Hope And Ethics

in a Divisive Climate


Earn 6 Ethics CEU's!

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MARCH 11, 2020

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hosted and brought to you by the Borderland CEU Enhancement Social Work Committee in partnership with the Borderland Rainbow Center


This event is being offered to enhance knowledge and skills to maintain ethical standards while working within the context of a divisive climate.

Come learn from legal professionals as well as local helping professionals on best practices and ethical implications for work with your clients!


El Paso Community College Administrative Services Building

9050 Viscount Bldg. A

El Paso, TX 79925


March 11, 2020

8:00 AM – 4:00PM


Please pick up:

Conference packet (Registration table)


Please Return:

All evaluations to the registration table to receive CEU and attendance certificate.

Please bring:

Any handouts/ presentation slides available by clicking the buttons below.

Please learn more about our presenters:

Just click on their name to view their biography.

7:15 AM – 7:55 AM


7:55 AM – 8:00 AM

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM


10:30 AM – 10:50 AM

10:50 AM – 11:20 AM

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM

12:20 PM – 1:50 PM

1:50 PM – 2:10 PM

2:10 PM – 3:40 PM

3:40 PM – 3:50 PM


Registration, breakfast, networking with exhibitors and entertainment.


MC/ Announcements                                                                  Virginia Martinez LCSW-S Welcoming and program announcements


Introduction of Keynote Speaker                                                      Shafik Dharamsi, PhD

Keynote: Humanizing the US-Mexico Border:                                Eva Moya, PhD, LMSW

Challenges and Opportunities for Social Work                               

Immigration Laws & Ethics: Understanding New Laws,              Pamela Munoz, Attorney

the Current Political Context & the Best Culturally                Kate Cartwright, PhD, MPH

Responsive Practices in Working with Immigrant Families


Break – Door prizes & networking with exhibitors


Ethical Challenges in the Practice of Social Work       Michael Gianotti, LMSW-IPR, ACSW 

NASW Ethics Committee Chair

Lunch, networking with exhibitors & door prizes


Unity Through Diversity:                                                               Kathy Revtyak, LCSW-S

Keeping an Ethical Perspective (First part)


Break and networking with exhibitors


Unity Through Diversity:                                                                Kathy Revtyak, LCSW-S

Keeping an Ethical Perspective (Second part)

Closing remarks – Door prizes

To register:

1) Fill out the form,

2) Click on the PayPal link and enter the correct amount. Please add "for Hope & Resilience Conf." in notes field.

If your prefer to pay offline:

1) Download the conference registration form here:

2) Print the form, fill out,

3) Send form and check or money order made out to

"Borderland Rainbow Center"


Erica Balderama 

UTEP Department of Social Work

500 W. University Ave.

El Paso, TX 79968


Conference Registration Form
Registration Type & Fees

Standard Rates after 2/15/20

  • Professional All Day (6 hours) - $75

  • AM or PM session only (3 hours) $ 50

  • Student $25



915 - 263 - 4623


2714 Wyoming Avenue

El Paso, TX, 79903

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