Field Practicum

May 8, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Spring Faculty Highlight: Elisabeth Schelstraete

Elisabeth Schelstraete, a new lecturer at the NC State Department of Social Work, was born and raised in Lier, Belgium. Now living in Raleigh, North Carolina, she is excited to contribute to the Department and the social work profession.

Dec 12, 2019

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 […]

Dec 2, 2019

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 […]

Nov 26, 2019  |  Humanities and Social Sciences News

$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.

Nov 19, 2019

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.

Nov 14, 2019  |  MSW News

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.

Nov 11, 2019  |  Social Work

Fall Faculty Highlight: Michelle Guarino, MSW, LCSW

Meet Professor Michelle Guarino, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker focused on gang affiliated/high-risk youth and faculty member for the NC State Department of Social Work.

Oct 25, 2019

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).

Jun 26, 2018

Stories that Inspire Us: Deaf, Non-Traditional, Working Mother and Grandmother Earns BSW

For many traditional first-year students and incoming transfer students, their  most pressing concerns are figuring out the NC State Wolfline schedule and distinguishing one brick building from the endless rows of seemingly identical brick buildings. When Lisa Fowler arrived on […]

May 18, 2017

First-Generation BSW Graduate Uses Multi-Faceted Lens in Work With Older Adults

Grace Lee, a spring 2017 graduate of the NC State Department of Social Work’s BSW Program was interviewed for our 2017 annual newsletter. Read her interview below to learn more about her study abroad experience in South Korea, life as […]