NACSW Online Continuing Education


Mindfulness in the Christian Tradition: Implications for Practice
Length: 1.0 hours
Primary Audience:
  • Social Workers, Students
  • Human Services Workers
  • Clergy
Practice Level(s):
  • Basic
  • Intermediate

Training Format: Video-based
Number of CE Hours: 1.0

Facilitator
Regina Chow Trammel, MSW, LCSW 
Registration FEES

Current Member Rate
12
Non-Member Rate
15
Course Outline
Description

One of the most valuable tools in working with clients is the social worker him/herself. Often social workers struggle with large caseloads and complex client situations, leading to increased stress and decreased effectiveness in social workers' practice. Improving coping skills and mechanisms for dealing with stress may help social workers. A Christian mindfulness framework is introduced as one possible strategy for improving the ability of Christians in social work to cope and deal with stress in their practice.

Category(ies):

  • Social Work Ethics, Values, and Professional Relationships
  • Human Development, Diversity, and Behavior in the Environment

Sample Content

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Learning Objectives
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

Define the concept of mindfulness and describe its utility in social work practice

Identify 1-2 central aspects of the Christian contemplative traditions and their relationship Christian mindfulness practice

OUTLINE

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PRESENTER BIO

Regina Chow Trammel, MSW, LCSW is an Assistant Professor at Azusa Pacific University. She is also currently enrolled at Baylor University's PhD in Social Work program where she is currently studying Mindfulness and its relevance in clinical social work practice. Prior to teaching, she had spent the past decade in a private practice in the Chicago area where her clinical focus was in depression, postpartum mood disorders and trauma.

CEU Accreditation Information

NACSW, provider #1078, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, phone: 800-225-6880, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program valid through 1/27/18. NACSW maintains sole responsibility for the program. Social Workers will receive 1.0 continuing education clock hour(s) for participating in this training. It is the responsibility of participants to contact their licensing boards to verify that this training, as a distance education session, meets their jurisdictional standards for continuing education credit and/or licensure renewal.

Requirements for Earning Continuing Education Contact Hours

Requirements to earn continuing education contact hours for home-study courses include: a) engaging with all the required materials provided by this training; b) completing and submitting an on-line evaluation of this session; c) receiving a grade of 80% or better on the “open-book” post-workshop quiz. Session participants who meet these three requirements will receive a continuing education contact hour certificate from NACSW on-line immediately following their completion of this course.

Registration Fee and Refunds

The registration fee covers engaging in all the required materials provided by the on-line training as well as costs associated with maintaining the website which supports the training materials, as well as CE certificate administration. Refunds, minus a $25 administrative fee, are available upon request within 15 days of purchasing/enrolling in a training. No refunds or exchanges are available once the training quiz has been opened.

Grievance Procedure

Any individual who has a complaint regarding any aspect of this training should communicate in writing to the executive director of NACSW within 30 days after having completed the training. The executive director will conduct a review and respond in writing within 30 days of receiving this complaint. For more information, contact the NACSW office at info@nacsw.org or 203-270-8780.

Request for Accommodations

Please contact NACSW at info@nacsw.org, or 203.270.8780 if you would like to request a special accommodation.

Interactivity

Because this is a home study training session, there is no direct contact and/or communication between the individual taking this training and the session speaker. Interactivity for this training consists of the interaction between a person registered for this training session and the materials and content offered in this session.

Contact Information

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