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Stress Is Stressful: How Working in a Hospital Can Skew Our Norms (Chicago)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 2:00pm
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Social work can be taxing. When we add a hospital setting into the mix, typical workplace norms can begin to add to this without us even knowing. For example, patient demise, while always leaving an impression, can become routine. It’s important to remain mindful and practice self-care. 

All courses offered through the NASW-Illinois Chapter meet the continuing education qualifications for LSWs, LCSWs, LPCs, LCPCs, LMFTs, RNs, LPNs, APNs, and LCPs licensed in Illinois as required by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

Speaker: Lauren Tockey, MSW: Driven by a strong passion for the continued learning of human connections, relationships, and interactions paired with an empathetic framework has brought me to where I am today. Obtained B.A. in Psychology and B.S. in Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences with an emphasis on Family and Individual Development from Northern Illinois University and a Masters in Social Work from Aurora University. Experience in the mental health/healthcare/social services field that include: domestic violence, forensic social work, addictions, hospital/health systems, case management, community integration with clients who have chronic mental illness and comorbidity, work with clients with mental illness and cognitive delays, transition planning, working with interdisciplinary teams in inpatient and outpatient settings, and supervising healthcare workers (bedside inpatient staff). Recently receiving post-graduate training in: Ethics Related to Caregivers in a Complex Healthcare System, and Behavioral Health Leadership. Certified Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and Prevention instructor through the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and actively train hospital staff regularly.

Presenter: Lauren Tockey, MSW

Location: NASW-Illinois Chapter Office
404 S Wells St, Fl 4
Chicago IL 60607

Cost: 2 CEUs / $30 Nonmember / FREE NASW Member

CEU's Earned:  2 CEU's

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Registration Required: Yes

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