Rousing of Hope Inspires Ottawa Child Welfare Workers

OTTAWA, Oct. 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Experts in the field of Social Work Dr. Dennis Saleebey and Dr. Ann Weick will speak to over 300 child welfare and community workers to discuss the value of a Strengths Perspective in working with individuals, families and the community. In a message of hope, the guests will explore the promise, capacities, courage, and resiliency that can be found in everyone. As a symbol of this view and as a symbol of hope Hilary McNamee, one of the five cyclists injured this summer in a spectacular crash in Ottawa, will be attending the event. Ms. McNamee is also a student of Social Work at Carleton University.

    What:   Symposium on Strengths-based Practice
    When:   Friday, October 30, 2009, 9-4pm however interviews with media
            will be at 12:30
    Where:  The Marconi Centre, 1026 Baseline Rd, Ottawa, ON

    Interview OP: Dr. Dennis Saleebey, Dr. Ann Weick, Hilary McNamee

SOURCE Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa

For further information: For further information: on how to get involved, please contact France Clost, Communications, Children's Aid Society of Ottawa, (613) 747-7800 x 2033, Cell (613) 513-8842,

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