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IUSSWAA Annual Alumni Conference

Session Schedule

IUSSWAA 22nd Annual Virtual Alumni Continuing Education Conference #

Social Work 2023: Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Community Building

Date: Friday, March 3, 2023

Registration #

From 8:15 to 8:45 a.m.

Welcome IUSSWAA #

From 8:45 to 9:00 a.m.

Speakers: President Melissa Vance-Blackwell and Dean Tamara Davis

Keynote #

“Crisis Intervention in Indiana; 2020 and Beyond”

Includes Ethics CEU
From 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Speaker: Kimble Richardson, M.S., LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, LCAC

Breakout Session One #

From 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Choose one

“Therapy and Beyond: Reactive Attachment Disorder”

Speaker: LaToya Geter, PhD., HS-BCP

“Hear Me Out: Cultural Sensitivity While Working with the African American Community”

Speakers: Ashlyn Hopkins, LCSW, Nakeia Jones, LSW, Cortney Owens, LCSW, and Kelli Smith, LSW

“Common Legal Issues Encountered in Healthcare”

Speaker: Polli Pollem, JD

“The Future of Student Support Means Addressing Out-of-School Factors First”

Speaker: Polli Pollem, JD

Working Lunch #

From 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

“Self Care Reslience & Rejuvenation”

Speaker: Christine Turo-Shields, ACSW, LCSW, LCAC

Breakout Session Two #

From 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Choose one

“Integrated Addiction Model”

Speaker: Melissa Caldwell Engle, MS, LPC, ATR

“The PLAY Project: Breaking Barriers in Early Autism Spectrum Disorder”

Speakers: Terri Gee, MSW, CPPC, and Amanda Gibson, MA, LMHC, CPPC

“The Intersection of Law and Social Work”

Speaker: Katherine Meger Kelsey, JD

“Overview of Psychopharmacology”

Speaker: Maria P. Blaze, PharmD

Breakout Session Three #

From 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Choose one

“Bipolar Disorder: Blessing or Curse”

Speaker: Thaddeus Bay, LCSW

“Amplifying Spirituality in Clinical Social Work Assessments”

Speakers: Tayon Swafford, ThM, Ph.D. Candidate, Pious Malliar- Bellian, MSW, Ph.D. Candidate

Cancelled: “Preparing Social Workers for Futures Thinking in Social Work Practice”

Speakers: Christian Deck, MSW, LCSW, CTMH and Samantha Wolfe-Taylor, Ph.D. Candidate, MSW, LCSW, CTH

“Pivoting to Private Practice: Gain the Confidence Needed to Start a Private Practice”

Speakers: Melissa Sichting, LCSW, LCAC, and Cindy McAtee, LCSW, LCAC

IUSSWAA 22nd Annual Alumni Conference #

We encourage participation by all individuals. Indiana University School of Social Work will issue Continuing Education Credits. The conference is worth 7 CEU Hours.
If you have a disability, advance notification of any special needs will help us better serve you.

Registration Online

Cost is $95 for Alumni & Friends and $25 for Students. Registration deadline is February 27, 2023.
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