Infusing Mental Health Recovery in Practice and Field Education
The third installment of the Recovery to Practice series, this interactive, on-demand course focuses on ways recovery could be mobilized in your personal practice, your agency, and field instruction. Participants will explore characteristics common to recovery-oriented agencies, learn how individual change, organizational transformation, and cultural humility can be used to promote progress toward recovery-orientation, and discover some tangible steps to instill recovery in field instruction settings.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- describe a model recovery-oriented agency;
- recognize the value of cultural humility in recovery-oriented social work practice;
- describe two cultural humility skills that could be put into practice;
- identify at least two potential exercises to use with students in the field; and
- list one potential example of a student assessment measure.
CE Credit for On-Demand Webinar
Participants are eligible for one free CE credit, through CSWE as an Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program provider, after successful completion of the on-demand course, including the prereading material assigned, a posttest, and an evaluation. A link to the prereading assignment can be found above. The posttest and evaluation are administered online at the conclusion of the course. The CE certificate will be e-mailed to participants following their completion of the course requirements.
CSWE, provider #1163, is approved by the ASWB ACE Program. CSWE maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 1/23/2015–1/23/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for CE credits.
Accommodations for Persons With Disabilities
Closed captioning is available for the on-demand course. If you need help accessing this feature or have other questions about accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact CSWE at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1.703.519.2063.
Director, National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery
Lauren Spiro is a member of the CSWE RTP Steering Committee and is the Director of the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery, the largest U.S. grassroots organization representing people with the lived experience of mental health recovery. Ms. Spiro has an M.A. in Clinical/Community Psychology and she has a powerful story of her own experiences in the mental health system.
Robert M. Ortega
Associate Professor, University of Michigan School of Social Work
Robert M. Ortega is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. Dr. Ortega is well known for applying the paradigm of cultural humility in social work and child welfare practice. His work in this area has had an extensive influence on community organizing and public scholarship in a variety of disciplinary settings, including education, law, and policy.
Associate Professor, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work
Marylou Sudders is an Associate Professor at the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. Previously, Professor Sudders served seven years as Commissioner of Mental Health for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She also supervised students as a field instructor.
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