Continuing Professional Education & Scholarly Lectures
SCOSA offers a variety scholarly lectures and continuing education programs for professionals, para-professionals and other caregivers, often in collaboration with Stockton’s Division of Continuing Studies, and other provider organizations and businesses. CEs are generally provided for Social Workers, Marriage and Family Counselors and Licensed Professional Counselors, and sometimes provided for Nurses, Occupational Theapists, and Physical Therapists. Check here regularly for information on upcoming programs, or join our e-mail list to receive our monthly E-Newsletter.
Certificate in Elder Care Coordination ... Class begins on January 23, 2017
For members of the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association:
SCOSA, in collaboration with the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association (LCPLFA) will again present our innovative online/distance learning program for Elder Care Coordinators (ECCs) who work at member firms. The course provides the tools and support needed to promote best practice for ECCs.
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Upcoming Local Professional Educational Lectures:
SCOSA offers a variety of continuing education opportunities for professionals, often in collaboration with Stockton's Division of Continuing Studies, and with other outside partner organizations. Through these partnerships and our Scholarly and Professional Development Seminars, we present several high-quality professional seminars each year.
Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Through SCOSA's membership in the American Society on Aging (ASA), we are pleased to continue our presentation of ASA Webinars during the Spring Semester. The programs, free-of-charge to participants, run from 1:00-2:00 pm. To register please e-mail Gina.Maguire@stockton.edu, providing your full contact information, indicating which program(s) you plan to attend and whether you need her to e-mail you a temporary parking pass.
May Webinars: FLYER
Seniors and Medication Management Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 1pm-2pm
Healthcare Advocacy: Fundamentals of Ethical Caregiving Thursday, May 18, 2017, 3pm-4pm
Truth in Treatment: Expanding End-of-Life Choice and Care Through Patient Empowerment Thursday, May 25, 2017, 1pm-2pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 : SCOSA's 10th Anniversary Celebration Festival
Living at Home with Diabetes Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1-2pm Room B125
Methods and Techniques for Early Screening for Dementia with People with Intellectua and Developmental Disabilities Tuesday, March 7, 2017 1-2pm Room F202
February Webinars: FLYER
Making Home Safer For Seniors Wednesday, February 8, 2017 1:00-2:00pm
Lewy Body Dementia: The Importance of Comprehensive Care and Support Wednesday, February 15, 2017 1:00-2:00pm
Cultural Aspects of Dementia Caregiving Tuesday, January 17, 2017 1:00-2:00pm
What Advances in Medical Aid in Dying Can Tell Us About Integrating the Patient's Voice in End- of-Life Care Wednesday, January 18, 2017 1:00-2:00pm
Presenter: Carolyn Bradley, PhD, LCSW, LCADC
Date: May 17, 2016 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Brandywine Senior Living at Brandall Estates, 432 Central Avenue, Linwood, NJ 08221
It is the responsibility of the clinician to effectively understand and respond to the unique culture and language of clients seeking services; but what about their spirituality? Participants will have the opportunity to:
Examine spirituality and ethical clinical social work practice using The NASW Code of Ethics as a basic guideline.
Explore what spirituality is and why it has been ignored in clinical work.
Examine how spirituality can be an asset for the therapist.
Examine how to effectively and ethically use the client’s spirituality as a resource in treatment.
Discuss assessment techniques.
This seminar is free of charge and includes dinner. Upon completion, participants will receive 2 CE's for Social Workers (with ETHICS), Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Occupational Therapists and 2 Contact Hours for Nurses. *
Stockton University is an approved provider of Social Work continuing education credits * All are pending approvals as of 3/28/16.
Special Populations of Older Adults FLYER
Presenter: Carolyn Bradley