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2015 Macro Social Work Conference
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 The National Association of Social Workers-

Maryland Chapter’s
2015 Annual Macro Conference

at
Maritime Institute of Technology
and Conference Center, 
Linthicum Heights,MD

                             September 25, 2015


Program

8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. – Lobby Area
Registration, Continental Breakfast, Networking

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Bridge Room
Welcome and Keynote Address: The Business of Social Work
Bert Goldberg, MSW, ACSW, Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Executive Director, Center for Leadership and Management, Rutgers University



MORNING SESSION WORKSHOPS

 

10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

 


Workshop A
Teaching Macro Practice

Tanya Sharpe, Ph.D., Associate Professor UMBSSW 


Workshop B
Immigration; Policy and Practice
Liz Alex, MSW, Lead Organizer, Casa de Maryland

Workshop C
Business Essentials for Social Workers 
Bert Goldberg, MSW, ACSW, Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Executive Director, Center for Leadership and Management, Rutgers University

Workshop D  
Community Change and Social Activism
Terry Mizahi, Ph.D., Professor, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College


 

 

Lunch (provided)   12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Dining Room, Building 2

  




AFTERNOON SESSION WORKSHOPS
1:30 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.


Workshop E 
Making Macro Matter:  Progress on Advancing the Practice of Macro Social Work
Terry Mizahi, Ph.D., Professor, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College

Workshop F 
Advocacy: Social Workers Respond to Baltimore Uprising
Adam Schneider, LCSW, Director of Community Relations, Healthcare for the Homeless 

Workshop G
International Social Work: Linking the Globe to Work at Home
Jody Olsen, Ph.D., Former Director, Peace Corps, and Professor UMBSSW

Workshop H 
Transformational Leadership  
Ashley McSwain, MSW, MSOD, President, Consultants for Change, Inc.

 



3:15-4:45 p.m.
Panel Presentation

Solidifying a Place for Macro Social Work in Maryland
Moderator:  Linda Plitt Donaldson, Ph.D., MSW  Catholic University

 

REGISTER ONLINE NOW! 


 

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