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Social Work Calendar

Social Work Events Calendar

Field Orientation Training

  • Date: January 14, 2020
  • Time: 9 a.m.-noon
  • Location: Liberty Mountain Conference Center, Room 108
  • Host: Social Work Department
  • *Required for field students and their Agency Task Supervisors.

All Student Meeting

  • Date: January 14, 2020
  • Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 4412
  • Host: Social Work Department
  • *Required for all SOWK majors.

Gate 1 Fingerprinting

  • Date: January 28, 2020
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 3318
  • Host: Social Work Department
  • Description: SOWK students enrolled in the SOWK 294: Gate 1 course can come get fingerprinted for free!

 Chinese Open House
 
 
  • Date: January 24, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby
  • Host: International Student Center
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity

 National March for Life in Washington D.C.
 
 
  • Date: January 24, 2020
  • Time: 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Host: Students for Life LU Club
  • Description: This trip is an amazing opportunity to come together with 250,000+ pro-life advocates from across the nation and march for the rights of the unborn! It is available at a small cost to Liberty University students, or for free to faculty members who wish to attend as chaperones! A one-time payment of $30 covers transportation fees for the day. Students will be responsible for their own meals throughout the day. This is an official LU Send trip. Excused absences have been approved by the Provost Office. Please sign up using the following link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=jiH4ugKzZUSpk0o5yXJRsjy0dV15cM9JncmOzYSbE3tUNFE4TTk5QU5LODhXODBZUzI1T1EwVlNZMS4u 
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Lynchburg 101: Poverty, Part 1
 
 
  • Date: February 4, 2020
  • Time: 4:15 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Montview Ballroom
  • Host: LU Serve
  • Description: Are you willing to confront your stereotypes regarding poverty? Come experience poverty in a simulated city where you will have limited assets as you make daily decisions. Learn what it’s like to live in poverty and what you can do to make an impact! To register, text “poverty” to 24502 or visit the Lynchburg 101 Workshop webpage. *A free meal will be provided towards the end of the Workshop. *Registration is required to participate.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal for Virginia

 
  • Date: February 7, 2020
  • Time: 9 – 10 a.m.
  • Location: Horizon Behavioral Health; 226 Union Blvd, Appomattox
  • Host: Horizon Behavioral Health
  • Description: In 2016, the opioid crisis was declared a public health emergency in Virginia. Data recently released in Virginia shows a big increase in deaths in 2019 from methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl. As a result, the office of the chief medical examiner expects total drug fatalities in 2019 to approach 1,550- a 4 percent jump from the previous year. Revive! Helps people learn how to recognize and respond to opioid overdose emergencies by administering Naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of opioid overdose. Naloxone will be provided free of charge. To register or schedule a Revive! Training contact Januwaa Davis by phone at (434)-477-5464 or by email at mhealth@horizonbh.org.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Writing Workshop
 
 
  • Date: February 6, 2020
  • Time: 5-6 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 3268
  • Host: Social Work Department
  • Description: This writing workshop will equip you to take your writing to the next level. Through this event, you will learn grammar tips, scholarly writing, APA tricks, and other information that will improve your writing and help you cut down on the writing time! These skills will not only be helpful for your time in school and boosting your resume, but they are also an excellent asset for you as you enter the workforce. The GSA team will stay until 6:30pm to assist with any questions regarding APA, papers students are working on, general writing skills, research, or any other burning writing questions you may have!
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

     Social Work Research Tips & Strategies

    • Date: February 10, 2020
    • Time: 5-6:30 p.m.
    • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 3268
    • Host: Social Work Department
    • Description: Learn how to avoid getting stuck in the common pitfalls of the research process from Amanda Hahn, Research & Instruction Librarian. This seminar will cover general research principles, what research looks like in the Social Work discipline, and strategies for making the most out of the Jerry Falwell Library.
    • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Got DNA?
 
 
  • Date: February 12, 2020
  • Time: 5 p.m.
  • Location: CNS 352
  • Host: Forensic Science Club
  • Description: April Rasmussen, a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, will be presenting on how victims of assault are cared for following the assault. She also explains how and what type of evidence is collected to apprehend the perpetrator.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

    Social Work Club

    • Date: February 13, 2020
    • Time: 6:30 p.m.
    • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 1368
    • Host: Social Work Club
    • Description: Enjoy a time of fellowship, food, and learning ways to serve our community from Dr. Washington at the Salvation Army!
    • 15 point approved Social Work activity

     


 Lynchburg 101: Poverty, Part 2
 
 
  • Date: February 13, 2020
  • Time: 4:15 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Montview Student Center, Alumni Ballroom
  • Host: LU Serve
  • Description: Are you willing to confront your stereotypes regarding poverty? Come experience poverty in a simulated city where you will have limited assets as you make daily decisions. Learn what it’s like to live in poverty and what you can do to make an impact! To register, text “poverty” to 24502 or visit the Lynchburg 101 Workshop webpage. *A free meal will be provided towards the end of the Workshop. *Registration is required to participate.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Meal Packing for Haiti

