Wiregrass Breaking Barriers Regional

Wiregrass Breaking Barriers 2019 is a regional pre-event to the annual multi-day Breaking Barriers Summit and a joint project of the Medical Advocacy & Outreach (MAO) Capacity Building Department’s Divisions of Professional Development and Community Education, and the Alabama AIDS Education Training Center (Alabama AETC). Alabama AIDS Education Training Center (Alabama AETC) is a joint initiative with Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center (SE AETC) at Vanderbilt University’s Comprehensive Care Clinic.

Looking back at the 2018 Wiregrass Breaking Barriers Regional…

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Sponsorships & Exhibitors:

Thomas Stephens, Media Relations – (334) 836-0389 or Doug McCloud, Division Manager, Consumer Support and Fundraising – (334) 481-1602

Registration:

Jason van Megan, Program Liaison, Division of Professional Development – (334) 356-1524

Alexandria Andersen, MPA, Manager, Division of Professional Development – (334) 386-0857

Public Relations and Media:

Thomas Stephens, Media Relations – (334) 836-0389, or Neice Danzey, Division Manager, Community Education – (334) 836-1215

Looking back at Wiregrass Breaking Barriers 2018

August 15, 2019

8 AM to 4 PM

Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center
795 Ross Clark Circle NE
Dothan, Alabama 36301

Early Bird Registration (Through 8/8): $60 w/hours, $50 w/o hours, $25 students (thru 8/8)

Late Registration: $85 w/hours, $75 w/o hours, $50 students

Up to 6.5 contact hours for Clinical and Non-clinical Medical and Behavioral Health Professionals, Social Workers, and others.

The registration link provided will allow you to first register with our SE AETC colleagues for the benefit of recording contact hours after which you will be directed via embedded link to MAO’s Flipcause system to finish the process by paying any required fees.

WIREGRASS BREAKING BARRIERS 2019 AGENDA

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WHAT IS THE WIREGRASS BREAKING BARRIERS REGIONAL?

Are you a medical or behavioral health provider, social worker, case manager, or health advocate in Alabama or the U.S. South? Join hundreds of your colleagues as we examine the changing landscape of rural care, including HIV, HCV, opioids, and more in Alabama and beyond. The Wiregrass Breaking Barriers Regional is a single-day pre-Summit professional development event developed in relationship to the annual multi-day Breaking Barriers Summit in Montgomery.

Collectively, the Breaking Barriers training events serve to empower those who are empowering others through care, support services, and prevention activities in the U.S. South’s rural communities. Contact hours, professional presenters, networking opportunities, and health-supporting exhibitors all in one place. The Wiregrass Breaking Barriers Regional serves both to expand on the training tools and resources garnered from the larger, multi-day Breaking Barriers Summit, or as a stand alone experience geographically closer for many in the Southeastern corner of Alabama, and nearby parts of Georgia, and Florida.

Professional Development Considerations for the Wiregrass Breaking Barriers Regional 2019

Medical Advocacy & Outreach has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6882. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Medical Advocacy & Outreach has been approved by the Alabama Board of Social Worker Examiners as an approved Continuing Educator Provider, ACEP No. 0134.

This event has been approved for 6.5 ABSW and NBCC Continuing Education Contact Hours.

This activity has been submitted to the Alabama State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Alabama State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of
continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

To receive contact hours all participants must have completed the official registration process and be present for the entire program.