School of Social Work Annual Professional Conference

A Call for Justice: Promoting Human Rights through Advocacy, Clinical Practice, and Research

SAVE THE DATE – March 20, 2015

The 2015 Professional Conference will focus on promoting human rights through advocacy, clinical practice and research. Clinical, advocacy and research responses to human trafficking, family violence, and the marginalization of LGBTQ individuals and groups are featured topics.

There will be particular emphasis on understanding the role of trauma and resilience in response to violations of human rights. Special attention will be given to evidence based clinical interventions; innovative, culturally relevant research; and legislative and advocacy initiatives to assist survivors.

Through sharing of knowledge built from research and expertise, this conference is designed to mobilize advocacy efforts for social justice and enrich collaborative multidisciplinary clinical practices.

This conference is suitable for professionals and students in social work, mental health counseling, law and law enforcement, nursing and health services, and education.

Mark your calendar and join us for an exciting day with international guest speakers and presenters. 

Featuring Keynote Presenter

Rachel Lloyd, Founder and CEO of Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS)

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