Children and Disasters: Preparedness and Response
September 6, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Samford University's College of Health Sciences

Children are especially vulnerable in disasters. This CEU provides an overview of general disaster preparedness and response with a special emphasis on preparing children for disasters. Participants will identify the special needs of children, become familiar with response interventions including mental health interventions, psychological first aid, and the use of therapy animals to minimize distress. Clinical, 3 CEUs

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Supervision: The Art of Developing a Professional
October 4, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Samford University's College of Health Sciences

Supervision is time-intensive and demanding. This training will focus on the uses of authority, leadership, adult learning, and stages of development that inform supervisors in guiding developing professionals. Attention will be given to formative supervision in both administrative and clinical roles. Supervision, 3 CEUs.

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Doing What's Right: When the Law, the Code, and our Faith Collide
April 3, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Samford University's College of Health Sciences

As social workers, it is not uncommon that we find ourselves in situations where the law, our ethical code, and our faith collide. How do we work through these situations to develop a course of action? For example, just recently, the National Public Radio reported a story that volunteers that have been aiding migrants crossing the Southwest boarder by leaving water are being taken to trial by the Federal Government Legal cases that have set precedent for social workers will also be presented. This presentation will cover best practice and give opportunity for application. Ethics, 2 CEUs

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Church Consulting and Revitalization
May 1, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Samford University's College of Health Sciences

Churches like other faith-based organizations run programs for the spiritual growth and discipleship of its members. However, very few churches get an objective assessment and evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of their programs, which may lead to stagnation or decline. Hence, the need for church revitalization (often led by a Church Consultant). This CEU will help you ascertain if your church needs a Church Consultant. 3 CEUs

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Supervision: The Art of Developing a Professional
June 5, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Samford University's College of Health Sciences

Supervision is time-intensive and demanding. This training will focus on the uses of authority, leadership, adult learning, and stages of development that inform supervisors in guiding developing professionals. Attention will be given to formative supervision in both administrative and clinical roles. Supervision, 3 CEUs.

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