Social Work

Apr 15, 2021  |  SW Home Page

School of Social Work Programs Reaccredited for Another Eight Years

After dedicating countless hours of diligent effort towards this initiative, our School is excited to announce our Reaffirmation.

Apr 2, 2021  |  SW Home Page

Social Work Students Awarded Dereck Whittenburg Foundation Scholarships

Two NC State School of Social Work students, Marcilla Demry and Ramir Woodard, have been awarded Dereck Whittenburg (DW) Foundation Scholarships. These scholarships aim to extend financial assistance to deserving college students and to embody the DW Foundation mantra of "Dream. Believe. Work. Now Finish!"

Mar 23, 2021  |  SW Home Page

NC State School of Social Work Statement: March 23, 2021

The NC State School of Social Work campus community, alumni and friends are raising our collective voice against the deplorable racist incidents and the intolerance that have resulted in the loss of lives among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Mar 8, 2021

Celebrating Social Work Month: Social Workers Are Essential

NC State School of Social Work Community, Happy Social Work Month! I hope each of you are healthy and well. During these most challenging times, I cannot say enough about how outstanding the efforts, commitment and dedication of the NC […]

Sep 1, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Study Highlights Keys to Helping Dads Be There for Kids When They Don’t Have Custody

A new study from NC State University and VCU highlights several factors that play key roles in determining the extent to which fathers who don’t have custody are involved in their children’s lives...

Jul 29, 2020  |  MSW News

Summer Student Highlight: Aaron Quick, Winner of Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial Scholarship

Aaron Quick, an incoming MSW candidate at NC State, has won the Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial Scholarship. At the School of Social Work, Aaron will focus much of his research on LGBTQ+ youth of color and their associated mental health needs. Though his plans don't stop at research, Aaron hopes to translate this knowledge into a meaningful career path through practice and advocacy.

Jun 10, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Social Workers Cannot Be Silent: Statement & Call to Action Against Racism & Race-Based Violence

We chose social work instead of another helping profession because of our professional value of social justice. Racial justice should be at the heart of social work practice.

Jun 4, 2020  |  SW Home Page

NC State School of Social Work Statement: June 4, 2020

A statement from the NC State University School of Social Work faculty regarding recent events and the continued systemic discrimination that exists in our society.

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.

May 8, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Staff Corner – We’re Here for You

During these challenging times, the NC State School of Social Work staff is here to help! While they may not be in the office physically, our staff is working remotely to keep our school operating smoothly. Let's meet a few of our staff members and discuss their roles in assisting students currently.