July 11, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – July 13, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
9 Pine St
New York, NY 10005
2- Day In-Person Workshop Series - The Life Course Perspective (Private Company Training- Empire Blue Cross) @ Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield | New York | New York | United States

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The Developmental Life Course Perspective 

About This NYSED Social Work Board Approved In-Person Workshop (4-CEUs)

This lunchtime workshop series offers 4 continuing education contact hours and is held over 2-sessions: Tuesday, July 11th and Thursday, July 13th of 2017 (12:30 PM – 2:30 PM, on both days). NYSED Social Work Board Approved Certificate will be awarded upon completing both sessions.

The Developmental Life Course Perspective provides a unique framework for understanding individual lifespan development anchored within the social, political, and historical context. Salient themes are—historical timing of life events and transitions, facets of human agency and self-determination. From this angle, the multidimensional aspects of human development will be examined.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the relevance of the Developmental Life Course Perspective (DLCP) to Social Work Practice
  • Identify the Five Key Concepts (cohorts, transitions, trajectories, life events, turning points) of DLCP
  • Define each of the (5) Key Concepts of DLCP and its relevance to human development.
  • Identify specific issues related to the biological, social, psychological and economic aspects of human development over the life course.
  • Identify healthy behaviors used to cope with traumatic life events (ex. grief/loss, mental/medical illness) over the life course.
  • Identify maladaptive behaviors used to cope with traumatic life events (ex. grief/loss, mental/medical illness) over the life course.
  • Identify Risk and Protective Factors as it pertains to life transitions between childhood, adolescence and adulthood.
  • Identify interventions that have been proven to be effective in working with clients in crisis.

About The Instructor

Trélan N. Holder, MS, LCSW, is a skilled psychotherapist with extensive years of counseling experience in mental health and human services. She attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Clark University, her Master of Science Degree in Social Work from Columbia University, and a Certificate in Bioethics and Medical Humanities from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Cardozo Law School. Additionally, her clinical pursuits include: postgraduate psychodynamic psychotherapy training at the NYU Institute for Psycho-analytic Education.

Trélan is on faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Courses taught: Early Development, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Health Care Systems—Mental Health, and Disability Policy, Practice, and Programs.

This course is open to Licensed Professionals
Continuing Education Units (CEU) Information
4 continuing education hours are available