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Education and Social Work

Winter/ Spring 2020

  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) provides an avenue for mentors to promote fundamental self-management and interpersonal skills. Designed for social workers, counselors, and educators, this course will discuss research that supports the need for SEL in these practices. Explore social competencies that are essential in achieving personal and professional goals. Identify and exercise habits that foster strong emotional and social development among students, clients, or colleagues. Leave equipped and committed to model your own social-emotional competencies and apply them to your discipline.
    Jennifer Keith
    Wednesday 2/12, 9AM-12PM
    HCC WDC Rm 1403
  • Equip yourself to connect with others. Designed for individuals with prior training or knowledge, this advanced workshop will push your understanding of cultural competency to the next level. Participate in interactive activities to explore cultural humility and practice culturally responsive techniques. Leave with practical skills for being consistently present and effective in your engagements with individuals from diverse backgrounds. This workshop is worth 3.0 PD hours for educators and 3.0 CEU hours for social workers and clinical counselors.

    Mayuko Nakamura

    Wednesday 3/11, 9AM-12PM
    HCC WDC Rm 1403


  • In today's culturally diverse world, hair textures and ways to care for hair are just as diverse. Whether you're a stylist, social worker, foster parent, part of a blended family, or simply curious, take the opportunity to embrace a unique form of cultural competency. Learn how to cleanse and style a variety of hair types and textures as well as how to choose the proper hair products for children of different ethnicities. Children are welcome to attend with an adult. This workshop is worth 4.0 CEU hours.

    Authrine Watson

    Saturday (2 sessions), 3/21-3/28, 9-11AM
    HCC WDC Rm 1402


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Continuing Education
Heartland Community College
Workforce Development Center, Suite 2400
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8160
TDD: 309-268-8030
Fax: 309-268-7882
E-mail: Continuing Education

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