NRCM Executive Director Lisa Pohlmann will be part of a panel on conservation as part of the University of Maine School of Social Work’s conference, “Environmental Justice: A Social Work Perspective” on Saturday, May 5 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the University of Maine, Orono. This event is free and open to the public. It will be held in the Donald P. Corbett Building.
The University of Maine School of Social Work invites you to Environmental Justice: A Social Work Perspective, a conference on environmental justice and social work. Maine faces various environmental challenges, such as few efforts made in conservation, nature’s effects on mental health, and how maltreatment of the environment affects our food.
It is preferred you register for this event beforehand. To do so, please go to the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/SbUVaLGy33PH3KVO2. In addition, a certificate of attendance for 5 contact hours are available. If you are attending to earn contact hours, please indicate this on the registration form.
For additional questions, please email email@example.com or call (978) 551-8466.
*Parking is available on campus in the CCA Lot and Belgrade Lot. Parking permits are not needed. In addition, the Bear’s Den Pub is located in the Memorial Union. A map of campus is available on the UMaine website.
The conference schedule is:
9:30 a.m. – Arrive on Campus* and Check-In
10:00 a.m. – Welcome Address by GAIL WERBACH, PhD, LCSW, Director of the School of Social Work
10:15 a.m. – Keynote Speaker, WILL HAFFORD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Adventure Therapy at Unity College
11:15 a.m. – Panel on the Environment, Health, and Wellness
Panelists: Will Hafford, PhD, Alivia Moore, and Lucy Quimby, PhD
12:45 p.m. – Lunch, which is not provided but available on-campus* at the Bear’s Den Pub
2:00 p.m. – Panel on Conservation
Panelists: Lisa Pohlmann, PhD, Darren Ranco, PhD, and K. R. Miner, PhD
3:30 p.m. – Keynote Speaker, BETSY SWEET, Environmental Activist, Maine Gubernatorial Candidate
4:30 p.m. – End of Event