Ethics Conference for Social Work Professionals

April 23, 2018 - 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
UNC Charlotte Center City Building


Participants will receive 4.5 continuing ethics-education credit sufficient to meet annual NASW requirements.

Events will be held on the UNC Charlotte Center City campus (320 E. 9th St.), 8:00 am-12:30 pm. Breakfast and parking are included. Cost $50.


8:00am Light Breakfast, Coffee, and Registration 

8:30am Keynote 

Updates to the Social Work Ethics Code 
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joanne M. Hessmiller, Ph.D., LCSW 

9:45am Tracks 

Health Care Track: 

The Social Worker’s role in Advance Care Planning: Encouraging ourselves and our clients to Think about it, Talk about it, and Write it down 
Presenters: Ms. Kim Shellenberger, LCSW, ACHP-SW, Social Worker/Educator Your Care-Your Choice, Atrium Health; Ms. Catherine Hall, LCSW, Social Worker/Educator Your Care-Your Choice, Atrium Health; Ms. Megan Baker-Brigham, BSW, MSW Winthrop Intern, Your Care-Your Choice, Atrium Health

Community Track: 

Sexual Violence 
Presenter: Ms. Shawna Pagano, MSW, LCSW

11:00am Panel Discussion 
Human Trafficking and its Ethical Considerations 
Presenter: Panel of Experts in the Field

12:15pm Closing remarks 

Topics include - Review of New Code of Ethics, Advanced Care Planning, Sexual Violence and Human Trafficking.