Social Work Lecture Series: Do No Harm: Working with Survivors of Sexual Violence

October 23, 2020

This training session is designed for a range of professionals who work with survivors of trauma. Do No Harm focuses on providing information on the definition, prevalence, and facts of the characteristics of sexual violence, how to handle care and response to victims of traumatic events, common emotional and behavioral responses to trauma, and how to effectively work on an ongoing basis with trauma survivors. Case studies will be used to support learning of concepts presented, along with interactive activities and group-based discussion. 

Target Audience

This activity is intended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals.

Learning Objectives

1.  Identify individuals and groups most vulnerable to sexual assault, and strategies to assist them. 

2.  Practice effective trauma informed crisis management skills to assist survivors. 

3.  Provide survivors with community resources that can help them reduce trauma and navigate the healing process.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 3.00 Category I credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 CEU Hours for Psychologists
  • 3.00 Participation
Course opens: 
08/28/2020
Course expires: 
11/27/2020
Event starts: 
10/23/2020 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
10/23/2020 - 12:15pm
Fee:
$40.00

This activity will broadcast live on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 9:00 am - 12:15 pm.  Please click on the link above at that time to view this presentation.  Emailing the code word given during the lecture to CME@sheppardpratt.org will serve as a sign in and let us know to mark you attended for the activity.

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There is no commercial support for this activity.

About these speakers:

Mothyna James-Brightful, M.S. is described as “energetic, passionate and inspirational” by audiences. Affectionately known as Sister Mothyna, her personal motto of “Community development is a lifetime commitment,” stands as proof of her intense belief in the communal family. “A Nation can rise no higher than its woman,” a quote by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad edifies the passionate belief that Sister Mothyna has in her mission to work with women and girls. She truly believes that healthy and whole women produce healthy and whole communities. In the last thirteen years, Mothyna has trained over 100,000 individuals in the field of sexual violence prevention and spent over 40,000 hours on stage.

During the past few years she has worked with several community and national organizations, including Urban Alliance, National Council of Negro Women, and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which are also committed to community development. As co-founder of Heal a Woman to Heal a Nation, Inc. (HWHN, Inc.) she has been recognized by Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Senator Mikulski, and Governor O’Malley who has proclaimed April 13th as Heal a Woman to Heal a Nation Day. In recognition of her works, she has appeared in publications such as The Daily Record, Ebony Magazine, Be What I Want to Be Magazine and The Afro-American Newspapers. Sister Mothyna is also the co-author of Because I am a Queen…100 Affirmations for Daily Living. She is the author of Engage. Inspire. Prevent. Strategies for Educating Teens on Sexual Violence. Sister Mothyna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Morgan State University and a Master’s degree in Human Service Administration from The University of Baltimore.

Elisabet Martinez, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW is a clinical social worker and holds over ten years of experience working with survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and human trafficking. She is experienced in solution-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral theory, child-centered play therapy, and other treatment modalities. Elisabet also provides services in Spanish. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Houston and her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of North Texas. Elisabet is currently a Senior Trauma Therapist at TurnAround, Inc. She enjoys crafting, listening to music, attending the theater, and traveling to Texas as much as she can. 

Disclosure Statements:

Sheppard Pratt holds the standard that its continuing medical education programs should be free of commercial bias and conflict of interest. In accord with Sheppard Pratt's Disclosure Policy, as well as standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA), all planners, reviewers, speakers and persons in control of content have been asked to disclose any relationship he /she (or a partner or spouse) has with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. All planners, reviewers and speakers have also been asked to disclose any payments accepted for this lecture from any entity besides Sheppard Pratt, and if there will be discussion of any products, services or off-label uses of product(s) during this presentation.

Mothyna James-Brightful, MS reports having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. She will not discuss any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, or off-label uses in this presentation.

Elisabet Martinez, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW reports having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. She will not discuss any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, or off-label uses in this presentation.

Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months: Todd Peters, MD, Briana Riemer, MD, Ben Borja, MD, Sunil Khushalani, MD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, BCBA and Jennifer Tornabene.

Psychologist Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a sponsor of continuing education. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this continuing education activity. Sheppard Pratt designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.0 contact hours for Psychologists. 

Social Worker Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners of Maryland to offer continuing education for Social Workers. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this continuing education activity. This activity is approved for 3.0 contact hours in Category I credits for Social Workers.

Counselor Statement: Sheppard Pratt has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5098. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Sheppard Pratt is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This activity is available for 3.0 NBCC clock hours.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 3.00 Category I credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 CEU Hours for Psychologists
  • 3.00 Participation

Price

Fee:
$40.00
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SOCIAL WORK LECTURE SERIES
Friday, October 23, 2020, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast
Do No Harm: Working with Survivors of Sexual Violence
Mothyna James-Brightful, MS & Elisabet Martinez, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW

Friday, November 13, 2020, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast
Clinical Supervision: The Tool for Enhancing the Ethical Practice of Those You Supervise
Gisele Ferretto, MSW, LCSW-C

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October 23, 2020: Friday, October 9, 2020 is the deadline to request a refund for withdrawal from the October 28th event. Refunds are subject to a $15/$10 administrative charge per withdrawal from each registered activity for general registration.
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