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    Taxonomy Code: YO-1550.8000

    Individuals who help people function as best they can in their environment, deal with their relationships and solve personal and family problems. Social workers often see clients who face a life-threatening disease or a variety of social problems which may include inadequate housing, unemployment, lack of job skills, financial distress, serious illness or disability, substance abuse, unwanted pregnancy or anti-social behavior. Social workers also assist families that have serious domestic conflicts including those involving child or spousal abuse; provide services for prison inmates, parolees, probationers and their families; help workers cope with job-related pressures or with personal problems that affect the quality of their work; advise elderly people or family members about their choices in areas such as housing, transportation and long-term care; coordinate and monitor services for older adults; and run support groups for family caregivers or for the adult children of aging parents.

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    CERTIFICATE PROGRAM - ADDICTIONSPromotes the psychodynamic understanding of current theoretical and practical approaches to the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders. Leading experts from the addictions field will discuss: The neurobiology of addiction; Psychopharmacology; Diagnostic assessment; Motivational interviewing and Empirically based evidence treatment approaches with adolescents and adults across a broad spectrum of culturally diverse populations. Topics incorporate an integrated approach to substance use disorder and mental health comorbidity, including behavioral addictions: sex, gambling and tobacco use. The course will synthesize lecture, case presentation and classroom discussion for 45 credit hours towards the completion of the New York State CASAC requirements of addiction-specific education and training (Section 1). Students can select one of two options and complete the CASAC-T education requirements by February. For Graduate Students of Adelphi University who have completed an elective in Addictions (Adelphi-SW727) PAC 1—45 clock hours and For all other postgraduate students who have not completed an elective in addiction and need to complete Section 1 of NYS OASAS training: PAC 2—85 clock hours. Call for more details.NassauCERTIFICATE PROGRAM - ADDICTIONSADELPHI UNIVERSITY-CONTINUING EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    COMMUNITIES EMPOWERING YOUTHProvides community organizations involved with the program, Building For Success, with assistance and training in the areas of leadership and program development, community engagement and organizational development with the goal of better meeting the needs of youth, families and communities in need of social services.NassauCOMMUNITIES EMPOWERING YOUTHLEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE
    DON MONTI CANCER CENTER AT GLEN COVE HOSPITALProvides comprehensive treatment of cancer and blood diseases, including chemotherapy and use of specialized drugs. Coordinates care services of oncologists, pain specialists, social workers, nutritionists, physical therapists, and laboratory technicians. Participates actively in professional continuing education and in cancer research.NassauDON MONTI CANCER CENTER AT GLEN COVE HOSPITALGLEN COVE HOSPITAL
    HEMOPHILIA TREATMENT CENTERProvides comprehensive multidisplinary services to children and their families with hemophilia, Von Willebrand disease and related bleeding disorders. Staffing includes two hematologists (one pediatric, one adult), and orthopedist, two nurse clinicians, genetic counselor, social worker, physical therapist and a dental hygienist.NassauHEMOPHILIA TREATMENT CENTER COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
    INSTITUTE FOR PARENTINGWas established to help ensure the mental health and well-being of young children and developing families by strengthening the capacity of parents and others who influence the lives of 0-5 year olds to provide nurturing, developmentally appropriate environments within a culturally sensitive framework. The Institute for Parenting provides programs for parents that include assessment, treatment, parenting education for young and developing families. Sample programs include: Therapeutic Parenting Services; Nassau County Babies Can’t Wait; Nassau County Closer to the Crib and The “I’m Here for You Now” Book Project. Sample Training programs include Master’s Program in Infant Mental Health Developmental Practice; Post Master’s Training Program in Parent Education and Parent Guidance and Post Master’s Training Program in Parent-Infant Mental Health and Trauma. Also offered are Continuing education workshops Courses and workshops vary each semester. Call for more detailed information regarding all the programs offered.NassauINSTITUTE FOR PARENTINGADELPHI UNIVERSITY
    LONG ISLAND GERIATRIC EDUCATION CENTEROffers healthcare professionals and social providers in the areas of geriatrics and gerontology continuing education and training programs focusing on primary care, health promotion, disease prevention, multicultural aging and outreach services. Provides a Geriatric Resource Center with a wide range of resources along with a Speaker's Bureau. Innovations in the geriatric field and clinical updates are disseminated through interdisciplinary courses, team training, distance learning and workshops.SuffolkLONG ISLAND GERIATRIC EDUCATION CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    LONG ISLAND PARENT CENTERAssists patrons and professionals in obtaining services that meet the needs of children with disabilities, ages birth through 21. Provides information about options for required services, educational environments, service delivery system and New York State Education Department reform initiatives. Also offers workshops/training for parents and professionals on topics which may include evaluation, early intervention, transition planning, parent involvement and IEP meetings.SuffolkLONG ISLAND PARENT CENTERLONG ISLAND PARENT CENTER
    MANDATED REPORTER TRAININGProvides OCFS (Office of Children and Family Services) mandated reporter training and information on identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect/maltreatment. On site programs.Call for schedule of programs at PFML.MANDATED REPORTER TRAININGPARENTS FOR MEGAN'S LAW
    TRAUMA COMPETENCY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMTeaches cutting-edge interventions and protocols that clinicians can immediately implement to augment their work treating survivors of trauma. This training teaches and clarifies skills drawn from recent research that evolves treatment beyond the antiquated notions and practice of the 20th Century into simple principles and practices that rapidly resolves the effects of traumatic stress. Deeply rooted in the science and with an eye to the art of treating traumatic stress, Dr. Gentry will stimulate participants with both principles and techniques for rapidly and safely accelerating treatment with clients who suffer from traumatic stress. The two-day symposium provides mental health professionals with unique training grounded in scientific literature and evidence-based practice but without demanding that clients undergo any particular treatment protocol. This course meets the educational standards and requirements to allow the participant who successfully completes the training to apply for the Certified Clinical Trauma Professional available through the International Association of Trauma Professionals ( and/or the Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist-Individual through the Trauma Institute International ( This program has been approved for the following continuing education credits: Social Workers; LMHC; LMFT; CASAC Renewal and Psychology. Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form. Call for more details.NassauTRAUMA COMPETENCY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMADELPHI UNIVERSITY-CONTINUING EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    VETERANS MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING INITIATIVEProvides four regional trainings across the state aimed at enhancing the capacity of community mental health providers to meet the needs of returning veterans and their families. Call or check website for training locations.VETERANS MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING INITIATIVENATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS: NYS CHAPTER

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