7 March 2007
26th Annual JSU Social Work Conference
The Jacksonville State University Social Work Program will
sponsor its 26th Annual Social Work Conference on Thursday, April 5,
2007 at the Houston Cole Library. The
conference will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. This year’s conference will focus on Child
Welfare and how Higher Education can contribute to enhanced services in Child
Welfare agencies. Another focus of the
conference will be licensing of Social Work professionals and the need for graduates
in social work to work in Child Welfare settings.
The Alabama Higher Education Consortium on Child Welfare will meet at the conference as
well as the Alabama Task Force on Social Work Licensure Pass Rates. There
will also be workshops on Aging and
Correctional and Judicial Initiatives for Substance Abuse Rehab, Legislative
Advocacy, Case Management, and Resources for Parenting.
Speakers from JSU will include Dr. Rebecca Turner, Dr. Mark Fagan, and Dr.
Jenny Savage. Speakers from the University of
Alabama will include Dean J. P. Adams, Jr. and Ms. Barbara
Chandler. Speakers from the University of
Southern Mississippi will include Dr.
Tim Rehner and Dr. Mike Forster.
speakers will be Mr. Randy Frost of the East Alabama Area Agency on Aging, Ms.
Robin Mackey of Family LINKS, Ms. Gayle Lees Sandlin and Ms. Dollie Hambrick of
the Alabama Department of Public Health, Ms. Mandy Andrews of the State of
Alabama Department of Human Resources, Judge Laura Phillips of Calhoun County, Chief
Deputy Matthew Wade of Calhoun County, Ms. Leigh Ann Murdock of the Cherokee,
Etowah, DeKalb Mental Health Center, and Mr. Ron Gilbert of Alabama ARISE.
Please follow this link to see the complete
agenda and registration information.
26th Annual Social Work Conference Agenda.
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