Wednesday April 2, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM CDT
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Tulane School of Social Work 
6823 St. Charles Ave., Bldg. 9
New Orleans, LA 70118

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Kathy Smith or Bonnie Lister 
Tulane University School of Social Work 


Collaborative Helping: A Strengths Framework for Family-Center Services

Early Registration Deadline is
Wednesday, March 19!

Across North America, services for families are undergoing profound changes. Trinity Counseling & Training Center (TCTC) values professional development and dialogue around cutting edge best practices; therefore, TCTC has partnered with the Porter Cason Institute at the Tulane School of Social Work and Loyola University's Graduate Counseling Program to bring together “cutting edge” best practices with the knowledge base of our local community of family practitioners and providers.  As we search for effective strength-based, culturally responsive, empowering partnerships with families, TCTC and the Porter-Cason Institute are very excited and honored to bring to the New Orleans community of practitioners:

William Madsen, Ph.D.
Founder & Director of the Family-Centered Services Project
Author of
Collaborative Therapy with Multi-Stressed Families and Collaborative Helping: A Strengths Framework forHome-Based Services

We invite you and your colleagues to join us for a very unique Community Training experience.  Dr Madsen will lead us through the process of "Collaborative Helping:  A Strengths Framework for Family –Centered Services" on Wednesday April 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tulane School of Social Work Building in Room 103.  CEUs are available for Social Workers & LPCs.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast will be provided, but participants are responsible for their own lunch.

Registration Information and Fees
The early registration fee is $90 with an early registration deadline of Wednesday, March 19. After March 19, the registration will be $105. There is a group discount for three or more participants from the same organization. The group rate is $75 per participant and must be confirmed through Ms. Bonnie Lister at blrl@tulane.edu. Payments can be made via check or money order (payable to Trinity Counseling & Training Center) and should be mailed to:

Tulane School of Social Work
Attn: Madsen Workshop
6823 St. Charles Ave., Bldg. 9
New Orleans, LA 70118

Please fill out the registration form, but your final registration is predicated on receiving your payment. Once your payment is received, you will receive an e-mail confirming your registration into the program, and you will be guaranteed a spot at the workshop.

CANCELLATION POLICY -- In the event you find you cannot come to our program, it is important for you to notify us before the program begins, either by email (preferred) at blrl@tulane.edu or via phone at 504-865-5314.  We will refund the registration fee if notified before event begins, after event begins there are no refunds.  

Parking Information 
The School of Social Work is located on Law Road, which is located on Tulane's Uptown Campus between St. Charles Ave. and Freret St. The School of Social Work (Building No. 9) is the fifth building on the left hand side of campus as you walk up from St. Charles Ave. Click here for a campus map.

Participants can park on St. Charles Ave. or any of the surrounding streets. There is also a Blue Line Shuttle Service that runs from University Square (200 Broadway St.) to the School of Social Work building. If you plan on using the shuttle service, please print out this pass and bring it with you to board the bus. For more information about shuttle pick-up times, please visit the shuttle web site.

For more information, contact Bonnie Lister (blrl@tulane.edu) or Kathy Smith (krshiv@tulane.edu) at 504-865-5314.