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Campaign School for Social Workers

October 28, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12 CEU/clock hours
Location: Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, 3776 S High St, Columbus 43207


Date: Friday Oct 27 and Saturday Oct 28, 9 AM – 5 PM

Cost: $175 for general public, $150 for NASW members, $50 for students. Includes lunch and 12 CEUs. Register by Sept. 29 for a 10 percent discount.

Location: Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (3776 S High St, Columbus 43207)

Want to put power behind your commitment to social justice? The Campaign School for Social Workers shows you how.

Campaign School is an intensive two-day training that equips social workers to use their skills to run for office or start careers in political campaigns, fundraising and communications. Led by social workers with political experience, this training teaches students and practitioners how to harness their own political power.

Day One: Focuses on skills needed to run for office or work on political campaigns. Teaching approaches to fundraising, contact management, networking and career planning – all of which can be applied to any practice setting.

Day Two: Tailored to meet the regional political context. Draws on local social workers to share their insights about using social work skills, leadership, boundaries. and values.

Sponsored by NASW Ohio and the University of Connecticut Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work.


Register today.

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Meet your presenters: 

Kate Coyne-McCoy, MSW, is president of Campaign Fixer / KCM Consulting, has trained more than 8,000 candidates and assisted with hundreds of successful elections. She’s designed and implemented candidate training and support programs for EMILY’S List and for the Oval Office program at Harvard University while serving as a Fellow in the Women’s Public Policy Program. Kate is a social worker, an experienced advocate, coalition builder, effective organizer, knowledgeable recruiter, skilled fundraiser, powerful and dynamic facilitator and former candidate for Congress.

Tanya Rhodes Smith leads day two of training moderating the panels of political social workers and facilitating workshops and experiential learning activities throughout the day. She is the Director of the Humphreys Institute and member of the faculty at the University of Connecticut.