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Social Work Today: Summer 2020

About the Course:

This course covers a number of trending practice topics in the field of social work. The topics covered are how to appropriately utilize prayer with clients such that clients benefit, no harm is done, and ethical standards are upheld. Also the use of creative arts as a means of expressing latent feelings is covered in this course. The article examines the impact upon expression from these creative arts. Finally, the social worker participating in this course will examine the role social worker maintain in preserving patient engagement and rapport in a managed care setting.

Publication Date:

Volume 20, Number 4 2020

Course Material Authors

Sue Coyle, MSW

Sue Coyle, MSW, is a freelance writer and social worker in the Philadelphia suburbs.

Scott Janssen, MA, MSW, LCSW

Scott Janssen, MA, MSW, LCSW, is a hospice social worker with UNC Health Care Hospice, and a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s trauma-informed care work group.

Lauren Dennelly, MSW, LCSW

Lauren Dennelly, MSW, LCSW, is a doctoral candidate and behavioral health specialist in integrated primary care in Lehigh Valley, PA. She is currently conducting research on the interpersonal dynamics underlying the patient-provider relationship in primary care with patients who have behavioral health needs.

Recommended For:

Social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Participants will be develop knowledge of how creative and expressive therapies may assist clients with substance use disorders cope with feelings by improving communication of unexpressed feelings.

  2. Participants will gain knowledge of how prayer may be used to comfort patients in a manner that is both respectful and adheres to ethical standards.

  3. Participants will gain knowledge of how behavioral health needs of patients are shifting toward primary care physicians and how this is impacting social work practice.

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Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Our Provider Number: 1020

CE Learning Systems,LLC, provider #1020, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Learning Systems, LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/23/2019 – 2/23/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 clinical continuing education credit(s).

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Our Provider Number: 5951

CE Learning Systems, service provider of CE-credit.com has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

NBCC Counselors completing this course will receive 1.25 credit.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Our Provider Number: 192243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of CE-credit.com, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba CE-credit.com has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Course Number 102908
1.25 credit hour
  • Online Article
Exam Fee: $8.71No exam fee with a Plus or Unlimited membership package!
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12 members have taken this course