Event date: 12/1/2023 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Export event
NASWWA Chapter
/ Categories: Uncategorized, CE Series

Post-Pandemic Social Services: The Virtual Effect Webinar 3 CE Contact Hours

Time & Location Dec 1, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM zoom

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Webinar Summary: 

The pandemic has left footprints within social services that will now become a norm in healthcare. The new normal of social services has moved to virtual contact and this is called telehealth, telemedicine, and virtual appointments to name a few.

Social services were meant to accomplish an existential experience that supported warmth, compassion, and physical interaction. This training will address how to create an atmosphere that is as close to face-to-face as you could possibly conduct with online social services.


The goal of this webinar will be to provide:

  • We will explore strategic methods to support your clients with social interactions that leaves them feeling understood, heard, and helped.  

  • With role-play, live discussions, and relevant psychological concepts, we will explore how to interact with clients virtually leaving them with a feeling of having a face-to-face session.

About the Presenter: 

Lula Smith, MSW, MBA, MHP is a Clinic Supervisor at Valley Cities Behavior Health Clinics. She also works as an Independent Contractor for the Washington Office of Public Defense as a Forensic Social Worker (expert case review for Child Welfare). Ms. Smith enjoys advocating and supporting others while demonstrating knowledge, skills, and experience that strengthens social services. She participates in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committees and develops culturally relevant facilitation and trainings. Ms. Smith serves as an adjunct faculty member for Eastern Washington University School of Social Work teaching Social Work with Groups. 

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