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Clinical Lecture Series debuts 2011-12 lineup

The School of Social Work is pleased to offer its seventh year of the Clinical Lecture Series, where area practitioners, students, and faculty learn together from esteemed and innovative clinicians. The CLS offers monthly lectures to enhance the clinical curriculum for students and offer continuing education for graduates and practitioners. It also aims to foster and strengthen relationships among clinically-oriented students and the wider clinical community. Two contact hours may be awarded for each lecture.

The lectures for fall 2011 and spring 2012 are:

  • Sept.  19:  Where do you draw the line? The ethics of diagnosing dementia – Daniel Blazer, MD, Ph.D.
  • Oct.  17:  The many faces of postpartum depression: assessment, diagnosis and treatment –  William S. Meyer, MSW, BCD
  • Nov. 14:  Functional subgrouping: an innovative method for resolving conflict – Norma Safransky, MD & Heather B. Twomey, Ph.D.
  • Jan. 23: Cognitive-behavioral approaches to pediatric anxiety disorders – Scott Compton, Ph.D.
  • Feb.  13:  Mindfulness approach to eating disorders and everyday eating – Katherine Fellner Prakken, Ph.D.
  • March 19: Ethical conflicts in advance care planning – Marvin Swartz, Ph.D.
  • April 16: The biological basis of addiction – Matthew Howard, Ph.D.

The lectures take place on Mondays from noon to 2 p.m. in the School’s auditorium.