Harris County Sheriff to Deliver Keynote at Annual Social Work Awards Breakfast
The Graduate College of Social Work will host the 12th annual Greater Houston Area Social Work Awards Breakfast on March 2, 2012. The annual event honors the best and brightest in the profession and celebrates social workers in the greater Houston area.
The program includes a breakfast buffet, awards ceremony, networking opportunities and a keynote address "The Harris County Jail: The Largest Mental Health Provider in Texas" from Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia. Sheriff Garcia has developed numerous community outreach and partnership initiatives in Harris County as well as programs to reduce recidivism within the inmate population. Read Sheriff Garcia's bio here.
Early registration for the event (which includes .2 CEUs) is $40 before February 24, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Registration is $55 after February 24, 2012. Students can register for $25 with a current student ID.
The Greater Houston Area Social Work Awards Breakfast is sponsored by:
Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County
National Association of Black Social Workers - Houston Chapter
National Association of Social Workers - Houston Branch
Society for Social Work Leadership in Healthcare - Texas Chapter
Texas Southern University, Department of Social Work
University of Houston - Clear Lake, Social Work Program
University of Houston - Downtown, Social Work Program
University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work
University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work, Alumni Association
University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work, Student Association
WHAT: 12TH ANNUAL GREATER HOUSTON AREA SOCIAL WORK AWARDS BREAKFAST
WHEN: March 2, 2012, Breakfast Buffet: 8:00 a.m.-8:45am, Awards and Program: 9:00 a.m.-noon
WHERE: Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library, University of Houston
To register by phone and pay by credit card, call 713-743-1060 or 713-743-1202. Questions? Call 713-743-8145.