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USI 2024 Social Work Conference

Social Work: A Celebration of Diversity

Time Topic Presenter Room Number
8-8:30 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
8:30-9:00 a.m. Introductions/Welcome   Carter
9:00-10:45 a.m.  Dismantling Myths: Why Your Practice Isn’t as Diverse as You Would Like Moderator: CheaRon Darrett / Panel members: Cedalia Ellis, Dr. Valerie Stein, Amanda Green, Lori Sutton Carter
10:45-11:00 a.m. Break / Visit Exhibition Tables
11:00-11:55 a.m. Breakout Session I
  Navigating Diversity: A Journey into Understanding Race and Diversity Cedalia Ellis  2217-2218
  Conscious Inclusion and Allyship Danyelle Granger 226-227
  Religion and Diversity Dr. Valerie Stein 2219-2220
12-1:15 p.m. Lunch & Recognitions    
1:15 – 2:10 p.m.  Breakout Session II
  Factors Affecting the Completion of Advance Care Planning and End-of-Life (EOL) Care Decisions Among Older Korean Americans in Rural America Junghee Han 2207
Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Pregnant and Post Partum Women Abby Boston and Sayward Salazar 2217
  Retrospective Fatality Analysis Postmortem Investigation and Ethical Values Anne Kelly and Janet Schnell 2218
  Foundational DEI Initiatives Cedalia Ellis and Tyler Plogher 2219
  Helping the Helpers: Individual Services for First Responders and Medical Professionals  Lindsey Saltzman 2220
  Student session on licensure information and the interstate compact NASW IN 226-227
2:10-2:25 p.m.  Break / Visit Exhibition Tables
2:25-3:20 p.m.  Breakout Session III
  Exploring Cultural Identity from a Strengths Perspective: Implications for Social Work Practice Saahoon Hong and Betty Walton 2217
  Trauma Informed Care in Family Medicine and Community Dauby Cole and Shirl Nafziger-Lyne 2218
  The Mental Health of Health Care Workers Stephanie Hirons 2219
  Is There a Dog On-Call? Cyndie Kieffer  226-227
  The Unseen Child - Journey through the life of clients we don’t see Katie Vinci 2220
3:20-3:35 p.m.  Break / Visit Exhibition Tables
3:35-4:30 p.m. Breakout Session IV
  AI/ChatGPT in social work practice and education – what are we to do? Jara Dillingham and Junghee Han 2217
  A Comparative Analysis of Social Work in Vietnam and the United States Ngoc Nguyen 2218
  Learning to Share Your Story - First Step Add Turquoise and Purple to Your Hair Janet Schnell 2219
  Safety Planning: Building Provider Comfort and Reducing Client Risk Lindsey Saltzman 226-227
  Using the Body to Heal: How Somatically Based Modalities Increase Stabilization and Change Julie Bellamy and Caron Leader 2220