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Celebration of Social Work conference to be held at CU Somerset March 16


March 11, 2013
For Immediate Release

By Rebekah Southwood, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.—The Celebration of Social Work conference will be held Saturday, March 16 in the Campbellsville University Somerset classroom, located at 3825 C South Highway 27, Somerset.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., and costs $30 per session for NASW (National Association of Social Workers) members and $60 for non-NASW members. Registration is payable the day of the conference via check to NASW of Kentucky.

Registration may be completed through

The conference allows you to earn up to six continuing education units through the NASW- KY.

The conference offers two concurrent sessions: two from 9 a.m. to noon and two from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

From 9 a.m. to noon, Dr. Kellie Cody, CU assistant professor of social work, will lead “Evidence Based Practice,” and a Somerset Police Force UNITE Officer will present “Methamphetamine Awareness and Clandestine Lab Safety.”

Following lunch, Mary Lou Stephens will present “Saying Goodbye: Engaging Families During End of Life Care,” and Dr. Candace Hansford, CU associate professor of social work, will present “Human Trafficking/Global Issues.”

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,600 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is