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1.5 Free CEs - Social Media and Ethics
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When: Thursday, July 6, 2017
12:00 PM
Where: The Guidance Center-Center for Excellence
13111 Allen Road, Building 2
Southgate, Michigan  48195
United States
Contact: Ashley Derrig

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Topic Overview:

Now, more than ever,social workers need to examine the impact of social media on their practice. During this interactive session, participants will use a peer consultation model  to examinethe ethical issues we face while serving individuals, families and communities in our increasingly complex cyber world.


Learning Objectives:

1.    To identify ethical issues related to use of social media in micro and macro practice.

2.    To develop strategies for social workers to navigate the increasingly complex world of social media

3.    To utilize the peer consultation model to discuss ethical issues for social workers uses social media


Speaker: Bill Vanderwill, LMSW

Mr. Vanderwill joined the University of Michigan School of Social Work Office of Field Instruction in the School of Social Work in August 2005 as a Field Educator/Lecturer/Field Liaison. He works with students across all methods and concentrations.


He has over 30 years of experience in the field of social work as an educator, administrator, clinical supervisor, clinician, and community organizer at the Dearborn Crisis Center, Starfish Youth Services, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Family Service of Detroit, Detroit Police Department Family Trouble Clinic, Salvation Army Harbor Light Center, Hegira Programs (Fieldbrook Counseling Center and Community Mental Health Center), and Arcadia Health Care.


Bill has been the Director of Addiction Studies at Madonna University and was a member of the faculty from 1982-2005.  He has taught social work, gerontology, psychology, sociology, and addiction studies courses. Additionally, Bill was a faculty member at Wayne State University in the School of Social Work, College of Pharmacy, and Department of Mortuary Science from 1998-2005.  During his tenure at Wayne State University, he also worked for the Field Placement Office as a Placement Assistant and Faculty Advisor.  As part of his responsibilities, he developed new placements, placed students, and acted as a liaison for field students.  Bill has also been an instructor at Henry Ford College, Marygrove College, and the University of Michigan-Dearborn.


Continuing Education: 1.5 Credit Hour for Social Workers. Free for NASW members, $25 for non-members.


When:  July 6th, 2017


Time:  12:00 - 12:30 PM: Brown Bag Lunch & Networking

12:30 – 1:30 PM: Social Media and Ethics Training


Where: The Guidance Center

Center for Excellence

13111 Allen Road, Building 2

Southgate, MI 48195

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