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CE Trainings

Presenter(s):
Stephen Baldridge, PhD, LMSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This training describes a model of trauma-informed care in homeless services: This unique model includes intentional community-based living paired with small-scale mixed-income housing along with other housing first based methods to increase sufficiency, self-esteem, and community among individua
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Elizabeth Patterson Roe, PhD, MSW, LISW-S
Presenter(s):
Elizabeth Patterson Roe, PhD, MSW, LISW-S
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Christians in social work are called to welcome the foreigner who resides among us. Our social work skills can guide us with how to empower some of our most vulnerable immigrants who are refugees.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Trina Shanks, PhD
No. of CE Hours:
2.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
In the past 25 years, families that are the most economically secure have prospered greatly while the poorest families have struggled.
Price:
$30.00
Member Price:
$24.00
Ann Callahan, PhD
Presenter(s):
Ann Callahan, PhD
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Social work provides an opportunity to cultivate a therapeutic relationship that can be spiritually transformative; however, the realization of such potential requires the building of spiritual competence.
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Pam Crawford, LCSW
Presenter(s):
Pam Crawford, LCSW, and Kim Rainey, LCSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Open Table is a growing poverty alleviation movement of ministry in the United States wherein a faith community collaborates with the community to create a partnership of accountability with what the model terms a "brother" or "sister" in poverty.
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Hugh Drouin, PhD
Presenter(s):
Hugh Drouin, PhD and Marv Franz, MBA
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
People in workplaces today are hungry for a greater sense of belonging and engagement. This can be accomplished by transforming organizational cultures to become more nurturing and affirming places for its workers. Christian leaders have a responsibility to create such cultures.
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Presenter(s):
Erma Ballenger, Phd, LCSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This training provides an overview of the theory and primary purpose of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and key considerations for applying the Situational A-B-C-D-E Model of REBT.
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Presenter(s):
Gaynor Yancey, Robin K. Rogers, Jon Singletary, Michael Sherr, Aaron Tyler, Jay Poole, John C. Rife, Fran Pearson, Wayne R. Moore, Angela Dennison, and Daphne Paul
No. of CE Hours:
3.0
Training format:
text-based
Training description:
The purpose of this course is to call attention to administrative practices in the context of religious organizations; more specifically, the skills and assets that social workers bring to administrative leadership and management practices in religious organizations.
Price:
$36.00
Member Price:
$28.80
Presenter(s):
Dr. David Sherwood, PhD Dr. Michael Sherr, PhD Dr. Terry Wolfer, PhD
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
text-based
Training description:
There is debate regarding the justification of integrating open-ended case methods in order to teach ethical practice to social work students.
Price:
$12.00
Member Price:
$9.60
Presenter(s):
Dr. Mary Van Hook, Ph.D.
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This presentation will address the potential role of spirituality as a resource for coping with both current and past trauma. Spirituality in this context embraces a variety of religious and cultural traditions.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Don Bartlette, Ph.D.
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This presentation is a profile of Dr. Bartlette's experiences as a Native American child growing up with severe speech and physical handicaps in an environment of poverty, child abuse, family violence, homelessness, racism, and alcoholism.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
David Hodge, Ph.D.
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Human rights abuses are a fundamental social justice concern that is grounded in the NASW Code of Ethics and international human rights protocols.
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Presenter(s):
Mari Ann Graham, Ph.D., LISW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Integral ethics is an inherently spiritual ethical framework that classifies and unifies 4 differing approaches to ethical decision-making.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Cindy Sutter-Tkel, MSW
No. of CE Hours:
2.0
Training format:
audio-based
Training description:
This training examines the complex lives of immigrant women in our communities and how to support them as they integrate into the fabric of American life.
