News & Events for September 2004

September 13, 2004
BSW Field Placement Information Session

Important Announcement!
Mandatory orientation for BSW majors entering Field, Spring 2005.

Mandatory attendance required. Time/date/location as follows:
Friday, September 17, 2004, Boca Campus, 2 - 4 pm, Room SC178 Sanson Science Hall

September 16, 2004
Attention All Eligible Voters

Acolyte, the MSW students' association of the FAU School of Social Work, is actively encouraging all eligible voters to vote in the November 2nd elections - for more information about how to register to vote see https://electionimpact.votenet.com/naswdc. Acolyte can be reached by emailing acolytefau@hotmail.com.

September 17, 2004
SW Research Conference

One of the best social work research conferences is coming to Miami in mid-January. Take advantage of the proximity and the opportunity to meet with other students, academics, and practitioners to discuss the latest research and how it applies to social work practice. See http://www.sswr.org/conferences.php for details.

September 21, 2004
Attention All Eligible Voters

FAU School of Social Work spreads the word to encourage voter registration and voting in the important November elections.

September 21, 2004
CE Credit Opportunity

Juvenile Firesetters Intervention Program
(2 CE credits)

Presented by: Jo Ann Lee, Psy.D. &
Gerri Penny, M.Ed.

Wednesday, September 29, 2004
9:30AM to 11:30AM
Highridge Family Center
4200 N. Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Participants will learn:
- An understanding of juvenile firesetting from national and local
perspectives
- An understanding of different types of firesetters, individual
characteristics, and family dynamics affecting firesetters
- Applying what is learned to the actual case studies
- Nuts and bolts of the Youth Firesetter Intervention Program
- The role of the mental health practitioner in the
Intervention Program
- How to implement the Intervention Program in the community.

Division of Youth Affairs, Palm Beach County is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists, and to provide continuing education to LCSW’s, LMFT’s, and LMHC’s by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling (Provider # BAP-494, expires March 31, 2005). Division of Youth Affairs, Palm Beach County maintains responsibility for the program. This course offers 2 credits.

Please R.S.V.P. to Diane Kelly, Ph.D. at (561) 625-2530 or dkelly@pbcgov.com There is no cost for the program.

September 21, 2004
CE Credit Opportunity

Palm Beach County Division of Youth Affairs
Education Center Presents

Domestic Violence
(2 CE credits)

Presented by Sandy Duncan, MPA &
Cynthia Rubenstein, LMHC

Wednesday, October 13, 2004
9:30AM to 11:30AM
Highridge Family Center
4200 N. Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Goals for the seminar are:
- To establish the importance of domestic violence as a primary health issue for patients and health professionals
- To enhance awareness of the impact of domestic violence on individuals, families, organizations and communities
- To provide health professionals with effective intervention strategies for domestic violence

Participants will learn:
- The prevalence of domestic violence
- The definition of domestic violence
- How to make appropriate referrals to local domestic violence service providers
- To screen patients for domestic violence in an effective manner
- To assess lethality “red flags”

Division of Youth Affairs, Palm Beach County is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists, and to provide continuing education to LCSW’s, LMFT’s, and LMHC’s by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling (Provider # BAP-494, expires March 31, 2005). Division of Youth Affairs, Palm Beach County maintains responsibility for the program. This course offers 2 credits.

Please R.S.V.P. to Diane Kelly, Ph.D. at (561) 625-2530 or dkelly@pbcgov.com There is no cost for the program.

September 21, 2004
Field Instructor Supervisory Training

Field Instructor Supervisory Training
Date: 10-28-04 through 10-29-04
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location: FAU Commercial Campus, 1515 W. Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 954-229-4140 http://www.broward.fau.edu/commer.html
Parking: No charge
RSVP by 10-4-04 to: tplas@fau.edu or via FAX 561-297-2866 indicating dates you will be attending.
(16 CEU's provided for full attendance on both days)

September 30, 2004
BSW Field Orientation - Makeup Session

Makeup Session

Mandatory Orientation for BSW's entering Field Spring 2005

Campus: Jupiter, John D. MacArthur Campus, 561-799-8500
Date: Friday, November 19, 2004
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00 pm
Room: SR209
Speaker: Pat Rowland, prowland@fau.edu, 561-799-8348

Registration is not necessary.
Materials needed: Pencil and paper for note taking.

September 30, 2004
Updated Makeup Sessions - Davie & Jupiter Campuses

Makeup Sessions
FIELD PLACEMENT INFORMATION FOR BSW MAJORS SPRING 2005 FIELD PLACEMENTS

For students who did not attend our orientation on Boca Campus, Friday, Sept
17, 2004 who plan on completing their field placement in Spring 2005,
MANDATORY attendance is necessary prior to applying for field placement at
one of the following makeup sessions:

PLACE: John D. MacArthur Campus, Jupiter
561-799-8500
DATE: Friday, November 19, 2004
TIME: 2:00P.M. TO 4:00P.M.
ROOM: SR209
SPEAKER:Pat Rowland, Director of Field Education prowland@fau.edu,
561-799-8348

PLACE: Davie Campus
954-236-1000
DATE: Friday, November 12, 2004
TIME: 2:00P.M. TO 4:00P.M.
ROOM: AD102
SPEAKER:Cassandra Strachan, Field Instructor
cstrachan@fau.edu, 954-236-1162
Registration is not necessary.
Materials needed: Pencil and paper for note taking.
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK (561) 297-3234


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