The UST/SCU School of Social Work Group Work Institute will offer a workshop on “The Use of Creativity in Group Work,” on Friday, April 16. This workshop will connect the theory and principles of group work to current creative practices in the field. Presenters will share their work and lead participants through experiential exercises.
The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Rauenhorst Hall (ballroom) in the Coeur de Catherine student center at St. Catherine University. (Click here for a map.) Parking is available in the guest lot behind O’Shaughnessy Auditorium with a guest permit. To obtain a guest permit, e-mail Kelly Fox.
The mission of the Group Work Institute is to promote a deeper knowledge of the theories, skills, values and methods involved in facilitating multipurpose social work with groups.
Keynote speaker Mary Tinucci has been a social worker in the St. Paul Public Schools since 1991 and is founder of The Lab, an arts- and wellness-based program. The Lab is committed to providing creative and experiential learning opportunities that support a vision of long-term social and emotional health for urban youth.
The cost of the workshop is $25 for professionals and $10 for students and retirees. Make your check out to: School of Social Work. For scholarship information, contact Sandy Parnell, (651) 690-6755.
Registrations are requested; however, participants are welcome to pay at the event. To register, send name, phone number and e-mail address with payment to SCU/UST Group Work Institute: The Use of Creativity in Group Work, School of Social Work, St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105, Attn: Kelly Fox.
For more information about registration, contact Fox, (651) 690-6996.