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MONDAY SCHEDULE - OCTOBER 10, 2022

PRE-CONFERENCE


11:30am-1:00pm - Pre-Conference & Conference - Registration- Tuscan Foyer


1:00pm - 2:00pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Pre-Conference Workshop #1

Increasing Access to Transplant for the Spanish Speaking Population - Understanding the Need, Strategies for Success and Outcomes

Speaker: Dr. Alexander Toledo

2:00pm - 2:15pm - Break

Snacks in the Tuscan Foyer

2:15pm - 3:15pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Pre-Conference Workshop #2

ÓRALE! Developing a Culturally Competent Transplant Team for Spanish Speakers

Speaker: Andrea Smith, LCSW, CCTSW

3:15pm - 3:30pm - Break 

Snacks in the Tuscan Foyer

3:30pm - 4:30pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Pre-Conference Workshop #3

Bringing it Home: Applying the Lessons Learned to Your Practice

Speaker: Daniela Matz, LCSW, CCTSW and Dr. Alexander 


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2022

CONFERENCE DAY #1


7:00am-8:00am - Pre-Conference & Conference - Registration

Tuscan Foyer


7:00am-8:00am - Breakfast

Tuscan I&II


8:00am-8:15am - Welcome/Announcements

Tuscan III & IV


8:15am - 9:30am >> Location - Tuscan III & IV

Welcome from Distinguished Exhibitor - Childrens Organ Transplant Association (COTA)

Tuscan III & IV


8:30am - 9:30am >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Keynote

Building Trusting Transplant Teams with Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

Speaker: Dr. Chad Mao


9:30am-10:00am - Break

Snacks in the Tuscan Foyer

10:00am-11:00am >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

General Session

Transplant Saves Lives; But Does it Give Life? A Discussion on the Impact of Transplanting Patients with High-risk Psychosocial Indicators

Speaker: Tiffany Coco, LCSW CCTSW


11:00am - 11:15am - Break 


11:15am-12:15pm >> Location: Liguirian III

Breakout Session

Workshop for the New Transplant Social Worker: Helpful Tools and Techniques

Speaker: Kay Kendall, MSW LISW-s CCTSW-MCS 


11:15am-12:15pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Breakout Session

Let’s Talk About Pediatric Non-adherence and Whose Job It Is to Fix: Review of One Center’s Experience in Developing a Multidisciplinary Approach to Non-adherence 

Speaker: Molly Dugan, LCSW CCTSW-MCS


12:15pm - 1:15pm - Lunch 

Tuscan I & II


1:15pm-2:15pm >> Location: Liguirian III

Breakout Session

Workshop for New and Seasoned Pediatric Transplant Social Workers

Speaker: Molly Dugan, LCSW CCTSW-MCS


1:15pm-2:15pm >> Location: Tuscan Ballroom III & IV

Breakout Session

It’s a Small World After All: Maintaining Boundaries When Dual Relationships are Unavoidable***

Speaker: Kathy Daley, LISW-S LCSW CCTSW


2:15pm - 2:30pm - Break 


2:30pm-3:30pm >> Location: Liguirian III

Breakout Session

MCS Social Work 101 

Speaker: Kristin Malaer, LCSW CCTSW-MCS


2:30pm-3:30pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Breakout Session

The Role of Transplant Social Work in the NASEM Report on Realizing Equity in the Organ Transplantation System and the CMS-sponsored ESRD Treatment Choices Learning Collaborative

Speaker: Dr. Matthew Cooper


2:30pm-3:30pm >> Location: Liguirian I & II

Breakout Session

COVID-19 and Psychosocial Complexities Seen in a Lung Transplant Program*** 

Speaker: Bea-Paola Flores, LCSW


3:30pm - 4:00pm - Break

Snacks in the Tuscan Foyer

4:00pm-5:00pm >> Location: Liguirian III

Breakout Session

Unique Challenges of Kidney Transplant-Information for the Newer Kidney Transplant Social Worker 

Speaker: Katie Newton, MSW LICSW CCTSW


4:00pm-5:00pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Breakout Session

How Quickly Death Comes with Gross Non-compliance*** 

Speakers: Rebecca Bathon, MSW LCSW CCTSW & Katie Havlovic, LMSW


6:00pm-8:00pm - Welcome Reception hosted by Distinguished Exhibitor COTA  and Poster Session

