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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. CoSW community members may apply to earn 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) at no charge and students may request permission from their field instructor to earn 1.5 field hours for attending.  Individuals not affiliated with the USC CoSW are also welcome to attend, but will pay a $20 fee to apply to earn contact hours/CEUs.  

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. to be added to our office's Second Tuesday Series e-list.

9.8.2015 - September 2015 Second Tuesday Series
Social Work & the Affordable Care Act

This workshop will help social workers understand the challenges and the opportunities presented by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by explaining the key provisions of the law and suggesting steps that social workers can take to advance the role of the profession to fulfill of the aims of the ACA.

Participants will:

  1. Discuss strengths of social work that align with the goals of the ACA.
  2.  Identify social workers' roles in assuring access to health insurance coverage.
  3. Understand new models of service integration and care coordination, and potential roles for social work.

Date: September 8, 2015 (Second Tuesday of the month)
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Where: 2 Medical Park Rd, Lower-level Conference Room, near Palmetto Richland Hospital campus in Columbia, SC. Map link.
Title: Social Work & the Affordable Care Act
Presented by: Christina Andrews, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor @ USC College of Social Work
Online Payment: FREE for all currently enrolled CoSW students and with field instructor approval earn 1.5 field hours!  FREE for all CoSW field instructors, field liaisons, preceptors, faculty & staff, including 1.5 contact hours for attending.  All others will pay a $20 fee to receive contact hours via this link.
*To Register: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. requesting to attend.  Please identify your role with the CoSW.  Professionals, please indicate whether or not you are requesting CEUs for attending and if so your credentials (LMSW, LISW-CP, etc.)

*Registration is limited to the first 60 respondents

Past Second Tuesday Series

Videos and presentation materials are available from past workshops via the links below:

04/14/2015 - Trauma-Informed Therapy with Kelli Scurry, LMSW
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

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

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

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

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

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