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March 14, 2014


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8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.             Social Work 12th Annual Community Forum, Schedule Attached
4 p.m.                                   Women's Lacrosse vs. Philadelphia Univ., University Field
5:30 p.m.                             Clinical Services Closes for Spring Break
6 p.m.                                   Residence Halls Close for Spring Break



Department of Social Work 12th Annual Community Forum, Caring for the Whole Person: Ethical Policy Practice in the Era of Health Care Reform, March 14, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Co-sponsored with the Office of the President, Forum 2014 raises awareness and explores reforms in health care that integrate mind and body, including innovations in behavioral health delivery. Social work professionals serve as catalysts to build and strengthen alliances that promote effective and ethical healthcare practices across the practice continuum. Presenters will include Ron Manderscheid, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities; Jean Bennett, Ph.D., Regional Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, Region III; and Jerome C. Wakefield, DSW, PhD, Professor, New York University, author of numerous publications on mental health and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. We invite faculty, alumni, community leaders, agency executives, policy makers, social workers, and human services professionals. Full-day attendees receive six social work continuing education credits, including three ethics credits. To register by March 7, please visit Questions? Please contact Dr. Sharon Lyter, forum chair, or x3-4235.  A complete schedule of the day's events is attached.



Spring break closure:  Clinical Services will close on Friday, March 14 at 5:30 p.m.   Normal operating hours will resume Sunday, March 23.  While closed, medical emergencies should be directed to Public Safety at 610-683-4001.

Gail P. Hirsch, medical records manager, Health Administrative Services



The McFarland Student Union will be operating under the following special hours during spring break:


Friday, March 14                                               7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saturday, March 15                                         CLOSED

Sunday, March 16                                            CLOSED

Monday, March 17 - Friday, March 21    7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 22                                         CLOSED

Sunday, March 23                                            CLOSED

Monday, March 24 - resume normal hours         

Jennifer Tanzos, secretary, McFarland Student Union



Friday, March 14 - Women's Lacrosse vs. Philadelphia University - 4 p.m. (University Field)