Social Work News

Dr. Williamson presents at CSWE

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Our own Dr. Estella Williamson will be presenting at the CSWE APM this weekend! Dr. Williamson's presentation is titled: Techniques for Developing Skills in Field Education through Anti-racism and Anti-oppression Lenses.
Nov 5, 2021

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Read our Fall Quarter Newsletter

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We are happy to announce the launch of our Fall Quarter Social Work Department Newsletter! This quarter, read about our highlighted BSW and MSW students, current announcements, new faculty introductions and read our first installment of a three-part faculty interview series.
Oct 28, 2021

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Back to School: Social Workers Help Students, Families, Teachers Adjust After COVID

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COVID has created a wave of hiring for school social workers, who not only have needed to help locate missing students but also help all students get resources to regain momentum—both developmentally and academically—and to get them mental health services and grief counseling if needed. But many school social workers see the problems of the “lost year” as a larger opportunity to make schools more welcoming and less punitive so students and school communities can thrive.
Oct 14, 2021

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Upcoming Events and Grad Fairs

Meet the MSW Directors. Dr. Estella Williamson, DSW, Field Director, Clinical Professor | Dr. Mary Kay Brennan, DSW, MSW, LICSW, MSW Director, Clinical Professor, Social Work Chair

Check out these upcoming grad fairs and MSW events!
Sep 27, 2021

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2022 MSW Applications are Open!

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Interested in starting a dynamic career in social work? 2022 applications are now open!
Sep 2, 2021

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