Social Work Programs

March is Social Work Month

Every year, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) honors social workers across the country with the observance of National Professional Social Work Month. To acknowledge National Professional Social Work Month, 2015 at HSS, the Department of Social Work Programs is sponsoring several events.

"Using Mindful Awareness to Enhance Clinical Practice in a Healthcare Setting," presented by Robert Schmehr, LCSW
Date: Monday, March 30th, 2015
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Location: Richard L. Menschel Education Center, 2nd Floor, Room C

*This lecture is open to all HSS staff. A limited number of seats are available to interested Social Work professionals in the community.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) has been demonstrated to improve therapeutic outcomes for patients across multiple treatment continuums while also improving job satisfaction and therapeutic efficacy for healthcare providers. To reserve by March 27th, 2015, please contact Jillian Rose, at x1952, or, or Melissa Flores, at x8934, or

In addition, information tables will be on site Monday, March 16th, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, on the 2nd floor elevator lobby, and before the March 30th presentation. The tables will offer information highlighting the role of HSS social workers, and the numerous and varied programs provided to our patients, their families and diverse communities locally, regionally, and nationally.

Please join us!