Barry University School of Social Work supports the Trayvon Martin Foundation and Circle of Mothers Restoration Weekend held on June 6, 2016. The event brought together mothers who have lost children or family members to senseless gun violence by promoting healing, empowerment and fellowship toward the larger aim of community building.
BUSSW faculty were well represented at the annual NASW state conference. Dr. Nowakowski-Sims presented, Group Exercise as an Adjunct Treatment for Trauma and Doctoral Education in Social Work In Florida along with colleagues from FIU and FSU, Dr. Lacey and PhD student Stephen Ferrante presented Baby Boomer Influences on Florida's Aging Services, Dr. Lewis and Dr. Laporte presented Keeping Our Fingers on the Pulse of Practice, Dr. Rosenwald, Stephen Ferrante and Andria Dawson presented New Frontiers in Child Welfare: The HEART Model Supportive Housing Model, Professor Sambra Zaoui presented Understanding Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Its Direct Relationship to Childhood Sexual Abuse, Dr. Levenson presented Beyond the “Ick” Factor: Working with Adults Attracted to Children, and Adjunct faculty David Dowd presented Trauma-Informed Harm Reduction Model Approach for the Treatment of Non-Suicidal Self Injury.
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