The Catholic University of America

Continuing Education

For questions or additional information on Professional Education and Training, contact the office at 202-319-4388.

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Ethics and social media

Presenter: Eileen Dombo, MSW, PhD and Lisa Kays, MSW

Date: Friday, May 8, 2015

Time: 9am-4pm

Cost: $120 ($100 for Field Instructors, $40 for Students)

CEUs: 6 Ethics

Location: Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A, The Catholic University of America

Description: How is connecting with my friends online affecting how I connect with clients? Is Google playing a role in the therapeutic alliance? Are my clients following me, even on Twitter? This workshop will address the use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools in the personal and professional life of the social worker. Issues of privacy, confidentiality, and ethics will be explored to address ways to assess personal use and minimize the risk of jeopardizing professionalism. Tips for managing your online presence will be given and clinical practice considerations will be addressed.



 Registration links will be available by late May


Friday Sept 25th noon -3pm

Pryz 351

Lisa Cullins, M.D.



Monday September 28th

Caldwell Auditorium

Robert Scuka, PhD

Child-Centered Play Therapy


Friday October 2nd  9am -4pm

Caldwell Auditorium

Jon Fredrickson, MSW

Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy


Friday October 9th 9am-noon

Pryz 351

Melissa Grady, MSW, PhD

Introduction to CBT


Monday October 19th 9am –noon

Pryz 351

Veronica Cruz, MSW, LCSW-C

Ethical Decision making: A Crisis Intervention Approach



Friday October 23rd 9am-noon

Pryz 351

Michael Gatson, MSW, LICSW, PhD

PTSD in the Combat Veteran:

Impact on the Family

Friday October 30th 9am-noon

Pryz 351

Eileen Dombo, MSW, PhD

Ethical Issues in Clinical Practice Today



Monday November 2nd   9am-4pm

Pryz 351

Dan Buccino, MSW, LCSW-C

Trauma Whisperers


Monday November 9th 9am-noon

Pryzbyla 351

Linda Bianchi MSW, LICSW

Enliven Your Practice: Using Action Techniques in Individual Sessions



Monday November 16th 9am-4pm

Pryz 351

Veronica Cruz, MSW, LCSW-C

Child Abuse: Its Collateral Consequences and Treatment Modalities


Friday December 4th 9am-4pm

Pryz 351

David A. Jobes, Ph.D., ABPP

Clinical Ethics and Risk Management






Registration Information
Online registration is available through our website. Look for the workshop you are interested in, and link to the registration site. Students and Field Instructors receive a discounted rate.
Phone registration is available. Please call 202-319-4388
Cancellation policy 
Refunds will be honored up to 1 week prior to the workshop, minus a $25.00 processing fee.  Substitution requests for an alternate workshop will also be considered.  Please contact Ellen Thursby at  Registrants will be notified if a workshop is cancelled due to low enrollment and registration fees will be fully refunded. Workshops will be cancelled if The Catholic University of America is closed due to inclement weather or other emergencies. Please check the website for information on closures.
On campus parking is very limited. It is best to use public transportation. CUA is located on the Red Line of the Metro, CUA/Brookland stop.
If you require any special accommodations, we will try to meet those needs. Please call at least 2 weeks prior to an event to make reasonable requests.
For more information, contact
Ellen Thursby, Director, Office of Field Education and Professional Development or Allyson Shaffer, Associate Director, Office of Field Education and Professional Development. Tel: 202-319-4388, or,