Courses

ECU School of Social Work Clinical Supervision for Addiction Professionals program is a highly structured training program utilizing the most innovative, up-to-date technology and clinical supervision theories. The group will meet twice monthly on Saturdays from 10am to 12pm. Once registered, participants will be contacted with scheduling information regarding the first session.

The program is designed to ensure that highly skilled, competent clinicians are prepared to enter the addiction profession. Clinical supervision is the cornerstone of the addiction profession, ensuring quality care for those impacted by substance use disorders. The program is open to all level addiction professionals needing clinical supervision for the initial licensure process or as part of ongoing supervision requirements.


October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Understanding trauma's impact on those who work with survivors is vital to client care, professional self care, and career longevity. The purpose of this workshop is to address concepts of burnout, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and self care strategies to strengthen and mediate the impact of trauma exposure in social work practice.


Wednesday, February 10, 2021, Webex Virtual Platform
This presentation will review the main ideas of ecopsychology in the context of contemporary social work practice with at-risk children and youth, including implications for health, mental health, and relationships


Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Webex Virtual Platform
The presentation aims at illustrating my research on social isolation and loneliness among older adults using American community-dwelling samples including LGBT older adults.


Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Webex Virtual Platform
Historically, people of African descent have been enslaved, oppressed, and marginalized in the United States. As a result, Black people have engaged in a continuous fight for change in places of employment, the education system, criminal justice system and in their communities. Although progress has been made, plagues of learned helplessness, apathy, and anger have been embedded in the psychological response to racial injustice.


Wednesday, October 14, 2020, Webex Virtual Platform
The capstone also includes a written synthesis of the academic and practical experiences encountered throughout the certificate program.



The purpose of this lecture is to discuss the impact and challenges COVID-19 has had on mental health services with special emphasis on health disparities.


Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Webex Virtual Platform

Certificate Programs