MSW OPEN HOUSE

Sep
27

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC)
Sep
28

Lunch & Learn - "Academic Support"
Sep
29

Inaugural Gerry Sue and Norman J. Arnold Childhood Obesity Lecture Series
Oct
21

The University Women's Club Fall Coffee

Continuing Education

 

Second Tuesday Series

Workshops hosted by the USC College of Social Work Field Education Office

The Second Tuesday Series provides FREE informative and engaging 1.5-hour workshops identified as relevant to social work practice by the University of South Carolina CoSW community. Our community includes students, faculty, staff, and alumni as well as field instructors and preceptors employed at area organizations where BSW and MSW students attend field.

For past topics click here, or scroll to the bottom of this page.

If you are interested in receiving information by email about upcoming workshops, please email Lana Cook at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 803-521-4071.


 10/11/2016 - The End of the American Dream: Cultural Competence of Poverty Leading to Homelessness

Presented by: Lauren Wilkie, LMSW, Director of Programs at Transitions
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Where: Barnwell, 2nd floor - Walsh Conference Room - @ USC campus (1512 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC)

How is SC impacted by homelessness? This workshop will engage attendees in a discussion of statistics that explain what trends in society lead to homelessness, examine best practice solutions and theories to reduce homelessness and community resources to tap for support.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Understand social systems relating to poverty and increased homelessness
  • Understand barriers to reducing homelessness
  • Increase awareness of community partners and resources to combat homelessness

REGISTRATION:  Workshop full - email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to the waiting list.

CONTACT: Questions? Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 803-521-4071

11/15/2016 - Introducing Welcome Table SC: A Collaborative for Race and Reconciliation

Presented by: Rushondra James, MSW, of the USC College of Social Work & Dawn Campbell, MAT of the Women's and Gender Studies program (both Faculty Facilitators with the South Carolina Collaborative on Race and Reconciliation)
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Where: Barnwell, 2nd floor - Walsh Conference Room - @ USC campus (1512 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC)

In light of recent events regarding race relations, the University of South Carolina looked for ways to facilitate meaningful conversations that involved candor and mutual respect. Welcome Table, South Carolina fosters critical thinking in terms of race. This workshop will serve as an informative session to discuss these efforts.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the history and purpose of the Welcome Table, South Carolina
  • Understand how the program is structured and how it succeeds
  • Answer the question "Why now?"

REGISTRATION:  Workshop full - email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to the waiting list.

CONTACT: Questions? Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 803-521-4071




Past Second Tuesday Series

Videos, presentation materials and online quizzes to earn FREE CEUs are available from the current and most recent semester workshops via the links below:

09/13/2016 - Social Work Practice With Undocumented Immigrants: Myths, Facts & Tips
Video
PowerPoint
Resource: DACA at Year Three
Resource: DACA Practice and Policy Implications
Quiz to Earn CEUs

 04/12/2016 - Buddism, the Mind and Mental Health
Materials not available

03/15/2016 - Reporting Abuse & Neglect: Training for Mandated Reporters
Video
PowerPoint
Quiz to Earn CEUs

02/9/2016 - Human Trafficking in South Carolina
Video
PowerPoint
Quiz to Earn CEUs

11/10/2015 - Intentional Happiness for Social Workers
Video
PowerPoint
Handout

10/12/2015 - Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)
Video
Finding my ACE Score

09/08/2015 - Social Work & the Affordable Care Act
Video

04/14/2015 - Trauma-Informed Care in SC with Kelli Scurry, LMSW
Video
PPT not available yet, though you can download the Resource Guide.

03/17/2015 - Motivational Interviewing:Part II”  with Rhonda DiNovo, MSW, CPS, Substance Abuse Prevention & Education Director @ the USC Department of Student Life
PPT

02/10/2015 - DSM-5: What You Need to Know with Richard Frierson, MD and Shilpa Srinivasan, MD
Video
PPT

11/18/2014 - Assessment & Management of Suicide Risk with Jennifer Myers, LPC
Video
Powerpoint: Available to attendees by request

10/14/2014 - The Power of Brief Parenting Interventions with Cheri Shapiro, Ph.D.
Video
PPT

9/9/2014 - Motivational Interviewing: Preparing Clients for Change with Rhonda DiNovo, MSW
Video
PPT
Handouts

September workshop is full and there is only waiting list registration available

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