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    • 01/22/2021
    • 9:00 AM (CST)
    • 02/15/2021
    • 3:30 PM (CST)
    • Virtual

    2020 Virtual Fall Conference

    Effective Strategies for Creating Student Success




    A Virtual Workshop Series 

    Members: $120 when you register all workshops, or $20/workshop.  If you register for all, you get one workshop free!

    Non-members: $210 when you register for all workshops, or $35/workshop.  When you register for all, you get one workshop free!

     

    Current members: log in to your account on the homepage to receive the member discount.

    Approved by NASW WI for 17.5 CEHs

    View the Conference Brochure here and conference schedule at-a-glance here.


    Registration Deadline: November 12th at noon

    You will receive the Zoom link the day before each workshop.

    Purpose and Goals of the Conference:

    The purpose of the conference is to provide a variety of strategies that school social workers can readily apply at their site, including evidence-based practices and interventions, school-wide and direct practice.

    Questions? email: wisconsinssw@gmail.com

    • 02/03/2021
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Supporting Survivors of Trauma


    Presented for the WSSWA 2020 Fall Conference



    A Virtual Workshop Presented by

    Missy Mael, M.Ed.; Senior Director of Education at Rape Crisis Center and Dana Pellebon, Senior Director of Client Services at Rape Crisis Center

    In this session, participants will learn about how the brain responds to trauma both during and after a traumatic event. Through dialogue and activities, Missy and Dana will lead attendees through an interactive experience that will give them knowledge and allow them to practice skills to help them feel better prepared to work with students who have survived almost any form of trauma.


    Members: $20

    Retiree and Student members: $10

    Non-members: $35

     

    Current members: log in to your account on the homepage to receive the member discount.

    View the Conference Brochure here for further details.

    Approved by NASW WI for 2 CEHs.


    Registration Deadline: February 1st at noon

    Zoom link will be sent the day before the workshop.

    Purpose and Goals of the Workshop:

    *Know the prevalence of sexual violence

    *Interact with survivors in a supportive and trauma-informed/healing-centered way

    *Understand how intersections of oppression may impact a survivor’s ability and willingness to interact with service providers

    Questions? email: wisconsinssw@gmail.com


    • 02/15/2021
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM (CST)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Introduction to Motivational Interviewing & SBIRT


    Presented for the WSSWA 2020 Fall Conference



    A Virtual Workshop Presented by 

    Tanya Novotnak, MS & Carrie Klein, MSW

    This two-part presentation will be a comprehensive introduction to motivational interviewing and SBIRT in school settings. SBIRT is a brief intervention based on motivational interviewing for secondary students struggling with drug and alcohol use, engagement, attendance, and other behavioral concerns. The first presentation will cover foundational principles of motivational interviewing with adolescents, including opportunities for practice. The second presentation will introduce participants to the protocol of SBIRT, also with opportunities for active engagement. Presenters will discuss best practices and helpful strategies for implementing SBIRT in school settings.

    Members: $20

    Retiree and Student members: $10

    Non-members: $35

     

    Current members: log in to your account on the homepage to receive the member discount.

    View the Conference Brochure here for further details.

    Approved by NASW WI for 2 CEHs.


    Registration Deadline: February 1st at noon

    Zoom link will be sent the day before the workshop.

    Purpose and Goals of the Workshop:

    1. Participants will understand the research evidence supporting beneficial outcomes of SBIRT.

    2. Participants will learn practical strategies and tools for implementing MI and SBIRT in schools and overcoming implementation barriers.

    3. Participants will practice MI and SBIRT and receive feedback on skills.

    Questions? email: wisconsinssw@gmail.com


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