Events Archive

Interactive Poverty Simulation Hosted by Economics and Social Work and Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
April 16, 2014
6:00pm
Whether you know it or not, you interact with people in living in poverty every day. Please join us on April 16 at 6 p.m. for an interactive poverty simulation in partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, where we will be led on a realistic journey to experience poverty first-hand. Read more
NASW-PA LSW Exam Preparation Workshops
April 12, 2014
9:00am - 4:00pm
Need to prepare for your LSW Exam? The School of Social Work is hosting a NASW-PA LSW Exam Preparation Workshop on April 12! Read more
Spring 2014 Career Development Workshop Series - Evaluating and Negotiating Offers
April 11, 2014
12:00pm - 1:00pm
The ability to effectively evaluate multiple job offers and negotiate the many aspects of compensation is often new territory for social workers. Participants will receive information on the various components of compensation and strategies on how to negotiate the strongest deal possible. Read more
“Negotiating Salary”
April 10, 2014
12:00pm - 1:00pm
“Negotiating Salary” is a lecture with a special focus on women and negotiating by Social Work Alum Ayana Ledford. Read more
Spring 2014 Career Development Workshop Series - Evaluating and Negotiating Offers
April 09, 2014
5:00pm - 6:00pm
The ability to effectively evaluate multiple job offers and negotiate the many aspects of compensation is often new territory for social workers. Participants will receive information on the various components of compensation and strategies on how to negotiate the strongest deal possible. Read more
Lecture: "Social Work in China-Urbanization and Globalization Oppressing Migrant Workers"
April 09, 2014
12:30pm
Globalization has drastically increased the speed of urbanization in China. Mr. Tao Li of The Facilitators in China, an important NGO that assists immigrants in China who have relocated from rural communities to industrial cities, will speak about migrant workers in China. Read more
2014 Hartford Geriatric Fellows Project Presentations
April 09, 2014
8:30am
The Geriatric Fellows in the Hartford Partnership Program for the Aging present their work on "Satisfaction with Geriatric Care Management Services", Activities and Complementary Services for Elders, "Preserving Memories" Read more
CRSP Lecture Series: "Navigating Toxic Inequality"
April 08, 2014
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Come join the Center on Race and Social Problems as they host "Come join the Center on Race and Social Problems as they host "Navigating Toxic Inequality" presented by Thomas M. Shapiro. Read more
BASW Research Poster Session
April 07, 2014
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Please join us for our annual undergraduate research poster session on Monday as the BASW senior class presents their practicum-based research projects. Refreshments will be provided. Read more
Preserving Memories Art Exhibit
March 28, 2014
4:00pm - 7:00pm
On March 28, join Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education as they present the art exhibit "Preserving Memories," which highlights the works of Community Life & Loving Hearts participants. Read more
Annual Social Work Month CE Forum and Celebration Luncheon
March 28, 2014
8:30am - 5:00pm
This program will have morning (ethics) and afternoon continuing education programs with a celebration lunch featuring social worker of the year, Helen Cahalane, Principal Investigator, Child Welfare Education and Research Programs and Clinical Associate Professor at the SSW. Read more
Spring 2014 Career Development Workshop Series - Social Work Licensure
March 27, 2014
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Professional licensure is critical to career advancement in social work. Participants will be introduced to social work licensure including the LSW and LCSW. This session will focus primarily on licensure in Pennsylvania, although sources of information for other states will be presented. Read more
Challenging Authority: A Symposium in Honor of Derrick Bell
March 27, 2014 - March 28, 2014
(All day)
Join us on March 27 & 28th for "Challenging Authority, a celebration of the late Derrick Bell Jr. (LLB ’57),esteemed Pitt Law alumnus, professor, and founder of critical race theory. Read more
A talk with Justin Fleming, NASW-PA's Policy Director
March 25, 2014
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Justin Fleming, NASW-PA's Policy Director will be talking about the NASW-PA legislative and policy agenda, as well as NASW Day in Harrisburg. Read more
SSW Events Offers Affordable Health Care Act Information and Enrollment Assistance
March 24, 2014
12:00pm - 6:00pm
The School of Social Work is hosting an Enroll America information and sign-up for Affordable Health Care on campus in 2017 CL on Monday, March 24, 2014 from 12 noon – 6 pm. Read more