Sep
07

Inclusive Leadership to Drive Community Prosperity: Becoming an Intentional Inclusionist
Sep
13

Field Education Office Professional Development Series
Oct
11

Project Management for Social Workers
Nov
15

Repeal, Replace & Retract: Implications of Obamacare Reforms for Social Work Practice

Continuing Education

Field Education Office (FEO) Professional Development Series

The FEO Professional Development Series provides monthly 1.5-hour workshops during USC's Fall & Spring semesters. Workshops are engaging, informative and relevant to social work practice.  Currently enrolled BSW & MSW students attending the University of South Carolina as well as faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome to attend.  Social workers in the community that serve as BSW and MSW field instructors are formally invited to attend and earn CEUs for FREE! (Students may also apply to receive field hours with permission of their field instructor.)

Registration is required for all upcoming workshops as seating is limited to 50 participants. Please register by visiting: http://cosw.sc.edu/PDSworkshops. Questions? Please contact Lana Cook by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (803) 521-4071.

For past topics click here, or scroll to the bottom of this page.

9/13/2017 – Social Work Practice Meets Religion & Spirituality - WORKSHOP FULL

Presented by: Susan Parlier, PhD, LMSW, ACSW, Clinical Assistant Professor of the USC College of Social Work

Understand, examine and appreciate faith, religion & spirituality and their influence on social work practice AND their connections with other aspects of people’s lives.  Explore ways to include spirituality & religion in the engagement, assessment, intervention and evaluation processes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand diverse spiritual & religious definitions and perspectives & implications for social work practice
  • Apply a practice framework of knowledge, values and  skills for a spiritually-sensitive social work practice
  • Assess the impact and relevance of the social worker’s personal religious/spiritual history on the social work helping process

10/11/2017 – Project Management for Social Workers WORKSHOP FULL - WAITING LIST ONLY

Presented by:   Karla Buru, MPH, MSW, Director of Project Management for Public Health & Mary Lohman-Vargas, LMSW, MPH, Project Manager; both of the SC Department of Health & Environmental Control

Stay tuned for more information about this practical and technology-savvy workshop!


11/15/2017 – Repeal, Replace & Retract: Implications of Obamacare Reforms for Social Work Practice - WORKSHOP FULL - WAITING LIST ONLY

Presented by: Christina Andrews, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor & Teri Browne, PhD, MSW, NSW-C, Associate Professor; both of the USC CoSW

Stay tuned for more information about this crucial topic that will shape social workers' practice.


Past FEO Professional Development Series workshops

Videos, presentation materials and online quizzes to earn FREE CEUs are available from the current and most recent semester workshops via the links below:

04/11/2017 - Social Work Practice Meets Religion & Spirituality
Video
Power Point
Quiz to Earn CEU's  
Resource: Explicit Brief Spiritual Assessment
Resource: Implicit Brief Spiritual Assessment

Resource: Tree of Contemplative Practices

03/14/2017 - Ethical Responsibility in Weighing Social Media: Staying Informed as the Internet Explodes
Video  
Power Point
Quiz to Earn CEU's  
Resource: ASWB - Model Regulatory Standards to Technology and Social Work Practice
Resource: Social Media Fact Sheet & Secret Texting Codes

02/07/2017 - Making Change Through Advocacy
Video
PowerPoint
Quiz to Earn CEU's

11/15/2016 - Introducing Welcome Table SC: A Collaborative for Race and Reconciliation
Video
PowerPoint
Quiz to Earn CEU's

10/11/2016 - The End of the American Dream: Cultural Competence of Poverty Leading to Homelessness
Video
PowerPoint
Resource: Richland County Community Resource Manual
Resource: Richland County Community Research Manual for Youth
Quiz to Earn CEUs

09/13/2016 - Social Work Practice With Undocumented Immigrants: Myths, Facts & Tips
Video
PowerPoint
Resource: DACA at Year Three
Resource: DACA Practice and Policy Implications
Quiz to Earn CEUs

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