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Distinguished Alumni Honored for 2016

JANUARY 21, 2016

The Distinguished Alumni Awards honor Boston College School of Social Work MSW or PhD alumni who have made significant contributions to the social work profession. This year, two awards were handed out during a ceremony held on January 8th at McGuinn Hall, to  Daniel Gill, MSW '06, and  Judith S. Willison, MSW '87.

Daniel D. Gill is currently employed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs' VA Maryland Health Care System as a Team Lead in the HUD-VASH (Veterans Affairs Supported Housing) program.
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Judith S. Willison is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Bridgewater State University. She teaches social work practice courses, Dynamics of Diversity and Oppression, and an elective focused on a multisystemic approach to addressing violence.  See bio »  

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Events

Maine Colloquium

MAY 5, 2009
Reception 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Presentation 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Dr. Deb Butterfield will present a lecture "Intuition as a Reliable Skill in a Clinical Setting and as a Resource for Client Health and Well-being"

Intuitive awareness appears to be increasingly compromised by a complex reality unique to our culture: the pace of daily living; absorption of too much information; over identification with cultural ideals of productivity; the impact of the media's subliminal messages and exposure to trauma all affect intuitive awareness. Unexpressed or overwhelming emotions, fear and stress impede intuitive receptivity.  In depression, intuitive awareness is often shut down, depriving individuals of a natural means towards health and wholeness.

Who Should Attend:
Social Workers, Mental Health professionals, Individuals interested in pursuing a master's degree in social work and Interested members of the community.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

The Colloquium will be held in Jewett Hall Auditorium, 77 Fort Road, on the Southern Maine Community College Campus in South Portland, Maine. Attendees may park where "Visitor Parking" is designated on the map.

For more information about the BCGSSW 3-4 year MSW programs serving students in the Maine area contact: Krista Haapala by email HAAPALA@bc.edu or by phone 207.415.1080.