Wiregrass Breaking Barriers Summit 2018: Expand your knowledge. Explore influences. Elevate your ability to respond.

Published: May 8, 2018

Join other medical or behavioral health providers, social workers, case manager, and health advocates as we examine the changing landscape of HIV and HCV in Alabama and beyond. The Wiregrass Breaking Barriers Summit is a single-day conference to empower those who are empowering others through care and prevention activities in the U.S. South’s rural communities. CE credits, professional presenters, networking opportunities, and health-supporting exhibitors all in one place.

Participation is worth 6.5 hours of continuing education for counselors, social workers, and others. Topics for the 2018 Wiregrass Breaking Barriers Summit will include: the latest facts about STIs, HIV, and PrEP; cultural influences and considerations of care; LGBTQ+ health; opioid addiction and substance abuse; and behavioral health strategies for trauma-informed care. Online registration required. Begin your registration by CLICKING HERE!


Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center
795 Ross Clark Circle NE, Dothan, Alabama 36301
8 AM TO 4:30 PM (On-site late registration and Continental Breakfast will begin at 7:30 AM.)
$60 General Registration
$25 Student Registration (w/ID)
(Onsite late registration: $85 General Registration and $50 Student Registration)


Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO) is an approved NBCC Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6882, and an approved Continuing Education Provider with the Alabama Board of Social Worker Examiners, Provider No. 0134. This event has been approved for 6.5 ABSW and NBCC Continuing Education Contact Hours. Additional approvals are pending.

Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities remain available. DOWNLOAD a sponsor/exhibitor packet to consider what role (s) may be right for you.

Take a glimpse at the working agenda for the Wiregrass Breaking Barriers Summit 2018 or access a copy of the Save-the-Date Flyer to share with colleagues.

Have questions?

Sponsorships & ExhibitorsDoug McCloud, Health Educator & Fundraising Specialist – (334) 481-1602

or Thomas Stephens, Media Relations Specialist – (334) 836-0389

Registration – Melissa Carden, Continuing Education Specialist – (334) 239-7432

Public Relations and MediaThomas Stephens, Media Relations Specialist – (334) 836-0389

or Neice Danzey, Division Manager, Community Education – (334) 836-1215