Students, faculty attend social work conference

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2007-10-01
Huntington, Ind.—The Indiana state conference for the North American Christians in Social Work was held on Sept. 21 at the Salvation Army in Indianapolis. Featured speakers were Carrie Yocum, Ph.D., MSW, ACSW, LSW, from Grace College, who presented on "Ethics: Theory, Decision-Making Models and Day-to-Day Examples from a Christian Worldview”; Dr. Tim Heck who presented on "Sacred Healing of Marriage”; and Dr. Garrett Higbee who presented on "Counseling from a Faith-Based Perspective: Does It Make a Difference?"

Jeff Bryant, Indianapolis University, was elected to chairperson for the Indiana Chapter.

Huntington University social work students in their junior and senior years attended the conference along with Twyla Lee, director of social work education, and Carla MacDonald, assistant professor of social work.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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