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Inaugural Integrated Behavioral Health Symposium

Continuing Education

Field Education Office (FEO) Professional Development Series

The FEO Professional Development Series provides monthly 1.5-hour workshops during the University of South Carolina's fall & spring semesters. Workshops are engaging, informative and relevant to social work practice. Currently enrolled College of Social Work BSW and MSW students, and faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome to attend. Social workers serving 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.

Questions? Please contact Lana Cook at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 803-521-4071.

Click here for past topics, or scroll to the bottom of the page.

Save the Date! Spring 2018 workshop registration opens soon. Workshops will be held Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Hamilton 226.

Feb. 15, 2018 - From Concept to Practice Considerations: Trauma-Informed Social Work with Children
Presenter: Patrice Penney, MSW, LISW-CP, Clinical Assistant Professor, USC College of Social Work

March 29, 2018 - White Privilege: Is it Real or Racist?
: Carmen Julious, LISW-CP/AP, Chief Executive Officer of Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services, Inc.

April 12, 2018 - What's Really Health in Rural SC: Connecting Poverty and People
Presenter: Lindsey Kilgo, MSW, Director of Network Development, South Carolina Office of Rural Health  

Past FEO Professional Development Series workshops

Nov. 15, 2017 - Repeal, Replace & Retract: Implications of Obamacare Reforms for Social Work Practice
Online learning
Resource: Social Work & the Affordable Care Act: Maximizing the Profession's Role in Health Reform
Quiz to Earn CEUs

Oct. 11, 2017 - Project Management for Social Workers
Project Management & Social Work Competencies
Quiz to Earn CEU's

Sept. 13, 2017 and April 11, 2017 - Social Work Practice Meets Religion & Spirituality
Power Point
Quiz to Earn CEU's  
Resource: Explicit Brief Spiritual Assessment
Resource: Implicit Brief Spiritual Assessment

Resource: Tree of Contemplative Practices

March 14, 2017 - Ethical Responsibility in Weighing Social Media: Staying Informed as the Internet Explodes
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

Feb. 7, 2017 - Making Change Through Advocacy
Quiz to Earn CEU's


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