|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
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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