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Social Work Student Advocacy Day in Annapolis 2018
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NASW-MD Chapter's
Social Work Student  
Advocacy Day in Annapolis 


The National Association of Social Workers, Maryland Chapter

Social Work Student 21st Annual Legislative Education and Advocacy Development (LEAD)

Day in Annapolis

 Thursday, February 22, 2018

8:30 AM – 3:15 PM

Miller Senate Building, Annapolis, MD


8:30 am –   9:00 am                Arrival and Registration

President’s Conference Room East, Miller Senate Bldg.

11 Bladen Street   Annapolis, MD


9:00 –   9:30 am        Welcome and Review of Agenda, Greetings from  Legislators                                                               Daphne McClellan, Ph.D., MSW, Executive Director, NASW-MD                


9:30- 10:15 am         Keynote Presentation: Former Delegate Salima Marriott, MSW


10:15-11:00 am        Presentation on NASW Policy Priorities and Current Legislative Issues-  

Ann Ciekot, NASW Lobbyist                   


11:00- 11:15 a.m.       Instructions for the afternoon


11:15 am --12:00 pm     Lunch (provided)


12:00 – 1:00 pm          Rally at Lawyer’s Mall          OR

Social Work Tools for Legislative Advocacy- Miller Senate Building

Gisele Ferretto, MSW  UMBSSW


1:00  –  3:00 pm                     a)  Attend Committee Hearings  (various committee rooms) OR

                                                b)  Visit legislator’s offices  OR


1:15 --   2:15 pm                     c)  Workshop in Miller Bldg, President’s Conf Room

                                                          (1) Intimate Partner Violence, Marcela Mellinger, Ph.D.

                                                          (2) Opioid Epidemic, TBA


2:15 -- 3:15 p.m.                     d) Workshop in Miller Bldg.                    

(1)    Policy Practice Jobs for Social Workers

Jake Weisman, MSW and panel

Deputy Chief of Staff, Pres. Mike Miller





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