Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Throughout the 2016/2017 academic year, The Learning Institute: Global Well-Being and Social Change will be offering a number of workshops and presentations around the theme of CHILDREN'S RIGHTS: BUILDING RESILIENCE, PROTECTING FROM HARM, & FOSTERING WELL-BEING. Brief descriptions of these thematic events are described below.

The Learning Institute is possible due to the following support:

Department of Social Work

Social Work Organization

September 15, 2016

The Pursuit of Truth: Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Seeking Justice Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion      

 A documentary film that exposes fundamental flaws in the justice system's treatment of adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Panel discussion to follow.

Myers Auditorium, McComsey Hall

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Cost: Free ($25 for 3 CEUs) Contact MU Ticketing Office at 717-871-7600 to reserve your tickets or reserve online at  http://muticketsonline.com

October 5, 2016

Sexual Deviance and Criminal Sexual Behavior: An Examination of Myths, Risk and Intervention  

Presented by Molly Simmons, M.S., NCC, L.P.C. and Cam Richesson, M.S., NCP, LPC, CSOTS, CSMS both of Triad Treatment Specialists, Inc.

An introduction to the criminal justice system in terms of sanctions imposed as well as the Containment Model in terms of best practices in community based treatment of those who offend sexually will further provide a comprehensive understanding of this population. 

Stayer Hall, Multipurpose Room

6:00pm-9:00pm

Cost: Free ($25 for 3 CEUs). Contact MU Ticketing Office at 717-871-7600 to reserve your tickets or reserve online at http://muticketsonline.com

November 16, 2016

Motivational Interviewing: A Basic Understanding                                                            

Presented by Marilyn Stein, MEd, founder MGS Consulting LLC 

This workshop will introduce participants to both the "spirit" of Motivational Interviewing and the science that supports its use. It will introduce the core skills and provide methods for getting started in your own MI practice.

Stayer Hall, Multipurpose Room

9:00am-4:00pm

Cost: Free ($25 for 6 CEUs).  Contact MU Ticketing Office at 717-871-7600 to reserve your tickets or reserve online at http://muticketsonline.com

February 22, 2017

Mindfulness in the Treatment of Trauma                                                                                               

Presented by Marsha Charles, MS, NCC, LPC of Change Your Mind: Center for Brain-Body Wellness

This training will introduce you to new research on integrative mind-body interventions and how to implement these skills in the treatment of trauma.

Student Memorial Center, Reighard Multipurpose Room                                                                                                                                                                

6:00pm-9:00pm

Cost: Free ($25 for 3 CEUs). Contact MU Ticketing Office at 717-871-7600 to reserve your tickets or reserve online at http://muticketsonline.com

March 29, 2017

Save the Date!! Topic and Presenter to be Determined

June 7-9, 2017

Save the Date!!

4th Annual Global Well-Being and Social Change Conference: Children's Rights: Building Resilience, Protecting from Harm & Fostering Well-Being

Ware Center, Lancaster, PA