ANNUAL GULF COAST SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE

Annual Gulf Coast
Social Work Conference
10 Contact Hours
Ethics and Diversity Hours Included
Approved for:
• Social Workers • Licensed Professional Counselors
• Marriage and Family Therapists
Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas
JANUARY 29 & 30, 2015
IP CASINO RESORT & SPA 850 BAYVIEW AVE.
AGENDA
BILOXI, MS
Thursday, January 29, 2015
7:00-8:15am Registration & Vendor Networking
Conference Overview
The staff and faculty of the 2015 Gulf Coast Social Work Conference welcomes you to your 22nd annual
conference. This year’s curriculum was developed directly from your input and contains a powerful mix
of program topics.
The IP Casino Resort and Spa in Biloxi will be our host.
Mississippi: Continuing Education Productions,
Inc., DP #SWB14001, is an approved provider for
continuing education by the Mississippi Board of
Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage & Family
Therapists; Approval Period: 3/20/14-3/20/16.
Social Workers will receive 10 continuing education
clock hours for participating in this conference
(including 3 hours Ethics available and 1 hour
Cultural Competency).
Alabama: Continuing Education Productions, Inc.,
is an Approved Provider of social work continuing
education, Provider #0291 expires 4/30/15.
Approved for 10 hours including 3 hours Ethics and
1 hour cultural competency.
Louisiana: This program was approved for 5.5
clinical, 6 general and 3 ethics (MAXIMUM 10
HOURS FOR ENTIRE CONFERENCE) contact hours of
continuing education by the NASW – LA Chapter
as authorized by the LA State Board of Social Work
Examiners.
Texas: Approved Provider #CS3671. Approved for
10 hours including 3 hours Ethics.
Mississippi MFT: Approved for 10 General Hours by MS
BOE SWMFT
NBCC Approval: Continuing Education Productions, Inc.
is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider
(ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for
programs that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions for which
NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded are identified
in this brochure by two asterisks (** )following the program
title. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the
program. THE TWO ETHICS PROGRAMS PROVIDED AT
THIS CONFERENCE ARE NOT ACCEPTED BY NBCC FOR
APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT. FOR NBCC
ATTENDEES THERE ARE 8.5 MAXIMUM HOURS AVAILABLE
AT THIS CONFERENCE. NBCC PROVIDER #6075.
Mississippi LPCs:
Accepts NBCC Provider #6075 for a maximum of 8.5 hours.
Louisiana MFT/LPC:
Accepts NBCC Provider #6075 for a maximum of 8.5 hours.
Alabama MFT/LPC:
Accepts NBCC Provider #6075 for a maximum of 8.5 hours.
Texas MFT/LPC:
Accepts NBCC Provider #6075 for a maximum of 8.5 hours.
The IP Casino & Spa is offering a room rate of $79.99 per night for 1/28, 1/29 and 1/30/15.
For reservations call 888-946-2847 #1 and ask for the “Gulf Coast Social Work Conference” rate and
use reservation code #160400. Reservations must be made by 01/05/2015.
The IP Casino Resort & Spa is located at 850 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi. Please go to www.ipbiloxi.com
for driving directions and facility information.
Conference Directors:
Carol Partridge Moraway, LCSW (228-324-4547) & Wallace Long, LCSW (228-424-2956)
for conference information CALL 228-324-4547
Or Email: socialworknetwork@gmail.com
View full brochure and program objectives at www.GCSWC.com
ANNUAL GULF COAST SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE • BILOXI, MS • JANUARY 29 & 30, 2015
Registration:
Early Registration postmarked by 1/22/15
r $179 per individual
Registration postmarked after 1/22/15
r $199 per individual
FAX Registration to: 866-929-1217
www.redclayandvinegar.com
10:00-10:30amBreak & Vendor Networking
MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS,
LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS
LODGING
registration FORM
8:30-10:00am Keynote Presentation
“Keeping Children Safe”
A Practical Approach to Strengthening Families**
Naomi Haines Griffith, MSW
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
SOCIAL WORK
8:15-8:30am Orientation & Introductions
Carol Partridge Moraway, LCSW, ACSW
Conference Director
Method of Payment:
Check, Purchase Order or Credit Card
(VISA, Master Card, American Express, Discover)
Make check or Purchase Order
payable to:
Gulf Coast Social Work Conference
P.O. Box 6003, Gulfport, MS 39506
Tax ID # 64-0844253
Refund Policy:
All registrations are final!
No Registration Refunds.
Registration Fees are transferable.
Agency/Organization:_ ___________________________________________________________________________________________
Phone: _ _______________________________________ Email:___________________________________________________________
Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
City: _ _______________________________________________________ State: __________ Zip: _ ____________________________
( Visa . American Express . Master Card . Discover )
Director of Training, Shared Hope International
www.sharedhope.org
Noon-1:30pm Lunch on your own
& Vendor Networking
1:30-3:00pm Afternoon Break Out Sessions
Participants will attend 2 of the following 5 programs
Round One
1. The HIV Crisis In The Rural South**
Kathy Garner, CEO
AIDS Services Coalition
Susan Hrostowski, PhD, LCSW
School of Social Work-USM
2. “Surviving Traumatic Head Injury”
The Journey to Recovery**
Debi Dean, LBSW, CBIS, CVSO
Alabama Head Injury Foundations
3. De-Mystifying Christian Counseling**
Dr. Michael Sedler, MSW, Doctor of Ministry
CEO Communication Plus
www.michaelsedler.com
4. Common Ethical Mistakes in
Social Work Practice
Karen Aderer, LMSW, Instructor – Ethics Program
USM, School of Social Work
5. Mental Health Disorders: Allowing the
Symptoms to Guide the Assessment**
Dana C. delaBretonne, LPC
Beacon Behavioral Health
3:00-3:30pm
Break & Vendor Networking
3:30-5:00pm Afternoon Break-out Sessions Round Two – Choose a different Break Out
Session listed above.
Friday, January 30, 2015
7:15-8:15am
Registration & Vendor Networking
8:15-8:30am Orientation & Introductions
Carol Partridge Moraway, LCSW, ACSW
Conference Director
8:30-10:00am Plenary Session
“Challenging Faulty Belief Systems”
Strategies to Boost Self-Worth and Personal
Fulfillment in Depressed and Anxious Clients**
Joe Wegmann, R.Ph., LCSW
www.pharmatherapist.com
10:00-10:15amBreak & Vendor Networking
Participant Name: _ ______________________________________________________________________________________________
Credit Card # _ ________________________________________________________ 10:30-Noon
Identifying and Responding to Sexually
Exploited Youth**
Elizabeth Scaife, BA
Exp. Date: _ ___________ Sec #: _ __________
Card Billing Address: ___________________________________________________________ Zip: _ ____________________________
Cardholder Name: _____________________________________ Signature of Cardholder: ____________________________________
10:15-11:15am Cultural Competency
“Treating Transgendered Clients”
Myths, Misconceptions, Gender Identity**
Dr. Susan Hrostowski, LMSW, Ph.D.
11:15-11:30amBreak
11:30-1:00pm Ethics Program
When to Speak Up and When to Shut Up
Ethical Issues in Marriage and Family Therapy
Dr. Michael Sedler, MSW, Doctor of Ministry