THE LOCATION of the conference is Nashville’s Scarritt Bennett Center, a nonprofit retreat center committed to addressing social justice issues through programming that promotes cross-cultural understanding, education on women’s issues and spiritual renewal. It's located on ten tree-filled acres within walking distance of shops, restaurants and Vanderbilt University. Attendees will have access to private bus transportation to and from Thistle Farms for conference activities and offsite excursions. On Tuesday night, October 15, we will welcome all conference registrants along with 1200 local supporters to Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium for Magdalene’s annual fundraising event. The event is an inspirational evening of music and story that honors the supporters and survivors who make up our community of healing and freedom for women.
General Registration: $195.00
Fees includes entrance to keynote sessions and workshops, bus transportation to off-site excursions, light Sunday evening supper, two breakfasts and Tuesday lunch. Lodging and remaining meals are the responsibility of the attendees. See Locations & Accommodations for a low-cost lodging option at Scarritt Bennett. Discount of 10% off registration fee is available to groups of 5 or more. Allow at least 30 days for any refunds due in conjunction with the group discount. For more information about the group discount, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)
9 CEUs sponsored by Mental Health Association of Middle TN and 9 contact hours provided in partnership with MTSU Department of Social Work.
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