2022 Symposium Agenda

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2022 Annual Symposium


Thursday, March 10, 2022

6:00pm—8:00pm Cultural Diversity Through the Lens of the NASW Code of Ethics

  Presented by NASW-Missouri Chapter Cultural Diversity Committee
*** This course meets the 2.0 hour of the 3.0 hour Ethics requirement for licensure renewal. *** 
*** This course meets the 2.0 hour of the 3.0 hour Cultural Diversity requirement for licensure renewal. *** 


Friday, March 11, 2022

8:00am—10:00am Welcome and Licensing Committee Q & A

10:15am—12:15pm Aging Gracefully

Presented by Gary U. Behrman, PhD, MSW, M.Div., LCSW

12:30pm—2:00pm Lunch w/ Social Work Month Celebration / Awards Program

2:15pm—5:15pm Understanding Trauma and Ways to Enhance Resilience

Presented by Gary U. Behrman, PhD, MSW, M.Div., LCSW

2:15pm—5:15pm Influencing Public Policy

Presented by Mark Nichols, MSW, MBS, ACSW & Jessica Petrie Thelemaque, Chapter Lobbyist


Saturday, March 12, 2022

8:00am—9:00am Self-Care: Hype or Help?

Presented by Peggy Reed-Lohmeyer, MSW, LCSW

9:15am—12:15pm Y’all Means All: Welcoming and Affirming Practice with LGBTQ+ Clients

Presented by Cassie E. Brown, MSW, LCSW
*** This course meets the Cultural Diversity requirement for licensure renewal. ***

12:30pm—2:00pm Luncheon

2:15pm—5:15pm Suicide Prevention, Behavioral Health, and Best Practices

Presented by Teresa A. Cooley-Bennett, LCSW, LSCSW, CCDP-D, TTS
*** This course meets Suicide Prevention requirement for licensure renewal. ***