SSW Alumni Connect, Wednesday, June 11 at Eli’s on Whitney in Hamden

May 28, 2014 by  

SSW Alumni Connect, Wednesday, June 11 at Eli’s on Whitney in Hamden

Professional Development Programs Announced

May 16, 2014 by  

Register Today and Earn CECs. Twelve one-day seminars are scheduled for June, July and August. Topics include: Ethical Decision Making; Painting from the Heart; Social Workers as Forensic Evaluators; Parent Management Training; Beyond Cultural Competence; Systemic Social Work: Mind-Sets and Unusual Questions; Client Violence: Assessment and Management; Spanish for Working with Latino Families and Children; […]

Heidi McIntosh MSW ’98 Tapped for Leadership Position in NASW

May 7, 2014 by  

The National Association of Social Workers has selected Heidi McIntosh, MSW ‘98, as its Deputy Director of Programs. For more than 15 years, Heidi has provided both state and national leadership for human services to promote positive growth and development among children, youth and their families. At NASW, she will lead the 130,000 member organization’s […]

PhD Program Open House

May 7, 2014 by  

Dr. Negroni Recruiting Latino/a Graduates for a Research Study

May 7, 2014 by  

If you are a Latino/a MSW graduate from the UConn School of Social Work from 1984 through 2014, please volunteer for a research study. Dr. Lirio Negroni is exploring the factors that influenced Latino/a alumni to apply to the UConn School of Social Work, the challenges they encountered, the factors that helped them complete their […]

Doctoral Student Accepted to the Research to Practice Institute

May 2, 2014 by  

Christina M. Chiarelli-Helminiak was accepted to attend the Network for Social Work Management’s 2014 Research to Practice Institute (RPI). Only 12 doctoral students from around the country with research interests in organizational management and leadership were accepted to attend the 2nd annual RPI. The goal of this one-day institute is to support the research trajectory […]

Dr. Robert Fisher Selected for Fulbright Award

April 29, 2014 by  

Robert Fisher receives prestigious Fulbright award. As a Fulbright Scholar he will teach and research in Austria during the Spring 2015 semester. Dr. Fisher will be teaching social science courses at the University of Innsbruck. His research project “Community and Civil Society in Austria: A Comparative Perspective” will compare state, market, and civil society developments […]

Pursuit of Health Equity through Social Justice, Human Rights and Community Activism

April 28, 2014 by  

2013 – 2014 Scholarship Award Recipients

April 22, 2014 by  

Each year the School of Social Work holds a Scholarship Awards Ceremony. It is a wonderful opportunity to bring together students, alumni and donors to recognize the outstanding academic achievements and professional contributions of our MSW, PhD and Non-Degree students. A highlight of the event is the special remarks by a donor, their family or […]

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. […]

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