Social Work Continuing Education

Scott Sanders, PhD, LMSW received his doctorate at the University of Kentucky in 2006. Dissertation Title:  Ethics education in social work: Comparing outcomes of graduate social work students from discrete and infused programs. Scott is also a graduate of Grand Valley State University with a Master of Social Work from 1991.

Since 2006, Dr. Sanders presented 11 times in various venues on the topic of ethics and common morality in social work.  Major conferences have included:  a curriculum workshop at the Council on Social Work Education’s Annual Program Meeting (co-presented - Atlanta, 2011); a paper presentation at the Baccalaureate Program Director’s Annual Meeting (Destin, Fl. 2008); and the NASW Michigan Chapter’s Annual Conference (Lansing, 2007); the Annual Bioethics Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio (February, 2007).  Other presentations have included 3-5 hour credit-for-learning ethics training in both the state of Kentucky and Michigan.

Scott has been teaching in social work education for 18 years and has taught ethics at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Currently serving as Professor and Program Director of the social work program at Cornerstone University. He was also the lead author in: Sanders, S., Hoffman, K. (2010) Ethics education in social work: Comparing outcomes of graduate social work students.  Journal of Social Work  Education, 46.1, 7-22.

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