VLE Session # 1: Rethinking! Creating New Strategies to Build Trust and CredibilityJoin the MFLN Military Caregiving team as we reimagine our skills as helping professionals and working with military families in this three-part Virtual Learning Event (VLE) beginning at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, October 28.In Session One of the VLE entitled, Rethinking! Creating New Strategies to Build Trust and Credibility, we will examine strategies for helping professionals in promoting collaborative work with families. The focus will be on the role of the service provider in helping families manage expectations while accessing necessary services. You will learn strategies for communicating with clientele, how to connect families with services and access additional expertise to address identified family needs.The VLE is centered on the theme of reenergizing and rejuvenating your work environment. This FREE web-based learning opportunity is open to the public and will be similar to a professional conference – no travel involved! Registration is required.As I mentioned, this is only Session One of a three-part VLE series. To learn more about this VLE and the other sessions to follow, click on 2015 MFLN Military Caregiving VLE.CEU Credit Available!The MFLN has applied for 1.5 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) continuing education credit for credentialed participants. Certificates of Completion will also be available for training hours as well. For more information on CEU credits go to: NASW Continuing Education Instructions.Interested in Joining the VLE?Go to Rethinking! Creating New Strategies to Build Trust and Credibility, the day of the event to join. The event is hosted by the Department of Defense Collaboration System (DCS), but is open to the public. It is strongly suggested that when using the DCS system that you open the webinar on Google Chrome for both PC and MAC connections. If this is not an option, Internet Explorer may be used if connecting via PC. Safari and Firefox are not compatible with this DCS platform.For those of you who cannot connect to the DCS site, an alternative viewing of this presentation will be running on Ustream.This MFLN-Military Caregiving concentration blog post was published on October 16, 2015.