Technology in Social Work: Strengths and Challenges of Leveraging Technology in Various Social Work Settings
Sponsored by the NASW-NYS Western Division
Thursday, January 11, 2024
9:00 am to 10:30 am EST
Presenter: Christine M. Rine, PhD, MSW
NASW-NYS Members: $15
NASW Other Chapter Member (Including NYC): $20
NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Members: FREE
This workshop is approved for 1.5 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists and licensed psychologists
This presentation will address ways in which technology is leveraged across varied social work practice settings. This content will be guided by the NASW’s Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice with particular emphasis on strengths and challenges. Specifically, uses for administration, project management, record keeping, information sharing, and treatment are balanced with concerns around information security, reliability, and accessibility. Lastly, this presentation will examine how technologies are likely to shape professional practice in the future.
After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify how technologies are utilized in social work settings.
- Describe ways to Apply the NASW’s Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice.
- Explain ways to Maximize the strengths and manage the challenges of using technologies in social work settings.
- Describe emerging and future technology applications for professional social workers.
This workshop is approved for 1.5 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).
Christine M. Rine, PhD, MSW (she/her), is a Professor of Social Work in the Department of Social Work, Sociology, and Human Services at Pennsylvania Western University. She received her BSW from Buffalo State College and MSW and Ph.D. from the University at Buffalo. Dr. Rine’s practice experience includes HIV/AIDS, youth with mental health concerns, and in program evaluation and administration. Her scholarly endeavors include teaching pedagogy, child welfare, vicarious trauma, end-of-life care, and mapping in social work contexts. Dr. Rine serves as Editor-in-Chief of NASW’s Health & Social Work journal and has spoken widely on neighborhoods, palliative end- care, technology in teaching pedagogy, and social determinants of health. .
|NASW Other Chapter Member (Including NYC)||$20.00|
|NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Member||$0.00|
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