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AHSWDC Spring Seminars

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"Culturally Sensitive Care of the LGBTQ+ Client"
presented by
- Penny Jacobs, NP
University of Maryland Health Center
College Park, MD

Attendees will be able to:

  • Define and understand terminology related to the LGBTQ+ population.

  • Identify the need for this care - why is this care so important?

  • Identify concerns specific to LGBTQI clients across the lifespan.

  • Identify at least 3 strategies that can be employed to provide culturally sensitive care.

  • Identify available resources



"Ethical and Clinical Social Work Dilemmas in Reporting Abuse and Neglect"
presented by
- Michele Price, DSW (c)
Emory University, School of Medicine,
Department of Neurology, Epilepsy D
Atlanta, Georgia

Attendees will be able to:

  • Apply the NASW and Maryland Codes of Ethics and Demonstrate who is a mandated reporter.

  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of individual clinicians and staff.

  • Interpret the laws in DC, Maryland, Virginia and Georgia regarding mandated reporting.

  • Identify and Utilize community resources to assist clients and their systems.

  • Analyze gaps in policies and procedures around mandating reporting to Develop solutions.


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