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2017 Upcoming Event

SSW Alumni/Student Event

Raleigh, North Carolina
Date:  November 12, 2017
Time:  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Let's Get Together! Come meeet SSW students on field placement, reconnect with local alumni and make new friends.  This event is hosted by Toni Georgiana, MSW'16.

Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.
 


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Reception at the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Dallas, Texas
Date: October 20, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Sheraton Dallas Hotel
                 400 N. Olive Street
                 Dallas, TX 75201
Dallas Ballroom A-2
Conference Center, 1st floor

Please join us for an SSW reception at the 2017 Annual Program Meeting of CSWE.  Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.

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SSW Alumni/Student Event

Easthampton, Massachusetts
Date:  October 8, 2017
Time:  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sundaes on Sunday! Please join us for ice cream sundaes to welcome SSW students to their field placements and to connect with local alumni. Families are welcome. This event is hosted by the Pioneer Valley Area Coordinators, Lisa Jaffe, M.S.W.'15, Joan McKelvey, M.S.W.'88 and Amanda Starfield, M.S.W.'08.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SW Alumni/Student Event

Oakland, California
Date:  September 17, 2017
Time:  10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Please join us for a "pot luck" brunch. Meet the new students on field placement in the Bay area and reconnect with alumni. There will be a presentation on the stages of development of a supervisee, job hunting tips and ideas and, especially for the students, adjusting to your internship. This event is hosted by Rachel Michaelsen, MSW'89.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date:  September 13, 2017
Time:  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Pop Up Garden
                15th and South Streets
                Philadelphia, PA

Please join us for a "relaxed" evening and meet the new students on field placement in the Philadelphia area and reconnect with local alumni. Appetizers and beverages will be provided.  This event is hoted by Sarah Pulver, MSW'13, Area Coordinator.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.
 


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Lakewod, Colorado
Date:  September 10, 2017
Time:  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join fellow alumni and students on field placement in Colorado for an opportunity to meet, reconnect, and network.  This event is hosted by Katie Forman, MSW'15.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.
 


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Providence, Rhode Island
Date:  March, 7, 2017
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

You are invited to an alumni/student DVD viewing and discussion of the 2016 Public Lecture Series in Social Work presentation of "Dialectical Behavior Therapy Principles in Action" by Charles R. Swenson, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiartry, University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Two Continuing Education Credits will be offered. This event is hosted by Mindy Walls, MSW'16 and Bao Chau Van, MSW'09, Area Coordinators.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

New York City, New York
Date: March 10, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:  McGee's Pub
                  240 West 55th Street
                  New York, NY 10019

Please join SSW alumni and current students for dinner during the American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Meeting. RSVP is required - http://evite.me/RhYEX6gNec.  This event is hosted by Kurt White, MSW'04 and Paul Gitterman, MSW'94.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


Easthampton, Massachusetts
Date: March 12, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join fellow Pioneer Valley alumni and students for an opportunity to meet, reconnect, network and talk about "Making the Network Work for Us."  This event is hosted by Lisa Jaffe, MSW'15, Joan McKelvey, MSW'88, and Amanda Starfield, MSW'08, Pioneer Valley Area Coordinators.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

New York City, New York
Date:  March 21, 2017
Time:  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:  The Culture Center
                 410 Columbus Avenue
                  New York, NY 10024

You are invited to a lecture by Dr. Marianne Yoshioka, Dean, Smith College School for Social Work and Dr. Yoosun Park, Associate Professor, Smith College School for Social Work entitled Nativism, patriarchy, white supremacy: social work and "the vext problem of immigration" (Jane Addams, 1909) and citizenship. This event is co-sponsored by the SSW Office of Alumni Affairs and the Smith College Club of New York City.  Two CECs will be offered.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.
 


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Baltimore, Maryland
Date:  March 24, 2017
Time:  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location:  Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards
                  110 South Eutaw Street
                   Baltimore, MD 21201
                   (Stadium Ballroom, 2nd flr.)

