JUNE 2018  |  Student eNewsletter
IN THIS ISSUE:
  1. Student-Focused Workshops at the 2018 Conference
  2. Teen's Struggle with Depression Leads to Development of Potentially Life-Saving App
  3. Licensure Prep: Sample Questions from the Exam
  4. Social Work Education: Interdisciplinary Teams a Growing Area of Training
  5. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC vs Toronto FC II - Soccer with Social Workers in PGH!

Student-Focused Workshops at the 2018 Conference

Students, did you know that there are several workshops being offered at this year's annual conference that are focused on student-related issues and topics? Here are just a few of the student-focused workshops being offered at this year's conference: "Issues in Macro Social Work Education," "Job Preparedness 101: Resumes & Interviews," "Burn-Out & Self-Care Trends in Social Work Education: Implications for Faculty & Students." To make things even sweeter, social work students can register for the conference at a heavily discounted rate! Check out the conference brochure online here.
Teen's Struggle with Depression Leads to Development of Potentially Life-Saving App

When Hannah Lucas was diagnosed last year with a medical condition that caused frequent fainting, she felt scared and alone.

"I started passing out more and more often and I was terrified of going anywhere," Hannah, 15, told ABC News. "Because what if I passed out and no one was around or what if someone took advantage of me?"

Hannah, a high school sophomore from Georgia, became anxious and depressed and started to self-harm, she said.

From that dark point in her life, Hannah and her younger brother, Charlie Lucas, 13, created an app to help people in distress.

The idea for the notOK App came from Hannah, who told her mom she wished there was an app she could use to quickly alert her family and friends when she needed help either physically or emotionally... Read More.
Licensure Prep: Sample Questions from the Exam

A split fee for referrals by social workers is:

a) ethical when it amounts to 10% of total client fee
b) ethical when it amounts to 15% of total client fee
c) ethical when it amounts to under 25% of total client fee
d) unethical in accord with NASW standards

* Scroll to the bottom of this email for the answer! For more info on the exam, visit us online and/or consider ordering a NASW-PA prep manual!
Social Work Education: Interdisciplinary Teams a Growing Area of Training

This article was originally posted on http://www.socialworkblog.org

By Alison Laurio

During a field placement at a hospital, a social work student became concerned after a mother with a young girl gave birth to a premature baby and had to remain in the hospital. The hospital would not let the girl on the floor, and the mother had no one to care for her.

Keri Neblett, clinical assistant professor and field education director at the University of Iowa School of Social Work in Iowa City, said the student became concerned when different ideas were discussed and someone said the girl should be put in foster care... Read More.
Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC vs Toronto FC II - Soccer with Social Workers in PGH!

Last Chance: Join Southwest Division social workers at Highmark Stadium to watch the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC take on Toronto FC II! The match kicks off at 7:00 pm and the gates will open an hour and a half prior to kickoff. Please remember to bring your tickets to the game as there is a $5 fee to reprint any tickets! PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

WHEN: Saturday, August 4, 2018 | Kickoff @ 7:00pm

For specific questions regarding the tickets please contact Derek Glauch at 412-325-7231 or DGlauch@highmarkstadium.com
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* Licensure Exam Sample Questions Answer Key:
Answer: d
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