Monday, January 9, 2012

Event - Social Work Across the Lifespan (1/21/12)

NASW-CA Regions H&I and The MSW Program at California State University, Dominguez Hills Invite you to attend a special mini-conference:
Social Work Across the Lifespan
Emerging Practice Areas For Social Workers

Saturday, January 21, 2012 at CSUDH LaCorte Recital Hall, 9am-3pm

Is 2012 the year youve decided to take a new look at your SW career? Join us for a day of news and information about social work opportunities in growing practice areas, tips for career development, inspiration to grow your skills and, as always, networking with your professional social work colleagues.

What You‘ll Learn:
1. Who is funding social work positions?
2. Which practice areas are growing?
3. Core competencies required to pursue jobs in these areas.

8:30       Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00     Welcome!
9:15     SW Opportunities in Government
9:45     SW and Age 0-5 Mental Health
10:15  SW with School Age Kids & Teens
10:55  SW with Transitional Age Youth
11:30   SW and the Military           !  !
12:15 - 12:45 LUNCH BREAK (Bring your  lunch or pre-order a $5 Subway box lunch when you register.)
12:45  Selling Existing Skills in a New Practice Area
1:30     Nephrology & Transplant SW
2:00     Core SW Competency: Medicare & Medi-Cal
2:30     Aging, Hospice & Palliative Care
3:00     Afternoon Snack & Networking in the Lobby

REGISTER ONLINE at Click on Calendar of Events. Choose 1/21/12. $10 for NASW members; $20 non-members. Earn 4 CEUs !

Presenters Include:

Victor Manalo, PhD, MSW on SW & Government 
Anthony Hassan, EdD, LCSW on Military SW 
Wynne Alexander, LCSW on Family Mental Health 
Anita Chun from the Center For Healthcare Rights 
Patricia Green, MSW on Age 0-5 Mental Health
Wendy Smith, PhD, LCSW on Transitional Age Youth

CSUDH is located in Carson, near the 110, 91, 405 & 710 Freeways.
Parking is $4 for a one-day permit. Cash, coins and credit/debit cards accepted at permit machines. Lot 6 is the closest structure to LaCorte Hall. Get driving directions at drivingdirections.shtml or call campus parking office M-F, 8am to 5pm at (310) 243-3725. EMAIL QUESTIONS to

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