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2022 Roundtable Schedule


Tuesday, May 17

8 - 9 AM Registration/Breakfast & Networking - West Lobby
9 - 9:30 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks - 208 Ballroom
9:30 - 10:30 AM Plenary #1 – 208 Ballroom:

Revisioning Child Welfare: The Workforce Imperative Leading to Transformation – Mary McCarthy, Ph.D., LMSW, Sharon Kollar, LMSW, Virginia Drywater-Whitekiller, Ed.D., MSW, and Jodi Hill-Lilly, MSW - (Program ID 1-0 – CE Credit 1)

10:45 AM - 11:15AM

Breakout Sessions 1 -  

Room 112:
Title IV-E 101 for education programs and research activities - Scott Willsey, BS and Andrea Hightower, MS, FHD - (Program ID 1-1 – CE Credit 0.5)


Room 163B: 
National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI): Implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) into University Child Welfare Training – Virginia Drywater-Whitekiller, Ed.D., MSW and Cheryl Williams-Hecksel, MSW - (Program ID 1-2 – CE Credit 0.5)


Auditorium 138:
The Impact of COVID-19 on US Child Welfare Stipend Programs – Leung, Konrady, Aquinino-Adriatico, Spear - (Program ID 1-3 – CE Credit 0.5)


Regency 130: 
Making good calls in child welfare: Critical reasoning strategies gained through simulation training – Dr. Kevin Marino, Ryan Fogarty, BSEd, and Tyler Counsil, Ed.D - (Program ID 1-4 – CE Credit 0.5)

11:15AM to 11:30AM

Intercession

11:30AM - 12PM

Breakout Sessions 2 -

Room 112:
Combining diverse perspectives: Developing a multidisciplinary collaboration to improve child welfare worker health - Dr. Kara Haughtigan, Dr. Kim Link, Austin Griffiths, Ph.D., CSW, Oliver Beer, MSc, and Lindsey Powell - (Program ID 1-5 – CE Credit 0.5)


Room 163B: 
Resilience training for the child welfare workforce – Derrik Tollefson and Kevin G. Webb - (Program ID 1-6 – CE Credit 0.5)


Auditorium 138:
The future for University-Agency partnerships: What the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us – Bibhuti K. Sar, PhD, Stephanie Ratliff, MSW, and WKU Colleagues - (Program ID 1-7 – CE Credit 0.5)


Regency 130:
The impact of secondary trauma on parenting of special needs children – Melody Hyppolite, Ph.D., Amy Cappiccie, Ph.D., LCSW, and Dana Sullivan, Ph.D., CSW - (Program ID 1-8 – CE Credit 0.5)

12:15 - 1:30 PM Lunch - 208 Ballroom
1:30 - 2:30 PM

Plenary #2 – Keynote Speaker - 208 Ballroom

Meaningful Collaborations in Child Welfare: Preparing young people with lived- experience to become leaders in a “failing system” - Tyler Hunter - (Program ID 2.0 – CE Credit 1)

2:45 - 3:15 PM

Breakout Sessions 3 -

Room 112:
Results of a pilot workshop to promote reimagining an anti-racist child welfare system: Implications for social work education – Camie A. Tomlinson, MSW and Naomi Reddish, MSW - (Program ID 2.1 – CE Credit 0.5)


Room 163B:
Supporting culturally responsive child welfare practice: How the intercultural development inventory supports culturally responsive child welfare practice – Christa Doty, LCSW and Cheryl Williams-Hecksel, LMSW - (Program ID 2.2 – CE Credit 0.5)


Auditorium 138:
Utilizing biometric data to better understand the psychological and physiological impacts of work-related stress among child welfare workers: Implications for Title IV-E training and education partnerships - Austin Griffiths, PhD, CSW, Oliver Beer, MSc, Lindsey Powell, Dr. Kim Link, and Dr. Kara Haughtigan - (Program ID 2.3 – CE Credit 0.5)


