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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Social Work Students Serve and Lead in the 2020 Orientations
Four students earning their Bachelor of Social Work degree will be Student Orientation Leaders this fall, making it the largest representation of our students in the Department's history.
NC State’s School of Social Work: Same Excellent Program, New Name
NC State’s Department of Social Work has changed its name: effective April 28, 2020, it is the School of Social Work.
COVID-19 and WakeMed Hospital – How Social Workers Are Making a Difference
Recently, Beth Villena (BSW '89 and Director of WakeMed's Rehabilitation Hospital) was featured in NC State's Humanities and Social Sciences "How I Think and Do" series. We followed up with her to discuss the regional impact COVID-19 has had on WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, NC.
How I Think and Do: Health Care Leader Beth Villena
What can you do with an NC State degree in social work? Ask Beth Villena (BSW ’89), director of the WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital in Raleigh.