Hopes and Dreams Family Engagement Begins Now! February 25 and 26 R2I2 Conference Center

Registration Now Open

The 2020 Hopes & Dreams conference on Tuesday, February 25 and Wednesday, February 26 will feature keynotes and breakout sessions geared to parents and caregivers and the professionals who serve them. Don’t miss this chance to learn more and collaborate to better meet the needs of those with disabilities and special healthcare needs. Join us at the R2i2 Conference Center, 763 Fashion Drive, Columbia, SC.

Professionals, family members and self advocates can learn more about the resources and support available to the special needs community. Family members are also able to connect with professionals who care for children of all ages with various disabilities and long-term healthcare issues. This increased collaboration between parents and professionals sets the stage for all children and individuals with disabilities to reach their full potential.

CEU Information

AHEC: This program is approved for 1.1CEU’s (11.25 clock hours) of continuing education by Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc. and meets the SC AHEC Best Practices Standards. Participants must attend 90% of the program in order to receive a certificate of attendance. No partial credit will be given.

PART C CREDENTIALING: Approved – BabyNet personnel will need to email Lisa Henry to have the 2020 Hopes & Dreams Conference evaluation added to their training account.  They will be asked to provide the name and brief description of the workshop that they attended during each of the breakout sessions.

COUNSELORS & THERAPISTS: This program has been pre-approved for 11.25 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

SC ENDEAVORS: (CCCC-D) (approved workshop info coming soon)

SOCIAL WORKERS: This program has been approved by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for 2.5 clock hours of social work and 8.75 clock hours of NON-social work continuing education.

FOSTER CARE CREDITS: approved for all workshops (up to 11.25 hours for the entire conference)

NURSING:   Mid-Carolina AHEC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This nursing continuing education activity approval number: 1811-032PR-123, has been approved for 11.25 hours.


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