Please join us for a lunch reception at the 2017 American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work Conference, Mind & Milieu - from the consulting room to the community and back.  This event is co-sponsored by the SSW Office of Alumni Relations and the AAPCSW. 
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni Event

Cincinnati, Ohio
Date:  February 12, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You are invited to an alumni/student DVD viewing and discussion of the 2015 Public Lecture Series in Social Work presentation of "Treating Trauma with Plain Old Therapy" by Jon G. Allen, Ph.D. , Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine and the Helen Maslin Palley Chair in Mental Health Research, Menninger Clinic.  Two Continuing Education Credits will be offered. This event is hosted by Joanne Lindy, PhD'83, Area Coordinator.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

San Francisco, California
Date:  January 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You are invited to an alumni/student DVD viewing and discussion of the 2015 Public Lecture Series in Social Work presentation of "Historical Trauma and Unresolved Grief: Implications for Clinical Research and Practice with American Indians and Alaska Natives" by Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart, PhD, MSSW, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Native American and Disparities Research, University of New Mexico Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Two Continuing Education Credits will be offered. This event is hosted by Dianne Terp, M.S.W.'1l, Area Coordinator.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.

SSW Alumni/Student Event

San Pablo, California
Date:  January 18, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You are invited to an alumni/student DVD viewing and discussion of the 2015 Public Lecture Series in Social Work presentation of "Treating Trauma with Plain Old Therapy" by Jon G. Allen, Ph.D. , Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine and the Helen Maslin Palley Chair in Mental Health Research, Menninger Clinic.  Two Continuing Education Credits will be offered. This event is hosted by Renee Lindquist, M.S.W.'03, Area Coordinator.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.
 

SSW Alumni/Student Event

New York, New York
Date: December 5, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come meet SSW students on field placement . . reconnect with old friends . . meet new friends . . share resources . . and have fun!
This event is hosted by Janah Boccio, M.S.W.'03, Area Coordinator and Wendy Bassett, M.S.W.'03.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni Event

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Date: November 18, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You are invited to an alumni dinner, DVD viewing and discussion of the 2016 Public Lecture Series in Social Work presentation of "Dialectical Behavior Therapy Principles in Action" by Charles R. Swenson, M.D., Associate Clinical professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Two Continuing Education Credits will be offered. This event is hosted by Kathleen Moore, M.S.W.'00, Area Coordinator.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Atlanta, Georgia
Location: Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Reception Space: M103-M105
Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr. Marianne Yoshioka, Dean and Elizabeth Marting Treuhaft Professor, Smith College School for Social Work invites you to a reception at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni Event

Chicago, Illinois
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

You are invited to a conversation with Dr. Marianne Yoshioka, Dean and Elizabeth Marting Treuhaft Professor, Smith College School for Social Work about the "Trigger Warning Debate." This event is hosted by Elaine Abramson, M.S.S.'59.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Durham, North Carolina
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come meet SSW students on field placement . . meet local alumni . .
see old friends . . and have fun! This event is hosted by Jennier Bullock, M.S.W.'00.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


 

SSW Alumni/Student Event

Oakland, California
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come meet SSW students on field placement . . reconnect with old friends . . meet new friends . . share resources . . and have fun!
This event is hosted by Renee Lindquist, M.S.W.'03, PhD Candidate and Dianne Terp, M.S.W.'11, Northern California Area Coordinators.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Denver/Boulder, Colorado
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You are invited to a presentation by James Drisko, Ph.D., Smith College School for Social Work Professor about "Assessment and Formulation: Vital Components of Clinical Social Work Practice". Two Continuing Education Credits will be offered. This event is hosted by Kate Leslie, M.S.W.'07, Denver Area Coordinator and Susie Garrett, M.S.W.'00, Boulder Area Coordinator.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Toronto, Ontario
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You are invited to an evening lecture by Dr. Marianne Yoshioka, Dean and Elizabeth Marting Treuhat Professor, Smith College School for Social Work: "The Cultural Context of Domestic Violence". This event is hosted by Faye Mishna, Ph.D.'94 and Gillian Harvey, M.S.W.'14, Toronto Area Coordinators.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

New York City, New York
Date: Monday, May 2, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Smith College School for Social Work Office of Alumni Relations and Development is honored to co-sponsor with the New York City Smith College Club a special evening lecture by Wendy Bassett, M.S.W.'03: "Tales from a Front-Line Clinician: De-mystifying and de-stigmatizing Iraq and Afganistan Veterans' mental health and PTSD". Two Continuing Education Credits will be offered.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Washington, DC
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us for a spring celebration and to say farewell to the SSW students on field placement in the DC area. This event is hosted by Gabrielle Holder, M.S.W.'03.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni Event

