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Middle Branch Meeting February 28, 2018
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2/28/2018
When: Wed. Feb. 28, 2018
11:30am-1:00pm
Where: Belmont Village Senior Living (Green Hills)
4206 Stammer Place
Nashville, TN  37215
United States


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1.0 CEU provided

Date:  February 28, 2018

Time:  11:30- 1:00

Location:  Belmont Village Senior Living Green Hills

                  4206 Stammer Place

                  Nashville, TN 37215

 

About Our Speaker:

Justin Bucchio is an assistant professor of social work at Middle Tennessee State University and the coordinator of the Mid-Tennessee Collaborative MSW program. Justin received his PhD from the University of Tennessee in 2012, and has research interests in sexual minority foster youth and child welfare. He has professional experience in: child welfare, developmental disabilities (Autism), therapeutic interventions and private in-home services, psychiatric residential treatment, mental health and co-occurring diagnoses, and hospital social work. Justin also specializes in curriculum development and trainings. Justin’s experience with social work stretches back to his early years in foster care and is driven by personal experiences to enhance the quality and efficacy of child welfare practices to generate more successful outcomes of all youth in out-of-home care. 

Dr. V. Nikki Jones, LCSW, LMFT, works full-time as a faculty member at Middle Tennessee State University and part-time in private practice. Dr. Jones has provided direct services to couples and families in private practice and community mental health settings. Her research and publication interests are applied psychometric theory and scale development focused on minority stress and the association between sleep deprivation and maladaptive behavior.

Topic:  LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

Learning Objectives (2-3):

1.  Understand some of the historical experiences of LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care.

2.  Understand the research surrounding LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care.

3.  Understand the current best practice methods being implemented while working with LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care.


Belmont Village Senior Living http://greenhills.belmontvillage.com/ 

 Belmont is providing lunch for the meeting, RSVP required.

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