Southeast Tennessee 2017 Fall Conference

December 2017

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  2016 Southeast TCSW Fall Workshop Schedule 

8:00-8:30 AM            Registration/ Networking/ Exhibits/ breakfast

8:30 – 10:30 AM        Welcome & Opening Keynote Session

  • Keynote Speaker: Forestine Watson-Haynes “Remaining vigilant in advocacy:  advocating for constructive change”
  • Keynote Speaker:  Jed Mescon  “Never Forget who you helped along the way”

 10:30 – 11:30 AM      BREAKOUT SESSIONS ONE         

  1. Topic: Ethical Considerations with Intergenerational Families ETHICS  Speaker: Dr. Amy Doolittle
  2. Topic: Ensuring Healthy, Intentional Relationships for Adults with Autism  Speaker: Scott Kramer
  3. Topic: Serving LBGT Youth  Speaker:
  4. Topic: We Can’t Make This Stuff Up!  Why  you need to plan ahead Speaker: Amy Boulware and Peter Harrison

 11:50 – 12:30 PM      LUNCH SESSION                Invocation: Dr. Marva Lee

 1:15 – 2:15 PM          BREAKOUT SESSIONS TWO         

  1. Topic: To Friend or not to Friend…Social Work & Social Media  ETHICS  Speaker: Paula Foster
  2. Topic: Build a  Better Brain  Speaker: Eve Nite & Michelle Heckler Davis
  3. Topic:  Preventing Child Maltreatment & Promoting Community Resilience  Speaker: Kristin Rector
  4. Topic: Healing on Both Sides  Speaker:  Sabrina Roberson & Eddie Worbington

 2:30 – 3:30 PM          BREAKOUT SESSIONS THREE

  1. Topic: Re-Thinking Ethical Considerations  ETHICS  Speaker: Dr. Morgan Cooley
  2. Topic: From Person to Population:  How Adverse Childhood Experiences Shape Health Across the Lifespan Speaker: Jennifer Drake-Croft
  3. Topic: Building Strong Brains Through Intensive Case-Management  Speaker: Elizabeth Cotellese
  4. Topic: Transitioning into & out of  School and Tips for Families who have a Child with Disabilities:  Tools for Preparation  Speaker: Pam Hudson

 3:30–4:30 PM                        CLOSING SESSION

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 Theresa Jorgensen, 423-298-3269 or for more information about sponsorships.  

Nominate a Community Impact Advocate of the Year!

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 Advocate of the Year.

Contact Theresa Jorgensen at 423-298-3269 or for a nomination form.

Nomination deadline TBA