Risks of Depression and Suicide Among Older Adults in Rural NH


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PRESENTATION:    Depression is a common problem among older adults, but it is not a normal part of aging. Signs and symptoms may be difficult to recognize because they look different than in younger people. During this session behavioral health and primary care professionals will understand how depression affects baby boomers; how it often coexists with other medical conditions;...

Education & Professional Development Committee

Committee Meeting

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The Education Committee is charged with the oversight and creation of continuing education opportunities for social workers in Vermont. The committee’s goal is to create a rich and robust learning environment that meets the educational needs of all Vermont’s social workers in the areas of clinical issues, advocacy and social justice. This committee will meet two or three...

Ethics Committee

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Ethics Committee The Ethics Committee is now a combined effort with the NH & ME Chapters entitled "NNE Ethics Forum". Join us for our monthly collaboration where you can ask your ethical concerns and participate in hypothetical-scenario roundtables. Ethics CEUs may be available! Join Zoom Meeting...

Legislative Committee

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The Legislative Committee is a vehicle for social workers and students to learn about and engage with the political process on behalf of our clients, our profession, and our values and ethics. The committee purpose and responsibilities as outlined by NASW:  To promote NASW legislative policies consistent with the goals of the social work profession and those served by the...

Meditation Strategies: Application With a Range of Clinical Practice Interventions


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Ray Scurfield, DSW, LCSW, Professor Emeritus Three (3) Clinical CEUs approved by NASW VT. Approval #1029 This three-hour workshop is an introduction to the application of meditation strategies in conjunction with a range of clinical interventions with a general mental health practice. Based on the author’s 2019 book, Faith-Based & Secular Meditation: Everyday &...

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