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Welcome to Alumni Day 2012!


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Event Details

Alumni Day 2012
Back to School:  Reconnecting with CUSSW

Friday, May 4, 2012  |  9:30am - 4:30pm 
Columbia University School of Social Work

Schedule for the Day

Check-In and Light Breakfast
9:30am Introduction and Welcome
9:35am Keynote Address:  State of the School with
Dean Jeanette C. Takamura
11:00am Faculty Presentations
  • Managing Change in Social Work:  A View from Social Enterprise Administration with Shelley Akabas, Professor of Social Work, Maia Bookoff '11, Lee Cortez '12, Anna Olsen '12.
  • Hit or Miss:  Benefits and Barriers of the New York State Earned Income Tax Credit with Professor Ron Mincy, Maurice V. Russell Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice
  • Economic Empowerment:  Creating Life Options for Orphaned and Vulnerable Sub-Saharan Africa Adolescents with Fred Ssewamala, Associate Professor of Social Work
12:15pm Lunch |  Hall of Fame Presentations  
  • Phyllis Caroff '49 '69PhD
  • Douglas Glasgow '61
  • Murali Nair '79PhD
       in memoriam
  • Mary Beaudet '93
  • William Reid '63DSW
  • Maurice Russell '50
1:30pm Faculty Presentations
  • Health Care Reform and the Role of Values and Ideology in Policy Debates with Vicki Lens, Associate Professor of Social Work
  • Research-Driven Interventions for Prevention Programming with Youth with Steven Schinke, D'Elbert and Selma Keenan Professor of Social Work
  • Treatment of Complicated Grief:  An Evidence-Based Approach with Katherine Shear, Marion Kenworth Professor of Psychiatry in Social Work
3:00pm Workshops
  • Maintaining and Augmenting Your Career with Kim Barberich, Director of Career and Leadership Development and Alysse Jordan, CUSSW Librarian
  • Experience to Insight:  A Structured Interview (Self Awareness Professional Development Training)
  • Post-Graduate Education Opportunities with Janet Lerner '88PhD | Dr. Rosa Perla Resnick '51 | Ezra Teitelbaum '91PhD | Dr. Bryan Warde '93 | moderated by Barbara Silverstone '78PhD | sponsored by the CUSSW Alumni Association Committee on Doctoral Graduates
  • Meeting for Classes of '77, '78 '79 African American Alumni hosted by Joan Arnold '78, Ron Davis '78, Eleanor Reid-Cyrus '78, and Stanley Whiting '78
4:15pm Networking Dessert Reception (only available to those attending in person)
Note that only one lecture or workshop in each time period will be available for Livestream. These programs will be determined as we get closer to Alumni Day.
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