Courses

This course contains no sessions
This course contains no sessions
These workshops are designed to be attended individually, or they may be combined for a reduced registration fee. Participants who attended all three workshops will receive a certificate of participation.
Friday, April 26, 2019, Bryant Conference Center
Friday, June 21, 2019, Bryant Conference Center
Ethics The ethics portion of this workshop will review the growing use of technology in social work practice. Attention will be given to the 2018 updates to the NASW Code of Ethics and the 2017 NASW Standards for Technology in Social Work Pracice. Guided by these frameworks, we will discuss the knowledge, skills, and values needed by practitioners to ethically and effectively use technology in social works practice. We will then explore ethical dilemmas via case scenarios with course participants' direct involvement. Supervision The supervision portion of this workshop will identify and analyze the professional concepts and functions critical to effective supervision for social workers using technology. Vrious aspects of how to conduct supervision with technology will be explored. This workshop will present a strengths-based approach to educating supervisees about technology and its effects on clients and communities.
Friday, August 2, 2019, Bryant Conference Center

The workshop will provide basic information about the art of getting external fundsto support human service organizations and governmental entities. The funding opportunitiesto be discussed will focus on government funds, but references will be made to securingprivate funds, particularly how to differentiate between the two sources. Participantswill learn how to get their organization "grant-ready" and how to make strategic decisionsabout applying for a grant.

The session will include guidance on developing the foundation to pursue funding opportunities. Participants will learn what is required to respond to "Requests of Proposals" [RFP's)or "Notice of Funding Opportunities" (NOFA's) including, understanding parts of agovernment grant proposal, project narrative, development of strategic partnerships,obtaining commitments of cash/in-kind match, creating the project budget, developingthe budget narrative and evaluating outcomes.

Specifically, Dr. Guin will discuss the elements of a proposal, including the abstract,problem statement (need), design (goals, objectives, methods) proposed outcomes andevaluation. Corollary components to the narrative will also be discussed with participants,including development of strategic partnerships, attainment of letters of commitment,logic models and timelines.

Discussion will be encouraged, so participants should come to the workshop with someidea of a project they might be interested in pursuing funding for.

Although the focus of the workshop is on non-governmental and governmental agencies,information for academic participants can also be provided based on the participatingaudience.


Thursday, March 7, 2019, Bryant Conference Center