Professional Development at the SSW – Earn Social Work CEC’s

February 1, 2013 by  
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Professional Development at the SSW – Earn Social Work CEC’s

Transitioning from Clinician to Supervisor – 40 hour Post Master’s Certificate in Advanced Supervision and 1-day seminars on a variety of topics. Professional Development at the SSW – Earn Social Work CEC’s

Improving Health Care for Cambodian-Americans

January 25, 2013 by  
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Improving Health Care for Cambodian-Americans

Scarred by years of torture and abuse under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime, Cambodian refugees in the United States have been found to have significantly higher physical and mental health problems compared to the general population. Helping them address their health issues and receive sustained, adequate health care hasn’t been easy. Many of the refugees […]

Jack C. Wall, PhD, MSW ’74 – Alumni Leader Making a Difference

January 15, 2013 by  
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Jack C. Wall, PhD, MSW ’74 – Alumni Leader Making a Difference

Jack C. Wall, PhD, MSW ’74 – A Leader in Social Work Higher Education Read more about Jack C. Wall… Read about other Alumni Leaders Making a Difference

Dr. Berthold on NASW National Slate

January 15, 2013 by  
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Dr. Berthold on NASW National Slate

Dr. S. Megan Berthold, UConn School of Social Work Assistant Professor, has been slated to run for election as Region II’s representative to the NASW National Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification. “I am committed to working collaboratively with NASW chapters and staff members to recommend persons for appointment to committees and task forces and […]

SSW Staffer Receives Environmental Leadership Award

November 30, 2012 by  
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SSW Staffer Receives Environmental Leadership Award

David Porteous, DMHAS Grants Facilitator in the School’s Office of Finance and Administration received a 2010-2012 Environmental Leadership Award presented by UConn President Susan Herbst at a special ceremony on November 16, 2012. Upon hearing of the award, David said “I honestly was as honored to be nominated for it as I am to have […]

Dr. Karen Chartier MSW ’95, Ph.D. ’07 Awarded 5-Year National Institutes of Health Grant

November 13, 2012 by  
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Dr. Karen Chartier MSW ’95, Ph.D. ’07 Awarded 5-Year National Institutes of Health Grant

In September 2012, Karen G. Chartier, Ph.D., M.S.W., was awarded a 5-year K01 career development grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for Ethnicity and Alcohol Dependence: Phenotypes, Genes, and the Social Environment. The aim of this project is to understand the interrelationships between the genetic, social, and […]

Mollie Charter 2012 Feminist Scholarship Award Recipient

October 26, 2012 by  
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Mollie Charter 2012 Feminist Scholarship Award Recipient

Doctoral student, Mollie Lazar Charter, is the recipient of the 2012 Feminist Scholarship Award presented by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education. Upon hearing the news Dean Salome Raheim remarked “I am proud that you have received this honor. You are the […]

Professor Emeritus Archibald Stuart Publishes Book

October 2, 2012 by  
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Professor Emeritus Archibald Stuart Publishes Book

Putting Universal Human Rights to Work: Policy Actions in the Struggle for Social Justice is the title of Archibald Stuart’s new book (University Press of New England, 2012). As President Obama and his adversaries in the Republican Party debate “fairness” and economic inequality, this timely book addresses policy actions Americans can take to reduce inequality […]

University’s First African-American Professor Dies

October 1, 2012 by  
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University’s First African-American Professor Dies

The University of Connecticut’s first African-American professor, Rollin Charles Williams, died Monday, Sept. 24, in Waterford, Conn., after a short illness. He was 90 years old. A professor emeritus at the time of his death, Williams was hired as a full-time assistant professor in the School of Social Work in 1957. During his 30 years […]

MSW Student Receives 3rd Place

September 21, 2012 by  
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MSW Student Receives 3rd Place

As part of the UConn Civility Metanoia 2012, Brunilda Ferraj, an advanced policy practice student entered the civility poster contest. She received 3rd place for her submission. Congratulations to Brunilda on her excellent poster and representing the School of Social Work.