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2017 Annual School Social Work Conference - 5.5 CEs
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/20/2017
When: Friday, October 20, 2017
8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Registration 8:00 a.m.)
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Holy Cross College (Hogan Center)
1 College St.
Worcester, Massachusetts  01601
United States

Online registration is available until: 10/18/2017
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New Social/Emotional Learning Initiative: What You Need to Know
with The MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education [DESE]


Keynote Speaker: Anne Gilligan, Director,
Office of Student and Family Support, DESE
Continental breakfast and lunch included.



Following the keynote presentation there will be a panel discussion on SEL by other experts and practitioners of SEL.

LUNCH will include an informational meeting of the School Social Work Shared Interest Group.


Tentative Afternoon Workshop Titles:

  1. Yoga and SEL
  2. Trauma-Sensitive Classroom Strategies
  3. Suicide Prevention
  4. Social Thinking

The entire program and list of speakers will be available on the NASW-MA website by July 15, 2017 and in the September, 2017 FOCUS Newsletter.


About the Keynote Speaker:


Anne Gilligan is the Safe and Healthy Schools Coordinator for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. She provides professional development on a wide variety of comprehensive health related issues as well as proven effective strategies for creating safe and healthy school climate.

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