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Events

NOVEMBER 2017

Wednesay, Nov. 1
10:00 am - 3:30 pm: Georgia Disability History Symposium: Urgency of the Moment.
This Symposium highlights Georgia’s disability history through lessons learned and advocacy opportunities for the future. Presented by UGA Institute on Human Development and Disability, Georgia Disability History Alliance, and Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies Sponsored by Albany Advocacy Resource Center; UGA Center for Social Justice, Human and Civil Rights; Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities; Georgia Microboards Association; Easter Seals Southern Georgia. Details: http://bit.ly/CSJ-GDHS. UGA Special Collections Libraries, 300 S Hull St, Athens.

Tuesday, Nov. 7
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm: ABSW General Body Meeting
Final meeting of the semester of the UGA student chapter of the Association of Black Social Workers. Come learn more about ABSW and upcoming events! Light refreshments will be served. Contact: Janeshia Henry, jah59647@uga.edu. SSW Building, Room, 245
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Full-Time MSW Information Session. Information session for applicants interested in the Full-Time MSW degree program at the Athens Campus. Questions: Mumbi Mwaura mmwaura@uga.edu. SSW Building, Ground Floor Lounge.

Saturday, Nov. 11
8:00 am - 5:30 pm: Conference: Women and Girls in Georgia
. Theme: Justice and Resistance. Speakers include social work doctoral student Joel Izlar, who will speak during a session titled "Feminist and Womanist Approaches to Activism and Organizing." For schedule, see http://wagg.uga.edu/conferences/2017-justice-resistance. Miller Learning Center, Athens, Georgia.

Monday, Nov. 13
Noon - 1:00 pm: Marriage and Family Therapy Certificate Information Session. Students who are enrolled in a graduate program at UGA in the College of Education, the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, or the School of Social Work are eligible to apply. Completion of the certificate program will provide a strong academic basis for preparing the student to undertake further supervised clinical training in marriage and family therapy and to integrate theory and practice from a family systems perspective. For details, contact Michael Robinson, marobi01@uga.edu. School of Social Work Building, Room 211.

Thursday, Nov. 16,
10: 00 am - 4:00 pm:
School of Social Work/Red Cross Blood Drive. Sign up online at redcrossblood.org. Use sponsor code: Social Work. For more information, contact Mandi at 706-542-5424 or mandih@uga.edu. Event to be held at School of Social Work Building, Room 104.
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm: Marriage and Family Therapy Certificate Information Session, Students who are enrolled in a graduate program at UGA in the College of Education, the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, or the School of Social Work are eligible to apply. Completion of the certificate program will provide a strong academic basis for preparing the student to undertake further supervised clinical training in marriage and family therapy and to integrate theory and practice from a family systems perspective. For details, contact Michael Robinson, marobi01@uga.edu. Gwinnett Campus, Room 147, 2530 Sever Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Friday, Nov. 176:30 pm – 9:30 pm:
2017 Blue Key Alumni Awards Banquet
. School of Social Work alumni Susan Waltman (MSW '75) and Victor Wilson (BSW '82) will receive Blue Key Service Awards. Details at http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/blue-key-awards-2017/. Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Hill Atrium (reception) and Mahler Hall (dinner and program) 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA

Monday, Nov. 20 - Friday, Nov. 24
THANKSGIVING BREAK.
No classes.

Tuesday, Nov. 28
6:00 am - Midnight: Giving Tuesday
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Research Seminar: Georgia Violent Death Reporting System. Rana Bayakly and Michael Whitaker from the Georgia Violent Death Reporting System will discuss the GVDRS database and how to access it for research purposes. Seating is limited, please RSVP amscheye@uga.edu. SSW faculty and PhD students are welcome. SSW Bldg, Room 242.

Wednesday, Nov. 29
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Voices for Change: How to Talk to Legislators:
A conversation with Rep. Spencer Frye of Georgia House District 118 (Athens/Winterville). Contact: Y. Joon Choi, choiyj@uga.edu. School of Social Work, Ground Floor Lounge.

DECEMBER 2017

Friday, Dec. 1
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: MSW/MDiv Dual Degree Program Information Session. Are you a BSW senior or a first year MSW student who is interested in learning more about Master of Social Work/Master of Divinity dual degree program that the UGA School of Social Work offers with the Candler School of Theology at Emory University? Come to this information session and learn more about it. For details, contact: Thomas Artelt, MSW, MDiv, PhD at 706-542-5474 or via email at tartelt@uga.edu. SSW Building, Room 104.

Thursday, December 7
8:00 am - 5:00 pm: Conference: Advancing Human Rights 2017.
US Human Rights Network's annual meeting in Atlanta, Dec. 7 -10. For details or to register, see https://bit.ly/ahr2017. For more information, contact Jane McPherson, jmcpherson@uga.edu.
10:00 am - Noon: Master of Nonprofit Management and Leadership Fall Colloquium.
Contact: Kat Farlowe, kfarlowe@uga.edu. Location: School of Social Work Building, Room TBA.
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Extended-Time MSW Information Session. Information sessions for applicants interested in the Extended-Time MSW degree program at the UGA Gwinnett Campus. Pizza lunch. Questions: Mumbi Mwaura, mmwaura@uga.edu. UGA Gwinnett Campus, Room 165, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

 

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