UK Hosts Social Work Research Workshop

Contact: Whitney Hale

 

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Nugent has taught at several institutions, including Florida International University, Florida State University, and the University of Maryland at Baltimore, before joining the University of Tennessee. He has conducted research in measurement, restorative justice, and adolescent anti-social behavior.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 19, 2005) -- Bill Nugent, professor and director of the doctoral program at the University of Tennessee’s College of Social Work, will present a workshop at the University of Kentucky titled, “Measurement: Theory and Applications in Social Work Research.”

The workshop will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 21, and Friday, April 22, in 504 College of Nursing Building. Nugent’s workshop is sponsored by the UK College of Social Work.

Nugent holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering science, two master’s degrees in counseling and human systems and social work, and a doctorate in social work, all from Florida State University. He has worked in a variety of practice settings, including work as a therapist in an outpatient community mental health center, a counselor in a transitional living facility for the hearing impaired, and a training coordinator for a network of runaway shelters and family service agencies.

Nugent has taught at several institutions, including Florida International University, Florida State University, and the University of Maryland at Baltimore, before joining the University of Tennessee. He has conducted research in measurement, restorative justice, and adolescent anti-social behavior. Nugent also presents workshops on meta-analysis and the use of hierarchical linear modeling for the Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research in Washington, D.C.

The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information on this event, e-mail Carl Craig.


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