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Linda Gammage Social Worker Conference 2018

February 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - March 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Location: San Antonio, TX

The Hemophilia Alliance is proud to announce the 21st Annual Linda Gammage Social Workers Conference scheduled for Thursday March 1st and Friday March 2nd in San Antonio, TX. This is a clinical conference specifically intended for Social Workers with direct clinical responsibility in the bleeding-disorders field. This is a two-day event and will require a commitment of arrival on Wednesday February 28th and departing after 1 pm on Friday March 2nd, 2018. Travel expenses will be paid for by the Hemophilia Alliance. The Hemophilia Alliance will underwrite each participant’s air travel, transfers to and from the hotel, conference hotel accommodations (room and tax) and the group meal expenses. Qualified applicants will be chosen from the pool of applicants*. Information about applying will be sent out at a later date.

This year’s conference will be focused on basic LGBTQ+, specifics regarding Transgender, and most specifically Transgender as it relates to the health system.

Julie Weckstein, LCSW, facilitates EMERGE’s LGBTQ Youth Counseling Group. She has been a therapist and LGBT rights activist for over 25 years. Julie has worked for the UC Davis Medical Center for the last 18 years providing individual and group counseling to adolescents, as well as other social work services. In addition to her clinical work, Julie has assumed many leadership roles to support LGBTQ patients, including training medical staff, writing the care and treatment policies for transgender patients, and co-chairing the first ever LGBTIQ medical and mental health conference.

CEU’s will be offered through NASW*

*state requirements may vary

*There are a limited number of spaces available for this conference. Attendees will be chosen from the pool of applicants. The application period will be from October 1st to October 31st, 2017. All Applicants will be put into a pool and attendees will be chosen. Applicants will be notified by November 15th of their invitation to attend the conference. If you are invited to attend the conference we ask that you please verify that you will be able to attend the conference for the full event before accepting. We will be making flight arrangements by December 22nd for all attendees.

This is made possible by a grant from:

CSL Behring


February 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
March 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm