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?