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
8:30-3:00 P.M.

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 ( 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 ( 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?

* 1. What's you name?

2. What is your email address?

3. Please identify which response best describes you?

4. Will you be seeking Continuing Education Units (CEU)?

5. How did you find out about the event?