Resources for Nursing Home Social Workers


Please join us online for a series of presentations related to long-term care and social work. The target audience for this series is researchers. Advocates, educators, and practitioners are welcome! These meetings will take place using ZOOM.  There is no registration and no CEUs.

Internet connection: By clicking the link to the ZOOM site, participants can join the meeting with audio and video through their computer at no cost. (You will be asked to download an app to run ZOOM on your computer, tablet, or smartphone). Plan to join the meeting 10 minutes before start time to make sure your equipment is working. If you encounter problems, try a different browser.

Telephone: Participants have the option of joining by telephone only (toll call). (If you are unable to download the ZOOM app—plan to join by phone).

Hand-outs of the presentation, links to the meetings and a recording of the session are posted below, as the material becomes available.

Up-coming webinar

Wed. June 18th, 2020  (3pm eastern/2 pm central).


Promoting Resilience through Interactions in Nursing Homes


           ZOOM link:

             Meeting ID: 950 6683 2279

            Or  to  phone in one tap mobile

             +13017158592,,95066832279# US (Germantown)

             +13126266799,,95066832279# US (Chicago)



Dr. Roberta Greene, Professor Emerita, was the Chair in Gerontology and Social Welfare at the

University of Texas Austin. She is an NASW Pioneer, known for her advocacy work on nursing

home reform. She was the 2015 recipient of the Knee/Whitman Outstanding Achievement

Award, which recognizes significant impact on national health, public policy, and/or professional

standards.  Dr. Greene has conducted significant research on resilience and has written numerous

books, six of which are on resilience.


Nicole Dubus is a licensed clinical social worker in California and Massachusetts, with almost 30 years of licensed clinical experience. She has worked in private social service agencies, health and behavioral centers and hospitals, as well as county and state agencies.  She is an associate professor in Social Work at San Jose State University, San Jose, California. Her research has been international and primarily focused on the health and behavioral health needs of refugees and forced migrants, and culturally effective practice for these populations.