Self-Care Wellshop™: Foundations & Fundamentals (on-demand)
This webinar focuses on the key elements of an effective approach for self-care. The presenters provide substantive information and strategies that address essential basics of self-care. This Self-Care Wellshop™: Foundations & Fundamentals is structured around a framework of Self-Care IS. The presenters articulate the importance of self-care that is Individualized, Intentional, and Integrated. Then, the facilitators lead participants in how to engage in self-care that is Structured, SMART, and Sustainable. Drawing from their extensive expertise and research in this area of professional practice, the presenters distill central information and core strategies into an engaging and applicable training.
Participants who engage in this training will:
- Deepen their appreciation for the importance of self-care for ethical and competent professional practice.
- Gain information that is foundational for effective self-care.
- Learn fundamental strategies for implementing a successful self-care approach.
Dr. Erlene Grise-Owens
Partner in The Wellness Group, ETC
Dr. Erlene Grise-Owens, Ed.D., LCSW, MSW, MRE, is a Partner in The Wellness Group, ETC. This LLC provides evaluation, training, and consultation for organizational wellness and practitioner well-being. Dr. Grise-Owens is co-editor of The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals, published by The New Social Worker Press. As a former faculty member and graduate program director, she and a small group of colleagues implemented an initiative to promote self-care as part of the social work education curriculum. Previously, she served in clinical and administrative roles. She has experience with navigating toxicity and dysfunction. As an educator, she saw students enter the field and quickly burn out. As a dedicated social worker, she believes the well-being of practitioners is a matter of social justice and human rights. Thus, she is on a mission to promote self-care and wellness.
Dr. Jay Miller
Assistant Professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky
Justin “Jay” Miller, Ph.D., MSW, CSW, is an Assistant Professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky. Jay has previously worked as a social worker at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Louisville’s Crimes Against Children Unit, and the Ireland Army Hospital at Fort Knox. Jay is dedicated to social issues and community outreach, a passion that he brings to his work as an educator and scholar. His research and academic interests focus on child welfare, particularly outcomes related to foster care and adoption. Jay was a Cohort Two Doris Duke Fellow (Doris Duke Foundation and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago) and earned his Ph.D. at the University of Louisville. Jay is co-editor of The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals, published by The New Social Worker Press. He enjoys physical fitness for self-care. Last but not least, Jay is a proud foster care alum.
Becky Schwartz Corbett (Moderator)
President & CEO
Becky Schwartz Corbett, MSW, ACSW is a national speaker, trainer, and executive coach in intentional growth, leadership & career development, Producktivity®, and The Bridge to Hope & Healing®. She has 27 years of nonprofit executive management experience with mission-driven organizations, membership & trade associations, and colleges & universities. Becky was born and raised in New Orleans and received her MSW degree with a concentration in planning and management and a BS degree in human development and family studies from The University of Alabama (UA). She is President & CEO of BSCorbett Consulting, a John Maxwell Team Certified Coach, Speaker, and Teacher; a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers; Career Services Consultant for the UA School of Social Work; and served as Chief Operating Officer of NASW from 2008 to 2013. Becky is fiercely dedicated to inspiring people to lead and helping individuals and organizations move ideas to action.
Linda May Grobman (Moderator)
Founder, publisher, and editor of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER magazine
Linda May Grobman, MSW, ACSW, LSW is the founder, publisher, and editor of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER magazine, as well as editor of the Days in the Lives of Social Workers book series. She has direct social work practice experience in mental health, medical, and organizational settings. Linda served as a staff member of two state chapters of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) before becoming a social work publisher. She has special interests in social work ethics and social work career development. Linda holds a Bachelor of Music (Music Therapy) degree and a Master of Social Work degree, both from the University of Georgia. Linda plays the flute and completed training in therapeutic music at the bedside with the Music for Healing and Transition Program (MHTP). She was named the 2014 Pennsylvania NASW Social Worker of the Year and is an NASW Social Work Pioneer®.