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August 27, 2014

University of Montevallo to host Advocacy Day

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo Social Work Program will host the 2014 Advocacy Day conference Friday, Sept. 26, from 8:30 a.m.-noon, in Anna Irvin Hall on the University of Montevallo campus.

The focus of this conference is Ethical Treatment of Suicidal Clients: Beyond Risk Management. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Scott Ketring, acting director of the Auburn University Marriage and Family Therapy Center and associate professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. He will discuss how to define the standard of care for suicidal clients, key aspects of good case notes, informed consent and the differences between suicide ideators and potential suicide attempters.

Ketring’s research focuses on families living in poverty, couple relationships and program services for diverse families. He is a founding member of the Birmingham Recovery Network, an organization of agencies and church groups in the Birmingham area dedicated to addressing poverty, substance abuse and mental illness. He also serves as president of the Alabama Division for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Licensed social workers and counselors can receive 2.5 continuing education contact hours for this workshop. Interested individuals may register for this conference at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/ethical-treatment-of-suicidal-clients-beyond-risk-management-tickets-12620866351.

For more information, call 665-6180 or e-mail socialwork@montevallo.edu.

This event is sponsored by the University of Montevallo Social Work Program in partnership with University of Montevallo Counseling Services, the University of Montevallo Graduate Program in Counseling and Leadership and the Alabaster City Board of Education.

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