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."
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