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 […]
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 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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]