Activities & off-campus events

Sixth Annual Social Work Summit

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Rauenhorst Ballroom, Coeur de Catherine

The St. Catherine University–University of St. Thomas School of Social Work Field Practice Institute Annual Summit provides an opportunity for social workers, field instructors, students, faculty, practitioners, and community partners to dialogue on current trends in social work practice.


  • Learn about disparities across the workforce and populations served.
  • Expand knowledge of successful models and resources for building workforce pathways across large and small systems.
  • Identify opportunities for engagement, advocacy, and collaboration with community initiatives and within the social work profession.

The half day summit will include a panel presentation, resource fair and breakout conversations. A certificate of attendance will be provided to attendees.

Admission is FREE, but registration is required.



  • Debra Jahnke, M.A.P.A, Primary Care Programs Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
  • Nitika Moibi M.P.P, Supervisor, Health Workforce Planning & Analysis, Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
  • Nelly Torori, MSW, LISW, Children’s Mental Health Division, Department of Human Services
  • Richard Oni, Ph.D., LISW, Executive Director, Progressive Individual Resources, Inc.
  • Tom Steinmetz, MA, Chief Executive Officer, Washburn Center for Children

For more information visit the St. Kate's–St. Thomas School of Social Work Events page.

Questions? Contact Christa Bobick at or 651.690.6704.