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Aug. 2, 2011

At A Glance

Counselors, social workers to attend College of Education's annual helping school

Almost 150 counselors, social workers and other helping professionals from across the state will gather on the University of Iowa campus Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 3-5, for the 32nd Annual Summer School for Helping Professionals (ASSHP).

The school, sponsored by the UI College of Education Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, provides an opportunity for experts to attend workshops led by UI professors and other community professionals to keep current in their fields, according to Dennis Maki, school director and chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education.

All 15 workshops will be held in various locations in the Lindquist Center on the UI campus.

New workshops this year include: Drug Endangered Children; Working with Adults and Adolescents with Autism; Problem Gambling Diagnosis, Referral and Treatment; Post Deployment Issues facing Returning Veterans; Introduction to Drug Treatment Court; Mental Health First Aid; Working with People who are Homeless; Changing the World One Step at a Time; The Holy Trinity: Misuse of Narcotics, Benzs and Psycho-Stimulants; Mindfulness and Treatment of Anxiety; and returning workshops on ethics and grant writing.

For more information, contact Maki at 319-530-0491 or visit for a complete schedule. The school is organized by the UI Center for Conferences.


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