About This NYSED Social Work Board Approved Online Self-Study (4-CEUs)
All our Online Self-Study courses are approved by the NYSED Social Work Board. As per NYSED Office of the Professions Continuing Education Self-Study Course requirements, please note the following updates listed on their official website:
In response to the evolving situation with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and for those licensees whose registrations are due to renew March 1-January 1, 2021, the Department will grant an adjustment to all licensees to complete up to 100% of the continuing education as self-study, so long as it is taken from a Department-approved provider and is in an acceptable subject area for the specific profession.
Global Uncertainty Amidst COVID-19 explores our present climate of global uncertainty, increased anxiety, profound loss of life and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on behavioral and medical health outcomes. The curriculum examines the epidemiology, prevalence rates and community spread. Furthermore, evaluates how COVID-19 exacerbates pre-existing racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare and leads to increased morbidity and mortality rates. Practitioners will learn to identify Self-Care Strategies (mindfulness, meditation, breathing and progressive muscle relaxation) to manage distress during these uncertain times.
- Acquire an understanding of virology
- Define the medical term—virus
- Define the term—pandemic
- Explore the etiology of viral infection, specific to the colony of coronaviruses
- Identify the novel characteristics of COVID-19
- Recognize the criteria for diagnosis, treatment regimen and prevention methods
- Examine the global impact of COVID-19
- Acquire knowledge specific to epidemiology, prevalence rates and community spread
- Examine The United States National Pandemic Response To COVID (Surging Death Toll and PPE Crisis)
- Evaluate how COVID-19 exacerbates pre-existing racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare and leads to increased morbidity and mortality rates
- Explore COVID-19 public health guidelines, healthcare policies and government legislation (CARES Act)
- Evaluate how COVID-19 impacts mental and behavioral health
- Assess Secondary Trauma and Moral Injury in Frontline Healthcare Workers
- Intimate Partner Violence and Child Abuse
- Approaches to managing the family system and talking to children about COVID-19
- Explore approaches to managing COVID-19 imposed telecommuting and work-life balance
- Identify Self-Care Strategies (mindfulness, meditation, breathing and progressive muscle relaxation)
About The Instructors
Trélan Nicole Holder, MS, LCSW is a skilled psychotherapist with extensive years of counseling experience in mental health and human services. Trélan 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: a postgraduate certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy training from the NYU Institute for Psycho-analytic Education. Trélan is an Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University School of Social Work.
Terri-Ann O’Sullivan, MS, LCSW, CCRN is Assistant Director of Nursing at Montefiore Medical Center (Per Diem), where she collaborates with department heads to plan, problem-solve, implement and evaluate initiatives and decisions which affect the delivery of patient care. Additionally, Ms. O’Sullivan is the Founder/CEO of Mobile Center 4 CPR, LLC, provides American Heart Association certification in basic and advanced life support courses. Terri has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Binghamton University and started her career in child welfare. She obtained dual Master degrees in both Social Work and Management from New York University: Silver School of Social Work, and Robert Wagner School of Public Service respectively. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Terri integrated a second profession of nursing by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Pace University. While practicing as an RN she obtained her (Critical Care Registered Nurse) CCRN certification. Terri is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society (STTI) for nursing and obtained the STTI Honor Society Nurse Management Online Certificate Program where she now practices in the field of nurse management. She is also a certified AHA instructor and teaches Basic (BCLS) and advance (ACLS) cardiac life support classes.
This workshop is open to Licensed Professionals
Continuing Education Units (CEU) Information
4 continuing education hours are available