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2018 Annual Social Work Conference

02/16/2018, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Location: Student Union



The Arkansas State University Social Work Department will host its Annual Social Work Conference on February 16, 2018 from 8:30am to 4:30 pm at Arkansas State University on the 3rd floor of the Student Union Building. The conference will be chaired by Dr. Evi Taylor. This year’s conference theme is “Trauma Focused Treatment: Building Trauma Informed Services for Children and Adults”. The keynote speaker is Dr. Bree Conklin, DSW, LCSW. Dr. Conklin specializes in chronic and complex trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and infant mental health. Break-out sessions will focus on different types of trauma experienced by various population such as children, adults, veterans, and survivors of sexual assault; systemic trauma; and interventions such as bibliotherapy, brain spotting, use of service dogs, and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy. The registration fee for this conference is $75.00, which includes lunch and 6 contact hours.