2018 NAMI National Convention

The 2018 NAMI National Convention is one of the largest community gatherings of mental health advocates in the United States.

 

Each year, our convention connects and inspires people looking for resources, research, support services and recovery strategies. Join this diverse, action-driven group of individuals experiencing mental health conditions, family members and caregivers, policymakers, educators, researchers, clinicians, providers, exhibitors, sponsors and press this year in New Orleans from June 27–30.

 

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The WVU School of Social Work invites you to join us for an Information Session on our Master of Social Work (MSW) degree.

The WVU School of Social Work invites you to join us for an Information Session on our Master of Social Work (MSW) degree.  We are excited to share details about our program and hope you can join us in Morgantown to learn more.  Info below and attached.

 

Interested in going back to school for your MSW?

WVU School of Social Work is accepting applications for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 admissions.

Attend an information session in Morgantown to learn more about our program!

 

Thursday, January 18, 3:30-5:00pm

Knapp Hall Room 200, 29 Beechurst Ave, Morgantown

Wednesday, January 24, 6:00-8:00pm

Physical Activity and Sport Sciences Building (Evansdale Campus) Room 103, 375 Birch Street, Morgantown (FREE PARKING)

Monday, January 29, 6:00-8:00pm

Physical Activity and Sport Sciences Building (Evansdale Campus) Room 102, 375 Birch Street, Morgantown (FREE PARKING)

 

Registration not required, but appreciated! Register online at: https://goo.gl/QgUGCg or by calling 304-293-3280

 

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For those of you unable to attend, here is some more information about our program:

 

WVU is accepting applications for the MSW program for the 2018-2019 academic year.  We accept highly qualified candidates with  Bachelor’s Degrees in Social Work (Advanced Standing) and other disciplines (Regular Standing).  More detailed admissions guidelines can be found on our website (https://socialwork.wvu.edu/students/msw/admissions-requirements).

 

We have part-time and full-time options on our Morgantown campus.  Our Advanced Integrated Practice curriculum prepares learners to integrate micro, mezzo, and macro practice skills across service sectors and within interdisciplinary teams to effectively address social and human problems across a wide range of practice areas.  Graduates of our program are prepared to work in fields such as mental health, child welfare, integrated behavioral health, gerontology, addictions, advocacy, and administration.  Those wishing to pursue licensure for clinical practice will be on track to do so after completing our program.

Veteran’s Mental Health First Aid in Martinsburg

There are 12 additional vacancies in Veteran’s Mental Health First Aid in Martinsburg  on Friday, December 15 from 8-4.  This class comes with 8 hours of Nursing, Social Work, and Law Enforcement CEUs, and fulfills the WV state requirement for 2 hrs of veteran mental health training for social workers.  The class is free and open to the public.  Please contact Kija Wilson klwilson@k12.wv.us for details.  Thank you!

 

 

The 2018 Call for Workshops for the 40th Summer Institute on Aging is open!

 

The 2018 Call for Workshops for the 40th Summer Institute on Aging is open!  The 2018 conference sponsored by WVU School of Social Work will be held June 12-14, 2018 at Lakeview Resort & Conference Center in Morgantown, WV.  The theme is “Adventures in Aging: Building Wisdom, Well Being and Wonder”

 

Below is some information about how to submit a proposal.  The website http://sioa.wvu.edu has a lot of information about past conferences (see previous brochures under “conference archive”).  In terms of our audience, we usually have mostly social workers, but also some nurses, licensed professional counselors, activities directors in nursing homes, and family caregivers.  We offer the conference as part of an elective course in the WVU Gerontology Certificate program, so we also have undergraduate and graduate students in attendance at the Institute. 

 

Proposals (90 minutes or 3 hours) will be accepted online at https://sioa.wvu.edu/2018-conference/presenters/  – the deadline is January 15, 2018.

 

Please share with interested persons!  For additional information or questions, contact me at jacki.englehardt@mail.wvu.edu or 304-293-3280.

 

 

Morgantown Pastoral Counseling Center is seeking a licensed clinical therapist

Morgantown Pastoral Counseling Center is seeking a licensed clinical therapist for a part-time position, with the opportunity for a full-time position moving forward. The position requires working with children, adolescents and their families.

We offer faith based and traditional counseling services. Our work atmosphere is warm and supportive. Our new therapist will be able to draw from the experiences and knowledge of therapists who have been providing evidence-based interventions for over 20 years. Our counseling professionals maintain a high standard of delivering competent, compassionate, and ethical care to individuals and families in Morgantown and beyond. If you meet one of the following qualifications and would like additional information, please email mpcc@mpccwv.com and add “Therapy Position” to the subject line, or call 304-599-5751 and ask for Nancy

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW),
  • Independently Licensed Social Worker (LICSW)
  • Independently License Professional Counselor (LPC)