Dr. Lyter, Social Work Professor, Presents on Student Attitudes

Published on Wed, December 16, 2009

Dr. Lloyd Lyter, Professor of Social Work, presented \ "Impacting Students' Attitudes toward Chemical Dependence Using Classroom Teaching and Outside Experiences" at the October, 2009 Biennial Conference of International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE) in Jersey City.

In addition, Dr. Lyter was a reviewer for Journal of Social Work Education, Journal of Social Work Practice in Addictions, and Substance Use and Misue. Dr. Lyter is a consultant to several BSW and MSW programs, and most recently presented on "DSM and Ethics for the Philadelphia Connections Program: for MSW students from Temple, Penn, Widener, and Bryn Mawr who are placed in behavioral health settings in Philadelphia. In addition, the Institute for Social Work Research, of which Dr. Lyter is Director, co-sponsored a fifth anniversary celebration of the Moravian Theological Seminary and School of Social Work dual-degree programs.

The fourth annual Diversity Program was jointly sponsored by the Central PA Social Work Program and the BSW Program of Bloomsburg University for students, faculty, and social workers on HIV/AIDS: Three Decades Into the Epidemic.

Dr. Lyter is sponsoring and overseeing data collection on students for a major study of student attitudes on alcohol and other drugs for researchers at NYU and Lehman College and was a site visitor for University of St. Francis, Chicago, for Council on Social Work Education accreditation.