Carrie Bekerman

Sep 18, 2013

Partnering to Help People through Animal Loss

Mental health professionals are increasingly asked to counsel clients through animal crises and loss, despite a dearth of formal education on the human-animal bond. Jeannine Moga, licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and Advisory Board member of the NC State Department […]

Oct 26, 2011

New Project Focuses on Education for Children in Foster Care

Dr. Joan Pennell When children are placed in foster care, it often means a disruption in their education, as well as a change in living situation – which can hurt their educational performance. Now NC State researchers from the Department […]

Jul 27, 2011

My Awesome Summer Vacation … in Haiti

Social Work major Krystal Smith (’14) headed for Haiti when exams ended this spring. She spent the summer coordinating volunteer work groups, helping school children learn English, and spending time at a local orphanage. Read about the summer that changed […]

May 17, 2011

CHASS Sponsors Panel at National Conference for Restorative Justice

“Promoting, Implementing, and Expanding Restorative Justice” This June, the third National Conference on Restorative Justice will commence with the shared goal above. Taking place in Raleigh at the Sheraton Hotel, the conference will bring together academics, community leaders, educators, faith […]

Apr 27, 2011

Study Finds Keys To Working With Latino Church To Fight Domestic Abuse

Latinos are the fastest growing population in the United States and have relatively high rates of domestic violence, coupled with social and linguistic barriers that can make it difficult for Latino families to access relevant social services. But a new […]

Apr 20, 2011

Suicide Prevention Program Earns Seed Grant Funding

An alarming rise in suicide attempts over the past year prompted Professor of Social Work Willa J. Casstevens to create a suicide prevention proposal for NC State’s campus. Dr. Casstevens developed the NC State Suicide Prevention Proposal with co-investigator Dr. […]

Jul 21, 2010

Taliaferro Elected to National Urban Affairs Board

Jocelyn D. Taliaferro, MSW, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work, was recently elected to the Governing Board of the Urban Affairs Association for a three-year term.

Mar 1, 2010

CHASS Student of the Month – March 2010

Patricia Meardon, March 2010 CHASS Student of the Month