Conference Schedule

Thursday March 24th, 2022

8:00 - 8:10 am Opening & Welcome

Charles Araujo, MSW, LCSW
President, NASW-MS Chapter

8:15 -9:15 am Keynote Address

The Time is Right Now for Social Work-1 CE
Jerry Watson, PhD, LCSW, MBA
Assistant Professor and Director of the Bachelor of Social
University of Memphis Work program

9:15 - 9:45 am EXHIBIT HALL

9:55 - 11:25 am

MBOE 2022 Rule and Regulation Update 1.5 Ethics

Beth McNamee, LCSW, MBOE Board Member & Chair of Social Work Discipline Committee &
Krista Guynes, MSW, LCSW, MBOE Board Member

11:25 - 11:50 am EXHIBIT HALL & BREAK

11:50 - 12:50 pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:00 - 2:30 pm Concurrent Workshops

  • Tall Tales and White Lies: Understanding Reasons Children Recant Sexual Abuse Allegations-1.5 CE
    Dr. Marian Swindell, PhD, MSW, BA
  • A Critical Analysis of Medicaid Expansion in Mississippi-1.5 CE
    Robert Guasco, PhD, MSW, LCSW, ACSW
  • At the Corner of Policy and Practice: Ethical Decision Making in Healthcare and Beyond-1.5 CE Ethics
    Laura Boltz, PhD, MPH, LICSW, PIP
  • Essential Therapeutic Topics for Individuals in Early Recovery for Addiction-1.5 CE
    Charles “Charlie” Mark Osborne II, LCSW
  • Getting in Early: Parent Child Interaction Therapy with Toddlers-1.5 CE
    Genevieve Garrett, LCSW, MPH, CHES
  • Substance Use Disorder using a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and Trauma Informed Framework-1.5 CE
    E. Ann Moore, PhD, MSW, LCSW
2:30 - 3:00 pm EXHIBIT HALL & AFTERNOON SNACK

3:10 - 4:40 pm Concurrent Workshops

  • Father Hunger: Neurological Pruning Due to Deficient Attachment/Bonding-1.5 CE
    Marian Swindell, PhD, MSW, BA
  • Using Trauma-Focused Yoga as an Enhancement to the Practice of EMDR to Reduce Symptoms of PTSD-1.5 CE
    Rhonda Simmons, LCSW, ACSW, CGCS, EMDR Trained and Deslie Bonano Broussard, LCSW, BCD
  • The Multifaceted Roles of School Social Workers-1.5 CE
    Coletha Colley, DSW, LMSW and Kemberli Brown, LMSW
  • Social Work’s Affirmation of Diversity: A Fresh Look-1.5 CD
    Vince J. Venturini, PhD, MSW, LCSW, BA
  • Professional and Personal Community- and Self-Care Strategies for Social Workers to Strengthen Resiliency-1.5 CE
    Rachel Daniels, MSW, LCSW, 200YT, 100MT
  • Services for People Living with HIV in Mississippi:Building a Social Infrastructure-1.5 CE (.5 CD INCLUDED)
    Susan Hrostowski, Ph.D., MSW, MDiv. and MSW Students: Anna Northcutt<, BS; Aaron Davenport, BA; Sanja Daniels, BS
4:45 – 5:00 pm EXHIBIT HALL

FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022

8:00 - 9:30 am Concurrent Workshops
  • Understanding the History of a Culture: A Historical Account of the pioneer Ida B. Wells and her contributions to Social Work as she navigated a pathway through environmental and systemic racism of her era-1.5 CE
    Gemma Beckley, DSW, MSW, Debra Butler, MSSW, LCSW, BSW, LaTonya Freeman, MSSW and Minnie Hoey, MSW
  • Addiction, Bias, and Stigma:It’s Time to Talk-1.5 CE
    Sidney H. Smith, III, LMSW and Amy Gasparrini, LCSW
  • U=U and You 1.5 CE
    Brittany Bass-Jones, BSW and Zundra Bateaste- Sutton, MD, MPH, MCHES
  • Back to Advocacy Basics: Practical skills for advocacy in your practice-1.5 CE
    Kathyrn Rehner-Sullivan, LMSW
  • Advanced Skills to Enhance Person-Centered Communication and Assessment: Charting the Life Course, Understanding Intersectionality, and Advanced Matching-1.5 CE
    Bret Blackmon, PhD, MSW, Courtney Williams, MSW and Yolanda Green, MA
  • 2022 LCSW Supervisory Update 8:00-10:00*********(For LCSW Supervisors)2.0 CE
    Virginia Adolph, DSW, LCSW, CCSSWS
9:30 - 10:00 am EXHIBIT HALL & BREAK

10:10 - 11:40 pm Concurrent Workshops

  • Surrogacy in Pregnancy: Opportunities and Challenges for Social Workers-1.5 CE
    Brenda Sumrall Smith, LCSW, LMFT, ACSW, BCD
  • After Zero: Using an adaptation of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy to treat Selective Mutism-1.5 CE
    Genevieve Garrett, LCSW, MPH, CHES
  • Culturally Informed Crisis Preparedness and Management Amidst Cumulative Disasters on the Mississippi Gulf Coast-1.5 CE
    Joohee Lee, PhD, Bret Blackmon, PhD and Rebecca Bain, BA
  • You See Me, But You Don’t: Reintegration After Exoneration-1.5 CE (.5 CD INCLUDED)
    Loretta Jackson, LMSW and Victoria Peay, LCSW
  • The Climate Emergency Is Real: How Should Social Work Respond?-1.5 CE
    Michael Forster, PhD, MSW, LCSW
  • Trauma Interviewing:Practice versus Theory-1.5 CE
    Garrett Cimino, MSW, LCSW
11:45 - 12:45 pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:00 - 2:30 pm Concurrent Workshops

  • Implementing Trauma Informed Care: A Labor of Love-1.5 CE (.5 CD INCLUDED)
    Jamie Regan, LMSW and Laura Brown, PhD, MSSW, BA
  • Lessons Learned in the ACT (Action in Critical Times) at Southern Miss-1.5 CE
    Jerome Kolbo, PhD, MSW, Laken Camp, BS, Raevin Wade, BSW, Lauren Porter, BA
  • Vicarious Trauma and Burnout in Social Workers-1.5 CE
    Andrea Germany, DSW, LMSW
  • Ethical Decisions and Dilemmas in Healthcare-1.5 Ethics
    Michelle Brazeal, PhD, LCSW, LCSW and Emily Goff Dixon, LCSW
  • Dance for the Health of It: An Intergenerational Community Initiative-1.5 CE
    Michael Forster, PhD, MSW, LCSW and Annie Woods, BSW
  • Problem Gambling and Domestic Violence (AKA: Intimate Partner Violence)-1.5 CE
    Doug LaBelle, LCSW, ICGC II, CEAP
2:40 - 3:40 pm Closing: The Time is Right for Hope-1 CE
Wendy Bailey, Executive Director of Mississippi Department of Mental Health

3:45 pm Dismiss SEE YOU IN 2023!!!



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