Social Work Research and Engagement

Nov 16, 2018

Closing the Generation Gap

Social Work Department head and NC State alumna (1990) Dr. Karen Bullock closes the gap between NC State students and older adults through her engaging maymester course on Gerontology (SW 260).  See full original article in the NC State 2018 […]

Nov 15, 2018

NC State Social Work Faculty Present at CSWE APM 2018

Faculty Presentations Beecher, B., Stansbury, K., & Hall, J.K. (Nov. 10 2018). Problem gambling among older adults: Increasing skills and awareness in field education. Poster Presentation. Orlando, FL. Brigham, R., Hall, J.K., Selz-Campbell, L., & Ross, T. (Nov. 11 2018). Navigating Racism in […]

Nov 12, 2018

Department Head, Dr. Karen Bullock, National Association of Deans and Directors (NADD) Appointment and Plenary Address

Karen Bullock, Head of the Department of Social Work was elected to the Board of Director for the National Association of Deans and Directors (NADD), Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Accredited Social Work Programs. With this appointment Dr. Bullock, […]

Jun 29, 2018

Department of Social Work and College of Education Partner for 2018 Spring Summit

On March 27, 2018, NC State’s Department of Social Work along with the NC State College of Education (CED) hosted the 2018 Interdisciplinary Summit: Strengthening Families, Communities and the Schools That Serve Them, which was held at the NC State […]

Jun 18, 2018

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 […]

Dec 13, 2017

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.

Nov 2, 2017

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 […]

Oct 25, 2017

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.

Oct 5, 2017

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 […]

Aug 8, 2017

Meet Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes a dozen new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its ranks for the 2017-2018 year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and immigration to organizational health psychology and urban food systems of the ancient world.