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).
12 New Minds on Campus: Featuring Social Work Faculty Member, Dr. Sarah Ascienzo
Every year, NC State welcomes a fresh crop of remarkable teachers and experts in their fields. Below, meet 12 of our 144 new faculty and researchers for 2019.
Featured Events for Fall 2019!
Our department will be hosting a number of events in the coming months. Let's take a moment to highlight just a few you'll want to attend!
BSW Student Breaks the Mold at Rural Works!
NC State Social Work student, Shira Wolf-Camplin, breaks the mold by working with the Kinston Public Services Rural Works! program.
Study Abroad 2019: Culture and Social Justice in Ghana, Pt. 1
Over the next several weeks, we will follow our students' journey across Ghana as they explore the country's rich culture and history. This will be part one in a multi-part series of blogs that have been written by our students throughout their travels.
Social Work Student Superstars Run for NASW-NC Election
Raisa Mathies and Jacqueline Henry, students at the NC State University Department of Social Work, are running in the NASW-NC Board of Directors election. The NASW-NC Board of Directors includes two student representative positions within their chapter that aid in fulfilling the duties of the organization.
A Different, Different World Stuns Attendees
On March 25, 2019, The Department of Social Work collaborated with the North Carolina Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (DSDHH) to bring the Different, Different World program to NC State campus.
2019 Spring Summit Success: 300 Attend During Social Work Month
On March 5, 2019, NC State’s Department of Social Work hosted the 2019 Social Work Spring Summit: Integrated Behavioral Health for Medically Underserved and Rural Populations.
Sara Darwish Named WomenNC Scholar
Sara Darwish, a third-year studying social work and Arabic, along with Jada Hester, a third-year studying business administration and international studies, will present research at the WomenNC’s 10th annual Local-to-Global Forum on February 28, 2019.