Dr. Megan Berthold Awarded Faculty Large Grant

January 11, 2012 by  
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Dr. Megan Berthold Awarded Faculty Large Grant

Combating Cambodian Health Disparities: A Community Driven Approach will be the focus of Dr. Berthold’s pilot project using hand held technology and a community based participatory research approach to identifying key health concerns that affect the Cambodian refugee community. This nationwide project will involve Cambodian adult leaders of non-profit organizations in 5 – 10 sites […]

Professional Development Programs Announced

January 10, 2012 by  
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Professional Development Programs Announced

Ten one-day seminars are scheduled for January, February and March. Register Today and Earn CECs. Topics include: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) The Trauma Survivor as a Parent Ethical Decision Making Couples Therapy Working with Clients with Autism Spectrum Disorders Psychotropic Medications Alternative Modalities for Treating the Mind, Body and Spirit Successful Strategies for Working […]

Dr. Lorrie Greenhouse Gardella, MSW ’83, Authors Book

December 8, 2011 by  
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Dr. Lorrie Greenhouse Gardella, MSW ’83, Authors Book

Lorrie Greenhouse Gardella, JD, MSW, ACSW, professor and associate dean at Saint Joseph College School of Graduate and Professional Studies has written a new book titled The Life and Thought of Louis Lowy: Social Work Through the Holocaust (Syracuse University Press, October 2011). The book captures the experiences and social work philosophy of Holocaust survivor […]

Alumni Leader Making a Difference – Anne Foley, MSW ’87

December 5, 2011 by  
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Alumni Leader Making a Difference – Anne Foley, MSW ’87

Anne Foley is Under Secretary, Policy Development and Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management (OPM). As Under Secretary, She oversees state efforts to coordinate the implementation of interagency service delivery systems and improve the effectiveness of state services through research and policy development. She is chair of various statutory committees including the Child Poverty […]

SSW Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni Participate in UConn Reads

December 1, 2011 by  
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SSW Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni Participate in UConn Reads

The University of Connecticut’s UConn Reads program has been created to bring together the entire University community – from students, faculty, and staff to alumni and friends of UConn, as well as citizens of Connecticut – for a far-reaching and engaging dialogue centered on a book suggested by the community. You are invited to join […]

Senior Staff Position Available

November 29, 2011 by  
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Senior Staff Position Available

The UConn School of Social Work is accepting applications to fill the position of Director of Admission & Financial Aid. Click here to learn more about the position. After over a 30 year career as the Director of Admission, Tilitha Conyers, MSW ’82 has retired. A celebration in her honor will take place on Friday, […]

Ted Carroll MSW ’80 Receives a 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hartford Business Journal

November 18, 2011 by  
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Ted Carroll MSW ’80 Receives a 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hartford Business Journal

“Missionary”, “Visionary” and “Advocate” are words that many use to describe Ted Carroll, president of Leadership Greater Hartford. For over 25 years, Ted has worked to build leaders in the region who have moved on to become mayors, police chiefs, top corporate and nonprofit executives, health care leaders and more. Leadership Greater Hartford’s motto is […]

One of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut

October 28, 2011 by  
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One of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut

Dean Salome Raheim has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut for 2011 by the state conference of the NAACP. Dr. Raheim and the other awardees will be honored during a December 10th luncheon at the NAACPs 46th Annual State Convention at the Hilton Hotel in Hartford. Comedian and civil […]

Winners Announced for the UConn Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement

October 21, 2011 by  
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Winners Announced for the UConn Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement

The 2011 winners for the Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement were announced on October 10th. The School of Social Work is proud to have winners in three categories: Program:  Puerto Rican & Latin@ Studies Project Graduate Student:  Nicole Fink Alumni:  Robin McHaelen MSW ‘94 The Puerto Rican & Latin@ Studies Project (PRLSP) is the recipient in […]

Galvanizing Social Workers to Action: SSW Grad Named Director of Political Advocacy at NASW/CT

October 21, 2011 by  
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Galvanizing Social Workers to Action: SSW Grad Named Director of Political Advocacy at NASW/CT

Christine Limone MSW ’96 has been named Director of Political Advocacy at the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW/CT). In her new role she is responsible for the organization’s advocacy functions in both the legislative and electoral arenas. After graduating from UConn with a concentration in community organization, Chris worked at […]