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College of Social Work

Faculty and Students to Present at NASW-SC Symposium

Mar. 22, 2019
Chris Woodley • 

Several College of Social Work faculty and students will present at the annual National Association of Social Workers-South Carolina Chapter Spring Symposium from Mar. 25-27, 2019. Topics will include, social work self-care, human trafficking, trauma-informed practice, opioid abuse disorder and environmental racism. Featured keynote speakers will be College of Social work alum Anton Gunn, MSW, William Hallman, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and U.S. Representative James Clyburn.     

All presentations will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 2100 Bush River Rd. in Columbia.

 Monday, Mar. 25

Time Title Presenters Room
9:15-10:45 a.m. Past, Present and the Elevated Future. The Licensed Independent Social Worker - Advanced Practice Sommer Blair* Calhoun
11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. The Implications of Trauma in Law Enforcement Rhonda DiNovo, Kathryn Voss*, Megan Wagner* Richland
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Food Insecurity and the Impacts on Our Community Lara Hayes*, Mary Wilder* Newberry
2-3:30 p.m. Stigma: The Unspoken Force Rhonda DiNovo Fairfield
2-3:30 p.m.  Challenging Conversations: Treading in the Murky Water of Social Work Supervision Susan Parlier Saluda
3:45-5:15 p.m. Preparing Effective Social Workers: The Implications for Parallel-Process in Social Work Education Daniel Freedman, Mary Wilder* Calhoun
3:45-5:15 p.m.  Impact of Substance Abuse for Child Welfare Suzanne Sutphin Saluda

Tuesday, Mar. 26

Time Title Presenters Room
9:15-10:45 a.m.  Millennials’ Perceptions of Barriers to HIV Prevention in the South Nikki Wooten, Rachel Cockrell* Calhoun
9:15-10:45 a.m. Preparing TOMORROW’S Social Workers for Inclusive Community Practice TODAY! Sudie Nallo, Sarah Hunter* Saluda 
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Opioid Use D/O and Medication Assistance Treatment: Destigmatizing Our Clients and Treatment Options Rebecca Christopher, Bailey King, Melissa Reitmeier, Aidyn Iachini, Teri Browne  Newberry
2-3:30 p.m. Social Work Practices in Rural Settings; Assessing Attitudes Toward Rural Practice  Bailey King, Teri Browne, Aidyn Iachini, Melissa Reitmeier, Dana DeHart Capital 
2-3:30 p.m. NASW-SC Panel with Industry Leaders and Educators Michael Ottone (Representing master's level)  

Wednesday, Mar. 27

Time Title Presenters Room
9:15-10:45 a.m. Missing Voices and Identifying Gaps: Creating Safe Climates and Brace Spaces in the Social Work Practice Susan Parlier Richland
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Ruck Up: Understanding the Needs of Student Veterans Candace Terry*, Danelle Magalit* Fairfield
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. GWHIZ… Constructing Professional Relationships Susan Parlier, Rhonda DiNovo  Richland

*Master of Social Work student

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