 
  • Date: February 21, 2020
  • Time: 1 hour time slots between 1 p.m. -10 p.m.
  • Location: LaHaye Multi-Purpose Center
  • Host: LU Serve
  • Description: Every year, more than 3.5 million Haitians are on emergency food status, putting them at risk for fatal hunger-related illnesses. On Friday, February 21st, LU Serve is taking steps to end hunger in Haiti by hosting a Meal Packing Event in partnership with Feed My Starving Children and Mission of Hope. Across all academic departments, 1,500 students, faculty, and staff will have the opportunity to pack 200,000 nutritious meals for starving children and families in Haiti. Please sign up if you plan to attend.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

Resume & Interview Workshop

  • Date: February 24, 2020
  • Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Location: Career Center
  • Host: Social Work Department
     

     International Social Work- Dominican Republic

    • Date: February 24, 2020
    • Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
    • Location: DeMoss Hall, 3064
    • Host: Social Work Department
    • Description: Come learn about what social work in the Dominican Republic looks like! You will have the opportunity to hear from two organizations in the DR that our Department partners with. Students will also have the chance to learn how they can visit the DR with the Social Work Department in the future!
    • 15 point approved Social Work activity

      Compassion International Experience

      • Date: February 26, 2020
      • Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
      • Location: Montview Student Center, 1st Floor
      • Host: LU Serve
      • Description: Ever wonder what life is like for a child living in poverty?  Compassion’s Virtual Reality (VR) experience will allow you to dive into the world of a Compassion child.  Take a tour around their neighborhood, family, friends, and school, while you enjoy food tastings from each region.  Learn how the Compassion program changes lives and be inspired to help create hope for a child through prayer or sponsorship.
      • 15 point approved Social Work activity

    Resume & Interview Workshop

    • Date: February 27, 2020
    • Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
    • Location: Career Center
    • Host: Social Work Department

 Taste of Nations
 
 
  • Date: February 27, 2020
  • Time: 9 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Location: Vines Center
  • Host: International Student Center
  • Description: Come enjoy authentic food from over twenty nations across the globe! *While supplies last.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity

 Field Interview Day
 
 
  • Date: March 3, 2020
  • Time: 8 a.m.-Noon
  • Location: LaHaye Event Space, Green Hall
  • Host: Social Work Department

 Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal for Virginia

  • Date: March 3, 2020
  • Time: 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Location: Citizens First Conference Room; 85 Carden Lane, Rustburg, VA
  • Host: Horizon Behavioral Health
  • Description: In 2016, the opioid crisis was declared a public health emergency in Virginia. Data recently released in Virginia shows a big increase in deaths in 2019 from methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl. As a result, the office of the chief medical examiner expects total drug fatalities in 2019 to approach 1,550- a 4 percent jump from the previous year. Revive! Helps people learn how to recognize and respond to opioid overdose emergencies by administering Naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of opioid overdose. Naloxone will be provided free of charge. To register or schedule a Revive! Training contact Januwaa Davis by phone at (434)-477-5464 or by email at mhealth@horizonbh.org.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 International Field Interest Meeting
 
 
  • Date: March 5, 2020
  • Time: 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Location: International Student Center, DeMoss Hall
  • Host: Social Work Department

 
African Open House
 
 
  • Date: March 11, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby
  • Host: International Student Center
  • Description: Immerse yourself in African culture and cuisine at an open house event. Enjoy food, games, and cultural activities.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity
 

 
Caribbean Open House
 
 
  • Date: March 25, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby
  • Host: International Student Center
  • Description: Immerse yourself in Caribbean culture and cuisine at an open house event. Enjoy food, games, and cultural activities.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity
 

 Homelessness Awareness Day – Cancelled
 
 
  • Date: March 27, 2020
  • Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: Department of Social Work, Demoss Hall 3300
  • Host: Phi Alpha Honor Society
  • Description: Stop by the Department of Social Work to learn about homelessness in America and talk to one of our local agency representatives about how you can make a difference!
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity 

 Phi Alpha Donation Drive – Cancelled
 
 
  • Date: March 27, 2020
  • Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: Department of Social Work, Demoss Hall 3300
  • Host: Phi Alpha Honor Society
  • Description: Bring in a hygiene item to be distributed to the homeless population in our area.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity 

 Phi Alpha Service Project – Cancelled
 
 
  • Date: TBA
  • Time: TBA
  • Location: TBA
  • Host: Phi Alpha Honor Society
  • Description: Volunteer to serve lunch or dinner at a specified venue with Phi Alpha Honor Society students. More details to come.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity 

