Two SSW Students Receive UConn Academic Achievement Award

April 17, 2014 by  

Two graduating students, Christina Chiarelli-Helminiak and Krystal Rich, will receive the UConn Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Award at a ceremony in Storrs on May 9, 2014. Tina is a Ph.D. student and has been awarded Graduate Assistantships for five years, two by the School of Social Work and three by the Human Rights Institute. […]

Nancy Humphreys Urges Political Activism for Social Workers

April 11, 2014 by  

Scores of students and former students of the University of Connecticut’s School of Social Work gathered at the West Hartford Campus during the weekend to pay tribute to the venerable Nancy A. Humphreys who is retiring from her tenure as founder and director of the Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work more…

Connecticut Partnership for Child Welfare Excellence: A Collaboration Between the UConn School of Social Work and the CT Department of Children & Families

April 7, 2014 by  

UConn SSW and DCF Awarded Federal Grant to Establish the Connecticut Partnership for Child Welfare Excellence     Federal Grant Supports Partnership between UConn and DCF to Prepare Graduates for Family-Centered, Strengths-Based Social Work $735,000 Five-Year Grant to Develop 35 MSW Graduates and Enhance Agency Diversity The federal Children’s Bureau selected the Connecticut Department of […]

New Study Shows Cambodian Refugees Have Poor Health Despite Access To Care

April 3, 2014 by  

Dr. Megan Berthold, Assistant Professor at the UConn School of Social Work, has been collaborating closely with Khmer Health Advocates and the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma on a CDC funded study that documented the relationship between comorbid mental and physical health in Cambodian refugee survivors of the Pol Pot genocide. Cambodian refugees reported poor […]

Shaundricka Ranel MSW ’11 a Top Ten Semifinalist

April 3, 2014 by  

Getting a job after passing the bar can be tough. But 10 third-year law students in nine states are one step closer to winning a new position – the top prize in a unique contest – and fulfilling their dreams of becoming attorneys who advocate for children. One of the ten semifinalists is UConn School […]

What is the Future of Clinical Social Work?

March 31, 2014 by  

Beth Sharkey MSW ’01 Appointed to NASW CT Board of Directors

March 26, 2014 by  

Beth Sharkey MSW ‘01, Associate Director of Outreach at the UConn SSW, has been appointed as Secretary of the NASW CT Chapter Board of Directors. As a chapter officer she is also a member of the Executive Committee and will be closely involved with the development of the organization’s goals, program plans, activities and policy […]

Facilitating Empowerment in Latino Communities: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

March 26, 2014 by  

International Day 2014

March 20, 2014 by  

SSW Student Receives Two Veterans Awards

March 20, 2014 by  

There are over 700 student veterans attending the University of Connecticut and many are highly involved in supporting the community from veteran outreach in downtown Hartford to setting up study sessions for biology students on campus. The Office of Veterans Affairs and Military Programs is committed to recognizing these students and has implemented a Veteran […]

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