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There is a Career in Aging Waiting for YOU! 

aging imageIn honor of the upcoming Healthy Aging Month in September, the Aging Specialization Faculty at the College of Social Work is pleased to host a month-long Forum Series that focuses on career opportunities in aging for social workers. We invite all students to join us for great conversation and pizza (or bring your own lunch), on Tuesdays (Sept. 6, -13, 20, and 27), from 12-1pm, in Hamilton 227.  

For past topics click HERE, or scroll to the bottom of this page to view the videos.

The topics are:

  • Sept. 6 – Government/AARP (Coordinator/Moderator: Katherine Leith, PhD)
  • Sept. 13 – Hospice (Coordinator/Moderator: Sue Levkoff, PhD)
  • Sept 20 – Case Management/Care Coordination (Coordinator/Moderator: Nicole Cavanagh, PhD)
  • Sept. 27 – Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) (Coordinator/Moderator: Rita J. Chou, PhD).

Links to videos:

  • Government/AARP coordinated and moderated by Katherine Leith, PhD.
    Click HERE for the video link.
  • Hospice coordinated and moderated by Sue Levkoff, PhD.
    Click HERE for the video link.
  • Case Management/Care Coordination coordinated and moderated by Nicole Cavanagh, PhD.
    Click HERE for the video link.
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) coordinated and moderated by Rita J. Chou, PhD.
    Click HERE for the video link.

Dementia Dialogues Training Course

Register Today to Save a Seat. Click here.

Did you know?

  • An estimated 16 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s by 2050.
  • Every 67 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s disease in the United States.
  • 1 in 9 individuals ages 65+ has Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.

Are you prepared?

Attain the knowledge, provide awareness, and promote understanding.

What:

Attend the Dementia Dialogues Training Course to learn how to work with and/or care for persons who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. The course consists of 5 sessions, taught over two 4-hour days.  Participation is free of charge, and refreshments will be served. Participants who complete both 4-hour days will receive a Certificate of Attendance.  For more details, please check out the attached flyer.

When:

Wednesday, October 12, 2016; 9am to 1pm
Thursday, October 13, 2016; 9am to 1pm

Where:

The training will be held on campus, at the Office for the Study of Aging, 730 Devine Street, Suite 111, Columbia, SC 29208.

How:

Seating is limited,  so register today. Please click HERE.  

Seating is limited

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Macie Smith, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Dr. Katherine Leith, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Give Now

Your support of the College of Social Work makes a difference for our students, research, and communities. To help us to continue to provide top social work education to future social workers and service leaders, please give now.

Contact Development

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Ways to Give

We are grateful for the strong support that we have received and would like to build upon it so that we may grow even more and share our pride in the University and the College of Social Work. There are many ways to contribute to the success and impact of the College of Social Work, its faculty, and its students.

Cash Gifts are the most immediate way to support our work. You can:

  • Give online
  • Give by phone at 803.777.7244 or toll-free at 877.349.2106
  • Mail your gift—please include our giving form with your check, credit card payment, or money order. Please make checks payable to USC Education Foundations. Mail to University of South Carolina Office of Gift Processing 1600 Hampton Street, Suite 736 Columbia, SC 29208

Gifts of Securities let the College benefit from wise investment choices you’ve already made and may allow you to take advantage of significant tax benefits. To request information on transferring gifts of stocks and securities, please contact Sarah Wells, Administrative Director for Development, at 803.777.3902 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Planned Giving allows you to leave your legacy of support for Carolina. To learn more about gift planning opportunities via wills, trusts, annuities, or real estate, please contact Sarah Wells, Development Officer, at 803.777.3902 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Matching Gifts let you double the impact of your gift by having it matched by a gift from your employer. Use the University’s Matching Gift Look Up to see if your employer participates. 

Contact Information

Sarah Wells, Assistant Director of Development
803.777.3902
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