2 CEU for LMSWs, LCSWs, and LMHCs
How could our patients and clients choose their food based on their symptoms? What is the relationship between the gut and the brain, and how do we help our patients and clients eat for optimal health?
"Let Food Be Thy Medicine" has been advised by Hippocrates, Father of Medicine, thousands of years ago, but how do we best implement this into practice, and how do we start changing the outcomes for our patients once and for all?
This webinar, which will be facilitated by a Neurologist, a Psychiatrist, and a Social Worker, will provide you with the tools you need and make the best of integrative health, the ultimate solution to our current broken health system.
At the end of this interactive webinar, you will have learned:
- The Purpose Of Food In The Body
- What is Healthy Food?
- The Relationship Between the Gut and the Brain
- Sugars Impact on the Brain
- Eating for Optimal Health
- How to Choose Your Foods Based on Your Symptoms
- Intermittent Fasting
- A Framework for Complimentary and Integrative Health
what our attendees are saying about our SWEET Webinars:
"I like the interactive nature. The workshop was well organized and had a personal touch to it in spite being on-line. "
- Carrie-Ann, LCSW
There are a handful of states that the NASW does not cover because those states want to maintain their independent authority to approve, or not, providers and courses. In New York State, the Office of Professions controls the approval process. We are an approved provider by the NY State Office of Professions. In other words:
- In the State of New York, SWEET Institute is approved by the Office of Professions under Dr. Sidor Psychiatric Services as a CEU provider for social workers (#SW-0471) and mental health counselors (#MHC-0127).
- Our live and self-study webinars are individually approved by the NASW National CE Approval Program in 46 additional states. SWEET courses are NOT approved by the NASW National CE Approval Program in: Michigan, New Jersey, and West Virginia.
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89% of SWEET Webinar Attendees feel that the courses give them practical information they can use in their everyday life
Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator
Mardoche Sidor, MD is a quadruple board certified psychiatrist, with board certifications in Psychiatry and Neurology (General Adult Psychiatry), Child and Adolescent, Addiction, and Forensic, Psychiatry. He has training in public and community psychiatry, psychopharmacology and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. He also has training in Motivational Interviewing, psychodynamic psychotherapy, play therapy, and family and couples therapy. He has clinical, teaching, and supervision experience; he has mentorship, coaching, and management, skills; and he has experience as a primary care physician, in public speaking and writing. Dr. Sidor also has skills in leadership, research, program development and project management. His overall goal is to help all health professionals, throughout the United States and globally, access the tools they need to feel empowered to provide excellent patient care while also promoting their own self-care and burnout prevention. He is the main facilitator for the SWEET Institute, and he is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University.Dr. Sidor was recently the Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer for CASES (Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services) where he continues to provide psychiatric care. He speaks and writes fluently in four (4) languages—French, English, Spanish, and Creole, with intermediate proficiency in Portuguese and Italian.
Karen Dubin-McKnight, PhD, LCSW, has wide clinical, teaching, supervision and mentorship experience that spans 18 years. She also has a vast experience working in the criminal justice system, in community mental health, in teaching, and in management. Her added passion is in education, coaching, public relations, and mediation. Her goal is to ensure that social workers and other non-medical practitioners feel empowered and have a voice “at the table.” Dr. Dubin-McKnight is the co-facilitator for the SWEET Institute. She was most recently the Court Operations Director at CASES. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She is also a trainer at the CUCS Academy, and Howie T. Harp. She has a private practice for people impacted by loss and trauma and also provides clinical supervision.
"Good examples; asking questions; good reinforcement with the evaluation Qs; good timely chat responses/evocation of contributions & dialog; good overall consideration of total patient/client world/factors; solutions; caring; the actual caring modeling presence of Karen & Mardoche!"
- Sherry, LMHC
"The layout of the lecture portion was organized and it was helpful to make the lecture interactive to keep the audience engaged. The role play was excellent and helpful to see the techniques used in real time."
- Natalie, LMSW
"The SWEET Institute has a relaxed, caring, and professional learning environment. The instructors are knowledgable and provide useful instruction to broaden the clinical scope beyond the medical model"
– Jacquelyn, LCSW-R
"The SWEET approach really works quite well in enabling and facilitating continued professional growth."
- Louis, LCSW