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September 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm


Cost: $10.00


Combatting Social Isolation

via Webinar

Thursday, June 27, 2024

 

**ALL WHO REGISTER WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN A $25 AMAZON GIFT CARD**

10:00am – 11:30am

FREE!

 

This webinar is made possible with support from PA Link to Aging and Disability Resources.


*1.5 Social Work CEUs Available!

No Cost


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ONE DAY BEFORE THE WEBINAR AS A REMINDER. 

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Description

In this training, participants delve into the intricate dynamics of social isolation. Through comprehensive exploration, attendees uncover the behavioral nuances and profound effects of isolation on individual and community well-being. Join us to learn practical strategies to combat isolation, cultivate empathy, and foster meaningful connections in an increasingly disconnected landscape.

Objectives

  • Define social isolation and discuss some connected behaviors.
  • Discuss signs and causes of social isolation and how it affects behavior.
  • Review things to avoid and ways to safeguard one’s well-being.
  • Discuss the impact of COVID-19 may have had on isolation and behaviors.
  • Discuss ways to combat social isolation for the elderly will also be focused upon.

Facilitator:

Lisa Kennedy is a single parent of 4 adult children and grandmother of 4 as well.  She is a former Foster Parent and an Adoptive Parent.  She’s also currently an Elected School Board Director for The School District of the City of York and a Family Peer Support Specialist. Lisa has spent more than 20 plus years supporting,  educating,  and advocating for children and families.  She enjoys growing and learning through the many opportunities afforded her while engaged in workshops/trainings with others. Lisa has had the opportunity to present locally and across the state of PA in various areas such as education, family support, and mental health needs.  She sits on many local,  state and national committees and boards in the aforementioned areas.

*CEUs 

Social Work: “NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop.  1.5 CEUs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.”

~If you have any questions, please email Allison Fisher at trainings@penncares.org~

Details

Date:
June 27
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free
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