Price:
$24.00
Member Price:
$19.20
Presenter(s):
Kenneth Smith, MSW, LCSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
audio-based
Training description:
Motivational Interviewing, as developed by Miller and Rollnick (2002), is an evidence-based method for assisting clients to identify and resolve ambivalence about change. It is both client centered and directive.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
David Hodge, PhD
No. of CE Hours:
2.0
Training format:
audio-based
Training description:
Using an evidence-based perspective, this training focuses on one particular therapeutic modality, that is, spiritual modified cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
Price:
$24.00
Member Price:
$19.20
Presenter(s):
Helen Harris, Ed.D, LCSW Beth Harris, BSW Candidate
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
audio-based
Training description:
Presented by a social worker who is an adoptive parent and a social work student (her adoptive daughter).
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Kesslyn Brade Stennis, Ph.D., MSW Ph.D., M.S.W., M.Div, Helen Fischle, MSW and Kathy G. Purnell
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Intimate partner violence exists in all communities, regardless of ethnic background, socio-economic status, age, sexual orientation, gender, etc.
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Presenter(s):
Stacey L. Barker, Ph.D.
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
audio-based
Training description:
This presentation will briefly discuss the findings of a qualitative research study designed to explore how social workers define spirituality and how they use spirituality in the practice context as a backdrop to introducing a template developed to assist faculty in helping students assess their
Price:
$12.00
Member Price:
$9.60
Presenter(s):
David Sherwood, Ph.D., LICSW, ACSW
No. of CE Hours:
2.5
Training format:
audio-based
Training description:
Competent social work practice requires that professionals deal ethically and effectively in their work with clients.
Price:
$30.00
Member Price:
$24.00
Presenter(s):
Diana Garland, PhD
No. of CE Hours:
2.5
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This training will report the findings of the first national study of clergy sexual misconduct with adults. It will describe how the social dynamics of congregations contribute to, and so can prevent, clergy sexual misconduct.
Price:
$37.50
Member Price:
$30.00
Lanny Endicott, D.Min, MSSW
Presenter(s):
Lanny Endicott, D.Min, MSSW and Rick Chamiec-Case, Ph.D., MSW, MAR
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
audio-based
Training description:
This training speaks to the social worker's potential for developing secondary trauma (compassion fatigue) when working with hurting and traumatized people. When left unaddressed, secondary trauma can contribute to professional impairment and burnout.
Price:
$12.00
Member Price:
$9.60
Presenter(s):
Dr. Kimberly Hardy, PhD, MSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
The Pew Forum on Religion in Public Life has found that African-Americans are more religious than any other racial/ethnic group in the country.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Lindley Sharp Curtis, MDiv, MSW Rev. John Michael McAllister, MS, MSW, M.Div., CRC et al.
No. of CE Hours:
3.0
Training format:
text-based
Training description:
The purpose of this course is to help practitioners focus on looking at the practice of social work through a faith-based perspective, particularly in the church setting..
Price:
$36.00
Member Price:
$28.80
Presenter(s):
Cathi Spooner , LCSW, RPT/S, CTS
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
audio-based
Training description:
This training will examine cognitive-behavioral treatment from a faith-based perspective. Participants will examine the underlying Biblical principles of CBT. Cognitive-Behavioral treatment is an integration of treatment approaches that examine the relationship between thoughts and behaviors.
Price:
$12.00
Member Price:
$9.60
Presenter(s):
Rick Chamiec-Case, Ph.D., MSW, MAR
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
audio-based
Training description:
This training will illustrate a wide variety of ways social workers integrate their faith and social work practice, and how these different approaches to integration contribute to Christian social workers' understanding of both their social work and their faith.
Price:
$12.00
Member Price:
$9.60
Presenter(s):
Ken Stoltzfus, B.S., M.S.W., Ph.D
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
audio-based
Training description:
This training will demonstrate the presenter's unique way of exploring social work as it relates to the Bible in his undergraduate classes (used in Intro to Social Work and Practice Skills courses).
Price:
$12.00
Member Price:
$9.60
Presenter(s):
David Pooler , PhD
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
In this session, we will explore how social workers find great joy in their work. We will examine aspects of positive psychology and appreciative inquiry that inspire and inform our thinking about joy in work. Come and find out how you can find more joy!
