From Professor to Professor Emerita: Dr. Joan Pennell Retires after 20 Years of Honorable Service to the Department of Social Work
When Dr. Joan Pennell moved to North Carolina from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, in December 1997 to take the position of Director of the Social Work Program at NC State, she thought she had arrived in heaven. With its flowering […]
Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC
An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.
American Cancer Society Appoints Chair of Research Committee on Oncology Social Work Training
Karen Bullock, Head of the Department of Social Work, has been appointed by the American Cancer Society to chair the Peer Review Research Committee on Oncology Social Work Training Grants, beginning January 1, 2108. This committee reviews applications and recommends […]
Social Work Receives $3.1M to Train Next Generation of Practitioners
NC State’s Department of Social Work has received two federal grants totaling $3.1M to train the next generation of integrated behavioral health and primary care providers.
Department of Social Work Awarded $3.1 Million to Educate and Train Behavioral Health Practitioners for Careers in Integrated Care
NC State Department of Social Work has been awarded $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) to expand integrated health service through education and training in behavioral healthcare fields of practice. The Health Resources and […]
NC State Group Pushing to Help Revamp NC’s Foster Care System
NC State's Center for Family and Community Engagement is helping revamp the state's child welfare system so that recipients of services have a voice. The state is establishing an advisory council of child welfare participants.
Giving Families a Voice in North Carolina’s Child Welfare System
NC State's Kara Allen-Eckard is helping lead an effort to better serve the most vulnerable among us in North Carolina: at-risk children and their families.
Research Gives Social Work Student New Perspective
Katherine McCallister’s interest in social work is clear: “I want to help improve the communities I’m a part of,” she says. Through undergraduate research at NC State, she is able to do just that.
Social Work Faculty Member Invited to Present in Seoul, Korea
During the summer of 2016, Dr. Casstevens attended the William Glasser Institute’s international conference. The organization is named in honor of Dr. William Glasser, who developed reality therapy and choice theory. This year, the bi-annual conference was held at the […]
Trading ‘Academese’ for Plain English
One scholar argues: If we don’t seek to baffle and bewilder our readers, it should be worth investing a bit of time and effort in putting our messages across clearly and concisely. Why bother otherwise?