Accreditation Information


This activity is approved for 5.25 credit(s) accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.


This activity is approved for a maximum of 5.25 Clock Hours for Social Workers.


The University of North Texas Health Science Center certifies this activity for 5.25 hours of participation.



University of North Texas Health Science Center is an approved provider, number 2022, by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. This activity is approved for 5.25 CEU credits/5.25 clock hours.


UNT Health Science Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides up to 5.25 contact hours.

Approved Provider ID: 16-274238-B


The​ ​Method The symposium will incorporate the following methods to achieve its purpose and objectives:

  • Attract speakers who have lived experience with pregnancy and birth in jail and prison, at both the national and the local levels, to highlight the problem. 
  • Have panels where the dialog about solutions can begin. 
  • Have a speaker who specializes in trauma-informed care for women who have been incarcerated, so attendees can learn about the path to healing from trauma. 
  • Attract sponsors who will contribute financially so that quality speakers can be retained. 
  • Use professional event management techniques in a quality environment, so that all attendees -- professionals, concerned citizens, activists, and more -- can be inspired to go out into the community and make a difference. 
  • Provide opportunities to network will be provided through networking sessions, sponsor displays and resource tables. A resource list consisting of all consenting attendees will be provided to all who attend the symposium. 
  • Have a survey form prepared for attendees to complete, to garner ideas for moving the event from a “moment” to a movement. 

Target Audience

● Social workers
● Justice-involved women (recently or formerly incarcerated)
● Community health workers
● Leaders of local women’s programs
● Activists and advocates for women’s health and against infant mortality
● Healthcare professionals
● Nonprofit leaders
● Faith leaders
● Concerned citizens
● Media personnel
● Leaders of the local reentry community

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of North Texas Health Science Center are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.