Here is some useful information for CSWA-S, St. Leo University, and community events for the beginning of 2016:
Full Circle Grief and Loss Center is offering an Infant Loss Group starting Tuesday, Jan. 5th at 6pm. It is a six week group for parents who have experienced the death of a child ages 0-2. There is no cost for the group and a person can enter the first two weeks and then the group is closed. Anyone interested can call, 912-303-9442 for more information.
Friday, January 15th will be Tom Gillan presenting on Human Trafficking. The event will take place at St. Leo University 7426 Hodgson Memorial Drive from 11:30am – 1:00pm. St. Leo will provide lunch so please remember to make your lunch selection when you register. Registration will close on Wednesday January 13th at 5:00pm in order to finalize the catering order and sign in sheets. People who are unable to register are still welcome to attend of course, your name will just not be pre-printed on the sign-in sheets. Registration is now open.
On Saturday, January 16th, there will be the FIRST community human trafficking event from 10-4pm at the Armstrong University Auditorium. There will be a panel of human trafficking experts presenting on their experiences as well as fielding audience questions. This event is NOT being coordinating through CSWA-S and is free and open to the public. More information will be released to CSWA-S members as it becomes available.
On Wednesday, January 27 a presenter will tell us about starting a not-for-profit in Georgia. His current agency works through Vocational Rehab and helps people with disabilities find and maintain employment with a unique business model. He will welcome questions about the business side as well as methods for working with this population. The 2016 Legislative Lunch Committee is also planning on announcing our legislative focus at this event. Registration is now open and will close at 5pm on 1/26 to finalize the sign-in sheets.
On Wednesday, February 24th a Social Security/Disability lawyer will present on navigating the system and bring some clarification to what the qualifications and processes are all about. Registration is now open and will close on 2/23 at 5pm to finalize the sign-in sheets.