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Honoring Social Work in Maine: 1st Annual USM School of Social Work Community Celebration

Honoring Social Work in Maine: 1st Annual USM School of Social Work Community Celebration

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, November 2, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: 
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Kitte Brennan
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-4120
Contact Email: 
kbrennan@usm.maine.edu

 We're pleased to announce a special event hosted by the USM School of Social Work:

Honoring Social Work in Maine:
1st Annual USM School of Social Work Community Celebration


WHEN:
Friday, November 2
Reception: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Program: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus

RSVP at kbrennan@usm.maine.edu or (207) 780-4120

The evening includes a keynote address by Dr. David Wagner and co-author Jennifer Barton Gilman speaking on their published book Confronting Homelessness: Poverty, Politics, and the Failure of Social Policy; a reading by 2011 Maine Poet Laureate Bruce Spang; an awards ceremony honoring program alumni/ae, field supervisors, and community partners who have made a difference; and presentations from leaders in the field, including:

  • Mark Swann, Executive Director, Preble Street
  • Susan Dore Lamb, Executive Director, NASW Maine
  • Justin Alfond, Senator, Maine State Senate

The evening's honors will include:

  • Outstanding BSW Alumni Award: Tonya Dimillo
  • Outstanding MSW Alumni Award: Patricia Huffman-Oh
  • Outstanding Field Supervisor Award: Jackie Oliveri
  • Outstanding Community Advisor Award: Elizabeth Szatkowski

Join us in celebrating social work in Maine!



Learn more about the USM School of Social Work

The University of Southern Maine’s School of Social Work is committed to educating culturally competent, generalist social-work practitioners prepared for multi-level, strengths-based practice that values the centrality of community in enhancing the well-being of diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

The School of Social Work offers a BA in Social Work, as well as a Master of Social Work (MSW) program. Applications for the MSW program are due by October 15, 2012.

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