All Alone: The Impact of Social Isolation on Mental Health, Wednesday, 12-20-23 (Live Webinar)

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All Alone: The Impact of Social Isolation on Mental Health

This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits. For many states, live, interactive webinars count the same as in person.


Presenter: NaKaisha Tolbert-Banks, LCSW, MSW, LCAC

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

8:00pm – 10:00pm EST

Live Webinar



While the detrimental consequences of social isolation have always been acknowledged, the emergence of COVID-19 placed a spotlight on the suffering associated with this kind of isolation. NaKaisha Tolbert-Banks, LCSW, MSW, LCAC reflects on the lasting impact of social isolation through the lens of the pandemic and beyond. NaKaisha will guide participants through the definitions of social isolation, identifying the role of empathy in how we respond to social isolation among individuals and communities, as well as applying interventions to support those experiencing social isolation in a variety of contexts.


Dr. NaKaisha Tolbert-Banks, serves as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, author, international trainer, and educator. As the owner of the private practice firm D.U.O. EmpowerMEnt Services, she has dedicated her clinical work and research to serving those in under-resourced communities. Through mental health education, therapeutic services provided, and collaborative community partnerships, Dr. NaKaisha has come to better understand the impact that trauma, racism, and systemic discord have brought to those within under-resourced communities. Having attained her Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees in social work, she believes in working collectively with other willing and able-bodied humans to dismantle disjointed systems and bring healing and restoration to systems and communities. Dr. Tolbert-Banks, as a veteran Social Worker, has dedicated more than 25 years to serving children, families, and communities. She believes that the beauty of each day comes from those she serves and is blessed to receive wisdom from as she believes in the power of reciprocity. Nature, baking, and quiet time with her children and husband bring restoration, allowing her to live out her life’s calling of serving the hearts of humans.


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Learning objectives – Participants will gain enhanced insight surrounding:

  • Define social isolation in the context of COVID-19 as well as in contrast with other circumstances of isolation
  • Identify the role of empathy and how it impacts social isolation amongst individuals and communities
  • Evaluate action steps and benefits that offer support to those experiencing social isolation, and evaluate action steps and benefits that offer support to those experiencing social isolation

This presentation is open to:

  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services

and is beneficial for:

  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.

CE You LLC #1573 is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 3/27/2021 – 3/27/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 2 continuing education credits.

CE You LLC 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-0437

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