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Child Maltreatment Intervention
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presented by Mary K. Mulvaney, 1954-; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 1 hour 6 mins
Social workers and other professionals often struggle with how to identify and deal with child maltreatment. Mary Mulvaney describes the different types of child abuse and neglect, discusses the risk and protective factors involved in assessing for maltreatment, and highlights the use of strength-based interventio...
presented by Mary K. Mulvaney, 1954-; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 1 hour 6 mins
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Helping Clients in Crisis
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presented by Renée Bradford Garcia, fl. 1997; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 36 mins

Proficiency in crisis intervention strategies is an essential skill for all helping professionals. Crisis intervention techniques are often used when working with suicidal clients, victims of domestic violence and in disaster relief.

In “Helping Clients in Crisis”, Renee Bradford Garcia, LCSW, reviews crisis t...

presented by Renée Bradford Garcia, fl. 1997; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 36 mins
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Social Work and Poverty
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presented by Cossy Hough, fl. 1992; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 1 hour 7 mins

Living in poverty, especially for long periods of time, puts families at higher risk of challenges with stable housing, health issues and access to health care, mental health and substance abuse issues as well as domestic violence issues. Social workers who work with people living in poverty must be prepared to as...

presented by Cossy Hough, fl. 1992; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 1 hour 7 mins
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Ethics and Values in Social Work: Client-Centered Processes for Managing Ethical Concerns
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produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 2 hours 34 mins
Professional ethics are at the core of Social Work practice. Ethics provide accountability and guide decision-making and everyday professional conduct of social workers. This video provides social work students and practitioners with a series of practice-based situations that explore a range of ethical issues. Th...
produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 2 hours 34 mins
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Social Work Practice in Palliative Care
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presented by Dede Sparks, fl. 2002; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 46 mins

Palliative Care is a multidisciplinary approach to specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, physical stress, and mental stress of a serious illness. The goal of such therapy is to improve quality of life for both the patient a...

presented by Dede Sparks, fl. 2002; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 46 mins
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Trauma, PTSD and Trauma-Informed Care
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presented by Renée Bradford Garcia, fl. 1997; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 36 mins

Regardless of the population one serves, helping professionals will most likely come into contact with someone who suffers from trauma. Many times, the presenting problem may be substance abuse, an eating disorder, depression or anxiety, but trauma is at the root of the disturbance.

In “Trauma, PTSD, and Trauma-...

presented by Renée Bradford Garcia, fl. 1997; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 36 mins
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The Politics of Healing: Creating Safe Clinical Space for Activists in Trump Era
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presented by Vanessa Jackson, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2017), 37 mins
This training film explores the unique challenges of providing therapy to progressive activists and the knowledge and skills that are required create "safe enough space" for processing and healing. This session engages an African American activist who is dealing with the personal and political impact of the politi...
presented by Vanessa Jackson, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2017), 37 mins
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Social Work: Home Visit Safety
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presented by Tanya Voss, fl. 1986-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 41 mins
Safe home visits play an important role in social work practice and yet over 85% of social workers have reported some form of physical aggression over the course of their careers. Tanya Voss reviews the steps helpful in ensuring a safe home visit. In a demonstration, Tanya works with young supervisee who has recen...
presented by Tanya Voss, fl. 1986-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 41 mins
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A Strength-Based Approach to DSM-5 Diagnosis
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presented by Yessenia Castro, fl. 2008-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 56 mins
Because the DSM-5 largely reflects a medical model, there is often concern by helping professionals that use of the diagnostic system precludes a holistic, wellness-oriented approach to client care. Yessenia Castro describes a framework for conceptualizing diagnostic assessment and utilizing the diagnostic system...
presented by Yessenia Castro, fl. 2008-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 56 mins
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Veterans: Healing Wounded Warriors: Power-Based Therapy with Female Military Veterans
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presented by Vanessa Jackson, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2017), 37 mins
All too often, the public face of military veterans is white and male and this can present challenges for women, and especially women of color, who have served in the military and returned home with physical and emotional injuries. This session utilizes Power-Based Therapy, to assist the client in naming, analyzin...
presented by Vanessa Jackson, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2017), 37 mins
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