Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

Disability and Cultural Diversity Conference 2012

Date: November 13, 2012

Time: 8:00AM to 3:00PM

Location: Lipscomb University, One University Park Drive, Room 363 Ezell Bldg., Nashville, TN

Registration Closed

Description

This conference will define multicultural awareness and focus on the values, principles, attitudes, and policies impacting the delivery of disability services to culturally diverse individuals and their families. The content will focus on immigrants and refugees with disabilities in Tennessee.


Guest speakers and events will include:

  • Dr. Katherine Donato
    Chair, Department of Sociology, Vanderbilt University

  • Will Pedigo
    Associate Producer, Next Door Neighbors, Nashville Public Television

  • Panel Presentation:
    Disability & Resettlement Services in Tennessee will include:
    • Tennessee Office of Resettlement
    • World Relief
    • Tennessee Disability Pathfinder


  • Dr. Arie Nettles
    Director, Office of Inclusion and Health Equity, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt


Date:

Tuesday, November 13, 2012


Time:

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Location:

Lipscomb University
One University Park Drive
Ezell Building, Room 363
Nashville, Tennessee


Registration:

NOTE: AS OF OCTOBER 15, REGISTRATION IS AT CAPACITY AND IS THEREFORE CLOSED.


Continuing Education Credits:

Available for social workers only.


Sponsors and Partners:

  • Tennessee Disability Pathfinder, a project of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Lipscomb University


For more information, contact:

Carolina Meyerson at (615) 400-4422
carolina.meyerson@vanderbilt.edu

See Also...

Related People

Printable Materials and Resources