Neuroscience for Social Workers

Shantalea Johns EdD, LMSW presents "Neuroscience for Social Workers: Integrating the Brain into Practice", which provides an overview of the importance of neuroscience in social work training, research, and intervention.  

Course objectives:

  • Participants will become aware of four key elements involved in response to stress. 
  • Participants will identity how repeated traumatic exposure impacts the brain.   
  • Participants will review how the nervous system coordinates actions and sensation through a complex network of nerve receptors that report back to the brain  
  • Participants will identity three strategies for post-traumatic growth and building resiliency skills in your client 

Steps to complete this course:

  1. Pay for the course: The cost of the lecture with CEs is $15. The lecture is open to all licensed social work practitioners and is worth 2 Continuing Education Clock Hours. Non-Social Workers will obtain a certificate of completion. Payment must be submitted to obtain course content. Please use your computer, (not a phone), to pay.  Click here to pay for this course.
  2. Complete Course: You will be sent a document containing course materials and Post-Test. Complete the directions in this document.

Pending a passing test score and payment in full, a CE certificate will be e-mailed to you within 7 to 10 business days.

Refund Policy:

If you pay for this course before completing it, you will have up to 60 days after payment to complete this course. After that, no refunds will be issued.

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