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Lunch and Learn Winter 2014

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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. 

On this page, you will find details about the Lunch and Learn Series for the Winter 2014 semester. Our hope is that these sessions will challenge you, encourage you to use critical thinking, and faciitate a learning experience founded in quality and excellence.

Sessions are open to current BSW & MSW Students.

If you have any questions please contact Kim Kelly or Meaghan Norris.


Winter 2014 Lunch and Learn

This winter we are pleased to offer a five part series on the topic of Addictions and Social Work. This series is presented by Eastern Health's Mental Health and Addictions Program (Outreach & Promotion/Prevention Services). We are also offering two session related to social policy. Unless otherwise noted, the sessions will be taking place in room J-3008 in the School of Social Work

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