School of Social Work/College of Allied Health Sciences
Professional Development Day for Social Workers
You are invited! – 5 CEU’s Available
When: Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Where: UC Main Campus –Tangeman University Center (TUC) Great Hall, 465
Who: School of Social Work Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Field Instructors and members of the UC community are invited.
8:30 -9 AM Welcome and Registration
9–Noon ACLU Workshop - 3 CEU’s Available
Noon-1 PM Lunch Break
1-3 PM NASW Workshop – 2 CEU’s Available
Melissa Bilancini and Adrienne Gavula from the Ohio ACLU (acluohio.org) will be discussing issues such as:
*Why social workers need to be involved – and their valuable position as bridges between clients and policy-makers
*Determining who the right decision-maker is for your issue
*How to find your legislators - Ways to take action – and the benefits of these different actions
*Use of Seclusion Rooms
*Drug testing of Welfare Recipients
Danielle Smith and Dorothy Martindale from the NASW Ohio Chapter (naswoh.org) will be discussing issues such as:
*Social Work Opportunities in the Future
*What are the Social Work employment implications of the Affordable Care Act?
*Social Work Jobs in Ohio – an overview
*Advocacy 101 – how can we advocate when we are all so busy?
*Student Loan Forgiveness for Social Workers – what is happening?