March is Social Work Month - Worcester Celebration


Worcester Celebration
Date: Monday, March 26, 2018
Time: 4 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Center, Worcester, MA


Call for Nominations

Do you know an outstanding Wheelock Social Work alum or an oustanding Social Work field instructor who exemplifies our dedication and mission to improve the lives of children and families? Nominate him or her for the Wheelock College Outstanding Social Work Alumni Award or the Wheelock College Outstanding Field Instructor Award, both of which will be presented at the March is Social Work Month events.


Nomination deadline:
Feb. 28, 2018

Nominate an Alum!

Nominate a Field Instructor!

Human Rights and Social Justice: Emerging Policy Agendas

Monday, March 26, 2018

Join Wheelock@Worcester for a celebration of the invaluable and compassionate work that social workers do to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals and families.

Matilde CastielThe event kicks off with a Keynote Address by Dr. Matilde Castiel, Worcester Commissioner of Health and Human Services, who will then join a Panel Discussion. Cocktail Reception to follow.

CEUs will be available for the Keynote/Panel Discussion.


Celebration Location: College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Center 304, 1 College St., Worcester, MA, 01610.
Maps and Directions


4 p.m. - Registration Opens

4:15 - 6:15 p.m. - Keynote Address and Panel Discussion.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Matilde Castiel, Worcester Commissioner of Health and Human Services
Panel Moderator: Nina Aronoff, Associate Professor of Social Work
• Sarai Rivera, City Councilor, District 4, Worcester
• Khrystian King, Councilor-at-Large, Worcester
• James Bourque, Founding Wheelock@Worcester Site Coordinator and Adjunct Faculty

6:15 - 7:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception

The event is free, but registration is required.

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