Social Work Conference Information

39th Annual
Jacksonville State University Social Work Conference

Conference Registration


Friday, March 6, 2020 - Oxford Civic Center, 401 McCullars Lane, Oxford, AL 36203



Join the
Jacksonville State University Social Work Department
for the 
39th Annual JSU Social Work Conference

This year's theme is "Social Workers: Generations Strong."


Schedule of Events

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Registration/Refreshments

8:30 am – 9:15 am – What's Happening in Social Work?

9:15 am – 10:30 am: Plenary Session 1

Dealing with Difficult People Part 1
JJ Stanbridge – Main Room (Clinical Hours)

10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break

10:45 am – 11:45 am: Plenary Session 2

Dealing with Difficult People Part 2
JJ Stanbridge – Main Room (Clinical Hours)

11:45 am – 12:30 pm: Lunch (boxed lunch onsite)

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm: Breakout Sessions 1

How Safe is Safe?
Jason Springfield, LICSW – Main Room

Social Work Policy and Legislative Updates
Carol Gundlach, MSW, LICSW – Room 101

Utilizing Play Therapy to Integrate Empathy, Attunement, and Clinical Skills
Mindi Amberson, BSW, LPC, E.Ds., NCC, GCDF, RPT – Room 116/118 (Clinical Hours)

Inclusion Matters: Turning Focus to Spirituality in Ethical Social Work Practice
Sean Creech, LICSW, PIP – Room 120 (Ethics Hours)

The Most Challenging Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa
Jody Long, Ed.D., LICSW PIP and Carol Williams, LPC – Room 122 (Clinical Hours)

1:45 pm – 1:55 pm: Transition Break

1:55 pm – 3:10 pm: Breakout Sessions 2

Room at the Table

Jennifer Okoye, LMSW – Main Room

What to Expect from the JSU MSW Program
Kimber Wickersham, LICSW, PIP, Ph.D. – Room 101

Utilizing Play Therapy to Integrate Empathy, Attunement, and Clinical Skills
Mindi Amberson, BSW, LPC, E.Ds., NCC, GCDF, RPT – Room 116/118 (Clinical Hours)

Inclusion Matters: Turning Focus to Spirituality in Ethical Social Work Practice
Sean Creech, LICSW, PIP – Room 120 (Ethics Hours)

The Most Challenging Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa
Jody Long, Ed.D., LICSW PIP and Carol Williams, LPC – Room 122 (Clinical Hours)

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm: Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Plenary Session 3

Innovative Ideas for Guardianships and Conservatorships in Alabama and the Role of the Social Worker in Solution Based Care.
The Honorable Scott Hassell – Main Room

6.50 Total CEUs
Up to 1.25 Ethics CEUs
Up to 4.75 Clinical CEUs