Course Description

This course provides a framework and approaches for social workers to learn more about self-care. Self-Care 101 is a training to learn how to create a personalized self-care plan to organize one’s life according to individual lifestyle. Self-Care is individual and in this class participants will gain the knowledge necessary to apply self-care in their personal life, but also assist clients in creating their own personalized plan to meet daily needs.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Educate others about self-care
  • Create personalized self-care plan
  • Recognize and manage personal biases to allow professional practice to make ethical decisions when it comes to self-care
  • Provide education and guidance to the community about self-care
  • Plan and facilitate self-care workshops and events

Target Audience:

Licensed Masters and Clinical Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, Counselors, Outreach workers, Psychologist, Substance Use Disorder clinicians.

Target Practice Levels:

Beginning level course

Intermediate level course

New graduates (BSW or MSW) or individuals who have recently changed fields of practice.

Individuals with a year or more experience in the relevant field of practice.

Instructor Bio

Daybelis Ramirez

Daybelis Ramirez is a mental health professional - Licensed Master Social Worker. She has been providing psychotherapy under supervision treating depression, anxiety, and PTSD. As a Certified Medical Cannabis Consultant, Ms. Ramirez does the initial evaluation for people who want to use cannabis as a treatment method for medical or mental health conditions. In addition, as a Certified Cannabis Instructor teaching several cannabis courses such as the Certified Medical Cannabis Consultant Course, Cannabis Advisor, and Cannabis 101. Ms. Ramirez has additional certifications in mindfulness meditation, health and healing, and brain health. She is the founder of Special Day LLC, a self-care consulting company where she helps others create a personalized self-care plan to meet basic needs with or without cannabis.

Course Delivery Method and Format

Live Webinar - ZOOM

Please note. This workshop is presented live. It is necessary for all the participants of the workshop to have the capability of video and audio as this workshop is interactive and participant interaction is required. You are able to interact with the lecturer with using the chat function or verbally (if you have a working microphone).

Course Outline

Format and Topics

In this 3 hours course, participants will be part of a LIVE instruction and receive the class material to follow along with presentation. During this course, participants will engage in different activities to gain first hand experience on how to utilize the model. Participants are required to be present for 2 hours and will receive 1 hour of independent study to complete individualized self-care model and course evaluation. The class outline will explore different areas of self-care. 

  • What is Self-Care
  • Self-Care Practices
  • Introduction of MY O.W.N Self-care Model
  • Class Activities
  • Goal Sheet
  • 24- Hour Window Form
  • Journaling Prompts 
  • Self-Care Model Guide 
  • Art Therapy Closing  

Course Fees

including what is covered, and deadlines for cancellation and refunds

  • Fee: $60.00 per person

  • CE's: Participants will receive 3 CE's

  • What it covers: Live Webinar

  • Refund Policy: Payment made in full. No Refunds.
    If a participant cannot make or complete class they can use credit towards another course within 1 year of scheduled class.

How to Register

Register for course with all necessary information on the registration page. After you register for the course, you will be granted access to the course. All of the information you need for the course will be provided.

Requirements for Registration

In order for CHI Professional Development to award you a Certificate of Completion, I am required to obtain certain information from you.

When you register for this site, you will be asked several questions. Please fill in the information exactly as it should be so that when your Certificates are generated, they are correct. You are able to make updates to this information in your Account Profile but making sure it is correct from the registration screen is the best way to start off. 

The information requested is dependent on what course you are taking.

For Social Workers and Licensed Mental Health counselors participants enrolling in a course for CE's:

  • Register with your name EXACTLY as it appears on your professional license.
    This is how your certificate will generate so make sure it is correct in your profile. 
  • When asked for your License type and License #, please enter this information correctly and check it for accuracy.


Course Completion Requirements

Your attendance will be verified by the logon information provided by ZOOM.
Once the course is completed and your attendance is verified, you will receive a link to the course survey.
After completion of the survey, you will have the opportunity to print or download a PDF copy of your certificate.

  • Be on Time

    Sign into the workshop on time. We will start promptly and there will be a cutoff for entry.

  • Stay for the Full Presentation

    To obtain CE's for participation in this course, you are required to stay logged in and actively participate throughout the entire presentation.

  • Your Opinion Matters

    To be granted access to your certificate of completion, you are required to complete the Course Survey.

Important Information

  • Statement of when and how certificate of credit will be awarded:

    Once the participant completes the course requirements they will be able to print and/or download and save the course completion certificate from the CHI Professional Development, Inc website.

  • Instructions for addressing grievances, including contact information:

    All complaints and grievances are reviewed by the social work consult within 5 working days. Formal grievances are required to be written, and will be responded to within 10 business days.

    Email -michael@chriprodevelopment.com

  • Instructions for requesting accommodations for individuals with disabilities:

    It is my goal to create a learning experience that is as accessible as possible. If you anticipate any issues related to the format, materials, or requirements of this course, please contact me so we can explore potential options.

    Michael Chiappone, LCSW
    michael@chiprodevelopment.com
    631.212.5009

Provider Approvals

CHI Professional Development, Inc., [#####], is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.

Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CHI Professional Development, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: MM/DD/YYYY-MM/DD/YYYY.

CHI Professional Development, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0538

CHI Professional Development, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider for continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0173

CHI Professional Development, Inc. is OASAS certified to provide CASAC renewal and CPP/CPS hours #1343

Contact Information

for the organization responsible for the course

Michael Chiappone, LCSW
michael@chiprodevelopment.com
631.212.5009