Plenary Speakers

Dennis Saleebey, DSWSaleebey
Professor Emeritus of Social School of Social Welfare
University of Kansas


Marilyn R. Gugliucci,
Director, Geriatrics Education & Research
College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of New England


Lynn Anderson, PhD, CTRSAnderson
Professor and Chair
Department of Recreation, Parks, & Leisure Studies
SUNY Cortland


Nasrin Falsafi, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, AHN-CFalsafi
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
UNC Wilmington


CEU’s available:
Earn up to 5.0 contact hours of Continuing Education for your discipline.

Registered Nurses:
This Individual Educational Activity is approved for 5.0 contact hours from the North Carolina Nurses Association.


"Focusing on the Person Beyond the Paperwork"

UNCW College of Health & Human Services
Conference on Strength-Based
Interprofessional Practice

May 5, 2012
McNeill Hall, UNC Wilmington


This conference is a must for health and human service workers, educators, and students! 

A panel of internationally recognized professionals in strengths-based practice and interprofessional education in social work, nursing, gerontology, recreational therapy, public health education, and related fields demonstrate how we can move beyond traditional paradigms with concepts like resiliency, person-directed practice, and community engagement. 

The conference is packed with solid, practical information and plenty of time to share your expertise.

  • Accommodations
  • Schedule (PDF)

    Workshop topics include:

    • strengths-based approaches to leisure and recreation
    • innovative models for practice with older adults
    • educating students for interprofessional strengths-based practice
    • how to succeed in interprofessional practice in health care settings
  • Registration


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