the science of learning and development, with direct application to schools and classroom practice. This work both validates many of the intuitions of educators and calls into question much of what is traditional in schools. In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to dig into these ideas and discuss with your colleagues the implications for teaching and learning in K-12 settings. (2.0 CEUs)

Speaker: Camille A. Farrington, Senior Research Associate at the Consortium on School Research, University of Chicago

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Risk Management, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Social Workers (3 CEU’s for Ethics)

November 18, 2019
1:00-4:00pm
Orange and Blue Room, 19th Floor
Illini Center, Chicago

During this presentation, Dr. Monahan will address common and challenging ethical situations for social workers, and identify ways to avoid these issues by providing risk management strategies and best practices, particularly for practitioners working with divorce and visitation issues, juvenile court and child welfare cases, and mental health evaluations. Dr. Monahan will discuss the common risk issues when complying with the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act and will work with participants to differentiate between and understand various reporting requirements including child abuse and neglect, the Adult Protective Services Act, duty to warn and FOID reporting. Lastly, Dr. Monahan will explain the new reporting requirements that will be effective on January 1, 2020.

Speaker: Joseph T. Monahan, MSW, ACSW, JD; Founder of Monahan Law Group, LLC and Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at Loyola University

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