Department of Social Work Well Represented at CSWE APM 2019
The Department of Social Work was well represented at CSWE APM 2019 this year. In addition to 22 HRSA students who attended as part of their BHWET and OWEP Education, six faculty members, and four MSW students also had the […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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).
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!
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.