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Workshop: The Social Worker in Private Practice

November 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work Alumni Association for an engaging evening workshop/webinar.

Private practice, like any small business carries its risks, rewards and challenges. From stepping into the arena, to developing and managing your practice, the social worker requires particular skills, structures and strategies for success. This is an open discussion workshop where you can address your needs and issues with regard to building your successful practice.


This workshop will be available both in-person and online. In-person attendance will be limited to 30 alumni. Kindly register by Friday, November 5th at 12 noon.


**Registration required**


For further details and registration: https://swkprivatepractice.eventbrite.ca


Please note that this session will be streamed and recorded for posting on the FIFSW website.

Refreshments will be provided.


Workshop leader:

Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW

With more than 35 years of practice experience, Gary has not only developed his own thriving practice, but now consults to other mental health professionals, mediators and family law lawyers on the development of their successful practice throughout Canada and the US.   In addition to his practice, Gary is also a recognized media personality from his former show on the Slice Channel (Newlywed, Nearly Dead) to his parenting, family life and relationship column in the Hamilton Spectator (600 columns), to his other radio and TV appearances as a social work expert (more than 400 media interviews in Canada). As a result of his practice, Gary is also a court recognised expert in marital and family therapy, custody and access recommendations, child development, parenting plans and even an expert of assessing the work of other assessors. He too is an alumnus of the U of T, School of Social Work, having graduated in 1985.


November 8, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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