Citrus Piazza

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2022

CONFERENCE DAY #2


7:00am-8:00am - Conference - Registration

Tuscan Foyer


7:00am-8:00am - Breakfast

Tuscan I&II


8:15am-8:30am - Welcome/Announcements

Tuscan III & IV


8:30am - 9:30am >> Location - Tuscan III & IV

General Session

Health Literacy and Family Engagement in Solid Organ Transplant Care

Speakers: Charisse Nikki Montgomery, M.A. M.Ed. GPAC


9:30am - 10:30am >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

General Session

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates in Transplantation: The Relationship Between Patient Autonomy and Stewardship***

Speaker: Megan Homsy, LISW-S CCTSW NSW-C

10:30am-11:00am - Break

Snacks in the Tuscan Foyer

11:00am-12:00pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Breakout Session

A Novel Approach to ILDA Program Compliance: Protecting our Living Donors and Ensuring Independent Advocacy***

Speaker: Kelly Perdue, MAcc


11:00am-12:00pm >> Location: Liguirian I & II

Breakout Session

New Lungs, New Life, New Reality? A Qualitative and Quantitative Exploration of the Patients Who Received Lung Transplants Due to COVID-19 at Stanford Health Care*** 

Speakers: Hannah Gordon, MSW & Rosanna Tan, LCSW & Christine Doherty, MSW


11:00am-12:00pm >> Location: Liguirian III

Breakout Session

Navigating Complex Cases with Multidisciplinary Team Members During the Supervision Process

Speaker: Stephanie Francis, LCSW-S CCTSW-MCS



12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch 

Tuscan I & II


1:15pm-2:15pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Breakout Session

Transitioning Home Following Transplant Surgery: A Guide to Support Patients and Caregivers

Speaker: Faith Osborne, LSW


1:15pm-2:15pm >> Location: Liguirian III

Breakout Session

Increasing Social Work Training and Support in Response to the Great Resignation: A Short, Medium and Long Term Approach

Speaker: Greta Rosen, LCSW & Mary Brosnan, LCSW & Elizabeth Schubert, LCSW & Jocelyn Waldes, LCSW & Margot Edelman, LCSW

2:15pm - 2:30pm - Break 


2:30pm-3:30pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Breakout Session

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Transplantation- A Single Center Experience 

Speaker: John Ontiveros, LCSW-S ACM-SW CCTSW


2:30pm-3:30pm >> Location: Liguirian III

Breakout Session

Navigating and Advocating for LVAD Patients and Social Security Disability 

Speaker: Kristin Malaer, LCSW CCTSW-MCS


3:30pm - 4:00pm - Break 

Snacks in the Tuscan Foyer


4:00pm-5:00pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Breakout Session

The Biggest Failure of My Career: A Case Study in Advocacy that Fell Short of the Goal 

Speaker: Natasha Deal LCSW


4:00pm-5:00pm >> Location: Liguirian III

Breakout Session

Supporting Second Chances in Addiction Recovery While Living with a Transplant 

Speaker: Annette Humberson, LISW-S



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2022

CONFERENCE DAY #3


7:00am-8:00am - Conference - Registration

Tuscan Foyer


7:00am-8:00am - Breakfast

Tuscan I&II


8:00am-8:15am - Welcome/Announcements

Tuscan III & IV


8:30am - 9:30am >> Location - Tuscan III & IV

General Session

I Got Transition, Do You? Incorporating Health Care Transition (HCT) into Your Program and Practice

Speakers: Dr. Patience White & Beth Piotrowicz, MSSA LISW-S CCTSW


9:30am - 10:30am >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

General Session

Cultural Competence in the Transplant Psychosocial Assessment. Equity as a Result of Ethical Practices***

Speaker: Daniela Matz, LCSW CCTSW

10:30am-10:45am - Break


10:45am-11:45am >> Location: Liguirian III

Breakout Session

Health Literacy and Kidney Transplant Listing

Speaker: Gloria Chen, LCSW-S CCTSW


10:45am-11:45am >> Location: Liguirian I & II

Breakout Session

When Addressing Social Determinants of Health is Not Enough 

Speakers: Sarah Water, MSW LISW & CCTSW & Tina Cole, MSW LISW-S CCTSW


11:00am-12:00pm >> Location: Tuscan III & IV

Breakout Session

The Role of Supervision in Enhancing Outcomes***

Speaker: Dori Muench, LCSW NSW-C CCTSW & Sloane Mosley MSW LCSWA



11:45am - 12:00pm - Complete Attestation / Surveys & Closing Questions


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