UT Social Work Sets Workshops

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s College of Social work will offer workshops across the state this fall.

The program will include classes on issues such as domestic violence, stress and substance abuse. Both human service providers and the public are invited to attend the sessions.

Dates and locations of the workshops are as follows:
* There’s No Place Like Home, Sept. 13, Knoxville.
* Sects, Cults, & Deviant Behavior, Sept. 21, Knoxville.
* Leadership for Diversity, Sept. 23, Athens.
* Guarding Our Future, Sept. 25, Memphis.
* Dear CEO (Y2K), Sept. 30, Chattanooga.
* Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Oct. 4, Sevierville.
* Social Work Services in School Settings, Oct. 6, Memphis.
* Substance Abuse, Oct. 8, Cookeville.
* Our Children Are Watching, Oct. 22, Knoxville.
* Treating Couples & Families, Oct. 28, Cookeville.
* Short-Term Group Therapy: An Experimental Workshop, Nov. 5, Knoxville.

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., will participate in the Sept. 13 workshop, “There’s No Place Like Home.” The session, co-sponsored with the Senior Citizens Home-Assistance Service, will discuss a proposed plan to help middle-income families needing assistance with their children, disabled relatives or elders.

Most sessions range in cost from $15 to $70. A free session featuring Tom Ingram, director of the Knoxville Super-Chamber Partnership and alumnus of the University of Tennessee College of Social Work, will take place on Sept. 24 during Homecoming.

Pre-registration is recommended, and discounts will be given to those who register early. Continuing Education Units are available for each session completed. For more information call (423) 974-6016.