The Department of Social Work at Misericordia University recently hosted state Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20, Lehman Twp., to discuss legislative issues and the annual Legislative Education and Advocacy Day in Harrisburg.
About 1,000 students and social work professionals gather in the state capital annually to champion for legislation that affects their profession and the clients they serve throughout the commonwealth. This year, the program is focusing its attention on House Bill 390, which stresses the importance of certification for school social workers.
Students in Misericordia University's Social Welfare and Policy class, as well as other social work majors from the institution will be attending the advocacy day on March 25.
For more information about the social work program at Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or visit www.misericordia.edu/socialwork.
The Department of Social Work at Misericordia University hosted state Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20, Lehman Twp., to discuss current events and the annual Legislative Education and Advocacy Day at the Pennsylvania State Capitol for social work students and professionals. Participating in the program, first row from left, are Lindsay Lord, Frackville, Pa.; Hebah Siam, Hanover Twp., Pa.; Rossalynn Collura, Jermyn, Pa.; Kendra Mattice, Pennsburg, Pa.; Emily Martin, Kennett Square, Pa.; Lauren Butera, Harveys Lake, Pa.; Savannah Gregoris, Wernersville, Pa., and Katelyn Campbell, Sunbury, Pa.; second row, Richard Grier, Dover, Del.; Tyler Soos, Colonia, N.J.; Alyssa Leggieri,Schwenksville, Pa.; Assistant Professor Carly Ellman, L.C.S.W., social work, Misericordia University; Sen. Baker, Associate Professor Susan McDonald, M.S.W., Ph.D., L.C.W., department chair, social work, Misericordia University; Marina Contorno, Greenfield Twp., Pa., and Molly Hasay, Benton, Pa.