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Building Bridges: Fostering Healing & Connections in Our Communities



Schedule of Events


Thursday, November 17, 2016



Preconvention Institute: Option 1
Full-Day Session (6.0 CEUs)
"Fostering Healing and Connections Through Forgiveness"
Presented by Dr. Virginia Todd Holeman

1:00pm-4:00pm   Preconvention Institute: Option 2
Half-Day Afternoon Session (3.0 CEUs)
"Building Intercultural Competence in Social Work Practice: The Basic Steps Toward Acquiring Proficiency"
Presented by Dr. Carla MacDonald
9:00am-4:00pm   Preconvention Institute: Option 3
Full-Day Session (6.0 CEUs)
"The Intersection of Faith and Racial Justice: Addressing Racism from a Christian Social Work Perspective"
Presented by NACSW's Racial Justice Member Interest Group
5:00pm-7:00pm   Exhibits Open & Networking Time
7:00pm-8:30pm   Opening Plenary Session (1.0 CEU)
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joy Fagan
"Social Work and Kingdom Impact: Embracing the Fruitful Tensions"
- Entertainment: Alexis Gomez
8:30pm-10:00pm   Opening Reception and Poster Presentations


Friday, November 18, 2016




Rose Korang

8:45am-9:45am   Workshops -- Session A (1.0 CEU)
9:45am-10:15am   Coffee Break
10:15am-11:15am   Workshops -- Session B (1.0 CEU)
11:30am-12:45pm   Alan Keith-Lucas Lecture (1.0 CEU)
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Trina Shanks
"Faith, Stewardship and Wealth Creation: Envisioning a Role for Churches in Asset Building Initiatives"
Lunch Break   Lunch on your own
2:00pm-3:30pm   Workshops -- Session C (1.5 CEUs)
3:30pm-4:00pm   Networking
4:00pm-5:00pm   Workshops -- Session D (1.0 CEU)
5:15pm-6:15pm   Workshops -- Session E (1.0 CEU)



Saturday, November 19, 2016




Maddie Poindexter

8:45am-9:45am   Workshops -- Session F (1.0 CEU)
9:45am-10:15am   Coffee Break
10:15am-11:15am   Workshops -- Session G (1.0 CEU)
11:30am-12:45pm   Membership Meeting
Lunch Break   Lunch on your own
2:00pm-3:15pm   Workshops -- Session H (1.25 CEUs)
3:30pm-4:30pm   Workshops -- Session I (1.0 CEU)
4:45pm-5:45pm   Workshops -- Session J (1.0 CEU)
6:45pm-9:15pm   Evening Banquet (1.0 CEU)
- Keynote Speaker: Major Kendall Matthews
"Let's Pull Some Weeds - Time to Meet Your Inner Gardener" (John 15:1-10)
Princesses Ballet



Sunday, November 20, 2016

8:30am-10:00am   Morning Worship
- Sunday Morning Preacher: Lucreta Bowman
  "Building Bridges for Men and Women in Addiction”




November 17-20, 2016
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel

35 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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