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celebrating 50 years

You are invited to the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the SDSU School of Social Work!

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When November 9, 2013
Where SDSU Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center
10:30 am to 11:00 am Check-in
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Welcoming Remarks and address by Janlee Wong, MSW, Executive Director of the California Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm Buffet Lunch
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Institute“Exploring Best Practices in Social Work Now and the Future in the Fields of Aging, Children and Youth, Health, Behavioral Health, and More”Featured Panelists:

  • Pat Volland (Aging) Vice President, New York Academy of Medicine
  • Alfredo Aguirre (Behavioral Health) Director, SD County Department of Behavioral Health
  • Charles Wilson (Child Welfare) Executive Director of The Chadwich Center for Children and Families, Rady’s Children’s Hospital, San Diego
  • Mack Jenkins (Criminal Justice) Chief Probation Officer, San Diego County
  • Dr. Thom Reilly (Panel Moderator) Director, SDSU School of Social Work
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Reception
Cost $50 (includes lunch, institute attendance, reception, parking and materials)



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Driving Directions and Parking

The SDSU Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center is located on 55th street next to Parking Structure 5.

  • From Interstate 8-East Take the Mission Gorge Road/Fairmount Avenue exit. Travel south on Fairmount Avenue. Bear right and take the Montezuma Road exit. Turn left at 55th Street. Turn left into Parking Structure 5 (Aztrack).
  • From Interstate 8-West Take the College Avenue exit and proceed south. Turn right at Montezuma Road and proceed past Campanile Drive. Turn right at 55th Street. Turn left into Parking Structure 5 (Aztrack).

Thank You to All Our Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors ($5, 000):

SDSU School of Social Work Faculty

Gold Sponsors ($2, 500):

…..San Diego Youth Services

Silver Sponsors ($1, 000):

….South Bay Community Services……..Home StartNational Association of Social Workers

Advertising Sponsors ($50):

Social Advocates for YouthMental Health SystemsNorth County Lifeline

Alfredo Aguirre, LCSW, Director of Behavioral Health Services of San Diego County




Gallery – Our 50 Years of History!


Event Photos

Photos from this event have been posted!  See the album!