Dr. Lynne Healy Co-Edits Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

October 6, 2011 by  
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Dr. Lynne Healy Co-Edits Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Global knowledge is increasingly essential for all aspects of social work. Co-edited by Lynne Healy and Rosemary Link (Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Simpson College, Iowa), this handbook is the first major reference text to provide a solid foundation of knowledge for students and researchers. The extensive 73 chapter, 560 page handbook systematically maps […]

Dr. Werkmeister Rozas Appointed to CHIP Executive Committee

September 28, 2011 by  
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Dr. Werkmeister Rozas Appointed to CHIP Executive Committee

Lisa Werkmeister Rozas, Associate Professor and faculty of the SSW Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Project has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the UConn Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention (CHIP). The Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention is a multidisciplinary research center dedicated to the study of the dynamics of health risk […]

SSW Dean on the National Scene

September 22, 2011 by  
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SSW Dean on the National Scene

Dean Salome Raheim has been appointed to the NASW Social Work Editorial Board and accepted into the 2011-2012 Leadership Academy in Aging. The editorial board is composed of eight members who are responsible for encouraging authors to submit articles to the journal; promote the journal among colleagues and students; analyze trends and needs within the […]

Dr. Joan Letendre Describes Her Use of Technology in Teaching

September 22, 2011 by  
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Dr. Joan Letendre Describes Her Use of Technology in Teaching

Dr. Joan Letendre is always looking for innovative ways to engage her Group Work students.  She discovered more than convenience when she utilized the discussion tool in Husky CT, UConn’s learning management system.  Meet Professor Letendre and hear how she’s using technology in her Group Processes class.

MSW Student Serving in National Post

September 22, 2011 by  
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MSW Student Serving in National Post

Nicole Fink, Advanced Year Community Organization Student, has been named an Advocacy Coordinator on the National Board of the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU). ECAASU seeks to inspire, educate, and empower those interested in Asian American and Pacific Islander American issues. As Advocacy Coordinator, Nicole’s goals are to help the Asian American and […]

Distinguished Panel of Social Work Alumni Featured in UConn Magazine

August 26, 2011 by  
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Distinguished Panel of Social Work Alumni Featured in UConn Magazine

Six prominent SSW alumni were brought together for a roundtable discussion on the challenges and current issues in the field of social work. Their conversation resulted in a featured article in the Summer 2011 issue of UConn Magazine. Learn more about the participants at Alumni Leaders Making a Difference.

Dr. Berthold Joins UConn SSW Faculty

August 26, 2011 by  
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Dr. Berthold Joins UConn SSW Faculty

Assistant Professor Megan Berthold, Ph.D., LCSW, CTS has joined the faculty of the School of Social Work effective fall 2011. In announcing the appointment of Dr. Berthold, Dean Salome Raheim said, “she brings a rich combination of scholarship, teaching and cross-cultural clinical work with diverse student, community and client populations that will advance the School’s […]

David Sant MSW ’11 Featured on NASW Website

August 8, 2011 by  
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David Sant MSW ’11 Featured on NASW Website

To celebrate NASW 2011 LGBT Pride Month, NASW asked LGBT social workers to talk about their career and proudest achievements. See what our recent alum, David Sant, MSW ’11, had to say and also read about his experience as an Advanced Standing student while at the UConn School of Social Work.  

UConn SSW Well Represented on NASW CT Board

August 1, 2011 by  
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UConn SSW Well Represented on NASW CT Board

Four alumni, one faculty member and one student were recently elected to the NASW CT Board and Nominating Committee. Treasurer – Patricia Schneider, MSW ‘07 MSW Student Representative – Ron Sturm Member At Large – Rebecca Thomas, Ph.D., MSW Member At Large – Cheryl Toth, MSW ‘95 Region 2 Representative/Nominating Committee – Stephen Tomczak, MSW […]

Professional Development Programs Announced

August 1, 2011 by  
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Professional Development Programs Announced

Eleven one-day seminars are scheduled for September, October, November and December including five new programs covering topics on Sexual Minority Older Adults, Responding to the Needs of Returning Veterans and Their Families, Vicarious Traumatization, Attachment Theory & Treating Couples and Clinical Work with Combat Veterans and Their Families. For information on all programs, click here […]