NC State’s School of Social Work: Same Excellent Program, New Name
NC State’s Department of Social Work has changed its name: effective April 28, 2020, it is the School of Social Work.
COVID-19 and WakeMed Hospital – How Social Workers Are Making a Difference
Recently, Beth Villena (BSW '89 and Director of WakeMed's Rehabilitation Hospital) was featured in NC State's Humanities and Social Sciences "How I Think and Do" series. We followed up with her to discuss the regional impact COVID-19 has had on WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, NC.
How I Think and Do: Health Care Leader Beth Villena
What can you do with an NC State degree in social work? Ask Beth Villena (BSW ’89), director of the WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital in Raleigh.
Karen Bullock Among 13 Chosen for the University Global Partnership Network
Karen Bullock, Department Head, has been chosen to participate in a key Global Engagement Institute initiative.
MSW Student Paige Moore Attends and Presents at Women Leaders Global Forum in Reykjavik, Iceland
From November 18 – 20, 2019, leaders and conversationsationists from around the world gathered in Reykjavik, Iceland for the Women Leaders Global Forum. Joining those world leaders, was Master of Social Work student Paige Moore. Moore, who is a second-year MSW […]
Department of Social Work Takes 22 HRSA MSW Students to CSWE APM
From October 24 – 27, 2019 the 65th Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting (APM) was held in Denver, Colorado. This year’s theme: Social Work Education: Looking Back, Looking Forward, drew social work faculty, practitioners, researcher, and […]
$2.24M in Grants Will Equip Social Workers to Address Opioid Crisis
With support from two grants, NC State's Department of Social Work is preparing students to help those struggling with addiction.
Fall Field Highlight: Kaitlynn Dacey and Johnston Health Hospital
Kaitlynn Dacey, an MSW student at NC State, made the decision to return to her hometown this fall. Beginning her final year in the MSW Program, she is completing her field internship studies at Johnston Health Hospital (JHH). As a native of Smithfield, North Carolina, Kaitlynn is excited to work with the people in her local community.
A Passion for Families: Interview with La-Mine Perkins
La-Mine Perkins is a full-time NC State MSW student, full-time mom, and the Community Engagement Specialist at NC Child. Whether she is collecting stories from the community, leading NC Child’s Parent Advisory Council and Youth Advocacy Council (pictured above), or serving on Wake County’s Complete Census Count Committee, she is always making sure that families affected by public policy can make their voices heard.
HRSA Awards NC State Department of Social Work $2,242,725 to Address National Opioid Crisis through Workforce Expansion
The Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded the NC State Department of Social Work $1,343,963 to train and prepare students to become clinical social workers to combat opioid use disorders (OUD) and other substance use disorders (SUD).