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Coalition of Black Social Workers

Coalition of Black Social Workers Inaugural Conference

Inaugural Conference:

“Still I Rise: Moving Forward in the Face of Adversity”

February 7, 2020, 8:00am-1:30pm

The Coalition of Black Social Workers (CBSW) and the College of Social Work would like to invite you to the CBSW Inaugural Conference, Friday, February 7, 2020 from 8:00am to 1:30pm. The event will be held at the College’s Nashville campus at 193 Polk Ave., Suite E, Nashville, TN, 37210 (view address on Google Maps). The event is open to all students, professionals, and disciplines.

Registration rates:

CBSW Student Member: $5
CBSW Professional Member: $10
Other Students: $10
Other Professionals: $15
Note: rates increase by $5 after December 31, 2019.

Lunch is included in conference registration. Parking is free. Social workers will receive 4 Contact Hours.

For questions about the conference, please contact Carmen Foster at .

Register at

CBSW Students

Keynote Speaker: Dr. J. Camille Hall

Dr. Camille Hall, is a Professor in the College of Social Work, Knoxville. She joined the faculty in 2004. Dr. Hall received her BSW & BSW at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM and her Ph.D. from Smith College, Northampton, MA. She is a clinical social work officer in the US Army Reserve, assigned to Irwin Army Community Hospital in Fort Riley, Kansas. She was the former chairperson of the UTK Commission for Blacks, appointed to the University of Tennessee’s Diversity Advisory Council (5-years), and is a member of STRIDE (Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence) . Dr. Hall has extensive volunteerism and was a board member for Girls on the Run-Knoxville and CASA of the Tennessee Heartland. Her research focuses on African American’s risk and resilience and multicultural competence. She developed and leads an international service learning/community engagement program in San Jose, Costa Rica. Dr. Hall’s evidence-based course instruction model for multicultural competence is taught at 25 colleges/universities.
For more information about the Coalition of Black Social Workers, please contact:
Carmen Reese Foster, LMSW, LSSW
Assistant Professor of Practice
Online Coordinator of MSSW Field Education
The University of Tennessee
College of Social Work
193 Polk Ave, Suite E
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: 615-256-1885

Dr. Camille Hall