Center for International Social Work Studies Recipient of the Partners in Advancing International Education Awards

August 29, 2014 by  
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Center for International Social Work Studies Recipient of the Partners in Advancing International Education Awards

The CSWE Partners in Advancing International Education (PIE) Awards Committee has selected the Center for International Social Work Studies (CISWS) as a recipient of its 2014 awards. The PIE awards are given in recognition of conceptual, curricular, and programmatic innovations in education for international social work. The PIE Awards Committee, which is part of CSWE’s […]

Dr. Julianne Wayne Awarded the Florence W. Vigilante Award for Scholarly Excellence

August 29, 2014 by  
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Dr. Julianne Wayne Awarded the Florence W. Vigilante Award for Scholarly Excellence

Congratulations to Julianne Wayne for being selected the recipient of the second annual Florence W. Vigilante Award for Scholarly Excellence in recognition of the best article published in Volume 33 (2013) of the Journal of Teaching in Social Work. The award is given annually in honor of the founding editor of the Journal. The article, […]

Dr. Lynne Healy Accepts Katherine Kendall Award in Melbourne, Australia

August 22, 2014 by  
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Dr. Lynne Healy Accepts Katherine Kendall Award in Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Lynne Healy, UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, Chair of the Administration Concentration, and founding Director of the Center for International Social Work Studies was awarded The Katherine A. Kendall Memorial Award for 2014. The award was established to recognize distinguished international contributions to social work education at the international level. Dr. Healy has […]

Dr. Scott Harding Recipient of the UConn Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award

July 31, 2014 by  
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Dr. Scott Harding Recipient of the UConn Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Scott Harding, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, is the recipient of the 2014 UConn Alumni Association Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award at the graduate level. The award will be presented at a ceremony in October. “Dr. Harding is an outstanding educator, researcher and engaged scholar, he motivates our students to become […]

Bryan Hall II MSW ’09 One of the 40 Under Forty for 2014

July 30, 2014 by  
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Bryan Hall II MSW ’09 One of the 40 Under Forty for 2014

The Hartford Business Journal recently announced their 40 Under Forty awards. Given annually to men and women in Greater Hartford who have accomplished much in the early stages of their careers and have the potential to go on to do even greater things. This year’s 40 under Forty theme is connections. All of the winners […]

Dr. Berthold Reports on Findings of Connecticut’s First Comprehensive Needs Assessment for the Asian Pacific American Community

July 11, 2014 by  
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Dr. Berthold Reports on Findings of Connecticut’s First Comprehensive Needs Assessment for the Asian Pacific American Community

On Monday, June 30, the Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission held a press conference on Connecticut’s first comprehensive needs assessment survey of Asian Pacific American communities. This landmark study will serve as a pilot for future initiatives to reach other Asian Pacific American ethnic groups in Connecticut. Dr. S. Megan Berthold analyzed the data and […]

Humphreys Supports Institute for Political Social Work with $1 Million Bequest

June 26, 2014 by  
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Humphreys Supports Institute for Political Social Work with $1 Million Bequest

Social worker, educator and political activist Nancy Humphreys has made a $1 million bequest to support the Institute for Political Social Work at UConn to encourage social workers to take an active role in politics. Humphreys’ bequest will help ensure the continued success of the Institute, which she founded at the School of Social Work […]

Three MSW Graduates Honored by CWEALF

June 16, 2014 by  
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Three MSW Graduates Honored by CWEALF

The Connecticut Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) celebrated their 40th anniversary recently by honoring women who exemplified leadership, potential to excel and commitment to their communities. Three MSW graduates were among the forty women honored. Jillian Gilchrest MSW ’06 is the Director of Public Policy and Communication at the Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services in […]

Ashley Walker, MSW Student, Receives Award

June 5, 2014 by  
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Ashley Walker, MSW Student, Receives Award

MSW student Ashley Walker was awarded the Extraordinary Bookshare Group Facilitator for 2014 from South Side Family Resource Center a program of the Bristol Public School system. Ashley is the first UConn SSW student to receive this recognition. Ashley just completed her first year internship as a Group Work concentration student with a Focused Area […]

Professional Development Programs Announced

May 16, 2014 by  
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Professional Development Programs Announced

Register Today and Earn CECs. Twelve one-day seminars are scheduled for June, July and August. Topics include: Ethical Decision Making; Painting from the Heart; Social Workers as Forensic Evaluators; Parent Management Training; Beyond Cultural Competence; Systemic Social Work: Mind-Sets and Unusual Questions; Client Violence: Assessment and Management; Spanish for Working with Latino Families and Children; […]