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Sat, Mar 27


2021 TSCSW Spring Ethics Conference

2021 TSCSW Spring Ethics Conference

This presentation, co-sponsored by GainWel Creative Home Counseling Services, will be a journey of transparency, reflection, and personal inventory to motivate individual and professional action. We are also adding timely content about telehealth and ethical considerations involving telemedicine.

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2021 TSCSW Spring Ethics Conference
2021 TSCSW Spring Ethics Conference

Time & Location

Mar 27, 2021, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT

2021 TSCSW Spring Ethics Conference


About the Event

Learning Objectives:

  1. Enhance understanding regarding the interconnection aspects of social justice, mental health and the Black Lives Matter movement.
  2. Examine the historical patterns of the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) and diversity and inclusion strategies.
  3. Expand existing knowledge of the embedded dynamics of oppression, power, privilege, and self-reflection.
  4. Empower clinicians to examine the effectiveness of existing social work practice in relationship to deconstructing institutional racism in mental health services.
  5. Defining telehealth and telemedicine.
  6. Identifying common barriers in telemedicine.
  7. Evaluate ethical considerations for best practices in making telemedicine visits

Featured Speakers:

Taniko King-Jordan, DSW, LMSW - Assistant Professor at University of Indianapolis

Dr. Taniko King-Jordan is the Director of the BSW Program and also serves as an assistant professor at the University of Indianapolis. Dr. King-Jordan has over 15-years of cross-cultural and community practice experience with adolescents, young adults, individuals, families, groups, and communities. Her research interests include, but is not limited to, transition-age youth exiting the child welfare system and other at-risk youth of color. Other areas of interest are: equity in leadership for women of color, diversity and inclusion, restorative justice, and a plethora of other social justice implications for groups that are at-risk for experiencing oppression and marginalization.

Raymond Carson, PhD, LCSW - Clinical Assistant Professor at Our Lady of the Lake University

Dr. Raymond Carson is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Our Lady of the Lake University and a Retired Military Officer serving 23 years in the US Army to include clinical and supervisor roles as a Military Social Worker. He stands on the firm belief of social justice and advocacy for those within the minority communities and believes in enhancing the overall quality of social work education. Dr. Carson specializes in clinical treatment that addresses PTSD, Depression and Anxiety.

Kathy Phoenix, DSW, LCSW-S -  Clinical Assistant Professor at Our Lady of the Lake University

Dr. Kathy Phoenix is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Our Lady of the Lake University and maintains a small clinical practice with GainWel Home Counseling. She has had the privilege of journeying with individuals as a social worker since 1989 in a variety of clinical settings to include mental health, chronic illness, geriatrics, palliative & hospice care, complicated grief & bereavement, and LGBT elder care. Dr. Phoenix also served in the US Army Reserve and has continued to incorporate a specialty of working with veterans and their families into her social work practice.

Russell Gainer, LCSW-S - Owner, GainWel Creative Home Counseling Services

Russell is a health care professional with many years’ experience in various settings. His professional experience includes working with/as: Crisis Hotlines, as an Adult Probation Officer, DWI Education Instructor, Adult, Adolescent and Children Psychiatric Hospital Counselor, over 18 years in Hospice, Adjunct Professor Teaching Sociology and Psychology, Private Psychotherapy Practitioner and National Hospice Consultant, Hypnosis and Guided Imagery Instructor, and a Professional Geriatric Care Manager.  He is also an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society, the Alzheimer’s Association and is a past President of the Funeral Consumers Alliance of San Antonio.

This conference will provide 3 ethics CEUs.


  • Member Registration

    For TSCSW members who register after March 20, 2021

    Sale ended
  • Non-member registration

    For non-members who register after March 20, 2021

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  • Student/Retiree registration

    For students or those retired from the profession who register after March 20, 2021

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