Bryan Hall II MSW ’09 One of the 40 Under Forty for 2014

July 30, 2014 by  

The Hartford Business Journal recently announced their 40 Under Forty awards. Given annually to men and women in Greater Hartford who have accomplished much in the early stages of their careers and have the potential to go on to do even greater things. This year’s 40 under Forty theme is connections. All of the winners […]

Dr. Berthold Reports on Findings of Connecticut’s First Comprehensive Needs Assessment for the Asian Pacific American Community

July 11, 2014 by  

On Monday, June 30, the Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission held a press conference on Connecticut’s first comprehensive needs assessment survey of Asian Pacific American communities. This landmark study will serve as a pilot for future initiatives to reach other Asian Pacific American ethnic groups in Connecticut. Dr. S. Megan Berthold analyzed the data and […]

Humphreys Supports Institute for Political Social Work with $1 Million Bequest

June 26, 2014 by  

Social worker, educator and political activist Nancy Humphreys has made a $1 million bequest to support the Institute for Political Social Work at UConn to encourage social workers to take an active role in politics. Humphreys’ bequest will help ensure the continued success of the Institute, which she founded at the School of Social Work […]

Three MSW Graduates Honored by CWEALF

June 16, 2014 by  

The Connecticut Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) celebrated their 40th anniversary recently by honoring women who exemplified leadership, potential to excel and commitment to their communities. Three MSW graduates were among the forty women honored. Jillian Gilchrest MSW ’06 is the Director of Public Policy and Communication at the Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services in […]

Ashley Walker, MSW Student, Receives Award

June 5, 2014 by  

MSW student Ashley Walker was awarded the Extraordinary Bookshare Group Facilitator for 2014 from South Side Family Resource Center a program of the Bristol Public School system. Ashley is the first UConn SSW student to receive this recognition. Ashley just completed her first year internship as a Group Work concentration student with a Focused Area […]

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 […]

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