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24 Sep

Morgantown, W.Va.- The West Virginia University School of Social Work announces the 2013 fall season of professional and community education programs for social workers and counselors who wish to earn continuing education credit.

Workshops will deal with a variety of topics aimed to help social service providers stay up-to-date on new developments in their fields and to provide coping techniques to deal with stress and burnout.

Charleston/Beckley area workshops:

– October 10, “Being Theory: A Neo-Gestalt Meta-Theoretical Approach to Therapy,” 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Beckley Raleigh Convention Center, Room E, Beckley registration fee: $55 (Early bird rate of $49.50 by September 27, 2013).

– October 23, “Central and Rural Appalachian Culture: What Every Provider Needs to Know to Promote Effectiveness” 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, Room 4020, Charleston registration fee: $35 (Early bird rate of $31.50 by October 4, 2013).

– October 23, “Disability Etiquette: An Awareness” 1 p.m.- 4 p.m., Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, Room 4020, Charleston registration fee: $35 (Early bird rate of $31.50 by October 4, 2013).

– November 14, “Participatory Management in Nonprofit Settings”, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., Beckley Raleigh Convention Center, Room D, Beckley registration fee: $35 (Early bird rate of $31.50 by October 18, 2013).

– November 14, “Developing a Toolkit for Managing Nonprofit Ethics”, 1 p.m.- 4 p.m., Beckley Raleigh Convention Center, Room D, Beckley registration fee: $35 (Early bird rate of $31.50 by October 18, 2013).

– December 6, “Loving What Is: Using Acceptance Commitment Therapy in Your Clinical Practice”, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Beckley Raleigh Convention Center, Room E, Beckley registration fee: $65 (Early bird rate of $58.50 by November 8, 2013).

– December 10, “Sustaining Nonprofits in an Uncertain Economy”, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., Charleston, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, Room 2044, Charleston registration fee: $35 (Early bird rate of $31.50 by November 8, 2013).

– December 10, “From Welcome to Good Riddance: Spotting Employment Law Issues in the Nonprofit Organization”, 1 p.m.- 4 p.m., Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, Room 2044, Charleston registration fee: $35 (Early bird rate of $31.50 by November 8, 2013).

Martinsburg area workshops:
– November 8, “Mountains of Treasures: A Glimpse into the World of Hoarding”, 9a.m.- 4 p.m., St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Lackey Hall, Martinsburg registration fee: $65 (Early bird rate of $58.50 by October 11, 2013).

Morgantown/Clarksburg area workshops:

– October 15, “Fighting Fair: The Secrets to Successful Conflict Resolution”, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Monongalia General Hospital, Lynch/Piribeck Room, Morgantown registration fee: $65 (Early bird rate of $58.50 by September 27, 2013).

– October 17, “Parent-Child Interaction Therapy: Evidence-Based Treatment for Preschoolers with Challenging Behavior,” 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., WVU Erickson Alumni Center, Ruby Grand Hall Salon A, Morgantown registration fee: $75.

– October 25, “The New Face of Bullying”, 9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Gaston Caperton Center, Room 149, Clarksburg registration fee: $60 (Early bird rate of $54 by October 4, 2013).

– October 30, “Suicide Prevention and Postvention in the Workplace”, 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Morgantown registration fee: $70 (Early bird rate of $63 by October 11, 2013).

– November 6, “Nonprofit Organizational Culture, Leadership, and Change”, 1 p.m.- 4 p.m., Monongalia General Hospital, Tait Room, Morgantown registration fee: $35 (Early bird rate of $31.50 by October 11, 2013)

– November 19, “Governance for Nonprofits: Roles of Effective Board and Staff”, 4 p.m.- 6 p.m., Gaston Caperton Center, Room 148, Clarksburg registration fee: $25 (Early bird rate of $22.50 by October 25, 2013).

-December 6, “Serving Rural LGBT Seniors: Identifying Issues, Addressing Discrimination”, 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m., Gaston Caperton Center, Room 149, Clarksburg registration fee: $35 (Early bird rate of $31.50 by November 8, 2013).

-December 6, “Long Term Care: Who Says What For Whom & Who Pays”, 12:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m., Gaston Caperton Center, Room 149, Clarksburg registration fee: $35 (Early bird rate of $31.50 by November 8, 2013)

Wheeling/Keyser workshops:
– September 27, “Seasonal Existence: Spirituality Across the Lifespan”, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ohio Valley Medical Center Conference 
room L, Wheeling registration fee: $65

– November 13, “Personality Disorders: Recognition, Diagnosis, Treatment & Survival”, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Potomac State, Heritage Room, Keyser registration fee: $65 (Early bird rate of $58.50 by October 18, 2013).

For more information contact Jacki Englehardt, coordinator of professional & community education for the School of Social Work, at 304.293.3280 or jacki.englehardt@mail.wvu.edu

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