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Continuing Education announces February and March program offerings

| Allyson Gommer

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension connects people with possibilities by providing degrees and certificates for working adults, professional and workforce development, youth and community programs, and resources for business.

Following are upcoming programs that provide the opportunity for individuals to grow professionally and personally.

Ethics and Boundaries: Working with Refugee Populations
Feb. 16, Hudson
As service providers encounter more diverse populations in their practice, it's important to understand and address the ethical, systemic and practice issues that can arise when serving individuals with limited English proficiency and different cultural backgrounds. You'll learn how to manage issues prior to the patient's arrival, during the service delivery and after the session. Each section will address the issues that providers will want to understand to deliver ethical and culturally informed services.

Ethics and Boundaries: Social Work Ethics and the Law
Feb. 23, Eau Claire
Knowledge of relevant law and professional ethics, and the ability to apply both in practice, are hallmarks of the social work professional. This workshop focuses on the sources of authority and the expectations of both ethics and law, using MPSW 20, the NASW Code of Ethics, the ABA Code of Ethics, and Wisconsin and federal statutes to understand how law and ethics work together.

Supervisory Management: Learning to Lead
March 2-3, Hudson
March 16-17, Eau Claire
Moving into a management role for the first time — or even moving into new roles over time — can be stressful for even the most seasoned supervisors. For those just starting out, though, the initial challenges can be overwhelming. This program will provide you with the knowledge and confidence needed to excel as a supervisor

Chippewa Treaty Rights
Mondays, March 6-May 1, Eau Claire
Recent news has featured stories of Native American tribes appealing to treaty rights to protect their land and water resources. Here in Wisconsin we have seen clashes over mining, hunting and fishing. Join us as we examine the actual wording of the treaties and clear up misconceptions about the rights and provisions granted to the Chippewa tribes.

Getting Started with Blogging
Wednesdays, March 22-April 12
Drop your hesitation and start a blog now! This class is geared toward the beginning blogger. We will walk you through the process of generating ideas and writing content. By the end of the class you will have created a blog to showcase your interests, hobbies and experiences.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Beyond: Expanding the Lens and Exploring Advanced Practical Applications
March 23, Eau Claire
Learn more about the use of cognitive behavioral therapy as a practical treatment for anxiety, depression, PTSD and adjustment disorder. How can we "expand the lens" of traditional cognitive behavioral therapy and apply specific CBT strategies to a variety of behaviors and treatment modalities? In this workshop, you will explore CBT approaches in multiple areas.

Supervisory Management: Leading Intentional Customer Service
March 30-31, Eau Claire
As customer service improves, so does customer satisfaction, retention and sales, yet organizations often struggle to maintain a culture of exceptional service. This hands-on session will cover best practices and proven techniques for creating and delivering exceptional customer service through effective leadership.

For complete program details visit the Continuing Education website, email or call 715-836-3636.