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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Therapy for challenging children and adolescents will be addressed in Jackson at a University of Tennessee College of Social Work’s continuing education program for professionals.

Matthew Selekman, licensed clinical social worker and nationally known expert in the field of difficult child and adolescent therapy, will conduct a two-day workshop Aug. 6-7.

Meeting times are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday in the J. Walter Barnes Conference Room in the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

In this practice-oriented workshop, participants will learn strategies for fostering cooperative relationships with challenging children, youth and their families.

Workshop fees range from $85-100 and include breakfasts, Saturday lunch, parking and breaks. Special conference rates are available at the Garden Plaza Hotel, 1770 Highway 45 Bypass.

For more information or to register, call Karan Bailey at (423) 974-5232.