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Stephanie Spandl, MSW, LICSW, MAT
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Immigration is currently at the forefront of national debate. Immigration policy is a complex matter that deeply and personally affects families and communities and requires both justice and compassion. How are we as social workers to respond to this issue at our time?
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Presenter(s):
Helen Wilson Harris, EdD, LCSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This ethics training focuses on principles of privacy and confidentiality for a small agency largely staffed by volunteers to assist older adults with food sufficiency.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Angela Gaddis, Ph.D., LCSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This workshop is designed to teach skills to clinicians and non-clinicians working with children and adults experiencing traumatic stress.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Erica Sirrine, Ph.D., LCSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
A child's cognitive, behavioral, spiritual, and psychosocial functioning is greatly impacted by the illness or death of a loved one.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Hugh Drouin, Ph.D.
No. of CE Hours:
2.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
There is much loneliness and isolation today in organizations. We have forgotten how to connect more meaningfully with each other at work. The creation of deeper relationships at work leads to stronger emotional and spiritual health for its members.
Price:
$30.00
Member Price:
$24.00
Presenter(s):
Amber Residori, MSW
No. of CE Hours:
2.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
As social workers we are called to the helping profession because we are compelled to action, to seek justice, and to speak for those who have no voice.
Price:
$24.00
Member Price:
$19.20
Presenter(s):
Allison Tan, Nancy Peters, Christson Adedoyin, Frederick J. Streets, and Carla MacDonald
No. of CE Hours:
3.0
Training format:
text-based
Training description:
Social workers find that clients who have HIV/ AID are often discriminated against and stigmatized by secular society, the Church and by social workers themselves. Clients diagnosed with AIDS/HIV are often traumatized and suffer alone.
Price:
$36.00
Member Price:
$28.80
Presenter(s):
Julie Griffin, MSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
End-of-life issues are a part of life we will all encounter whether prepared or not. The social work profession is in a unique position to promote positive and factual understanding while demystifying societal fears surrounding matters of life and death.
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Presenter(s):
Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This workshop introduces the Religious/Spiritually Integrated Practice Assessment Scale and describes the views and integration of clients' religion/spirituality into practice among a national sample of social workers who self-identified as Christians.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
David Cecil, PhD, LCSW Stephen Baldridge, PhD, LMSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Online training and education in social work, as well the use of technology in general, can be intimidating and expensive. Is it possible to find approachable and cost effective ways to use these tools to reach today's students and practitioners?
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Jon Singletary, PhD, MSW
Presenter(s):
Helen Harris, EdD, LCSW, and Jon Singletary, PhD, MSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This interactive presentation addresses the opportunity and challenge for social work practice with the population of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LBGT) clients.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Stacia Hoeksema, LMSW, and Javon Willis, LMSW,
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This workshop explores the conflicts within our internalized racial identities and how they intersect with our professional and Christian identities.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Ryn Farmer, MSW, LSW, RA, and Raven Loaiza, MSW, LSW, RA,
No. of CE Hours:
1.5
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Human trafficking, the buying and selling of human beings in exchange for a good or service, impacts people from every walk of life. It affects every country around the world, regardless of socio-economic status, history, or political structure.
Price:
$22.50
Member Price:
$18.00
Presenter(s):
Dr. Robert D. Enright, PhD
No. of CE Hours:
4.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Based on Dr. Robert Enright's 25-years of peer-reviewed, empirical scientific research, this workshop will develop participants' confidence in their own forgiveness skills so they can help their clients bring forgiveness to themselves and to their lives.
Price:
$60.00
Member Price:
$48.00
Presenter(s):
Shane Claiborne, BA
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This presentation is an invitation to join a new movement of God's Spirit that begins inside each of us and extends into a broken world. It is an invitation to listen to stories to inspire and provoke us as we seek to live out our call as people of faith in social work.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
David Cecil, PhD, LCSW,
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
The DSM 5 (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013) represents dramatic shifts in how we categorize mental disorders. There are numerous considerations including international compatibility, practical implications, and controversies.
