Lecture: Youth Development and Child Welfare Practice

Event Details
  Lecture: Youth Development and Child Welfare
  December 5, 2012 8:15 PM
  December 5, 2012
  University Hall 1060
Topic: This presentation will focus on the principles and practices of youth development, inhttp://alumniconnections.com/olc/filelib/MNT/email/Library/web-Career-Session---Participants.jpg the context of child welfare practice. It will provide tools and resources to enhance your work with young people.

Speaker: Ms. Joan M. Morse
Ms. Joan M. Morse received her BSW from State University of New York, at Buffalo, and her MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University and has been serving children, youth, and families, for the past 35 years. Ms. Morse is Assistant Director, at the National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections, at Hunter College School of Social Work. She is creator of the Walking the Path Program, which explores how at risk youth manage transition, and she is also the co-founder of the New York City Independent Living Partnership. Ms. Morse developed several curricula incorporating the principles and practices of Positive Youth Development and trained, on this topic, extensively throughout the nation. She has also developed curricula and is a nationally recognized trainer for issues surrounding preparation/transition to adulthood. Ms. Morse is the co-author of the Competency Based Life Skill Assessment System and of the Creative Life Skill Activities and Partnering with Youth Program.

Post-BA Certificate in Adolescent Advocacy
* Light Refreshments will be served
* There is no fee for this lecture and all are welcome

Mary Anne Lauria
Program Coordinator