3rd Annual Showcase of DSW Scholars offers free CE credits and registration

Engage with leading UK DSW scholars as they present cutting-edge research in social work practice. Earn continuing education credits and advance your professional skills at this pivotal virtual event. Register for free today!

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Lexington, KY (April 17, 2024) – The University of Kentucky College of Social Work (CoSW) is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Showcase of DSW (Doctorate of Social Work) Scholars. This prestigious event, set to take place virtually from April 22-24, 2024, will gather leading DSW scholars to present on a range of contemporary social work practice issues.

This year’s showcase will feature insightful presentations on the latest theories, interventions, and approaches designed to tackle current challenges within the field. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to earn up to 15 continuing education credits while engaging with innovative research and practice methods that aim to advance the profession.

“The Showcase of DSW Scholars not only highlights the impactful work of our doctoral students but also serves as a critical platform for ongoing education within the social work community,” says Dr. Laura Escobar-Ratliff, Director of the DSW Program and Clinical Assistant Professor. “We are proud to facilitate this exchange of knowledge and to support the professional development of social workers across the country.”

Registration for the event is open and is free for all participants. This initiative underscores the CoSW’s commitment to excellence in social work education, research, and practice, offering a bridge between academic scholarship and practical application.

For more information and to register for the 2024 Showcase of DSW Scholars, please visit https://socialwork.uky.edu/academics/dsw-program/scholar-showcase/.

For over 85 years, the College of Social Work (CoSW) at the University of Kentucky has been a leader in education. Our mission is clear: Through rigorous research, excellence in instruction, and steadfast service, the CoSW works to improve the human condition. Always, in all ways.

As the state’s flagship university, our mission is actualized through our deeds. Our faculty are renowned academicians dedicated to fostering the development of high-quality practitioners and researchers. As a college, we promote community and individual well-being through translational research and scholarship, exemplary teaching, and vital community engagement. We are committed to the people and social institutions throughout Kentucky, the nation, and the world.