Central Florida, US

For information about our chapter, contact: Olga Molina at omolina@ucf.edu.

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.