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NASW-NC Asheville LPU July 2019 Lunch and Learn: Eco-Social Work
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When: July 18, 2019
Where: Mars Hill University, Ashville Center
303B Airport Rd
Asheville, North Carolina  28803
United States
Contact: Beth Vogler

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Asheville Local Program Unit Lunch and Learn


Topic: Eco-Social Work: Cultural, Ethical, and Practical Considerations for Social Workers


Presenter: Deborah Thibeault, DSW, LCSW


Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019


Time: 11:30AM - 1:30PM

Location: Mars Hill University, 303B Airport Road, Asheville, NC, 28803


NASW members -$15.00

Non-NASW members - $25.00

Students - $15.00

Lunch included


Registration Deadline: Friday, July 12, 2019


CE: 1.5 hours. Certificates of Attendance will be distributed at the end of the program.



This presentation explores the concept of Eco-social work from the theoretical framework of Deep Ecology and Indigenous Knowledge. Participants will: 

  • Gain knowledge about the history and importance of social works role in advancing environmental justice
  • Explore perspectives and ethical considerations of environmental justice
  • Understand the role culture plays when addressing environmental issues
  • Learn practical skills to assess and address the natural environmental needs of clients.

For additional information or directions, contact Beth Vogler (828-279-5295).

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