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March is National Professional Social Work Month

February 26, 2019

The Department of Social Work is proud to invite students, alumni, and members of the community to participate in a month of collaborating with peers, experiential learning, and advocacy related to social determinants of health such as poverty, LGBTQ health, and housing. Meet and learn from a variety of experts. Join us! 

Social Work on Hill

Date Location Event

Feb 27-28

10AM-4PM

Peterson Hall

Social Work Suite, 3600

Button-making

Mar 1

9:30AM-noon

Peterson Hall

Lobby

Kick off - Hot Cocoa Bar and Treats

Mar 19

9AM-5PM

 

Capitol Hill

Student Advocacy Day

Questions? Contact Sunny Harris-Rome srome@gmu.edu

Mar 20

9-11AM

National Press Club

SW Day on the Hill

Child Development Accounts: Building Assets from Birth 

Speaker:
Michael Sherraden, Founding Director, Brown School Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis

Questions: Contact Sunny Harris-Rome srome@gmu.edu 

Mar 20

1-3PM

NYU Abramson Family Auditorium

SW Day on the Hill

Young Social Workers Speak: Can Social Work Help Save Democracy?

Questions: Contact Sunny Harris-Rome srome@gmu.edu 

Mar 20

4-6PM

Rayburn House Office Building

SW Day on the Hill

5th Annual SW Day on the Hill Reception

Questions: Contact Sunny Harris-Rome srome@gmu.edu 

Mar 21

10:30AM-1:15 PM

Johnson Center

Room A

Boy Erased and Discussion with Ric Chollar, PhD, LCSW and Randi Rashkover, PhD

Questions? Contact Vicki Kirsch vkirsch@gmu.edu

Mar 26

9:30AM-4:30PM

Johnson Center

Dewberry Hall

Behavioral Health: New Challenges and Opportunities Conference

Register here (if not a Mason student) (CHHS Marketplace)

Register here (Mason students only) (SurveyMonkey)

View conference overview flyer (pdf). 

Questions? Contact Molly Davis mdavi7@gmu.edu

Mar 27

1:30-3:30PM

The Mix

Poverty Simulation with Fairfax County

Contact vcuffee@gmu.edu by 3/18/19 to participate.

Mar 28

4-5PM

 

Peterson Hall

Room 2409

Career Pathways Alumni Panel

  • Cordelia Cranshaw (LGSW, BSW alumna, Miss District of Columbia USA 2019, Founder and CEO, Acts of Random Kindness)
  • Yoshie Davison (MSW alumna, Chief of Staff, American Psychiatric Association)
  • George Mesias (LCSW, MSW alumnus, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center)
  • Maria Eugenia del Villar, (LCSW, VA licensing board)
  • Diana B. Rodriguez, LCSW, CAADC, (INOVA Kellar)

Questions? Contact Emily Ihara eihara@gmu.edu

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