Regency 130:
Toward the theory of administrative tethering: Re-thinking child welfare training amid rationally bounded administrative decision-making and collaborative governance processes – Dr. Kevin Marino and Dr. Robert Wright - (Program ID 2.4 – CE Credit 0.5)

3:15 - 3:30

Intercession

3:30 - 4 PM

Breakout Sessions 4 - 

Room 112:
Vermont's innovative trauma-informed caregiver curriculum adaptations and sustainability strategies – Jennifer Jorgenson, MSW, LICSW - (Program ID 2.5 – CE Credit 0.5)


Room 163B: 
Reimagining and preparing a diverse child welfare workforce: Positioning graduates to navigate professional licensure successfully - Monica Montoya, LCSW and Maria Gurrola, Ph.D. - (Program ID 2.6 – CE Credit 0.5)


Auditorium 138:
It takes a village: Challenges and successes in implementing trauma-focused mental health treatment for parents in the child welfare system - Matt Woodward, PhD, Heather Webb, LCSW, Austin Griffiths, PhD, CSW, MSW, and Heather Risk, PsyD - (Program ID 2.7 – CE Credit 0.5)


Regency 130:
Finding the right student - Lessons learned from recruitment, screening and selection of Title IV-E students – Christopher Wirt, LCSW-C, Adrienne Ekas, Ph.D., Donald Vince, LCSW-C, Rebecca Seader, LCSW-C, and Claire Meringolo, LCSW-C - (Program ID 2.8 – CE Credit 0.5)

4 - 4:15 PM Closing Remarks for the Day - 208 Ballroom
6 - 10 PM Networking Reception at National Corvette Museum (hosted hors d'oeuvres and cash bar)

Wednesday, May 18

8 - 9 AM Breakfast & Networking - 208 Ballroom
9 - 10 AM Plenary #3 - 208 Ballroom

Algorithms in child welfare: Can we predict what families need? – Melanie Sage, Ph.D., MSW and Kenny Joseph, Ph.D. (Program ID 3.0 – CE Credit 1)

10:15 - 10:45 AM

Breakout Sessions 5 -

Room 112:
Maximizing federal support for social work students using Title IV-E - Carl Valentine, MSW and Dr. Patrick Leung - (Program ID 3.1 – CE Credit 0.5)


Room 163B: 
Assessing Course Syllabi for Title IV-E Eligibility - Scott Willsey,BS and Andrea Hightower, MS,FHD - (Program ID 3.2 – CE Credit 0.5)


Auditorium 138:
Lessons learned in the transition to a Title IV-E consortium - Brooke Rohde, MA, Kay Casey, MA, and Kate Trujillo, Ph.D. - (Program ID 3.3 – CE Credit 0.5)


Regency 130:
Student Showcase

10:45 - 11 AM

Intercession

11 - 11:30 AM

Breakout Sessions 6 -

Room 112:
Child Advocacy Studies (CAST): An exploration of need & impact – Tyler Counsil, Ed.D., Dr. Kevin Marino, and Ryan Fogarty - (Program ID 3.5 – CE Credit 0.5)


Room 163B: 
Preparing IV-E fellows for a dynamic child welfare workforce experience – Kristine Piescher, Ph.D. - (Program ID 3.6 – CE Credit 0.5)


Auditorium 138:
Racial disproportionality in child welfare: Moving beyond lip service - April Murphy, PhD, CSW, Daniel Boamah, PhD, LCSW, Erin Warfel, LCSW, Kimberly Green, EdD, and Austin Griffiths, PhD, CSW - (Program ID 3.7 – CE Credit 0.5)


Regency 130:
Student Showcase

11:45 AM - 1 PM Lunch - 208 Ballroom
1 - 2 PM Plenary #4 - Kentucky Child Welfare Student Research Showcase - Regency 130
2:15 - 2:45 PM

Breakout Sessions 7 -

Room 112:
Trauma-informed motivational interviewing for child welfare – Todd Sage, Ph.D., MSW and Melanie Sage, Ph.D., MSW - (Program ID 4.1 – CE Credit 0.5)


