Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 3:00pm to Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 4:00pm Webinar/Teleconference
Counseling, support, and advocacy: for social workers, the most important of these roles is advocacy.
In today’s hospice environment, a considerable amount of work is done through interdisciplinary meetings and teamwork. Join this informative webinar to learn how advocacy and interdisciplinary work dovetail.
AFTER THIS WEBINAR YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:
- Distinguish between interdisciplinary care and the weaknesses of the common and ineffective multidisciplinary model
- Explore how regulations both require and interfere with the IDT model
- Detail the critical role of the social worker as team leader around psycho-social goals, plans, obstacles, and high-risk dynamics
- Explain three important skills social workers should possess as members of the IDT, both inside and out of team meetings
- Describe the essential role of social workers as patient/family advocates as members of the IDT and within their communities
- Explore two potential pitfalls of advocating for patient/family wishes/needs and explain ways to skillfully stay on course
This webinar is part of the 2024 Exploring Exceptionalism in Social Work Series. Learn more and save 10% when you purchase the entire series!
Advocacy is a significant part of the social worker’s job. In the hospice world, much of that work happens either during IDT meetings or directly through interdisciplinary teamwork. This webinar will look closely at the role of the social worker as an active, skilled, and assertive member of the interdisciplinary team, including their critical role as patient/family advocate. Join us to learn more about the important role of social workers as hospice, grief/loss, and end-of-life care advocates.
THIS WEBINAR WILL BENEFIT THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES:
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This session will benefit social workers, those who work alongside social workers, and members of the management and leadership teams.
- Self-assessment exercise – IDT and advocacy
- Organization-assessment exercise – advocacy
- IDG team meeting social worker techniques and guide
- Advocacy guide
- Additional resource list for key topics, including additional lecture notes
- Training log
- PDF of slides and speaker’s contact info for follow-up questions
- Attendance certificate provided, however there are no pre-approved CEs associated with this webinar
NOTE: All materials are subject to copyright. Transmission, retransmission, or republishing of any webinar to other agencies or those not employed by your agency is prohibited. Print materials may be copied for eligible participants only.
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