Oakland, California
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

You are invited for Brunch! Please join fellow Bay Area alumni for a chance to meet, reconnect, visit, and network. This event is hosted by Tracy Davis, M.S.W.'07 and Lisa Bonta Sumii, M.S.W.'94.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Student Event

Boulder, Colorado
Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SSW students - Please join us for a farewell dinner as you prepare to leave your Colorado field placement. This event is hosted by Kate Leslie, M.S.W.'07.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

San Diego, California
Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You are invited to an intimate conversation and wine and cheese reception with Dr. Marianne Yoshioka, Dean and Elizabeth Marting Treuhaft Professor, Smith College School for Social Work. This event is hosted by Judie Roth, M.S.W.'79, Psy.D.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Pot Luck Event with the California Society for Clinical Social Work

Los Angeles, California
Date: Sunday, April 3, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please join us for a "pot luck" lunch with a guest speaker from the Behavoiral Board of Sciences. Kim Madsen, Executive Officer of the Behavioral Board of Sciences will join the event (by telephone) at 12:30 p.m. to answer your questions about California licensing. This event is hosted by Monica Blauner, M.S.W.'79, Southern California Area Coordinator.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.
 


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Toronto, Ontario
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You are invited to an evening lecture by Dr. Marianne Yoshioka, Dean and Elizabeth Marting Treuhat Professor, Smith College School for Social Work: "The Cultural Context of Domestic Violence". This event is hosted by Faye Mishna, Ph.D.'94 and Gillian Harvey, M.S.W.'14, Toronto Area Coordinators.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

New York City, New York
Date: Monday, May 2, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Smith College School for Social Work Office of Alumni Relations and Development is honored to co-sponsor with the New York City Smith College Club a special evening lecture by Wendy Bassett, M.S.W.'03: "Tales from a Front-Line Clinician: De-mystifying and de-stigmatizing Iraq and Afganistan Veterans' mental health and PTSD".  Two Continuing Education Credits will be offered.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Washington, DC
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us for a spring celebration and to say farewell to the SSW students on field placement in the DC area. This event is hosted by Gabrielle Holder, M.S.W.'03.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni Event

Oakland, California
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

You are invited for Brunch! Please join fellow Bay Area alumni for a chance to meet, reconnect, visit, and network. This event is hosted by Tracy Davis, M.S.W.'07 and Lisa Bonta Sumii, M.S.W.'94.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Student Event

Boulder, Colorado
Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SSW students -Please join us for a farewell dinner as you prepare o leave your Colorado field placement. This event is hosted by Kate Leslie, M.S.W.'07.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

San Diego, California
Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You are invited to an intimate conversation and wine and cheese reception with Dr. Marianne Yoshioka, Dean and Elizabeth Marting Treuhaft Professor. This event is hosted by Judie Roth, M.S.W.'79, PsyD.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Pot Luck Event with the California Society for Clinical Social Work

Los Angeles, California
Date: Sunday, April 3, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please join us for a "pot luck" lunch with a guest speaker from the Behavoiral Board of Sciences. Kim Madsen, Executive Officer of the Behavioral Board of Sciences will join the event (by telephone) at 12:30 p.m. to answer your questions about California licensing. This event is hosted by Monica Blauner, M.S.W.'79, Southern California Area Coordinator. This is a "pot luck" so please bring a dish to share - students please come as our guests.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni/Student Event

Providence, Rhode Island
Date: Friday, April 1, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join fellow Rhode Island alumni and current students for a chance to meet, reconnect, visit, network and learn about recent news from the School for Social Work. Joining us will be Dawn Faucher, Director and Pat Gilbert, Alumni Coordinator, from the Office of Alumni Relations and Development. This event is hosted by Barbara Krementz, M.S.W.'01 and Mindy Walls, M.S.W.'16, Rhode Island Area Coordinators.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.


SSW Alumni Event

Washington, DC
Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You are invited to a presentation by James Drisko, Ph.D., Smith College School for Social Work Professor -- "Assessing Social Work Competencies-Demonstrating and Documenting What Students Can Do."  Drisko was awarded a 2015 "Best Conceptual Article" award by the Journal of Social Work Education for his contribution on this topic.

Location
Busboys and Poets
1025 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Reception to follow. One CEU (Continuing Education credit) will be offered.
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 413-585-4290 or sswalum@smith.edu for more information.