Join us for an afternoon where we will celebrate Social Workers and Human Service providers in our area. This educational event qualifies for 2 Category 1 CEU's.
12:00 PM Registration and check in
12:25 PM Welcome
12:30- 1:15 PM Charlotte Pfeiffer-Gillam “The Beloved Community: Can We Keep It” MHAM Breaking Barriers Award 1:25- 2:10 PM Megan Jessop “Mindfulness and Our Own Care” NASW-IN Region 2 Annual Awards 2:30- 3:00 PM Beryl Cohen “Social Workers as Policy Makers”
Light snacks will be provided. Door prizes will be given throughout the event.
Crystal Whitlow is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and EMDR Certified therapist, basic trainer and EMDRIA Approved EMDR Consultant. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an 8-phase model of psychotherapy that helps with difficult memories, feelings, and thoughts. EMDR utilizes bilateral stimulation to assist in reprocessing and helping the client move toward adaptive mental health."
Participants will learn
the 8 phases of EMDR therapy,
a preparation skill for EMDR,
discuss the basic neurobiology underlying the model and
observe a demonstration with an audience volunteer.
This event is designed for beginning and mid- level practitioners. This education event qualifies for one category 1 ceu.
Nationally recognized experts will present on maternal mental health and the devastating impact of Racism and Trauma on maternal health. Additional presentations will discuss treatment consideratons during pregnancy and an introduction to an evidenced based program for home visitors to prevent postpartum depression.
11:45 am-12:30 Check in and Lunch
12:30-1:30 pm Sayida Peprah, PsyD, “Impacts of Transgenerational Trauma and Racism on Maternal Health among African Americans”