 Comprehensive Exam
 
 
  • Date: March 31, 2020
  • Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Location: Online
  • Host: Social Work Department

 LU Serve Workshop: Clean Water Initiative
 
 
  • Date: April 7th, 2020
  • Time: 5:30 -7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Freedom Tower, 1st Floor
  • Host: LU Serve
  • Description: More than 1.1 billion people around the world lack access to clean water and 5 million die annually with unsafe water or zero access. How will you respond to this issue? Come experience how water becomes clean and learn how you can get involved!
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

     Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal for Virginia

    • Date: April 3, 2020
    • Time: 9 – 10 a.m.
    • Location: Horizon Wellness Center; 1409 Ole Dominion Blvd, Bedford
    • Host: Horizon Behavioral Health
    • Description: In 2016, the opioid crisis was declared a public health emergency in Virginia. Data recently released in Virginia shows a big increase in deaths in 2019 from methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl. As a result, the office of the chief medical examiner expects total drug fatalities in 2019 to approach 1,550- a 4 percent jump from the previous year. Revive! Helps people learn how to recognize and respond to opioid overdose emergencies by administering Naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of opioid overdose. Naloxone will be provided free of charge. To register or schedule a Revive! Training contact Januwaa Davis by phone at (434)-477-5464 or by email at mhealth@horizonbh.org.
    • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Field Appreciation Luncheon – Cancelled
 
 
  • Date: April 7, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: The Bottling Company Reception Hall; 701 Thomas Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502
  • Host: Social Work Department

 Gate 1 Informational Meeting
 
 
  • Date: April 9, 2020
  • Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Location: WebEx
  • Host: Social Work Department
 

Korean Open House
 
 
  • Date: April 8, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby
  • Host: International Student Center
  • Description: Immerse yourself in Korean culture and cuisine at an open house event. Enjoy food, games, and cultural activities.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity
 

Run 4 Their Lives
 
 
  • Date: April 11, 2020
  • Time: 9 a.m.
  • Location: Liberty University Indoor Track: 1521 Liberty Mountain Drive, Lynchburg, VA
  • Host: Freedom 4/24
  • Description: Run 4 Their Lives is a Freedom 4/24 event that raises awareness and funds to bring sexually exploited women and children into freedom. Run 4 Their Lives is Freedom 4/24’s race series which is held in cities across the United States to bring communities together for a family friendly, hopeful event to increase awareness of human trafficking, share stories of girls who are now rescued and free, and to encourage continued advocacy. Funds raised through each race is used to support the continued work in the fight for freedom. Please use the following link to find further information or to register to participate in this event: https://lyh.freedom424.org/.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Pre-Field Meeting
 
 
  • Date: April 14, 2020
  • Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Location: WebEx
  • Host: Social Work Department

 ASAD Fashion Show: Akwaba
 
 
  • Date: April 18, 2020
  • Time: 6-9 p.m.
  • Location: LaHaye Multipurpose Center, Green Hall
  • Host: LU Serve
  • Description: This year’s theme explores the influence of African culture on the rest of the world, from dance to fashion to the trends set by Africa. You may purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asad-fashion-show-2020-tickets-85719847371. Formal attire required.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Phi Alpha Honor Society Induction Ceremony
 
 
  • Date: April 20, 2020
  • Time: 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Location: WebEx
  • Host: Social Work Department

 
Asian Open House
 
 
  • Date: April 22, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby
  • Host: International Student Center
  • Description: Immerse yourself in Asian culture and cuisine at an open house event. Enjoy food, games, and cultural activities.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity
     

    Military Style Team Building Challenge – Canceled
     
    • Date: April 25, 2020
    • Time and Location: The exact time and location will be released 72 hours prior to the start of the event.
    • Host: Joshua Turner
    • Details: Required Equipment: A Ruck, Weight (10lbs), Water Bottle, Personal Identification, Cash or Debit/Credit Card. Email Professor Turner (jturner30@liberty.edu) for further information, assistance with gear, or to secure your spot.
    • 15 point approved Social Work activity

     Revive! Opioid Overdose Reversal for Virginia

    • Date: May 5, 2020
    • Time: 1-2 p.m.
    • Location: Horizon Behavioral Health; 2235 Landover Place, Lynchburg, VA
    • Host: Horizon Behavioral Health
    • Description: In 2016, the opioid crisis was declared a public health emergency in Virginia. Data recently released in Virginia shows a big increase in deaths in 2019 from methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl. As a result, the office of the chief medical examiner expects total drug fatalities in 2019 to approach 1,550- a 4 percent jump from the previous year. Revive! Helps people learn how to recognize and respond to opioid overdose emergencies by administering Naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of opioid overdose. Naloxone will be provided free of charge. To register or schedule a Revive! Training contact Januwaa Davis by phone at (434)-477-5464 or by email at mhealth@horizonbh.org.
    • 15 point approved Social Work activity