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Social Worker Advanced Seminar

Date & Time

April 29, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Event Location

Event Details

April 29th, 2016
MHPCA office

Judith Skala, PhD, RN, Palliative Care Psychologist with VA Saint Louis Health Care System
Steve Miskovic, Principle with Care Choice Care Management
Sally King, MSW, LCSW, LSCSW, RYT 200, Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Crossroads Hospice

This seminar will cover:

Mental Illness 101

  • Provide strategies to manage intervene with troubled patients & their families. Participants will review the initial purpose of the DSM and how this has evolved since its inception. Participants will be able to define motivational interviewing and the basic tenets of what creates change in clients with mental illness. Participants will review major mental illness diagnoses and be able to identify relevant changes per the DSM 5  as well as describe the assessment and referral strategies for clients with mental illness.

Family Conflicts at the End of Life

  • Family conflict at the end of life. Participants will be able to identify how family conflict can lead to ethical dilemmas. Participants will be able to discuss common themes that indicate a  patient’s family may be hindering care and treatment. Participants will identify strategies when discharging a patient is necessary due to family conflict.

PTSD Relating to Hospice/Palliative Care

  • Numerous social work areas to include PTSD in hospice & palliative care. Participants will be able to identify main categories of PTSD diagnostic criteria. Participants will be able to identify 3 ways in which PTSD may impact palliative/hospice care. Participants will be able to identify 5 strategies to improve coping of palliative/hospice care patients with PTSD.

This workshop will have something for every social worker and much more. Please come join us for this informative educational opportunity!

For more information regarding this seminar click on the link below:
Social Worker Advanced Seminar Brochure

Members: $150
Non-members: $175
Late fee of $25 will apply after April 13th, 2016.
No refunds but substitutions are welcome.
Lunch will be provided with this training
This is an advanced level seminar.
For more information about ADA accessibility or to request ADA accommodations please contact the MHPCA office.

MHPCA has obtained a special room rate for our participants at the Doubletree Hotel located at 422 Monroe St. Jefferson City, MO 65101 for $119 For reservations call: 573-636-5101 and mention that you need the MO Hospice and Palliative Care Association rate. Upon completion of this course each attendee will be required to complete a evaluation. Each participant will then receive a certificate. Each attendee must complete the entire course to receive CE credits. For any questions  or concerns please contact Crystal at crystal@missourihospice.org.

“Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association, #1359, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/28/2016 – 2/28/2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive __6__ continuing education clock hours.”