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When Clients Are Blind Or Losing Their Vision - 2 CEs
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When Clients Are Blind Or Losing Their Vision - 2 CEs

11/13/2015
When: 11/13/2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Registration begins at 8:30 AM)
Where: MA Commission for the Blind
600 Washington St
Boston, Massachusetts  02110
United States
Presenter: Meg Robertson, MA, BS & Patricia Regan, MSW
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PresentersMeg Robertson, MA, BS & Patricia Regan, MSW

A growing number of our clients, including seniors and their families, are dealing with vision loss and blindess. Many clinical social workers do not have the expertise to work with these individuals.  This program will provide participants with a basic understanding of vision loss and blindness and the resources available for clinicians to use.  It will review the impact of gradual vision loss and blindness on individuals and family members, and discuss the clinical implications for working with people who are blind from birth and those who were sighted and then lost their vision.

 Participants will learn...

  • The differences between blindness from birth and later loss of vision.
  • The extensive Vision Rehab services available to clients, especially for elder clients losing their vision.
  • The clinical implications and strategies for working with clients with legal blindness and their families.

Approved for 2 CEs for Social Workers. LMHCs applied for.


Fees Information
Early Bird Rates*:
  • NASW Member -$30
  • Non-Member -$45
  • Retired or Unemployed NASW Member -$20
  • BSW/MSW Student Member -$10
  • BSW/MSW Student Non-Member -$15**
    (**Apply promo code 1113StudentNONMEMBER at checkout)
*Add $25 if registering 10 business days or less in advance, or at the door.
To register online,click on the "register" link above (under "Registration Information").

To register by mail or pay by check, download the registration form and mail with payment to:

NASW MA Chapter
14 Beacon St., Suite 409
Boston, MA 02108
Make checks payable to "NASW".
REDUCED FEES:If you need a reduced fee in order to attend, kindly request it 10 business days or more prior to the program date by calling 617-227-9635 x 18. No one should be prevented from attending a CE program because of finances.
SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS:If you require special accommodations to fully participate, including sign language interpreters, please specify in writing no later than 30 days prior to the event and we will be glad to discuss options.

National Association of Social Workers - Massachusetts Chapter
14 Beacon Street, Suite 409, Boston MA 02108
tel: (617)227-9635 fax: (617)227-9877 email: chapter@naswma.org
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