Join us to hear a panel of five experienced clinical social workers share about their diverse experiences and strategies in building fulfilling clinical careers. Panelists will share their career trajectories, with particular focus on methods of building expertise in their area of interest as well as reflections on their path to licensure. Our accomplished speakers bring unique perspectives from a wide array of clinical settings and capacities. Panel members will also answer questions from attendees.
- To gain practical knowledge of diverse career trajectories within clinical social work.
- To understand requirements and strategies for successful attainment of clinical licensure.
- To learn about paths to clinical expertise and specialization.
About the Presenters
Carlos Encalada, LICSW is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker whose parents come from Ecuador and Colombia. He has been working in both community mental health and as a private practice psychotherapist/small business owner. His experience in social services include the Peace Corps, clinical internships in hospital and community-based partially supportive team environments, crisis response, and individual, family, and group psychotherapy.
Jen McCormick, LICSW earned her MSW from the University of Washington in 2002. She began her career in community mental health and worked as a case manager for Sound Mental Health and as a social worker at Harborview, UWMC, and Overlake on the inpatient psychiatric units. Jen has a part-time private practice in the U-district.
Ross Artwohl, LICSW is a clinical social worker with 18 years of experience as a college counseling center therapist and clinical supervisor. Concurrently, he served as an administrator directing the Oregon College and University Suicide Prevention Project, the Oregon State University Mental Health Promotion Program and Alcohol and Other Drug Response Services at the University of Denver. Ross earned his hours for licensure through fellowships at UC Berkeley and Humboldt State University.
Tanya Ranchigoda, LICSW earned her MSW at California State University, Long Beach. She is an adjunct faculty lecturer at the graduate School of Social Work at the University of Washington. In addition to teaching, Tanya is in private practice, counseling individuals and families with adjustment to chronic/terminal illness and significant life transitions, grief and loss, crisis intervention, and family relationships. Her past professional experience includes 10 years at Seattle Children's Hospital as a pediatric oncology social worker.
Kay Hockeiser, LICSW supervises clinical case managers in an outpatient community mental health setting. Using a variety of interventions, with a focus on cognitive and behavioral therapies, Kay has provided individual and group treatment to adults with chronic mental illness. Prior to mental health, Kay worked as a housing case manager, assisting families with resources to find and maintain permanent housing.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Registration & Refreshments: 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Program: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
UW School of Social Work, Room #305 A
4101 15th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Directions The School of Social Work is on the corner of 41st and 15th Avenue N.E. in the University District, directly across from the Meany Parking Garage.
Parking is readily available on the street, in the parking garage, or on street level parking lots.
Refund Policy Fees may be refunded up to two weeks prior to the Clinical Evening Meeting, minus a $3.00 administration fee and any online transaction fees.