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Presenter(s):
Barry Lee PsyD
No. of CE Hours:
2.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
The focus of this session is two-fold. One area of focus is to provide participants with opportunities to learn a variety of methods to obtain a spiritual assessment from their clients.
Price:
$30.00
Member Price:
$24.00
Presenter(s):
Regina Chow Trammel, MSW, LCSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training 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.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Steve Corbett, M.Ed
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
In this session, the presenter suggests that in responding to Christ's call to, "Open your hearts and hands to the poor among you," we often mobilize and act with good intentions. But good intentions are not enough.
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Presenter(s):
Bob VandePol, LCSW
No. of CE Hours:
2.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
There is no greater honor - and no greater responsibility - than to be there for people on the worst day of their lives. We must do it well.
Price:
$30.00
Member Price:
$24.00
Presenter(s):
Christopher Thyberg, BSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Despite some steps towards racial equality in recent decades, there is a continuing trend of neighborhood segregation in America that has resulted in the persistent disenfranchisement of the African American community.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Jon Singletary, PhD, MDiv, MSW,
No. of CE Hours:
5.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
How do people of faith see the role of social justice in social movements? This workshop explores how faith inspires social justice in social movements and includes several recent examples.
Price:
$75.00
Member Price:
$60.00
Presenter(s):
Darla Spence Coffey, PhD, MSW, Angelo McClain, PhD, Michael Sheridan, PhD., MSW, and Rick Chamiec-Case, Ph.D, MSW, MAR,
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Leaders of four major professional social work associations, NASW, CSWE, NACSW, and the Society for Spirituality and Social Work, discuss ways that each of their associations work to equip their members to provide services that are sensitive to and respectful of the religious and spiritual belief
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Gary Anderson, PhD, MSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This presentation synthesizes research on resiliency and on leadership and applies this knowledge to individual social workers and human service organizations.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Sandra Bauer, Ph. D., and Leslie Gregory, MSW, LSW
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Change is an inevitable part of life. There are numerous theories concerning lifespan development that are foundational to social work practice to help guide practitioners serving clients.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Lisa Sharon Harper, MA (Human Rights),
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Grounded in Genesis 1 and manifest in Matthew 25:31-end, this session explores the biblical concept of shalom and its implications for the social worker and the Christian as we engage the world with justice and compassion.
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00
Presenter(s):
Kevin Brown, MSW, LCSW,
No. of CE Hours:
2.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
Jeremiah 29:7 calls God's people to "Seek the Shalom of the City." Since 1967, Trinity Christian Community has been doing this by building community in New Orleans. In 2005 this work took on a powerful new direction in the post-Katrina aftermath.
Price:
$30.00
Member Price:
$24.00
Presenter(s):
Katti Sneed, PhD, MSW,
No. of CE Hours:
1.0
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
The strengths based perspective has been widely recognized and utilized with many different client populations. However, within the chemical dependency arena traditional forms of treatment still dominate.
Price:
$15.00
Member Price:
$12.00
Presenter(s):
Rhonda Hudson, PhD, and Mary Anne Poe, MSSW, MDiv, LAPSW,
No. of CE Hours:
1.25
Training format:
video-based
Training description:
This training highlights the formation of, strategies employed, challenges faced, and lessons learned of how community collaborations, borne of hearts hungry to "do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God" (Micah 6:8), were formed to alleviate poverty at micro, mezzo and macro lev
Price:
$18.75
Member Price:
$15.00

NACSW's Online Continuing Education

CE 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 1/27/21. NACSW maintains sole responsibility for the program. The North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW) is also recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0479. 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 CEU certificate administration. Refunds, minus a 20% 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:
If you have questions pertaining to the content of the training (session content, outline, content level, continuing education contact hours, etc.), contact info@nacsw.org or 203.270.8780. You will receive a response within 24 hours. If you are in need of technical support, send an email to info@nacsw.org. You will receive a response from the program's technical support manager within 8 hours, 7 days a week.