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.
International Experiences Come to Life at Think and Do in 2
Students shared their powerful global experiences during the annual storytelling competition, Think and Do in 2, on Monday night.
Dr. Karen Bullock to Moderate National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Panel Discussion
Dr. Karen Bullock has been invited, by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, to moderate a panel during the Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness.
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).
12 New Minds on Campus: Featuring Social Work Faculty Member, Dr. Sarah Ascienzo
Every year, NC State welcomes a fresh crop of remarkable teachers and experts in their fields. Below, meet 12 of our 144 new faculty and researchers for 2019.
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!
BSW Student Breaks the Mold at Rural Works!
NC State Social Work student, Shira Wolf-Camplin, breaks the mold by working with the Kinston Public Services Rural Works! program.
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.