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Department of Social Work

College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

WCU Fall 2017 Catamount Career & Networking Day, Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Visit us at the WCU Fall 2017 Catamount Career & Networking Day

Wednesday, October 4th
11am - 3pm
Ramsey Center - Western Carolina University

Self-Care Conference, October 27, 2017

Save the Date! Friday, October 27, 2017. Culp Center. The Self-Care Initiative will sponsor an all-day Self-Care Conference for mental health students and practitioners. Topics include:

  • Ethics - Ramifications of lack of care
  • Easy Meal Prep for Home and Healthy Food on the go
  • Storytelling
  • Exercise Science
  • Bluegrass Music and Music for Well-being
  • Panel: QiGong, Tai Chi, Yoga
Professional Development Conference, April 14th, 2017
Due to scheduling difficulties with the Culp Auditorium, the 2017 Social Work Professional Development Conference will be on Friday, April 14th in the Culp Center. The Department of Social Work will sponsor our annual Professional Development Conference including a Social Service Career Fair, student professional development workshops, and mental health practitioner workshops.
East Tennessee State University Department of Social Work Presents: Dr. Strom-Gottfried, May 25th, 2017



Dr. Strom-Gottfried will present at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon on May 25, 9:00am-3:30pm, Room 103.
     The topics will include Ethics and Social Networking and Ethical Action in Challenging Times. Five hours of continuing education units are being offered through TN NASW (recognized by the VA Social Work Licensure Board). ETSU affiliates will attend for free; NASW members for $15; all others $30. Registration deadline is May 20. If circumstances arise that make attendance impossible, registrants may contact Rana Duncan-Daston and designate someone else to attend in his/her place. Dr. Duncan-Daston may be reached at or 276-619-4364.


Kim Strom-Gottfried, Ph.D.
     Dr. Strom-Gottfried is the Smith P. Theimann Distinguished Professor for Ethics and Professional Practice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Social Work. She has written over 60 articles, monographs and chapters on ethics and practice. She is the author of Straight Talk about Professional Ethics and The Ethics of Practice with Minors, and the co-author of the texts Best of Boards, Direct Social Work Practice and Teaching Social Work Values and Ethics: A Curriculum Resource. NASW’s 55th anniversary of the NASW Code of Ethics recognized social workers who have advanced its values, principles, and standards through education, practice, and professional review. Dr. Strom-Gottfried was one of the honorees.

The Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center address is One Partnership Circle, Abingdon, Virginia. It is located just off I-81, Exit 14, and parking is free.

Rana Duncan-Daston
ETSU Social Work in Abingdon

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