This is the first webinar of the National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW) webinar series entitled, Defense Based Practice: The Interactive Roles of Criminal Justice and Social Work. This webinar introduces listeners to the exciting field of forensic social work. The purpose of the presentation is to provide a close-up examination of the various roles and tasks that social workers assume in assisting clients involved in the criminal justice system. The overall objective is to: (1) increase participants understanding of social work practice in the criminal justice system and to (2) provide participants with practical strategies on helping clients to achieve favorable outcomes, particularly in the areas of substance use, mental health, and juvenile and criminal justice involvement.
Presenters: Kathy Carty, PhD, LCSW; Ronald Schneider, MSW; Alicia White, MSW
Date: Monday March 26, 2012; Time: 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Free for NOFSW Members