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East Tennessee Regional Clergy Conference

Training for Faith Communities


Thursday, May 18, 2017 | Lighthouse Event Center

 6800 Baum Drive | Knoxville, TN 37919

Registration 8 am | Welcome 8:30 am | Lunch | Workshop Ends 1:00pm

TOPICS AND SPEAKERS


Dementia: The Church Ministry and the Changing Brain

Odacir Oliveira, Ph.D., Clinical and Medical Psychologist 

Dr. Oliveira received his degree in clinical psychology from the University of Tennessee and did his internship in medical psychology at Duke University Medical Center. He also served as the clinical director of Covenant Health Senior Services. Dr. Oliveira authored the book "Living with Old Age".


A Path Revealed: How Hope, Love and Joy found us Deep in a Maze Called Alzheimer's

Carlen Maddux

In 1997 Carlen's wife, Martha, received a diagnosis of Alzheimer's. with his training, career and instincts as a journalist and editor, the only way he knows how to share their intimate journey with Alzheimer's is through his journalistic style. Thiers is a story filled with spiritual breakthroughs, fears, failures, heart-warming encounters and thought -provoking revelations. Join him as he shares how even in the darkest moments, their journey is one of hope.

Anticipatory Grief

William Blevins, Ph.D., The Blevins Institute for Spirituality and Mental Health

Dr. Blevins, Professor Emeritus of Counseling, has served on the Carson Newman University faculty for 46 years, retiring as Chair of the Graduate Counseling Program in 2011. He holds an MDiv from Southern Baptist Seminary, an EdS from the University of Tennessee, and has done post-graduate work at Oxford University in England. He is also a LMFT and LPC.


SPECIAL LUNCH SPEAKER:

Kerry Howland, Former Lady Vol Assistant Academic Director


Cost: The full-day training will include all materials as well as lunch. Conference fees are $20 for each individual 

Questions? Please contact Director of Programs, Linda Johnson at linda.johnson@tnalz.org or call 865.544.6288.

Registration is required for the program and is now OPEN!

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