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Cult. Comp.: East Central District CEU Event - Introduction to Immigration Law...(Champaign)

Friday, September 15, 2017 at 9:15am
This event lasts 0 days 3 hours and 15 minutes.


Introduction to Immigration Law and the Social Worker 

The event will review the basics of immigration law for social workers along with awareness of the needs of immigrant from the social work perspective.

Attended in full, this workshop fulfills cultural competency requirements for licensure renewal. All courses offered through the NASW-Illinois Chapter meet the continuing education qualifications for LSWs, LCSWs, LPCs, LCPCs, LMFTs, RNs, LPNs, APNs, and LCPs licensed in Illinois as required by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

Speaker: Rebekah Niblock joined the Immigration Project as a Staff Attorney in 2013. She currently manages the Champaign office where she is working to expand the organization’s capacity. Rebekah worked with immigrants through a variety of volunteer organizations while earning her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Romance Languages from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She also taught English as a Second Language to immigrants who recently arrived to the community to help them integrate into society. Through volunteer work, Rebekah saw a need for trustworthy representation in immigration cases and went to George Washington University Law School to become an immigration attorney. Rebekah has worked with various immigrant legal services organizations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including the CAIR Coalition, AYUDA, and Catholic Charities. She studied abroad in Madrid, Spain with the William & Mary School of Law where she took courses in international human rights. She has interned abroad in Quito, Ecuador where she assisted in cases involving child abuse and neglect.

Presenter: Rebekah Niblock, JD

Location: Champaign Public Library - Main Library (Robeson Pavilion Room C) 200 W Green St.
Champaign, IL 61820

Cost: 3 CEUs / $45 Nonmember / FREE NASW Member

CEU's Earned:  3 CEU's

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Registration Required: Yes

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