Summer Session

Summer Speaker Series


June 15th 11:00 am-12:00pm  Chelsea English Legislation 101 How to advocate for Social Workers 1 CEU
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Chelsea will be educating members on advocacy and talking with our legislators.  This will be an interactive workshop.   She would like for you to feel prepared and have the confidence to meet with your legislators during  sessions after attending this workshop.  This is 1 CEU.

June 23rd 11:00am-12:00pm  A
J McKeague- Merrillville Schools "Licensure: A Needed Requirement to Advance School Social Workers" 1 CEU

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AJ will be talking about the importance of obtaining your Department of Education Educators license.  He will also be covering the steps on how to go through the process. This is 1 CEU.

July 11th 2:00-3:30pm  
Michele Whaley- IPS Schools PREPARE training 1.5 CEU’s

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Michele is a nationally trained instructor for The NASP PREPaRE curriculum.  PREPaRE provides relevant school personnel with comprehensive training on how to establish and serve on school safety and crisis response teams. It integrates the roles of existing school staff and community providers in terms of the five crisis preparedness mission areas (prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery. She will give you an overview of this model and you will leave with more confidence in responding to a crisis.  

July 12th 11-12pm  
Sarah Ash- Using Data in School Social Work 1 CEU
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Sarah is going to talk about how to set up a data informed practice including: ideas of what to track, ways to track, insightful benchmarks, and what to do with the data once you’ve got it – think raises, grants, advocating for budget items  

July 19th 12:00-1:00pm 
Joan Smith from IDOE Ethics in the current culture.

You will receive 1 Ethics CEU's.

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Joan is going to focus on navigating ethics in our current climate