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Online Resources | April 2020

Online Training Resources | April 2020

Posted April 22, 2020:  Guideline for Uses of Technology in Counselling and Psychotherapy (CCPA)

Posted April 15, 2020:  Tanya Sharpe’s weekly web series on covid19’s impacts on vulnerable populations. https://socialwork.utoronto.ca/news/new-online-series-presented-by-the-crib-explores-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-vulnerable-populations/

Posted April 1, 2020:  The following is a list of free online training that social work students can access for remote learning and self-care (compiled from www.socialwork.career). Please take note of relevant dates and Canadian applications.

The American Red Cross is offering a free 2 day live webinar on Psychological First Aid:  Helping Others in Times of Stress on April 13 and 14th from 1-3PM EST.
Central Ohio EMDR Connection is offering a free replay of the 2 hour webinar: Ethics of EMDR Therapy and Telehealth During COVID-19.
Clearly Clinical is offering two 1 hour on-demand courses: Making Sense of the Pandemic: Psychological Impact on Clients and Communities and Swiftly Transitioning to Online Therapy, Legally, Ethically, and Efficiently.
The Center for Financial Social Work is providing a 1 hour webinar Coping with the Financial Reality of COVID-19  on April 9 at 2PM EST.
The Center for Practice Transformation (University of Minnesota) is offering a 1 hour webinar Telehealth Delivery Training for Mental Health and Substance Use Providers on April 3 at 1PM EST.
The Center for Practice Transformation (University of Minnesota) is offering a 1 hour webinar Telehealth Delivery Training for Mental Health and Substance Use Providers on April 3 at 1PM EST.
Daryl Chow, PhD is making The First Kiss: Undoing The Intake Model and Igniting Engagement From the First Session in Psychotherapy, audiobook available until Sunday, APRIL 12th, 2020, for FREE! Enter promo code: safeapril. Many clients take the first step to see a psychotherapist and do not return after the first session. By following the concepts in this book, you will also develop a perennial framework to sustain your lifelong development plan in improving your first sessions and beyond.
Deany Laliotis, LICSW is live streaming Therapy in a Time of Turmoil on April 3, 2020 at 12PM EST addressing questions about working with clients in these challenging new circumstances, and How do I help clients when I’m as unsettled and frightened as they are? How will I cope if one of my clients contracts the coronavirus? What if I do?
Dr. Raja Selvam is offering a free 1.5 hour webinar on April 5, 2020 at 12:30PM EST titled Working with your clients and yourself during the Coronavirus pandemic.
McSilver Institute is providing a webinar Supporting Families Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic on April 2 at 12PM EST, addressing the ways in which infants, toddlers and preschoolers are affected when their usual routines are disrupted and their ability to manage stress and stay regulated are compromised. It is also offering a webinar Identifying and Assisting the Most Vulnerable and Socially Isolated Adults Struggling with Behavioral Health Problems on April 2 at 2PM EST.
Northeast & Caribbean ATTC is offering a 2 part webinar Part 1: De-Escalation: Basic Tools for Social Workers on April 13 at 12-1:30PM EST and Part 2 on April 27 at 12-1:30PM EST.
PESI is offering a free 12.5 Telehealth course for mental health providers. To get this 2 day course for free, enter the code TELEFREE in the discount code field.
The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Researchand the Community Technical Assistance Center of New York (CTAC) is providing various COVID-19 Training Resources including a replay of Best Practices for Mental Health that focuses on telehealth as a response to COVID-19
The Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network has put together Resources for Hospice and Palliative Care Social Work Professionals including topics such as respecting choices, serious illness conversations, and a six-step protocol for delivering bad news.
For adults on the spectrum – how to cope with disrupted personal routines, working from home and more.
Considerations for People Living with HIV and LGBTQIA+ People from the Fenway Institute.
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health has resources for children with special health care needs.
Self-Care Starter Kit℠ exercises/worksheet from the University of Buffalo School of Social Work Self-Care Starter Kit℠ exercises/worksheet from the University of Buffalo School of Social Work