Thanks for making our 2019 conference a huge success!
See you next year!
Friday November 15, 2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
5208 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343
8:00 – 8:30 Registration/Breakfast/door prizes
8:30 – 9:30 Welcome and Keynote
Katherlyn Geter, Health Equity and the Social Determinants of Health
9:45 – 10:45 Session I
Topic: Immigration and Health Equity - Speaker: Maria Vives, Early Childhood Educator, Signal Centers
Topic: Opioids and Mental Health Panel
Speaker 1: Carleena Angwin, Hamilton County-Chattanooga Health Department, Chronic Disease
Prevention Specialist/Addiction & Dependency Committee
Speaker 2: Vanessa Spotts, Opioid Overdose Prevention Specialist, TN Department of Mental
Health & Substance Abuse
Topic: Healthy Mind, Body and Soul: How Community Gardens in Schools can Affect Healthy Changes for
Our Students Speaker: Renee, Step ONE
11:00 – 12:00 Session II
Topic: Healthy Aging: Staying Engaged for Healthy Aging Speaker: Mariko T, RSVP Program
Topic: The Dangers of E-Cigs and Vaping Speaker: Meg Bernard, Hamilton County-Chattanooga
Health Department, Tobacco Prevention Specialist
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch/Awards Presentation
12:45 - 1:45 Session III
LUNCHEON KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. WOODS, ERLANGER CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
2:00 – 3:00 Session IV
ETHICS Topic: Ethics & Self-Care Speaker: Terrie Ruff, Etowah Medical Center
Topic: Healthy Sexuality Speaker: Catherine Kercher
3:15 - 4:15 - Closing Plenary
Workshops subject to change.
Sponsors and Exhibitors
Statewide 2019 Sustaining and Benefactor Sponsors
Camelot Care Centers, Inc.
TN Head Start Association & State Collaborative
UT College of Social Work
TSU Center for Excellence in Learning Sciences
Tennessee Commission on Children & Youth
2019 SE Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors
The conference workshops meet the licensing requirements for up to 6 continuing education credits for social workers in TN, AL & GA including up to 3 hours of social work ethics.
Do you know someone who has displayed excellence in advocacy as a volunteer or social services professional? Do you know a program or organization that has created substantial community impact? Recognize an individual or organization for the Southeast Tennessee Community Impact Award, Professional of the Year or Volunteer of the Year.
Contact Theresa Jorgensen at email@example.com for a nomination form or click the button below to complete your nomination online.
Nomination deadline November 1, 2019
Want to connect with more than 200 human services professionals in Southeast Tennessee? Add your name to our growing list of sponsors and exhibitors. Contact TCSW, 615-313-9980 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about sponsorships.