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The College of Social Work was honored with special guest, Rear Admiral Peter J. Delany, Ph.D., LCSW-C for a 2-day visit and presentation. Dr. Delany serves as the Director of the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ) in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Additionally RADM Delany is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the PHS Outstanding Service Medal, Commendation Medal, and Achievement Medal. He also received a number of civilian and Commissioned Corps awards, including the Knee-Wittman Outstanding Achievement Award, the Alumni Achievement Award from Catholic University, the Legacy Leadership Award by the National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work, the Excellence in Health Care Leadership Award, the Stanley J. Kissel, Jr. Award, the PHS Social Worker of the Year Award, and several group awards, including the DHHS Secretary's award for Distinguished Service.

The presentation was given twice, first on Thursday, September 25th at MedPark, followed by another on Friday September 26th, 2014 at the Williams Brice Building to an audience from the College of Social Work and the College of Nursing’s staff and students” to read “…to an audience from the College of Social Work and other Health Sciences schools. The key topics discussed were patient protection and Affordable Care Act, behavioral healthcare and substance use disorders along with its treatment and cost and data from SAHSA.

To download the presentation, please click here.

About SAMHSA The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. To learn more about SAMHSA click here.

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