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Professional Development: SSWAM: 2013
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School Social Workers Association of Missouri
Fall Conference

September 20th, 2013 

                             Join us for SSWAM's 2013 Fall Conference and earn up to 6 CEUs. 


The ABC's of the DSM-5     (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

Presented by Brenda Cook, MNS, CPNP.   Brenda is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with BJC Behavioral Health and will outline the new diagnostic categories in the DSM-5, describe the new disorders that have been included and discuss current controversy surrounding the DSM-5 and the impact is has on treatment planning. 

A Look at the Relationship between Homelessness and Education   (12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

Presented by Deidra Thomas-Murray, LMSW.    As the homeless coordinator for Saint Louis Public Schools, Deidra will present on the impact of homelessness on the school-aged child.  She will offer ways for school social workers to better support those families as well as bring awareness to one's district.


II Monastero--St. Louis University Campus
3050 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63103


Free on-site parking is available to conference attendees. 


$60 for the full day.  Includes 2013-14 SSWAM Regular Membership and lunch courtesy of St. Louis Public Schools (must register by 9/13/13). 

$40 for Retired and Students.  
            (SLU Students and Field Instructors may attend at no cost. SSWAM Membership not included)

See Registration Form for further details and 1/2 day rates.

How Do I Sign Up?

Download the Conference Flier and Registration Form, complete and submit with your check to Cherise Grandison per instructions.on Registration Form.   

Spread the Word!

Be sure to let new School Social Work staff and Student Interns know of this opportunity.  

See You September 20th!








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