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School of Social Work students, faculty give presentations in Namibia

Elizabeth Lightfoot On the final day of the School of Social Work study tour to Namibia, 18 students and Associate Professor Liz Lightfoot gave presentations at the Namibia Social Workers Association Annual Meeting. The conference was held June 1 in the Windhoek Central Hospital, and was attended by social workers from diverse regions of Namibia.
The presentations included:
Associate Professor Liz Lightfoot: Keynote presentation: New trends in social work and technology: Possibilities for Namibia?
Sara Lien, Anna Vangsness & Annie Wells: Social development interventions: Micro loans and micro enterprise development
Christi Birkholz, Gina Kubits & KaoLee Thao: Volunteerism: Marketing, recruitment and training
Emma Rosenthal, Rebekah Pulju, & Angela Lewis-Dmello: Domestic violence and community based programming in the United States: Creating change through group therapy
Megan Fatheree & Laura Svoboda: Leadership
Kristina VanDyke, Justin Adamek & Lindsey Rice: Social Marketing
Rachel Rohlfing, Eric Thibodeau & Naomi Ward: Social Entrepreneurship
For more information about the study tour of Namibia, visit the trip blog.

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