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Leadership Development Institute

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Morning Sessions From 9:00 am‒12:00 pm

M. Social Work Leadership for Interprofessional Education and Practice

Although interprofessional collaboration is not new to social work educators, the emergence of identified competencies for interprofessional education and practice creates heightened opportunities and obligations for social work leadership. This institute will include presentations from and interactive discussions with social work educators who are current leaders in interprofessional education and practice.

Maureen Rubin, University of Nevada, Reno
Barbara Jones, University of Texas at Austin
Peter Chernack, Adelphi University School of Social Work
Shelly Cohen Konrad, Western New England University
Cheryl Springer, Salem State University


Thursday, November 3, 2016
Afternoon Sessions From 2:00 pm—5:00 pm

N. Strategic Managing and Mentoring of Adjunct Instructors

This LDI will present a model for training and supporting adjuncts, providing an opportunity for attendees to engage with other leaders and develop a plan for implementation based on a program’s need for adjunct faculty members. Social justice implications for the implicit curricula will be explored regarding hiring and managing adjunct instructors. Solutions that address recruitment and mentoring issues for adjunct faculty members will be discussed.

Lucy Mercier, Saginaw Valley State University
Denise E. Dedman, Saginaw Valley State University

Continuing Education

If you register for any one of these preconference workshops, you are eligible for three hours of continuing education units.