19th Annual Fall Social Work Conference Agenda

 

October 22, 2020


9:00 – 10:30 am

 


Opening Keynote

Kathy Gruver


10:45 – 11:45 am

 

 

 


Breakout Session #1 (choose one)

1. Ethics &Etiquette:  Best Practice for Technology Based Social Work
    Allison Curington, The University of Alabama 

2. African American Adverse Childhood Experiences
    Jason Payne, Dr. Sandra Jemison, Dr. Beverly Myers, Stillman College


11:45 am – 12:30 pm


Lunch Break


12:30 – 1:30 pm

 

 

 


Breakout Session #2 (choose one)

1. Life After Foster Care, How to Become Inter-Independent
    Alice Westery, Youth Towers

2. The Role of Attachment in Early Childhood Trauma
    Rachel Swope, Tulane University


1:45 – 2:45 pm

 

 

 

 


Breakout Session #3 (choose one)

1. Neuroscience Informed Social Work Interventions for Child
Welfare: Using Our Brains to Help Families
   Miranda Goodwin, The University of Alabama

2. Cultural Ethics and Awareness in Child Welfare
    Terricka Hardy, Terricka Hardy Consulting


October 23, 2020


9:00 – 10:00 am

 

 

 

 

 


 

Breakout Session #1 (choose one)

1. Foster Care Effects on a Child’s Brain and Behavior:
A Pediatrician’s View– Part 1
     Dr. Jennifer Chambers, UAB Academic General Pediatrics, Associate Professor

2.   Drug Trends and Expectations for the Future
      Derek Osborn, Non-Profit/Prevention Consultant


10:15 – 11:15 am

 

 

 


Breakout Session #1 (choose one)

1.  Foster Care Effects on a Child’s Brain and Behavior:
A Pediatrician’s View– Part 2
     Dr. Jennifer Chambers, UAB Academic General Pediatrics, Associate Professor

2.   Vulnerable Youth: An overview of Human Trafficking
      Dr. Denise Green and Dr. Samantha Ellis, Troy University


 

11:15 am – noon


Lunch Break


12:00 – 1:00 pm

 

 

 

 


Breakout Session #3 (choose one)

1.  Put Me In Coach: I (think) I’m Ready to Play
     Robyn Snider, Jacksonville State University

2.  Supporting Marginalized Youth in Higher Education
     Shannon Hubbard, Alabama Reach; Dr. Leah Cheatham, The
     University of Alabama


1:15 – 2:15 pm Closing Keynote

Kevin McNeil