Venessa Ann Brown, associate professor of social work at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, is the featured speaker for the event. Brown's workshop presentations will i" />
JACKSON, Tenn. – Sept. 23, 2003 – The Union University Department of Social Work will host "Healing the Hurts: Facing the Challenges in Child Welfare" Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Coburn Dining Room of the Barefoot Student Union Building.
Venessa Ann Brown, associate professor of social work at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, is the featured speaker for the event. Brown's workshop presentations will include "Assessing Children and Families From a Strengths Perspective" and "If Somebody Hurts Me Would You Know?"
Brown earned her Ph. D. in social work, planning, administration and social science at Clark-Atlanta University. She served for eight years with Georgia's Department of Family and Children Services and has taught at the university level for 12 years.
Brown is the author of Child Welfare: Case Studies and is working on her second book. She also serves as a reviewer of Ph.D. dissertations for the University of India.
The workshop cost of $40 includes all sessions and lunch. For more information, contact Roslyn Wilson, associate professor of social work at Union University, at (731) 661-5393.
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Thursday, March 5, with all day classes canceled.
A decision on evening classes at Jackson and Germantown will be made by noon on Thursday. Hendersonville evening classes are canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.