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Feb 1 / Julie Alter-Kay

School of Social Work Student Organization to host leadership workshop

The School of Social Work Student Leadership Learning Community is designed to enhance and develop leadership skills.  As part of the leadership series, a workshop will be held this Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in room 150 of the Thompson Home.   Larmender Davis will facilitate this workshop entitled:  Leadership for the 21st Century.  The discussion will include the concept of management vs. leadership and an exercise to develop an elevator speech.

Larmender is immediate past president of the SSW Alumni Association Board and is the supervisor of the Social Work Department at Karmanos Cancer Institute with over 20 years of experience in non-profit management.  Most recently she was elected for a two-year term to serve as a Board Director at Large for the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW).  The purpose of  Board of Directors is to assist with the leadership and general promotion of AOSW in support of the organization’s mission and vision of advancing excellence in the psychosocial care of persons with cancer, their families, and caregivers through networking, education, advocacy, research and resource development. The AOSW is a non-profit, international, 501(c) 3 organization with over 1,000 members. Prior to getting elected as a board member, she served as the Michigan State Representative for AOSW as a member of the Membership Committee.

Don’t miss out on what is sure to be an informative and engaging workshop.  Delicious refreshments provided. Everyone Welcome!

L. Davis

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