Connect to End COVID-19:

Vaccine Confidence Training for Social Workers

Past Webinars: Register For Complimentary Self-Study

What’s Next in the Pandemic, Through a Social Work Lens

February 24, 2022, from 3:00 to 4:30 PM (ET)

 

At this webinar, hear from social work and infectious disease experts about the evolving COVID-19 landscape, what’s on the horizon, and how social workers can continue to play a role in vaccine uptake, especially among special populations. This is the third in a three-part series offered through the Connect to End COVID-19 initiative in which NASW is partnering with the University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

Speakers:

  • Mona K. Gahunia, D.O., Associate Medical Director, Infectious Diseases/Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente

  • Anna Mangum, MSW, MPH, Deputy Director of Programs, National Association of Social Workers

  • Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Social Workers

 

Webinar materials include

  • COVID-19 Update for NASW, Mona K. Gahunia, D.O., Associate Medical Director, Infectious Diseases/Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente

COVID-19 Vaccination Through a Social Work Lens: Current Landscape and Special Populations, Anna Mangum, MSW, MPH

 

 

COVID-19 Vaccines Through a Social Work Lens: Supporting Informed Client Vaccine Decision Making Through Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

January 12, 2022

 

At this interactive event, participants learned how to apply MI and SBIRT frameworks in supporting clients in their decision making around the COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. The complimentary webinar and CEUs are available for self-study.

 

This webinar is the second in a series of three webinars that are part of NASW’s Connect to End COVID-19 initiative, undertaken in partnership with The University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The third webinar in the series, “Supporting Special Populations in Vaccine Decision Making,” will be conducted February 24, 2022.

 

Speakers:

  • Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, CEO, National Association of Social Workers

  • Anna Mangum, MSW, MPH, Deputy Director of Programs, National Association of Social Workers

  • Leslie Sirrianni, LCSW-S, Senior Research Program and Training Coordinator, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Stéphanie Wahab, PhD, MSW, Professor, School of Social Work, Portland State University

 

Webinar materials include

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Through the Social Work Lens: Myths and Facts

November 9, 2021

 

As part of the NASW 2021 Virtual Forum: “Reimagining Social Work In Health,” a complimentary webinar, COVID-19 Vaccination through a Social Work Lens: Myths and Facts, was offered. The complimentary webinar and CEUs are available for self-study.

 

Millions of people are becoming partially or fully vaccinated each day. However, there are many others who have not gotten vaccinated, despite the demonstrated safety of the vaccines and their high degree of effectiveness in preventing severe illness and death. At this webinar, learn more about the vaccines, including myths and facts, and special considerations for social workers.

Webinar materials include

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