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Salon Series  Fall 2023

All Salons are via Zoom


All Salons meet on Thursdays. Programs are presented 6:30 - 8:30 PM, and 2 CEUs are awarded. 

All registrants will be able to log in at 6:30 for presentation.


September  28th –  Liz Wallis, MD, MS, FAAP & Dorthe Hall, LISW-CP/S

Title:  Eating Disorder Essentials: Screening, Early Detection and Evidence-Based Treatment for Adolescents 



Elizabeth Wallis, MD, MS, FAAP is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. She also directs the Division of Adolescent Medicine within the Department of Pediatrics and the MUSC Health Center for Eating Disorders. Dr. Wallis received her undergraduate degree in biology from the College of William and Mary and her MD from the Brown/Dartmouth Combined Program in Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency training and a research fellowship in academic general pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania. She has a MS in Health Policy Research. Her clinical and research interests include integrated behavioral health work, evidence-based eating disorder treatment and training primary care clinicians in behavioral health care. She has been part of the MUSC faculty since July 2013.

Dorthe Hall, LISW-CP/S, is from Greenville, SC and has lived in Charleston for the last seven years. Dorthe received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and her master’s degree from New York University. Dorthe is the Program Coordinator and a Program Therapist at MUSC Health Center for Eating Disorders. Dorthe is certified in Family-Based Therapy (sometimes referred to as the Maudsley Method) which is a leading treatment for Eating Disorders.



1.     Participants will be able to confidently identify early signs and symptoms of eating disorders in adolescents.

2.     Participants will be able to describe common misconceptions about eating disorders and their treatment.

3.     Participants will be able to discuss evidence-based treatments for eating disorders in adolescent patients, including family-based treatment.

October 5th  – Johnice Moore, LISW-CP, DSW

Title: Culturally Responsive Strategies for Social Work Practitioners: Building Competency with Clients of Color


Bio: Mrs. Johnice Moore, LISW –CP, is licensed by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners to practice as a Licensed Independent Social Worker in a Clinical Practice. Mrs. Moore received her Bachelor's Degree (BA) from Appalachian State University in Spanish, her Master’s degree (MSW) from Rutgers University in Social Work, her Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from North Carolina Central University and will complete her Doctorate in Social Work (DSW) from Simmons University in May 2023. Mrs. Moore has served as a school social worker in Anderson School District 5 since 2017. Mrs. Moore is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Honduras, Central America, and is bilingual in Spanish/English. Mrs. Moore’s doctoral DSW Capstone project is centered around equipping educators with a Culturally Responsive Pedagogical Toolbox for K-12 Public Schools: Unpacking strategies to close the achievement gap for marginalized youth. Mrs. Moore is a board member of Anderson Interfaith Ministries and the SC Society of Clinical Social Workers and is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Mrs. Moore is a Peloton enthusiast, enjoys traveling and completed the New York City marathon in 2008. She is the mother to Madison, age: 3 and the wife of Marcus of eleven years. 



1.     Examine and describe their cultural identities.

2.     Increase awareness of assumptions, values, beliefs, stereotypes, and biases, and 

3.     To recognize how these affect services, and influence relationships and interactions with clients.


November 16th – Toya Moore

Title: "S.E.W. What?  A Positive Psychology Perspective"

Bio: Toya Y. Moore spent 23 years on active duty in the United States Air Force.  Toya holds a Bachelor's Degree in Social Psychology from Park University and a Masters Degree in Positive Psychology from Life University.  She is a Master Resilience Trainer, a Certified/Registered Yoga teacher, and a Lifestyle Management Coach.  Toya's work since leaving the military has been rooted in Social and Emotional Wellness, DEI work and Spiritual Essentials for Wellbeing.  Toya owns Nprogress Consulting, LLC located in the Upstate of SC.  Nprogress Consulting is a for PURPOSE agency that provides consulting and coaching, professional development training, workshops and resources for non- profits, small businesses, and community organizations. The work Nprogress Consulting, LLC does is at the intersection of personal/professional development, wellness and social justice work.



1.     Understand Positive Psychology

2.     Be able to Identify Social and Emotional Wellness, as it relates to Positive Psychology

a.     S.E.W. --- What is it?  How does Positive Psychology relate?  

b.     S.E.W. -- What is the Point? 

c.      S.E.W. --  What Now?  

3.     Be able to understand positive psychology and S.E.W. as it relates to the individual, the family unit and the community.  

4.     Explore Positive Psychology techniques and practices as a tool for clinicians.  


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SCSCSW has not vetted all of the opinions, finding, recommendations, or conclusions expressed by our guest presenters. We do not necessarily endorse the material presented as being effective and appropriate within your individual practices. You are responsible for using your own clinical ethics and knowledge of your skills to determine whether and how this material is utilized within your clinical work. We also reserve the right to substitute a qualified instructor for any presentation due to unforeseen circumstances.

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