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2019 Hopes and Dreams Conference

Family Connection of SC -

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 8:30 AM - Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:00 PM (EST)

2019 Hopes and Dreams Conference

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
For group registration discount information, contact Suzanne Wingard
2d 6h 17m $120.00 $0.00
One day registration
This is for one day attendance only
1d 20h 47m $75.00 $0.00

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Event Details

2019 Hopes & Dreams Conference provides an opportunity for professionals, family members and self advocates to learn more about the resources and support available to the special needs community. 


Presentations and workshops will focus on topics related to new diagnosis, early intervention, elementary and secondary education, advocacy, transition, and mental and behavioral health. Hot topics included in these workshops: ADHD, Autism, 504 Plans, IEP, Post secondary ed transition, and more.
Participants will explore these issues and challenges, gaining valuable information that can be incorporated into their everyday life. 

List of workshops and descriptions are listed here:

 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 credit available for Foster Care credit, BabyNet Part C Credential credit / Early Intervention, and Education credit.  As well as the credits listed below


Credit Statements


AHEC: This program is approved for 1.0CEU’s (10.0clock 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.


COUNSELORS & THERAPISTS:This program has been pre-approved for 10.0 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.


NURSING:   Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission of Accreditation.


This nursing continuing education activity approval #1811-032PR-020 has been approved for 10.0 hours. 


SOCIAL WORKERS: This program has been approved by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for 3.75 clock hours of social work and 6.25 hours NON-social work continuing education.




Requirements for obtaining contact hours


  1. Learner must attend 90% of the program
  2. Learner must complete an evaluation form
    1. No partial credit will be given




Disclosure Statements


It is the policy of Mid-Carolina AHEC, as well as of South Carolina Nurses Association/American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all educational activities. Faculty for this program has disclosed they have no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relationship to this activity.
Discussion of Off-Label Use:
This program does not include any discussion of off-label or investigational use, devices, and/or complimentary or alternative therapies.
Commercial Support:
Participants will be made aware of any commercial support by information provided in the slides and/or printed program materials.
Non-Endorsement of Products:
Neither Mid-Carolina AHEC nor SCNA/ANCC endorses or approves any products that may be associated with this continuing education activity.


This conference is fragrance free, so please refrain from wearing any of the following: cologne, after shave lotion, perfume, perfumed hand lotion, fragranced hair products, and/or similar products.





 For More Information, Please contact:

     Suzanne Wingard, Director of Training

Have questions about 2019 Hopes and Dreams Conference? Contact Family Connection of SC -

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R2I2 Conference Center
763 Fashion Drive
Columbia, SC 29229

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 8:30 AM - Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:00 PM (EST)

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