ACSSW Virtual National SSW Institute

February 1-2, 2021

       

Post-Institute Suicide Prevention Training

February 3, 2021 


Meets California state requirements.


     Recognized Experts 

Register now for two days of interactive presentations and engaging speakers at the next annual--and virtual!--ACSSW National School Social Work Institute, February 1-2, 2021, plus February 3rd post-institute suicide training.  

As we all explore the new world of virtul professional development, school social workers will learn nationwide best practices while we discuss how to build resilience in students through trauma-informed practices.  There will be a two-day virtual institute during which participants can earn up to 12 CEUs (free!).  Choose from multiple options per session.  Additionally, a one-day, post-institute training opportunity will be available.  It addresses California state requirements regarding suicide, offering an additional 6 CEUs, and is beneficial to all who work in schools.  


Keynote Speakers

Dr. Audra Langley is an associate professor at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and Director of Training for the Trauma Services Center for Resiliency, Hope, and Wellness in Schools. As chair of the NCTSN School Committee for seven years, she has worked to disseminate and tailor trauma-informed services in schools and for special populations.

 

Dr. Kris Mohandie is a police and forensic psychologist with over twenty years of experience in the assessment and management of violent behavior. Author of School Violence Threat Management, Dr. Mohandie regularly trains and consults to schools and universities throughout North America after developing a model school violence threat management program.

Post-Institute Trainer

Dr. Estela Andujo has more than 25 years of academic and professional experience and has worked as a child psycholtherapist, outpatient mental health clinical supervisor, and clinical director. Committed to working with diverse populations, she has focused her clinical practice on engaging nonprofit, inner-city mental health agencies.

Dr. Andujo is a recognized consultant and trainer in child play therapy, law and ethics, group psychotherapy, clinical supervision, and the California licensing exam. Her research interests relate to diversity and clinical practice, and the use of creative interventions in conjunction with evidence-based practice models.


Workshop Presentations

In line with our institute theme, Building Trauma-Informed Schools And Communities, we plan for more than 25 workshops and presentations to address:   

  1. ACES in action/how it is being applied in our field currently, tools that relate to ACES, developments in this field of study
  2. Trauma-informed best practices which can be utilized in the school setting
  3. Self-care and role sustainability

More information will be coming soon, including workshop descriptions and speaker biographies.


American Council for School Social Work

Official Webpage  • http://www.SchoolSocialWorkNOW.org

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