2 CEU for LMSWs, LCSWs, and LMHCs
You may work in a forensic or non-forensic setting and either way you know that communication is your #1 skill for testifying in court. And statistically, there is a chance you will be subpoenaed and have to appear in court and testify. Regardless, you have everything to gain in learning the art and science of testifying in court, while earring your CEU credits and adding skills to our toolkit.
AT THE END OF THIS WEBINAR, YOU WILL:
- Learn and Master critical thinking in clinical care
- Learn and Master the principles and techniques for providing expert testimony in Court
- Role play, practice, and implement the steps and do's and don'ts for providing expert testimony in Court
- Immerse yourself in the Socratic Method, the Desire Method, and the Collective Learning experience and enhance your ability to provide excellent care, prevent burnout and promote self-care
HERE'S WHAT OUR ATTENDEES ARE SAYING ABOUT US:
I'm truly grateful that our field of mental health includes professionals as yourselves that intentionally and passionate given back to our field. This was my first experience with SWEET and I'm utterly grateful. Thank your for the incredible labor that we as consumers don't see, but that you put out to make SWEET what it is today. You are very appreciated, valued, and prayed for. Thank you!
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 felt that the course they attended gave them practical information they could 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.
What worked: "The interactive nature of the presentation and knowledge of the material based on actual experience"
"Totally enjoyed the engagement. It really felt like a class, not a lecture."
What worked: "Attentiveness of staff to help me get established and to respond to my needs; The interaction with the class; The team approach with the presenters; The PowerPoint; The expanse of the learning materials."
"Facilitators were very engaged with participants; it felt like we were all in a conference room together."
- Jessica, LMSW