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Houma Thibodaux - Alzheimer's Conference - Part 2

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254100_004: "NASW-LA Houma-Thibodaux Region Sponsored Workshop" FREE for Members. Topic:  Alzheimer's Conference - Part 2.   Presented by: Jackie Dove, JD;  Carolyn Olsen, CDP and Keith Weisheit, LCSW.  Part 2 of this conference participants will:  1) Learn about the new medications approved for dementia. 2) Learn about the new techniques for communication. 3) Learn about the new approaches with behavioral modification. 1.0 Clinical and 1.5 General CEU Hours.  Pre-registration is required to be awarded CEU credit.

Lafayette Regional Meeting - Promoting Psychological Resilience In the Military

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244100_042: "NASW-LA Lafayette Region Sponsored Workshop" FREE for Members. Topic:  Promoting Psychological Resilience In the Military.   Presented by: Greg Hebert, LCSW.  During this workshop participants will be able to:  (1) Utilize practical resiliency skills with military clients that can be applied in everyday life to navigate adversity and thrive in challenging environments, (2) Utilize skills from The Resilience Training as a proactive approach to post-traumatic stress disorder, (3) Integrate positive psychology based training protocols as a means to promote suicide prevention among service members and veterans.  2.00 Clinical hours.  Pre-registration is required to be awarded CEU credit.

2423: Importance of Differentiating Between ASD Traits and Sexual Abuse Indicators.

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July 12, 2024:  9:00am - 12:15pm.  Baton Rouge.  The DSM5 diagnostic criteria of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will be discussed as well as common sexual abuse indicators. This will be followed by the examination of "crossover" traits of youth diagnosed with ASD and those diagnosed with PTSD(specifically due to sexual abuse). The challenges associated with differentiating these diagnoses as well as the challenges associated with proper treatment modalities when BOTH diagnoses are present will be discussed. Presented by: Lisa Donze Jacob, LCSW.  Member: $50 / Non-Member $85.  3.0 Clinical

 

2424: Using the Stages of Change to Help Clients Progress

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July 12, 2024; 9:00am-11:00am; New Orleans.  Using the Stages of Change to Help Clients Progress. This presentation will discuss the stages of change as a tool to use in therapy with clients who are struggling to make or maintain changes in behavior. The stages of change model will be presented as a guide to use during therapy with actions in each step that can be taken by the provider to meet the client where they are and help them achieve the goals that they set. Presented by: Kate Lufkin, MSW, DSW, LCSW-BACS.  Member: $35 / Non-Member $65.  2.0 Clinical.

Houma Thibodaux - Alzheimer's Conference - Part 1

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254100_003: "NASW-LA Houma-Thibodaux Region Sponsored Workshop" FREE for Members. Topic:  Alzheimer's Conference - Part 1.   Presented by: Keith M Weisheit, LCSW; Ellen Dunn, LMSW and Kasey Bealer, Dementia Trainer.  Part 1 of this conference will:  1. Educate social workers, other professionals, caregivers, and family members about signs and symptoms of dementia. 2. Provide support and resources to social workers, other professionals, caregivers, and family members dealing with dementia/Alzheimer's patients. 3. Teach positive approaches to supporting those individuals with dementia and family members of such. 4. Provide an opportunity for audience members to ask questions, voice concerns, and feel validated by social workers and other dementia professionals.  1.0 Clinical and 2.5 General CEU Hours.  Pre-registration is required to be awarded CEU credit.

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