(1 CEU Live Webinar) What a Mask Can’t Cover: The Effects of Food Insecurity on Mental Health during the COVID 19 Pandemic

Wednesday, February 24 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [EST]

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Wednesday, February 24 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [EST]

1 Social/Cultural CE credit

There is current research that suggests that COVID 19 has increased levels of Food Insecurity which has led to poorer mental health.

This webinar will identify Food Insecurity and its various levels and teach participants effective and practical approaches and techniques to help clinicians support their clients subjected to these two experiences

  • Participants will identify three contributing factors of Food Insecurity
  • Participants will learn to assess the impacts of Food Insecurity on Individuals
  • Foster the dialogue between Clinicians on how Food Insecurity can affect the mental well-being of their clients
  • Participants will learn how the fear of not having food causes multidimensional social, psychological, and health-related responses.

Cost for this course:

Regular Price: $27
NASW Member Discounted Price: $18 (Members save over 35%!)

 

For those licensed in NY: NASW New Jersey Chapter SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0138.


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Dr. Charise Breeden-Balaam
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Dr. Charise Breeden-Balaam has a long career in social work and higher education administration. She is also a professor at several local colleges and universities, focusing on the social sciences. With this experience, she has worked with various clients in mental health services and corrections departments as well as public and private partnerships. Most recently, Charise has worked as an administrator for the Equal Opportunity Program at Passaic County Community College and currently a Director for Special Education Services for charter school in Camden, NJ. Charise has been recognized by administrators and peers for creating policies and procedures to ensure that each special education scholar receives appropriate accommodations and modifications. Charise is the Founder and CEO of Road to the HOOD, which is a consulting company that assist individuals working towards a doctoral degree by providing mentorship and coaching to help students get PhinisheD/FinishEdD. Charise earned an EdD in Community College Leadership from National American University. Her dissertation was “Assessing Student Food Insecurity Levels at an Urban Community College.” The abstract of Charise’s dissertation is as follows: Charise is a Licensed Social Worker that earned an MSW from Rutgers University, and a BS in Sociology from Thomas Edison State College. She is a member and leader of several international, national, and New Jersey organizations. Just a few of Charise’s roles include current secretary of the Successful Speaking Club, Toastmasters International; past chair of the Hudson County Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers; current member of the Essex County Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers; current corresponding secretary of the Mercer County Unit of the National Council of Negro Women; current member (and past chair of the Hudson County Chapter) of the National Association of Social Workers; past member of the Educational Opportunity Fund Professional Association of New Jersey (EOFPANJ); current board member of NASPA Center for Women Board Advisory Board and current member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. In addition, Charise is an accomplished professional speaker who has given presentations at several conferences, including Black Doctoral Network Students, the National Council on Black American Affairs and Rutgers University.

About Dr. Charise

Licensed Clinical Social Worker