Fall Social Work Virtual Conference:
Providing Emotional Support for All Ages
Friday, Oct 29, 2021
Virtual Conference - 5 CEUs

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Log in/ Welcome and Introductions

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Building Hope: SC’s Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Approach
SpeakerJennifer Butler, LISW-CP/S, Program Director, SC Department of Mental Health’s Office of Suicide Prevention

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. –11:15 a.m. Trauma-Informed Care for Older Adults
SpeakersTheresa Skojec, MA, LPC, Mental Health Services Manager, SC Safe Seniors, Medical University of South Carolina
Mara Allport, Training Program Manager, SC Safe Seniors, Medical University of South Carolina

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lunch (on own)

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Is it OK to Say You're Not OK?
Speaker: Marguerite O'Brien, MSWDirector of Wellness, Prevention & Advocacy Services, University of South Carolina

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Mental Health Interventions and LGBTQIA+ Youth
Speaker: Chandler Massengale, LMSW, Mental Health Coordinator, We Are Family 

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. What We Can Learn About Loss from Seniors
Speaker: Judy Heath, MSW, LISW-CP, Psychotherapist & Co-Founder, The Life Guidance Center

3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks and Adjourn