The Role of Social Workers in Managed Long-Term Care
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Presenter: Veera Mookerjee, PhD, LMSW
NASW-NYS Members: $20
NASW Other Chapter Member: $40
NASW-NYS Student Members: FREE
This workshop is approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists and licensed psychologists
This workshop will focus on the two major roles played by Social Workers in a managed long-term care system. The workshop will discuss practice efficacy, professional ethics, health and mental health within the practice of MLTC social work. Additionally, there will be attention given to understanding the triggers and identifiers of stress and compassion fatigue among social workers in MLTC.
After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify the importance of Social Work in an MLTC agency and describe the specifics of the roles of social workers in the agency.
- Identify themselves as a major workforce with unique skills set for care management and administration
- Determine ways to manage professional stress, compassion fatigue and re-align themselves for practice efficacy
This workshop is approved for 2.0 continuing education credit hours.
NASW-NYS is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (Provider ID #0014), licensed mental health counselors (Provider ID #MHC-0053), licensed marriage and family therapists (Provider ID #MFT-0037) and licensed psychologists (Provider ID #PSY-0088).
Veera Mookerjee, PhD, LMSW, is the Founder/Director of Resolveera: Educating Special Needs’ Parents, focusing on the needs of families with children who have a special needs diagnosis, especially Autism Spectrum Disorder. Veera is a doctoral graduated from Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work. She is a licensed Mental Health Therapist in New York State and works full time as a Social Work Care Manager in Long Term Care Company in NYC. Veera serves on the Board of New York Zero To Three (NYZTT), a statewide organization that promotes the optimal development of young children, their families and their communities in the New York region. She is a NASW-NYS Diversity Committee member, a group focused on “inclusion and representation of individuals from diverse back grounds in all aspects of the association”. She has 20 years of experience in working in the field of social services and is a per diem Mental Health Therapist at the Child Center of New York (Flushing office). Veera conducts training workshops for Social workers and other mental health professionals in NYC towards Continuing Education credits. She also organizes parent workshops and parenting skill trainings at local non-profits, provides Mental Health Consultancy services in EI centers in tri-state and is a Continuing Education Instructor for the NASW. She has worked as an ABA therapist in Westchester County and has made invited presentations for domestic and international audience about Autism and working with families. Veera Mookerjee has published a book in 2016 on her doctoral research findings and her work has been published in national newsletters, such as Autism Spectrum News. Veera works closely with the community at every aspect of it and aces in public relations and networking strategies.
|NASW Other Chapter Member||$40.00|
|NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Member||$0.00|
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