September 16, 2015 – Integrated Health Care: Preparing Social Work for a New Environment – Drs. Lisa de Saxe Zerden and Anne Jones

Date(s) - 09/16/2015
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Rosenfeld Conference Room (Room 306) – Sheps Center


The Sheps Center Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy launches a 2015-2016 seminar series on

Wednesday, September 16 

1:00-2:30 pm

Rosenfeld Conference Room

Please join us to hear Drs. Lisa de Saxe Zerden and Anne Jones speak about “Integrated Health Care: Preparing Social Work for a New Environment.”  The presenters will discuss the development of a scalable model to prepare MSW students for advanced practice as members of interprofessional care teams, providing assessments and brief treatments for behavioral health problems as part of routine primary care appointments.

Dr. Lisa de Saxe Zerden is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Social Work. Dr. Zerden was recently awarded a $1.4 million dollar behavioral health workforce expansion grant through HRSA to prepare MSW students for careers in integrated behavioral health.  She has published numerous papers focused on substance abuse policy, HIV/AIDS prevention and harm reduction. Currently, her research interests focus on health disparities in drug use, treatment, and overdose prevention, HIV/AIDS, and the role of social workers in healthcare. Starting in July she was appointed  the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work.

Anne Jones, LCSW, PhD is a Clinical Professor in the School of Social Work, UNC-CH. She serves as Co-Principal Investigator for UNC-PrimeCare, an integrated behavioral health training grant funded by HRSA.  Her teaching and research interests include:  couple and family relationships; family formation; group work and intervention research.

Please contact Julie Spero if you need more information.
phone: (919) 966-9985