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2019 NASW-IL Conference: A Meeting of the Professions

20 CEUs November 5-7, 2019 The Westin North Shore, Wheeling IL

About the NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference

NEW EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: Sept. 22nd, 2019

This year’s 2019 NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference: A Meeting of the Professions is the largest gathering of social work and mental health professionals in the state, bringing together over 800 mental health leaders, practitioners, educators, and more. Taking place this year in Wheeling, IL, the 2019 NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference is a rare opportunity to network with other social workers and mental health professionals. Come meet the best and the brightest of Illinois! This year’s conference offers up to 20 CEUs to attendees including workshops in cultural competency and ethics. With 80 educational sessions and over 125 speakers, the 2019 NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference connects you to the newest trends, innovations, and practices that can help you strengthen and improve your social work skills. And with our workshops qualifying for LSWs, LCSWs, LPCs, LCPCs, LMFTs, LPNs, APNs, LCPs, and some ICB credentials* , there’s no reason not to attend.
*This conference is applying for the following ICB credentials: Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, MISA I or II or III, PCGC II, CCJP I or II, CAAP I or II, CRSS I or II, MAATP I or II, RDDP, NCRS II , CFPP II, and CVSS II.

800

Participants

125

Speakers

80

Sessions

20

CEUs

Agenda

Tuesday, Nov. 5th

9:00am-12:00pm

Opening Session

What Social Workers Need to Know About Trauma

1:00-2:30pm

Early Intensive

Ethics and Risk Management in the New Era of Social Work: Part One // Hyperlocal, Hyperhealing: Exploring Place-Based Intervention Design for Community Impact Concerning Violence and Trauma // Understanding Addiction: A General Practitioner’s Guide to Treating Substance Use Disorders

2:45-4:15pm

Afternoon Intensive

Ethics and Risk Management in the New Era of Social Work: Part Two // Documentation Standards for Billing Medicare Part B: What Clinical Social Workers Need to Know // Heal Thyself: Creating a Self-Care Practice for the Busy Social Worker

4:15-5:30pm

Networking and Awards Reception

Wednesday, Nov. 6

9:00-10:30am

Session 1 Workshops

Assessing and Addressing Suicide Risk with Older Adults // Empathy and the Anatomy of a Reflection in Motivational Interviewing // Ethics // From Compliance to Curiosity // From Courage to Confidence // Getting Unstuck // Help Wanted // Helping Students/Clients After a School/Workplace Shooting or Suicide: Part One // The Intersectionality of Factors in Female Adolescent Depression // The Muslim Identity

10:45am-12:15pm

Session 2 Workshops

The Benefits and Tolls of Emotional Labor // Beyond Bubble Baths // Helping Students/ Clients After a School/ Workplace Shooting or Suicide: Part Two // How Do Social Workers Retire? It Depends // Integration of Telehealth into Primary Care Practice for Older Adults // Love and the Therapeutic Relationship // Positive Racial Identity // School Safety 101 // A Social Worker’s Toolbox for Ethical Practice // Together We Can Make a Huge Difference in Young Lives

1:45-3:15pm

Session 3 Workshops

Heavier than Textbooks // Helping Older Adults to Meet the Challenge of Aging Alone // Preparing the 21st Century Social Work Workforce // PTSD Treatment Approaches // The Role of Social Work in the Implementation of a Substance Use Intervention Team (SUIT) Model // Sacred Bodies // State Policy Engagement // Understanding Sexual Addiction // What's Lust Got to Do With It? // Working with South Asian Women

3:30-5:00pm

Session 4 Workshops

Cultural Competence // Drinking Under the Influence // Forensic Mental Health Treatment // Neurodiversity // Not the Parent’s Problem // Providing Care to Children with Cancer // Reducing the Gray Areas of Sexual Consent through Storytelling and Education // Social Security Disability // A Trauma-Informed Model for Empowerment Programs Targeting Vulnerable Youth // Treating Trauma and Returning to Now

Thursday, Nov 7

9:00-10:30am

Session 1 Workshops

Best Practices in Telehealth Technology: Part One // Business of Private Practice // Comprehensive Care for the Grief and Loss of a Child // From Conflict to Connection // Hidden Truths of Stressed Parenting in Non-Traditional Families // Masculinity, Gillette, and the Future of Black and Brown Men // Practical Guide to Caring for Depression on the Medical Floor // Resolving Addiction Cravings with Acceptance and Integration Training™ // Using an Interpersonal Neurobiological Paradigm of Right Brain // Psychotherapy for Trauma Survivors // What’s Wrong with You?

10:45am-12:15pm

Session 2 Workshops

Aid in Dying (AID) // Best Practices in Telehealth Technology: Part Two // Contemplative Practices // Documentation, Record-Keeping, and Responding to Subpoenas // Embrace the Moment: A Time for Celebrating the Joys of Caregiving // Illinois Same-Sex Adoption // Integrated Health Homes // Practicing Cultural Attunement // Self-Determination at End-of-Life // Siblings

1:30-3:00pm

Session 3 Workshops

BAM and WOW // Going There // It’s Time to Start Grieving More // Lessons Learned Working at One of the World's Largest Corporations // SSI, SSDI, DHS, HFS // Swipe Right to Connect // Utilizing Behavioral Health Services to Support Housing Acquisition and Retention for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness // Vaping and Marijuana // Welcome, Ms. Cox

3:15-4:45pm

Session 4 Workshops

Advocacy Work Among Social Workers // Food is Medicine // Impact of Sexual Violence on College Students and Discussion of Service Improvement // Learning from Job Burnout to Create a Sustainable Career // Learning through Community-Engaged Alzheimer’s Research // Making Meetings Worthwhile // Mise en Place // Social Security Disability // Understanding Asian American Immigrant's Help-Seeking Behaviors

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Registration

Save up to $60 on early bird rates!

Nonmember 1-Day

$1801 Person

  • 1-Day Nonmember Rate (New Early Bird Sept 22, 2019)
  • Access to one days’ worth of trainings: 6 CEUs
  • Lunch for one day
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall (Wed./Thurs. attendees only)

Member, 1-Day

$1551 Person

  • 1-Day NASW Member Rate (New Early Bird Sept 22, 2019)
  • Access to one days’ worth of trainings: 6 CEUs
  • Lunch for one day
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall (Wed./Thurs. attendees only)

Nonmember Student

$1651 Person

  • 1- to 3-Day Discounted Student Rate
  • Includes one year NASW Membership
  • You MUST be a current MSW or BSW student
  • Access to pre-conference training (three-day registrants ONLY): 2 CEUs
  • Up to three days’ worth of trainings: 18 CEUs
  • Up to 3 lunches each day of registration
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall (Wed./Thurs. attendees only)

Student Member

$1051 Person

  • 1- to 3-Day Discounted Student Rate
  • You MUST be a current MSW or BSW student
  • Access to pre-conference training (three-day registrants ONLY): 2 CEUs
  • Up to three days’ worth of trainings: 18 CEUs
  • Up to 3 lunches each day of registration
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall (Wed./Thurs. attendees only)

Hotel Information

Located just outside the city of Chicago

Location

The Westin Chicago North Shore is situated just sixteen miles north of O'Hare International Airport in the prestigious North Shore district.

Transport

While driving to the event might be the easiest, the Metra is available and you may call the hotel for pickup from the station.

Hotel

The Wheeling hotel location blends style and elegance with the convenience of a full-service hotel. For further accommodation information, go to: http://bit.ly/naswwestin.