Welcome to the Proceedings of NACSW’s 53rd Annual Convention and Training Conference
Louisville, KY • October 23-26, 2003
Below you will find a conference proceedings comprised of a sampling of materials presented during workshops and poster sessions during its Convention 2003 in Louisville, KY on October 23-26, 2003.
The papers in these proceedings are varying length, structure, and styles. Except for some very basic formatting, submissions did not undergo a formal editing process. Our hope is that the following collection of papers will be of value to current NACSW members and friends by extending the impact and reach of the materials presented at Convention 2003, especially to those who were not able to attend the convention.
Papers in this proceeding are arranged according to the 6 convention tracks used to organize the program at Convention 2003. To access any paper, simply click on the title of the presentation you are interested in viewing.
Social Work Direct Practice
Empowering Our Youth To Make Responsible Choices • Ed Crawford
Using Artistic Accurate Empathy And The Music Impact Inventory Scale (Miis) For Clients Facing Life-Threatening Illnesses • Wilifred Gallant, Michael Holosko, Melanie Gallant
Where There Is Laughter, There Is Hope • Bob Mitchell
Coping With Difficult Life Transitions By Older Adults: The Role Of Religion • Mary P. Van Hook And Jose Oscar Rivera
Faith of the Social Worker
Developing A Faith-Based Counseling Approach • James W. Ellor
The Praxis Of Social Work: A Model Of How Faith Informs Practice Informs Faith • Jon E. Singletary
Community Organizing and Development
The Clearinghouse Concept • Jean Malendro
Faith-Based Organizations As Partners In Social Services: Implications For Community Social Work Practice • Phyllis F. Scott And Joanne Whelley
Exploring The Influence Of Religion Among The Most Active Volunteer Service Club Members • Michael E. Sherr And Glenn Shields
Social Work Education
Connecting Church And Calling: Conducting Domestic Violence Research In Conservative Christian Denominations • Rene’ Drumm, Marciana Popescu & Jan Wrenn
Service Learning: A Model For Connecting The Classroom To The Community • Lanny Endicott And Robert