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Tuesday, October 10 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Community Engagement and Graduate Training: Partnering for the Public Good

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The University of Denver’s graduate and professional schools have profound influence on the metro Denver area and beyond. The University has a decades-long legacy of offering clinics to members of the community, partnering with local organizations for internships and community-based coursework, and engaging students in the community in ways that enhance their classroom learning.

As Denver experiences explosive growth in combination with the increasing need for mental and behavioral health expertise, the University’s Schools of Education, Social Work and Professional Psychology decided to collaborate in new and interdisciplinary ways. The deans of each school will discuss the opportunities and challenges that such substantial community engagement presents—from structural and capacity issues to data tracking and outcome measurement to quality control.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda McBride

Amanda McBride

Dean, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver
Professor Amanda Moore McBride is the Morris Endowed Dean of the Graduate School of Social Work. She is an internationally recognized expert in civic and community engagement, and her scholarship focuses on promoting engagement through education, programs and policy, addressing issues... Read More →
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Karen Riley

Dean, Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver
Dr. Riley is the Dean for the Morgridge College of Educational at the University of Denver. Her education includes a B.S. in Psychology; a M.A. in Early Childhood Special Education, and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Child and Family Studies. She completed a... Read More →
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Shelly Smith-Acuna

Dean, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver


Tuesday October 10, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am
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