UMSSW’s 14th Annual Homecoming, Social Work in the Workplace

Social Work in the Workplace: Turning the Tables on Critical Conversations

Celebrating 40 Years of EAP

Employee Assistance Education and Research

Friday, March 13 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

University of Maryland School of Social Work

525 West Redwood St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

Registration & Coffee: 8:30 am

Critical Convo Presentations and Q&A: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Jodi Frey, PhD ’04, LCSW-C, MSW ’98, CEAP

Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Social Work

Chair, Employee Assistance Program Sub-Specialization & Chair,

Financial Social Work Initiative


Cultural Health & Well-Being in the Workplace

Victor Armstrong, MSW

Vice President-Behavioral Health, Atrium Health

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Minda Harts

Founder of The Memo, LLC and Author of The Memo

Gender Identity/Expression in the Workplace

Maria Whitter, MSW, LCSW, CEAP

Manager Central Region,

Special Investigations Unit, Centene Corporation

2020 Alumni Association Awards Luncheon,

SMC Campus Center: 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Alumni Association Awards will be presented at the luncheon

Concurrent Breakout Sessions: 1:45 pm – 3:45 pm

Anti-racism in the Workplace

Shawna Murray Browne, LCSW-C, MSW ’11, Executive Director &

Founder of Kindred Wellness, LLC and Kindred Community Healing

Multigenerational Divide in the Workplace

Steve Howe, MSW ’80, Chief of Human Resources,

The Children’s Guild Alliance

Social Work as a Profession in the Workplace

Lee Westgate, LCSW-C, MSW ’06, Clinical Instructor,

University of Maryland School of Social Work

Suicide & Violence in the Workplace

Dr. Kaoru Ichikawa, MSW ’91, Director at Resilie Laboratory Inc.

Cost: Alumni $60 – Friends $70 – Students $25

(includes lunch and 5 Category I CEUs)

To register, visit

or call 410-706-1839 to RSVP by February 28, 2020.


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