Oct. 29 Meeting Mintues

Missed our meeting last week?

You could have been a part of a strong spirit of helping and fellowship among club members. But there’s still time to join. Here’s an abbreviated play-by-play of what happened.

Human Services Club Meeting Minutes, Oct 29, 2009


Members Present:

Cynthia Brewer-Frank-Smith – Chairwoman
John M. Smith – Treasurer
Erica Kennon Secretary
Titan Barksdale – Club Blogger
Keverly Rider – Club Member
Terri Hamrick -Faculty Advisor

Convened: 5:05 p.m., Oct. 29
What:   North Carolina’s Organization for Human Services Annual Conference
Where: Mitchell Community College – Statesville, NC
Why & How: See description below

**On November 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Human Service Technology program will proudly host the North Carolina Organization for Human Services (NCOHS) annual conference. Keynote speaker is from the Center for Credentialing and will be speaking on the new CHSP (Certified Human Service Professional) credentialing process.
Tentative sessions include: Domestic Violence is Everybody’s Business, The Truth About Rape, Motivational Interviewing, Working with Latino Clients, Family and Adolescent Issues, Turning Left Brain Into Right Brain, Career Opportunities, North Carolina Substance Abuse, Professional Certification Board (Q&A), Recovery Panel, Autism (A Parent’s Perspective), Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Questioning and Trans-gender Clients, Gangs and Gang Involvement.    **Information from Mitchell Community College’s Web site.
Club Members signed up to attend the conference and reviewed travel plans.
Job Fair

Club Member Keverly Rider suggested organizing a job fair especially for Human Services students. Members agreed  on the idea, and tentatively planned it for Spring 2010.

Charitable Initiative
Members decided to research various organizations to find a family that the club could sponsor for the Holiday season. Also, members discussed additional charitable activities.

Chairwoman Cynthia Brewer-Frank-Smith volunteered to inquire with Department of Social Services, Wake Interfaith and the Women’s Healing Place about families in need.

Treasurer John Smith volunteered to gather information about Toys 4 Tots and any coat drives the club could join.

SGA Representative

Secretary Erica Kennon expressed an interest in being the club’s SGA Representative. Faculty Advisor Terri Hamrick volunteered to gather information about the rep’s duties.

Next meeting: Nov. 19, 5 – 6 p.m. Rm. 419

Adjourned: 5:49 p.m., Oct. 29





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