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Deborah Barrett, Ph.D., will present, “A Dialectical Approach to Chronic Physical and Emotional Pain,” on Thurs., Nov. 13,  from noon-2 p.m., as part of the JFS Clinical Connections series for mental health professionals hosted by Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Federation. It will be held at the Levin Jewish Community Center, 1937 West Cornwallis Road, in Durham. On Wed., Dec. 10, she will speak on “Improving Life with Chronic Pain,” at the Department of Clinical Social Work at Duke University Hospital.

Mimi Chapman will present, “Images at work: How images can help us think and act differently,” on Monday, Oct. 27 from noon-1:30 p.m. in room 300 at the School of Social Work. This presentation is part of the School’s Tate Talks series. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Jodi Flick is featured in a story in the fall 2014 AHEC newsletter, “Jodi Flick: A true passion for teaching.”

Dean Jack Richman is featured in a story and video on UNC’s Information Technology website, “Project SIR: Dean Richman talks sensitive information protection.”

Bebe Smith was one of the panelists at a panel discussion on Oct. 6 that kicked off Mental Illness Awareness Week. “Stigma Free Carolina: Redefining Mental Health” was held at the Carolina Inn. More on the Stigma Free Carolina initiative, co-founded by School of Social Work doctoral student Todd Jensen.

Susan Snyder presented at the Carolina Population Center’ Add Health Data Users Seminar on Oct. 20. She discussed her Add Health research, “Do Child Physical Abuse and Adolescent Peer Relationships Influence Typologies of Illegal and Substance-Use Behaviors During Emerging Adulthood?”

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