BYU day of service March 17 celebrates Social Work Month
March 06, 2011
To celebrate Social Work Month, the School of Social Work at Brigham Young University will hold a day of lectures and service centered on strengthening families Thursday, March 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in 3380 Wilkinson Student Center.
The schedule will be as follows:
9 a.m. — Margaret Nell, adoption specialist at LDS Family Services, will begin the series with her lecture titled “Profiles of Adoption.”
10 a.m. — Allen Proctor, a licensed social worker, will speak about “Raising Responsible Children.”
11 a.m. — The afternoon service project will consist of making fleece blankets and makeup kits for the Juvenile Justice System in 3220 and 3222 WSC.
1 p.m. — Elsebeth Green, a licensed social worker and associate director of the Greenhouse, will speak on “Parenting Toward Attachment.”
2 p.m. — Martin Roundy, western region training manager at the Division of Child and Family Services, will end the event with his lecture “Breaking the Ties That Bind, Building Bonds of Love: Helping Couples Where One is a Survivor of Sexual Abuse."
Dr. Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian-born international economist who analyzes macroeconomics and global affairs, delivered Tuesday’s forum address. She spoke on the macroeconomic, geopolitical and social trends defining our world.
The study found that fathers who had more sons were more likely to vote for a stronger national government than fathers of daughters, who preferred a weaker national government with greater state authority.