Gilchrist’s Social Work Training Institute – Seminar Series
Gilchrist’s Social Work Training Institute (SWTI) offers a series of seminars to enhance the skills, knowledge and competencies for social workers in our healthcare community. The SWTI is approved to offer continuing education units (CEUs) by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners.
Key features of this seminar series include:
- Seminars range in length from one hour to three hours or longer depending on the subject and the presenter(s).
- Seminars are virtual.
- Each seminar has clearly stated learning objectives.
- Seminars are designed to be interactive through questions, discussions, and activities.
- Seminars are planned and scheduled months in advance.
- Seminar presenters must complete and submit the Seminar Proposal Form before their seminar is scheduled.
Seminar presenters must meet the following criteria:
- Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree in Social Work from an accredited program, or an advanced degree in a discipline that frequently collaborates with social workers, or demonstrated expertise in a related subject area.
- Demonstrates an understanding of adult learning styles and can incorporate appropriate teaching and training techniques into a presentation.
- Demonstrates an expertise in the specific topic or subject area.
- Familiarity with continuing education target audience.
- A continuing education unit (CEU) or continuing education credit (CEC) is a measure used in continuing education programs to assist the professional to maintain their license in their profession. Continuing education or professional development is required in many fields, including social work.
Gilchrist has been authorized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to award CEUs for social workers.
For more information on the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners, click here.
Gilchrist offers seminars for CEUs through their Social Work Training Institute (SWTI). The SWTI continuing education program must meet the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners criteria for continuing education programs. The presenters conducting seminars within this continuing education program must also meet the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners qualifications. These criteria and qualifications are presented below.
|Wednesday, November 1||9:00am-12:00pm||Building Your ABC Toolkit (Assisting Bereaved Children)|
After successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: Understand cognitive developmental stages as they relate to children’s grief. Identify resources and activities to use with children who are grieving. Learn at least 2 activities that may be adapted for use in your work.
Join Training through ZOOM: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82055789695?pwd=ZVEzZW5DMUhhUG0vbWZ3aU9CN0E3Zz09
|Dawn Tippett, LCSW-C and Hilary Harrington, LCPC, CT||3|
|Friday, December 1||9:00am-10:30am||Best Practices in Dementia Care and Support for their Caregivers: Building your tool kit to better serve them. |
After successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: Learn techniques to use to support family caregivers of loved ones who experience Dementia. Be knowledgeable about proper compassionate communication with those who experience Dementia. Learn strategies to improve the quality of life for someone with symptoms of Dementia.
Join Training through ZOOM: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81428800346?pwd=RkdBS2UvUVluZTN2YWR6a3c3ZUJRZz09
|Maureen Hulse, LCSW-C||1.5|