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TCSW/UTCSW Fall Advocacy & Social Justice Conference

Friday November 8, 2019

Bridgewater Place
205 Bridgewater Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923

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(Workshops Subject to Change)

8:30 - Breakfast and Registration

9:00 – Welcome/Keynote  (1 CEU)
                   Lori Messinger, Ph.D., Dean, UT College of Social Work
                   Dr. Eboni Winford, Cherokee Health Systems - Social Determinants of Health: Removing Barriers to                                                                                                             Service

10:00am – Breakout Sessions I (1 CEU)

  1. Rural Healthcare - Rural Healthcare Challenges - An Integrated Health Perspective - Dr. Ragan Shriver
  2. Senior Health - Understanding Elder Abuse and Elder Abuse Intervention in East Tennessee - Sasha Hammett, CAC
  3. Children/School/Head Start - Adverse Childhood Experiences: Reflecting, Connecting and Progressing toward a Positive Outcome- Patty Bowlin, UT SWORPS

11:00 Break

11:15am – Breakout Sessions II (1 CEU)

  1.  Rural Homelessness - Cindy Manginelli, Project Coordinator, TN Valley Coalition for the Homeless
  2.  Substance Abuse - Medication Assisted Treatment: It's Role in The Care of Those Persons Struggling with Opioid Use   Disorder - Behavioral Health Group
  3.  Children/School/Head Start - The Brain Architecture Game - Patty Bowlin, UT SWORPS

12:15pm – Lunch and Awards

1:00pm – Breakout Sessions III (1.5 CEU)

  1. Rural Healthcare - Esrly Intervention throughMental Health 101 - Ben Harrington, CEO, Mental Health Association of East TN
  2. Ethics:  Social Work Licensure: Pending Revisions & Licensure Processes Part I - Paula Foster, TCSW
  3. Children/School/Head Start - Building Community Through Schools: A Model for Community Change - Jordan Frye

2:30 pm – Break 

2:45 pm Session (1.5 CEU)

  1. Equity in Education -  Improving Retention & Graduation Rates through Social Work Intervention - Drema Bowers 
  2. Ethics:  Social Work Licensure: Pending Revisions & Licensure Processes Part II - Paula Foster, TCSW
  3. Substance Abuse - Substance Abuse 101: Recognizing, Communication and Referring - M. Scott Hendrix, LMSW

4:30 pm – Evaluations/Wrap up

6 Continuing Education Units including 3 in ethics available

Discounts available for Head Start employees and groups of 6 or more.
Contact TCSW for more information.