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Policies, Resources, and Strategies for Social Workers to Reduce the Burden of Firearm Injuries

  • February 09, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom Video Conference
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This presentation will detail new and existing policy options for social workers who may need to facilitate temporary, voluntary, or involuntary, firearm removal from clients at imminent risk of harming themselves or others. We will present the latest research on Extreme Risk Protection Orders and the voluntary Do Not Sell list laws and introduce resources designed for social workers and their clients to explain options for temporary firearm removal.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about new and existing policy options available for social workers to facilitate temporary firearm removal for their clients at imminent risk of harming themselves or others with a firearm.
  • Identify resources for social workers and their clients to understand the options available for voluntary temporary firearm removal.

    Presenters

    Kelsey M. Conrick, MPH (she/her) is a PhD student in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington (UW) and a trainee with the Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program at Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center. She earned an MPH from UW focusing on the emergency health service utilization of individuals experiencing houselessness. Her current research employs equity-focused mixed-methods and community-engaged research to evaluate policies to reduce the burden of firearm-related injuries and deaths. Kelsey is also interested in techniques to prevent disproportionate effects of firearm policies on communities of color.

    Dr. Megan Moore, PhD, MSW (she/her) is currently Sidney Miller Endowed Associate Professor in Direct Practice in the University of Washington’s School of Social Work, as well as the Co-Director of the Outreach and Research Cores at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center. Dr. Moore’s interdisciplinary research agenda is focused on health equity and improving social work practice, and health and mental health outcomes for patients after traumatic injury. She is working to 1) address disparities in care and service access, and 2) develop interventions to improve psychosocial care, communication, and care transitions in healthcare settings.


    Ceu's offered

    1 CEU (pending)

      Schedule

      Wednesday, February 9, 2022

      12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, pst


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