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Department of Social Work

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Current Newsletter- Issue 9- Spring 2016 (pdf 23.8 MB)

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Social Work Community Meetings at Winthrop University ("SoWu") 
The Department partners with Catawba Area Agency on Aging and Interim Healthcare to host monthly social work continuing education meetings. These meetings are part of the department's commitment to helping local practitioners have an affordable, local venue where they can discuss the challenges experienced in the field of social work and receive education on emerging trends programs and services. Meetings occur once per month, October through May, from 10am to 12pm in the Shack. There is no fee to attend the meetings, but a donation is collected for the Linda M. Ashley Annual Scholarship. For more information, contact Jennifer McDaniel 803/323-3385. 

     Upcoming Meeting Dates:     

               April 28, 2016

               May 26, 2016 


 Continuing Education Workshops: 

"Beyond Writing: Tools & Strategies for Successful Grants"- June 10, 2016 

"Building a Life Worth Living- Understanding the Foundation of DBT"- July 22, 2016

MSW Information Sessions
The Department hosts these informational sessions for prospective students. Come learn about Winthrop’s MSW program!

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