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Social Work Today May/June 2019

About the Course:

"Social Work Today May/June 2019"

Telebehavioral Health — New Digital Directions for Social Work Education
Schools of social work are developing programs and initiatives to help prepare students for their future with commitment to evidence-based practice and ethical standards.

The Behavioral Health Care Workforce Shortage — Sources & Solutions
What are the factors contributing to the current behavioral health care workforce shortage and what is the outlook for solutions?

Trauma and Betrayal — Complex Combination
Betrayal complicates the already difficult challenge of PTSD, but social workers can grow their understanding and practice more effective and compassionate care.

Moving Toward Value-Based Care — What It Means for Social Work
Health care is slowly moving from volume- to outcomes-based practices, and social work plays a key part in the transition.

Publication Date:

May/June 2019


Christiane Petrin Lambert, MA, MSW, LICSW

Christiane Petrin Lambert, MA, MSW, LICSW, works in community clinical practice, serves as a consultant for program planning, development, and evaluation, and is adjunct faculty at the Rhode Island College School of Social Work.

Kate Jackson

Kate Jackson is an editor and freelance writer based in Milford, PA.

Scott Janssen, MSW, LCSW

Scott Janssen, MSW, LCSW, is a hospice social worker in Durham, NC, and member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s trauma informed care work group.

Sue Coyle, MSW

Sue Coyle, MSW, is a freelance writer and social worker in the Philadelphia suburbs.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss factors influencing growth of telebehavioral health and how social work educators are preparing students for evidence-based, ethical practice in this model.

  2. Explain the origins of the behavioral health workforce shortage and potential solutions.

  3. Discuss the nature of trauma complicated by betrayal and its behavioral health implications.

  4. Describe the characteristics of value-based health care and what it will mean for social work.

Course Material

Digital Archive

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Course Number: 102417
Credit Hours: 2cr
Exam Fee: $27.00
Format: Online Article
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