Karen Futoma has worked for Newington town human services for the past 27 years. She grew up in Newington, CT and volunteered at the VA Hospital when she was in high school. Her interest in social work began at a young age. Karen received her master’s degree in social work from the UConn School of […]
Black PRIDE: Understanding the Challenges of the Black LGBT has been changed to February 14, 2012, 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Zachs Community Room Valentine’s Day Dance – Bring a date or find one!! Open to everyone! February 14, 2012, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. in the Zachs Community Room has been CANCELED.
UConn School of Social Work alumnus Pedro E. Segarra MSW ’82, JD ’85 was sworn in as the City of Hartford’s 66th Mayor. An inaugural gala was held on January 21st, but with a twist. The sellout “ball for all” attracted more than 900 guests and proceeds from the ticket sales benefitted Segarra’s Hartford Humanties […]
2012 Black History Month Celebration February 1 – February 29 Sponsored by the Black Studies Project National Black History Month celebrates the vast contributions of African Americans to our Nation’s history and identity.
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 […]
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 […]
SSW Alumni Connect Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill 99 Sisson Ave., Hartford, CT The UConn School of Social Work Alumni Board of Directors invites all SSW alumni to attend Alumni Connect on Friday, January 20 at the Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill in Hartford, CT. This is a free […]
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 […]
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 […]
STEP Group Information Sessions will be held on the following dates: Wednesday, , 2012 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Zachs Community Room Tuesday, , 2012 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Zachs Community Room If you have any questions, please call the STEP Program office at 860.570.9129 or email SSWSTEP@uconn.edu.