Practice and Policy Lecture Series

February 25, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
March 6, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
April 8, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
May 29, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Oklahoma City, OK

Communicating Respectfully with People who have Disabilities

February 25, 2014

Speakers:  Ann Trudgeon and Helen Kutz, Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council

Location:  Oklahoma History Center

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Sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services


Infant Mental Health in the Child Welfare System

March 6, 2014

Speaker:  Brenda Jones-Harden, PhD, Associate Professor, Human Development and Quantitative Methodology, University of Maryland

Location:  Oklahoma Judicial Building

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Sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services


Adverse Childhood Experiences:  Responsive Practices in Service Delivery Across Multiple Domains

April 8, 2014

Speaker:  Dr. Julie Miller-Cribbs, Professor and Interim Director, University of Oklahoma, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work

Location:  Oklahoma History Center

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Sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services


Embracing Fatherhood, Leveraging Fathers:  Strengthening Families, Children & Community

May 29, 2014

Speaker:  Calvin Williams, Director, Fatherhood Services, Public Strategies

Location:  Oklahoma History Center

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Sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services


DHS Lecture attendees receive 20% off purchase at the Winnie Mae Cafe.  Please arrive early or call in your order at (405) 522-2321 if you plan to purchase lunch.

The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma's emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.

All lectures are free and open to the public. OKDHS staff can receive training credit for this event. CEUs are available for social workers.  For more information contact the Office of Planning, Research and Statistics at 405-521-3552.  View the complete lecture series lineup at: Practice and Policy Lecture Series website.