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Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, Community Impact, Professional Development

Transforming the Future: Evolving from School Social Work to Leadership, Expanding Influence Beyond Caseloads

March 08, 2024

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CEU Webinar

June 7, 2024
$15 for CEUs, $10 for no CEUs

This presentation will focus on thinking outside of the box as a school social worker, Catherine’s path from starting as a school social worker to becoming a district-wide social emotional learning specialist/behavior manager, and utilizing social work skills to broaden our impact to enhance the future for children, adults and families through social emotional learning.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the role of social work skills and principles in the context of educational leadership/administration
  2. Reflect on personal growth, professional development, and the broader impact on wellbeing of students and community
  3. Develop leadership competencies and skills within tier 1 social emotional learning for students and adults

Registration Options:

If you do not need CEUs for social work licensure, register via the link below:


If you do need CEUs for LCSW/LSW or LCPC/LPC, register via the link below:


Workshop Presenter

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Catherine Murray serves as the Social Emotional Learning Specialist/Behavior Manager in Batavia Public School District 101, an EC-12 public school district located in Batavia, Illinois. With a wealth of expertise, Catherine is dedicated to constructing robust systems of support, refining tier 1 social-emotional learning frameworks, delivering impactful professional development, and employing her clinical acumen to foster genuine connections with students, families, and staff members alike. Recognized as a CASEL Fellow in 2021, Catherine draws upon her extensive background as a school social worker, building-level administrator, and now district-office leader to amplify student voices and facilitate holistic learning experiences for all members of her current educational community.

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