Social Work Students to Present at State Conference

MANSFIELD – Several Mansfield University students will have the opportunity to present their work at this year’s National Association of Social Workers-PA State conference in September.  The theme of the conference is   “Making Waves” to incite change in communities and the nation.  Mansfield social work students will contribute to this change “tsunami” by presenting at the state’s annual professional conference.

Heather Allen, Mariah Conrad and Ashley Dunning will conduct a “Ted-talk” presentation on career opportunities in the human services field.  The presentation is an outgrowth of a spring 2019 organization of a mixer for local professionals and students.

Other exciting department news is that five students’ will be presenting posters work from the SWK 3308 Research course at the conference.  The MU Social Work students presenting are:

  • Larry Anderson, “Money Management Skills for Better Living”
  • Tia Archer, “Single System Design on Improving Sleep Habits”
  • Mariah Conrad, “The Effects of a Sleep Schedule on Productivity
  • Brionna Fassett, “Single System Design to Improve Walking Duration
  • Morgan White, “Cessation of Smoking in Pregnant Women

 The Mansfield students will join PA educators and other students in a day of presentations, workshops and fun at the Kalahari Resort on Monday, September 23.