Central Florida, US
Chapter Hosts Group Work Expert (November 2014)
Students, faculty and community professionals gathered on the University of Central Florida campus to learn more about the use of group work in promoting client well-being. Dr. Mark Macgowan, Professor and PhD Program Director at the FIU College of Public Health & Social Work, was the featured speaker. Author of the landmark social work text A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work, he presented the latest research regarding this practice method and model for evidence-based group work.The event was sponsored by the UCF School of Social Work and the Central Florida Chapter of the International Association of Social Work with Groups. Dr. Olga Molina, Associate Professor in the UCF School of Social Work, serves on the Board of Directors for this international association and hosted the event. “Dr. Macgowan’s outstanding presentation on evidence-based group work was informative, engaging, and meaningful to all students, faculty and community practitioners in the audience” Dr. Molina stated.
EXTENDED Submission Deadline: February 15, 2017. Submit your Symposium Presentation Proposal now! Click here to learn more.
Call for Papers: Groupwork in Practice - The new Groupwork in Practice section of Groupwork will provide an opportunity to publish papers that are more descriptive of groupwork in practice, learn more here.
2017 Groupwork Student Essay Competition - Whiting and Birch are happy to announce the third Groupwork Essay Prize of $100.00. Student groupworkers are invited to submit an essay or paper on any aspect of their practice of groupwork. Any student on a first degree or masters program, or those who have graduated in 2016, may submit an essay or paper (maximum 5,000 words) for the prize.
Free Access to newest Groupwork article! Click here to read, "Stories of change in a Québec group for men who have perpetrated violence against a partner," by current IASWG members.