Workshops: Cultural and Social Competence

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Elder Economic Security, Social Equity and the Reality of Longevity for Seniors in New Jersey

ID: 4202

Faced with increasing costs and fixed incomes, many of New Jersey's seniors are living on the edge of poverty. As professionals, you may come across seniors in this situation. NJFA has produced the Elder Economic Index to demonstrate the economic struggle of seniors in New Jersey. In this workshop, we will look at the research and discuss the reality of seniors in New Jersey. We will also explore resources and solutions in this interactive workshop. This workshop does not qualify for NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) clock hours in ethics.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Social/Cultural

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Instructor: Melissa Chalker, MSW
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Rutgers Eco Complex
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Examining and Understanding Diversity of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

ID: 5739WEB

How do sexual orientation and gender identity differ? This webinar will offer a detailed examination of these two topics as well as how psychological and social issues influence the LGB and T community. Furthermore, the webinar will explore how prejudice, heteronormativity, and discrimination impact the LGB and T community. Inclusivity and understanding are important when creating welcoming environments for clients who either are still discovering their orientation and identity or those who have already discovered themselves. Lastly, this webinar will reinforce the importance of inclusive language and addressing specific needs for the LGB and T community by implementing techniques and evidence based clinical approaches and techniques

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Clinical, Social/Cultural

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Instructor: Mayte Redcay, LCSW
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
Online Live Webinar, N/A, NJ

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Legal and Ethical Issues in Working with Trans Youth

ID: 5254WEB

What if we are going on an overnight field trip? Questions like this arise regarding the obligations for school districts, residential, inpatient facilities, employers when working with Trans Individuals. This engaging webinar will present the essential Trans friendly terminology, ethical dilemmas, trans related legal history, employment & federal requirements and implementation for your specific setting. This webinar does not qualify for NBCC clock hours in ethics.

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Clinical, Social/Cultural, Ethical

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Instructor: Mayte Redcay, LCSW
Date: Monday, May 11, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
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The Assessment and Treatment of Transgender Adolescents and their Families

ID: 5493

Most clinicians who work with teenagers are likely to encounter a young person who reports that they do not believe that their actual gender conforms to their biologically assigned gender. These adolescents and their families present unique challenges and thus require unique assessment and treatment. This workshop will provide an overview of the assessment and treatment of transgender adolescents. Ethical concerns and controversies will be explored. Also, the current Standards of Care will be reviewed and made available to participants. Experience with this population is not required, but please bring an open and curious mind.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical, Social/Cultural

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Instructor: Russell Healy
Date: Friday, January 17, 2020
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Rutgers Eco Complex
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