Western Region Events

Western Fall Regional Meeting

DATE: October 10, 2019
TIME: 11:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Tewksbury Lodge, 249 Ohio Street, Buffalo, NY  14204

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Registration
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

“Moving From Implicit Bias to Cultural Proficiency in Schools” Presented by: Rolanda Ward, Ph.D., MDiv., MSW

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Late Fee of $5 after October 4, 2019

Cancellation Policy:   Due to administrative costs and the short amount of time until the event, no refunds will be provided for cancellations.

If you have attended one of our past events and are seeking your CEUs, please see information below.

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CEUs:   New York State School Social Workers’ Association is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0057

In order to receive CEUs, you must register and pay, sign in and sign out as well as complete the Workshop Evaluations below. Certificates are released individually so will not be available prior to verification of all components is complete. Since this is a multi-step manual procedure, please allow time for processing. 

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Purchase Orders:  If you submit a purchase order, be sure to provide a copy of your invoice to your district’s accounts payable department for payment.    See How To Print Your Invoice and Pay for Event“.   Please instruct your district to include your invoice on any communications as well as the check for payment.  Approved P.O.s should be faxed to 516-595-8509 or emailed to: purchase.order.request@nyssswa.org

Send checks to:   NYSSSWA, 264 Rider Road, Clayville, NY 13322

Tutorials:  Need help with event registration, payments, accessing invoices, CEU Certificates, etc.? Click below for:

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Past Events:

May 24, 2019:  “Embracing Discomfort: Learning How to Effectively Treat Anxiety Disorders” by Dr. Kimberly Morrow

CEUs: In order to receive CEUs, you must register and pay, sign in and sign out as well as complete the Workshop Evaluation at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KYAnxiety   See CEU Information for more details.

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May 10, 2019:  “Critical Incidents that Impact Schools” Presented by:  Tara Hughes-LCSW-R

CEUs: In order to receive CEUs, you must register and pay, sign in and sign out as well as complete the Workshop Evaluation at:    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KPWSpring  See CEU Information for more details.

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January 25, 2019:  “Eating Disorder in Children and Adolescents:  Prevention, Identification & Treatment”  Presented by Dr. Mary Tanillo & Jim Witmer. 

CEUs:  In order to receive your CEUs, please complete the workshop evaluation which you can access at this link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YQEatingDisorders

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October 18, 2018:  “When Death Comes to School”  Presented by Day Cummings, LCSW, RN  (2 CEUs)

 CEUs:  In order to receive your CEUs, please complete the workshop evaluation which you can access at this link:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KKDeathatSchool

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May 4, 2018  Suicide Prevention Training  Presented by:  Celia Spacone & Jennifer M. Giambra-Ort

CEUs:   In order to receive your CEUs, be sure to complete your Evaluation at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WHSuicide 

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January 19, 2018  “Meeting the Psycho-social Needs of Children Affected by Pediatric Chronic Illnesses.”  Presented by Cate  Flanagan-Priore, Ph.D.

CEUs:   In order to receive CEUs, you must  register and pay, sign in and sign out as well as complete the Workshop Evaluation at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BFChronicIllness

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October 27,  2017   “Insights and Strategies in Brokering Mental Health Services in Erie County and the Surrounding Area”   Presented by: Karl Shallowhorn

CEUs:   In order to receive CEUs, you must  register and pay, sign in and sign out as well as complete the Workshop Evaluation at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GXErieCtyMH

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June 9, 2017  “Child Protective Services Refresher & Standard of Care Seminar”  Presented by: Angela Salemi, MSW; Peg Barrett, MSW, LCSW-R, CSW-R; & George Clifford, BSW

CEUs:   In order to receive CEUs, you must  register and pay, sign in and sign out as well as complete the Workshop Evaluation at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F8CPSRefresher

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February 10, 2017  “Using Mindfulness-Based Practices With Youth in School Based Settings: An Overview”
Presented by: Mary Carol Dearing, LCSW-R

CEUs:  In order to receive your CEU Certificate, be sure to complete your Evaluation at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W3S9H6FMindfulness

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November 18, 2016:  “Opiate Overview and Narcan training Presented by:   Cheryll Moore, Medical Care Administrator, Erie County Department of Health  NO CEUs provided!

June 10, 2016:  Preventing and Intervening with Bullying: Successes, Challenges, and Future Directions” Presented by: Dr. Amanda Nickerson

CEUs:  In order to receive your CEU Certificate, be sure to complete your Evaluation at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QQ73TPP

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