Room 163B: 
Notes from Nellie - Resilience for AAI parenting time in virtual visitation – Kate Trujillo, Ph.D., LCSW and Amber Dewan, MA - (Program ID 4.2 – CE Credit 0.5)


Auditorium 138:
Examining the perceptions of foster parents: Implications for child welfare training and education - Simon Funge, PhD and Erin Warfel, LCSW - (Program ID 4.3 – CE Credit 0.5)


Regency 130:
Student Showcase

2:45 - 3 PM

Intercession

3 - 3:30 PM

Breakout Sessions 8 -

Room 112:
Trauma treatment via telehealth: Benefits, challenges, and lessons learned  – Whitney Cassity-Caywood, PhD, LCSW, Alecia Hatfield, and Matt Woodward, PhD - (Program ID 4.5 – CE Credit 0.5)


Room 163B: 
Turning the focus on the workforce: The potential of the Title IV-E National Data Warehouse – Kristine Piescher, Ph.D. and Kate Walthour, MSW, LISW - (Program ID 4.6 – CE Credit 0.5)


Auditorium 138:
Learning from Reddit: A content analysis of prospective and current foster parent posts - Ethan Engelhardt, MSW, ABD - (Program ID 4.7 – CE Credit 0.5)


Regency 130:
Student Showcase

3:45 - 4 PM Closing Remarks for the Day - 208 Ballroom
6 - 9 PM Evening Reception at The Harbaugh Topper Club on WKU's Campus.(hosted hors d'oeuvres and cash bar)

Thursday, May 19

8 - 9 AM Breakfast & Networking - 208 Ballroom
9 - 9:30 AM

Breakout Sessions 9 -

Room 112:
One true thing: Lessons learned from implementing and sustaining the Kentucky Public Child Welfare Program – Stephanie Haynes Ratliff, MSW, Erin J. Mayhorn, MSW, and Pam Black, MSW - (Program ID 5.1 – CE Credit 0.5)


Room 163B: 
Learner Centered Coaching in Child Welfare – Patricia Erdman, LICSW, Michelle Cutlip, LICSW, Amanda White, MSW, Micah Kurtz, and Shannon Sullivan - (Program ID 5.2 – CE Credit 0.5)


Auditorium 138:
Building a child protective services university partnership – Bruce Friedman, Ph.D., Virginia Martinez, MSSW, LCSW-S, Bianca Catrejon, MSW, and Lorena Maldonado, BSW - (Program ID 5.3 – CE Credit 0.5)


Regency 130:
Revisioning child welfare: The workforce imperative – Mary McCarthy, Ph.D., LMSW and Sharon Kollar, LMSW - (Program ID 5.4 – CE Credit 0.5)

9:30 - 9:45 AM

Intercession

9:45 - 10:15 AM

Breakout Sessions 10 -

Room 112:
IV-E partner Universities as connectors to integrate state initiatives and local practice, pilot workforce interventions, and enhance student/agency learning through curricular and extra-curricular content – Angela Strickland, MSW, Naomi Reddish, MSW, Roslyn Durham, MSW, and Erica Thornton, MSW - (Program ID 5.5 – CE Credit 0.5)


Room 163B: 
Strengthening families and communities: Parent cafes to empower and build social capital – Kala Chakradhar, Ph.D.. LCSW and LaDonna Butler, BS - (Program ID 5.6 – CE Credit 0.5)


Auditorium 138:
Expanding the child welfare training program beyond social work programs - A pilot project – Andrew Fultz, MSW, LCSW, Corie G. Hebert, Ph.D., LMSW, and Edgar "Jerry" Barrilleaux, BSW, RSW - (Program ID 5.7 – CE Credit 0.5)

10:30 AM - NOON Closing Session & Welcome from Next Year's Host - 208 Ballroom

 

 

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 Last Modified 5/17/22