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Event Name:West Lafayette Regional (Region 4) Live CE Event - Experiential Approach to Teaching Case Management to Undergraduate Students
Event Type(s):CE Events

Dawn Dilley is pleased to announce our Winter presenter for our next Region 4 Indiana Psychological Association gathering. This presentation provides 1 CE. Feel free to bring along anyone interested, this is not a closed group...

An Experiential Approach to Teaching Case Management to Undergraduate Students - a Region 4 Live CE Event

Presenter: Natasha D Watkins, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at 

Purdue University

Date and Time: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
7-8pm Networking and nibbles, please feel free to bring something to share to drink or eat. I like gin. I will also have a place to put business cards to share and pick up.
8-9pm Presentation and Q&A

Dawn Dilley’s house
123 Valley View Court
West Lafayette IN 47906
PH: 619-255-7001 cell

Presentation Description:
In human service professions, knowledge of a phenomena, theory, or intervention is not sufficient for effective and ethical practice that improves the human condition. Similarly, educational approaches that focus primarily on knowledge acquisition will ill-prepare learners for functioning capably in the human service field. Experiential learning, defined simply as learning through action, is a bridge between what one knows and how one applies what they know (Askeland, 2003). For undergraduate students preparing for human service professions, experiential learning can promote the development of reflexivity, clinical judgment, helping skills, and other professional helping competencies (e.g., empathy). This presentation details a classroom-based simulation activity designed to facilitate students’ exposure to the helping process, application of case management skills, and practice of professional documentation. The advantages and limitations of this simulation activity will be explored and lessons learned in implementation will be shared. 

Learning Objectives:
1.           Recognize the significance of experiential learning in preparing undergraduate students for helping professions
2.           Describe how a classroom-based simulation can facilitate undergraduate students' case management knowledge and skills
3.           Explore advantages and limitations of classroom-based experiential learning simulation

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Natasha Watkins is a clinical assistant professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Purdue University. She completed her graduate training in clinical-community psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Watkins’s research and teaching are guided by a broad interest in understanding and improving the capacity of social settings to promote college students’ positive social development. Dr. Watkins teaches content and practical skills courses in the area of human services and jointly coordinates the HDFS department’s capstone internship program. She has several years of experience coordinating and supervising college students’ experiential learning. 

CE Costs:

  • Free to members of IPA. Consider joining IPA to gain many benefits.
  • $10 to non-IPA members
  • Certificates will be emailed within two weeks of the presentation to those who attended the entire presentation and filled out an evaluation.


The Indiana Psychological Association (IPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Indiana Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

and LAC.LCAC, LMFTA, LMHC, LMFT, LCSWIndiana State Psychology Board and Indiana Behavioral Health Board:  IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for psychologists. IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for LSW,

Licensees must judge the program's relevance to their professional practice.

·         Please note that APA rules require that credit be given only to those who attend the entire workshop(s). Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leaving early will not receive CE credits. Partial credit cannot be given.

·         All licensees requesting Category I CE credits will receive a certificate from IPA confirming the number of credits earned. These certificates will be delivered via email approximately 2-6 weeks after the conference.



Event Date:1/28/2020
Event Time:7:00-9:00 p.m.
Location:Dawn Dilley's home
123 Valley View Court
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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Contact Person:Dawn Dilley
(phone: 619-255-7001 )
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