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Evangel & MSU to celebrate National Social Work Month with ethics seminar

February 19, 2013 | Paul K. Logsdon

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. ­– The Evangel University Social Work Program and Missouri State University’s School of Social Work will present a free ethics seminar on Friday, March 1. The program is designed to meet the 3-hour ethics licensure requirement for licensed clinical social workers.

The seminar, Ethics: From Theory to Process by Dr. Dan Sontheimer, will be held from 1-4:30 p.m. in Evangel’s Trask Hall 101.

All human service professionals are encouraged to participate. Attendees will be awarded three contact hours.

“We want to honor social workers and the profession during National Social Work Month. Providing a free ethics seminar will hopefully be a token of gratitude to those who give so much to our community,” said Professor Lacey Nunnally, director of Evangel’s social work program.

On-site registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1, or participants may pre-register online at

Light refreshments will be served.

About the speaker

Dr. Dan Sontheimer is currently chief medical officer at Cox Health. Pior to joining Cox, he served on the faculty at Spartanburg Family Medicine Residency, where he also completed his training. He received his medical degree from the University of Kansas. He has a master’s in business administration from Regis University in Denver, Colo., as well as a Certificate in Healthcare Ethics from St. Louis University.

For additional information, contact Melissa Summerville at 417-865-2815, ext. 8622.

Evangel University is a private, Christian university of arts, sciences and professions. With an enrollment of more than 2,000 students from all 50 states and abroad, Evangel offers more than 100 undergraduate academic programs and nine master’s programs.

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