Northwest District Fall Conference

Northwest District Fall Conference
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Northwest District Fall Conference

Keynote: "Understanding Islamophobia" Jaylani Hussein, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Minnesota Chapter
Awards/Lunch/Membership/Legislative Meeting
Three breakout sessions offered

Continental Breakfast and Lunch Included in Registration Cost
Early bird rates (by 8/31/18): Member $85 | Nonmember $125 | Student $25
After 8/31/18: Member $110 | Nonmember $150 | Student $25
Exhibit $195 (includes Continental Breakfast + Lunch + Table Top Exhibit + One Conference Registration)


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AGENDA

8:00 - 8:30 AM -- Registration/Continental Breakfast/Visit the Exhibits

8:30 - 9:00 AM -- Welcome/Awards Presentation

Kendra Lund, Region 4 President & Laurie Dahley, Region 4 Awards Chair

9:00 - 10:15 AM -- Keynote: Understanding Islamophobia

Jaylani Hussein, Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Minnesota Chapter

10:15 - 10:30 AM -- Visit the Exhibits!

10:30 - 12:00 PM -- Breakout Session #1
•  In Our Own Voice: Understanding the Journey of People with Mental Illness in Recovery
NAMI Speaker


•  Elder Financial Exploitation: Family Secrets and Stranger Scams
Marit A Pederson, JD, Program Director, Minnesota Elder Justice Center, St Paul

12:00 - 12:45 PM -- Luncheon/Membership Meeting

12:45 - 2:15 PM -- Breakout Session #2
•  Trauma and Addiction
Tamarah Gehlen, LMFT, LADC, CCTP, Director STEP UP Program, Augsburg University

•  Gay & Gray: Welcoming Older Adult LGBT Adults
Paul Blom, BA, Training to Serve

2:15 - 2:30 PM -- Last Chance to Visit the Exhibits!

2:30 - 4:30 PM -- Breakout Sessions #3
•  Thingification: Understanding the Impacts of Internet Porn on Individuals, Relationships and Society
Tamarah Gehlen, LMFT, LADC, CCTP, Director STEP UP Program, Augsburg University
  
•  Ethical Practice and NASW's Code of Ethics
Laurie Dahley, PhD, LISW, Assistant Professor/Field Program Coordinator, Social Work Department Concordia College Moorhead

4:30 PM -- Adjourn

When
9/20/2018 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where
Bigwood Event Center 925 Western Ave Fergus Falls 56537

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