Social Work Speaker Series
|Saint Louis University School of Social Work is pleased to announce the leading thinkers, researchers, and practitioners we welcome as presenters for the Social Work Speaker Series, 2014/2015 academic year. Alumni, students, faculty, and the community are invited to attend. All lectures are free and one social work CEH is provided.|
Fall Semester 2014
Raoul Blindenbacher, PhD, MSW, Senior Fellow, Global Health Program of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
"Learning in Political Systems - Just Wishful Thinking?"
4:00-5:00 p.m. Tegeler Hall, Room 207
Dr. Emily Baxter, founder of the advocacy project We Are All Criminals
"We are all criminals: Challenging society's perception of what it means to be a criminal"
The W.E.B. DuBois Conversation of Social Justice, sponsored by the Criminology and Criminal Justice program
6-7:30 p.m. Busch Student Center, Saint Louis Room
Dr. Michael DeBaun, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
14th Annual Mary Gumble Levy Lecture
6-7 p.m. Health Sciences Education Union Auditorium with reception to follow
Spring Semester 2015
Dr. Thomas Meuser, Director, Gerontology Graduate Program, University of Missouri-St. Louis; Visiting Professor of Gerontology, Spring 2015
"Life Review Interviewing Older Adults: An Intervention Option for Social Service Professionals"
7-8:30 p.m. Location TBA
Academic Year 2013-2014
Darla Spence Coffey, PhD, President and CEO, Council of Social Work Education
Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, CEO, National Association of Social Workers.
"The Future of Social Work Education"
October 16, 2014.
Bruce A. Thyer, PhD, LCSW, BCBA-D, College of Social Work, Florida State University, Professor and Editor, Research on Social Work Practice.
"Evidence-Based Practice and Social Work: The Reality and Misconceptions"
February 6, 2014
"Behavioral Social Work: An Overview"
February 7, 2014
Paul T. Shattuck, PhD, Drexel University, Associate Professor and Director of the Autism Institute's Life Course Outcomes Program.
"Public Health & Social Work Connections: The Case of Autism Research"
February 19, 2014
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