Transforming the Future of Social Work by Translating Trauma-Informed Care Principles into Practice.

May 01, 2022

Transforming the Future of Social Work by Translating Trauma-Informed Care Principles into Practice.

Dr. Jill Levenson will speak at the 2022 NASW-NJ Virtual Annual Conference on May 1.

Dr. Jill Levenson is a Professor of Social Work at Barry University in Miami, FL. She is a SAMHSA-trained trauma-informed care instructor, and Lead Coordinator for the Trauma-informed Training Initiative at Barry’s Center for Human Rights & Social Justice. She has published 6 books and over 100 articles, and in 2019 was named by the Journal of Social Service Research as one of the nation’s top 100 social work scholars. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Justice, the CDC, and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Dr. Levenson has been a practicing licensed clinical social worker in South Florida for over 30 years. She works with survivors and perpetrators of sexual assault and interpersonal violence, as well as other clients with trauma-related disorders. She has provided TIC trainings in more than 20 states, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, Australia, and New Zealand.

Dr. Levenson can be reached at JLevenson@barry.edu or 305-899-3923

About The Conference

The 2022 NASW-NJ Virtual Annual Conference, to be held May 1-2, 2022, is a two-day conversation exploring the Future of Social Work. Engaging key note speakers and workshops will provide attendees an opportunity to learn about and discuss not only the changing face of our profession, but how to best to prepare ourselves and our clients to participate in a world where change is happening exponentially. More importantly, the conference will focus on how these rapid changes impact the most vulnerable members of our communities. Register today to join the conversation and help co-create the world ahead.

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