OCAC Newsletter

September 2015

Welcome Trojans to Fall Semester 2015!

OCAC Caucus invites you to support the 2015 NAMI 5K Walk in Orange County

“NAMI", the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.”

Support NAMI and the 2015 5K walk by:

· Donating on behalf the USC School of Social Work Team

· Participating in the 2015 5K walk in Orange County

· Register or donate on www.nami.org

Participating in the 2015 5K Walk:

· Saturday October 10th, 2015

· Check-in begins at 8am

· Event begins at 10am

· Location: William R. Mason Regional Park

o 18712 University Dr., Irvine, CA 92612


Join NASW OC unit for a discussion on Social Media implications in in Social Work and Therapeutic settings with Guest Speaker Alexandra Scott.

  • Saturday, September 12th from 9:30 a.m. - noon.
  • Location: OCAC
  • 3 CEUs available
  • Free for students; $10 for members; $20 for non-members
  • RSVP to pringleh@usc.edu

Clinical Social Work Caucus

1st General Meeting
9/17 (THURS) @ 11am-11:50am, Classroom A

Tailgate: USC vs. Stanford

Come out to tailgate with CSWC, SDAC, ISWC!

Drinks and food for sale, raffle for prizes

9/19 (SAT) @ 12pm, North of VKC

Victim Advocacy Training

Training provided by Camille Coronel, Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF)

“Victim Advocate” certificates provided upon completion

9/25 (FRI) @2pm-6pm, MRF Hamovitch

Hollywood Sign Hike

In collaboration with Mind-Body Interest Group

9/26 (SAT) @ 9am, Griffith Park

If you have any questions or comments or would like to RSVP to an event, please email us at cswc.usc@gmail.com

Latino/a Social Work Caucus


Hosted by the Latino/a SW Caucus & the Military and Veteran SW Caucus

USC vs Idaho

When: Saturday, September 12th 2015

Tailgate time: 10am-4pm

Game time: 5pm

Location: VKC (via Trousdale Pkwy)

Chipotle Burrito Combo w/drink $7


Please contact any LSWC member or email us at lswcuscboard@gmail.com for FOOD TICKETS inquires!

Military & Veteran SW Caucus

Which Wich Sandwiches and Shirts

*Available during tailgate*


Mentorship Program

The LSWC proudly present the 6th annual Mentorship Program! 2nd, 3rd, 4th year students become MENTORS. 1st year students become MENTEES!

All students who would like to participate (mentors/mentees) please reach out to the Mentorship coordinator Elizabeth Ramos at lswcmentorprogram@gmail.com

Save the date!

For our annual

Halloween Bash

October 23rd 2015

Come out for some self-care!

For more updates add us on your social media!

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lswcusc

Instagram: @lswcusc

Twitter: @lswcusc

Email: lswcuscboard@gmail.com

Latino/a Social Work Caucus is selling Tote Bags!

Totes are $25

Please contact Julyssa Guevara. To order please send email to jeguevara@usc.edu

Email Julyssa the following information: first and last name,

color of the tote you are ordering (black or red), campus attending,

and address in case we need to ship out of state.

Thank you and FIGHT ON!

(Note: Shipping cost is $12)

Office of Career and Professional Development

Check out our September workshops: How to Write a Resume and What's the Big Deal with LinkedIn?

Please pre-register for one of the workshops below by clicking on the appropriate link.

(Make sure you check your calendar and are able to attend).

Note: If you attended any of these workshops last year, it is not necessary to attend again.

How to Write a Resume

Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Employers spend just a few seconds looking at hundreds of resumes; learn how to make sure yours the one that they remember. Whether you're a foundation or concentration year student, you could be asked for your resume at any time, be ready!


Tuesday, Sept 15 | 11:15am - 12:40pm |MRF - Hamovitch

REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/resumeupcsept15

Thursday, Sept 17 | 11:15am - 12:40pm | MRF - Hamovitch

REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/resumeupcsept17

City Center

Thursday, Sept 10 | 11:15am - 12:40pm | Room C

REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/resumecity92015


Tuesday, Sept 22 | 11:15am - 12:40pm | Room B

REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/resumeocac92015


Thursday, Sept 24 | 11:15am - 12:40pm | Online

REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/resumewebinarsept24


What's the Big Deal with LinkedIn?

Learn how to create a strong LinkedIn profile and how to use it to connect with others and find jobs.


Tuesday, Sept 29 | 11:15am - 12:40pm | Online

REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/linkedinwebinarsept29

Questions? sswcd@usc.edu

Have something to contribute?

Look for this newsletter at the beginning of every month! If you or your caucus have any upcoming events or announcements to add in the next issue, please email graceeka@usc.edu with the subject line "OCAC newsletter".

USC School of Social Work, Orange County Caucus

Director: Dr. Eugenia Weiss

Co-Chairs: Sarah McClellan & Jonathan Aspuria

Community Chair: Alexis Salas

Treasurer: Stephanie Arroyo

Secretary: Grace Kang

Foundation Year Rep-Alexandra Harris

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