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Lunch and Learn Series

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 Please check back for information regarding upcoming Lunch and Learn sessions taking place at the School of Social Work!


The School of Social Work Lunch and Learn series for Fall 2015 provided a variety of diverse learning opportunities for Social Work students and staff.

 Lunch and Learn Fall 2015

Space is limited. Please register as soon as possible by emailing Fran Greene at and ensure that you specify the date(s) you will be attending.

Please note, all sessions will be taking place at Tiffany Court - directions to Tiffany Court can be found on the School of Social Work homepage.

For more information regarding the Lunch and Learn series, please contact Ashley Curnew, Student Liaison Officer with the School of Social Work, via email at or by phone at (709) 864-8378.



 Winter 2014 Lunch and Learn

The School of Social Work is devoted to fostering learning experiences for students that compliment classroom learning. The Lunch and Learn Series is designed to engage students in their own learning by partnering with social workers, local organizations, social work educators, and community members as facilitators of teaching and learning. 

The Lunch and Learn Series for Winter 2014 provided many opportunities for student learning as well as enabling students to engage and connect with community organizations, social work educators, and community members outside of the classroom.

Winter 2014 Highlights

January 14th, 2014 - Overview of Addiction and Service overview

January 21st, 2014 - Working with Youth in Addiction/ Overview of Rowan Center

January 28th, 2014 - Opioid Tx Center / Working with Opiod Dependant clients

February 3rd, 2014 - Municipal Policy featuring Sheilagh O'Leary


LL Sheilagh O'LearyFebruary 4th, 2014 - Addictions: Working with Dually Diagnosed Clients/Concurrent Disorder

Addictions Pt 4 LL


February 13th, 2014 - Addiction Prevention

Addictions Pt 5 LL


February 25, 2014 - Newfoundland & Labrador Human RightsCommission



February 27th, 2014 - Addiction: Perspectives from those living with addiction - Alcoholics Anonymous


Fall 2013 Lunch & Learn 

The Lunch & Learn Series during the Fall of 2013 hosted many educating and informative sessions that offered students an opportunity to engage with community organizations, social work educators, and community members outside of the classroom.

Fall 2013 Highlights

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - Social Work & Addictions
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - Alzheimers & Social Work
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - Concepts of Diversity
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - Social Work & Spirituality
Thursday, October 31 2013 - Got Social Media Ethics?
Monday, November 4, 2013 - Child & Maternal Health: International Perspectives
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - Equity, Equality & Inclusion
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - Advocating for Persons with Disabilities
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - CYFS Departmental Update Session