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NASW-MA VIRTUAL NURSING HOME CONFERENCE 2020

 Older Adults in Residential Care: A Social Work Crisis Response

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

8:30 am - 2:30 pm / 4:15pm

 

Earn up to 6.5 CEUs  |  Register Now!

Nursing Home Conference - 5.0 CEUs

Self-care Intensive - 1.5 CEUs

To all conference attendees:

To receive your CEUs, all conference attendees must complete an evaluation form. Click here to access the evaluation form. Once your evaluation is complete, you can expect to receive your CEU certificate via email on Monday, June 15, 2020.

 

 

A HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!


NASW Assurance Services, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NASW, responsible for designing, securing, and overseeing high-quality, competitive insurance, financial, and other programs and services offered to social workers and other mental health professionals.

 

 

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Right at Home provides comprehensive private home care services under the supervision of a registered nurse. We are dedicated to Improving the Quality of Life for Those We Serve!


 

We make a difference in the lives of individuals, families, and communities through innovative and compassionate behavioral healthcare and human services. 

 

 

 Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. offers a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment including inpatient detoxification, residential rehabilitation, outpatient services, medication-assisted treatment and peer recovery support.


 

Join social workers and elder care professionals from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and New England at the Annual Nursing Home Conference, hosted by the National Association of Social Workers, MA Chapter’s Nursing Home Committee. 

 

At this year’s conference we will focus on leveraging and maximizing social worker expertise in residential settings with a particular focus on crisis management in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will learn from resident experts about the many ways the unique skills of social workers can be applied to improving the quality of care and quality of life of older adults living in these settings now. There will be opportunities to learn successful strategies to support and treat older adults with issues such as severe social isolation, trauma, dementia, and substance use disorder in ordinary times and in the context of the current COVID-19 crisis.

 

Welcoming Remarks:

State Senator Patricia D. Jehlen, Chair, Joint Committee on Elder Affairs

 

Keynote Speaker:

Lisa Sobhian, Maximizing Social Work Expertise in Residential Care in Ordinary and Extraordinary Times

 

Other Workshops:

  • Mary Curlew, Social Isolation

  • Julie O’Malley, Dementia Care

  • Ann Sistler, Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders


Self-care Intensive: 

  • Mary Curlew, Social Work Tools for Self-Care in Trauma Response

 

Reserve your spot now! Click here to register online

 

If you have any questions regarding the online registration feel free to contact us at chapter.naswma@socialworkers.org

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Become a sponsor of NASW-MA 2020 Virtual Nursing Home Conference. You will have opportunities to touch over 150 social workers and eldercare professionals dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults in residential care with a special focus on crisis management. Sponsoring the conference will give you important visibility with this frontline workforce. 


Join us: Pioneer Sponsorship $550 or Advocate Sponsorship $350

 

To learn more, click here and review our sponsorship benefits. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our Events and Marketing Coordinator, Crisbelly Medina Adames at cmedinaadames.naswma@socialworkers.org

 

We are looking forward to having you,

 

 

  

Social Worker Award Nominations

 

Click here to nominate an outstanding nursing home social worker to receive an award at the 2020 Annual NASW-MA Chapter Nursing Home Conference.


 

 

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