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Department of Social Work

College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences


 Social Work Professional Development Conference 2019
Friday, March 1, 2019 
At The Millennium Centre, Johnson City

Registration Is Now Open.
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Social Services Career and Field Fair
9:00am – 12:00pm

This is an excellent, unique opportunity to meet social workers, learn about area social services, connect with other agencies, recruit field students, discover volunteer opportunities, further your employment search, and for agencies to recruit future employees.

8:00am-9:00am Preparing for Social Work Licensure (no CEs)
8:00am-9:00am     Kristina Gilley, L.C.S.W.

This NON-CE workshop provides information and tips about preparing for the LBSW, LMSW, and LCSW examinations with emphasis placed on Tennessee requirements. Information on Virginia and North Carolina licensure provided.

Human Health and the Environment: Where Are We Now and Where Do We Go From Here? (1.5 CEs) 
9:15am-10:45am     Mildred Maisonet, Ph.D.

This workshop will inform participants on the main types of environmental contaminants people are exposed to, including sources and pathways, the human health effects associated with such exposures, and the actions that could minimize such exposures and factors influencing such actions.

Eco-Social Work: Cultural, Ethical, and Practical Considerations for Social Workers (1.5 CEs)
11:00am-12:30pm     Deborah Thibeault, D.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Through this workshop, participants will gain knowledge about the history and importance of social works role in advancing environmental justice, explore perspectives and ethical considerations of environmental justice, understand the role of culture plays when addressing environmental issues, and learn practical skills to assess and address the natural environmental needs of clients.

A special opportunity field luncheon and CEU workshop for current and prospective field instructors and task supervisors. Limited space available! Please reserve your space via the link in your registration confirmation email, if interested. · Questions: 


Ethical Considerations Related to Reporting Mistreatment of Vulnerable Persons (3 Ethics CEs)
2:00pm-5:00pm     Presenters: Kim Garland, M.S.W. and Rose Corbett

A Child Protective Services (CPS) Regional Investigations Director and an Adult Protective Services (APS) Field Supervisor will present and a panel will field audience questions.

Workshop Registration Fees for Unlimited Number of Sessions

$60 Individual non-NASW members
$30 NASW members
Free ALL Students, ETSU Field Instructors/Task Supervisors, ETSU Department of Social Work Adjuncts, speakers, and Community Advisory Committee members

Questions: email

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