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When: October 5, 2017
Where: ETSU D.P. Culp University Center
East Tennessee Room (3rd Floor, Room 392)
412 J L Seehorn Jr Rd,
Johnson City, TN  37604

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NASW-TN – Northeast Branch Monthly Meeting


Date: Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. 

Location with address:   ETSU D.P. Culp University Center

                                                            East Tennessee Room (3rd Floor, Room 392)                          

                                                            412 J L Seehorn Jr Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604

Title of Workshop: Social Work Ethics and Legislative Advocacy

Number of Continuing Education Units Offered: Two (Ethics)

Presenter(s) Name: Stewart Clifton, JD, NASW-TN Lobbyist and Karen Franklin, LAPSW, Executive Director NASW-TN

Workshop Description: Stewart Clifton will lead this workshop on the importance of Social Workers' involvement in public policy in a way that promotes positive outcomes for our clients and for our profession. Karen Franklin will highlight the ethical imperative of legislative advocacy for Social Workers, based upon the NASW Code of Ethics.

Learning Objectives:

            1. Participants will understand how the NASW Code of Ethics relates to Social Workers' involvement in public policy and   

             social justice.

2.     Participants will learn what skills are needed for Social Workers to address policy issues impacting our clients and our profession.

3.     Participants will learn how we can utilize these and other skills to make a difference in the public policy arena.


Cost of workshop: NASW members $0, Non-members $0 NOTE: This special meeting will be free of charge to all attendees. 

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