Tag Archives: school of social work

Social Work in the News – January 27, 2009

Source: Google News Greenwich native lands White House job Stamford Advocate – Stamford, CT That’s really why she’s there,” said Medvey, 62, a clinical social worker. Medvey’s television viewing habits might be about to change thanks to her … Staying sane as economy hits the skids Buffalo News – NY “You have to reach out and talk to people,” said ... Read More »

Social Worker Op-ed: WHAT IS A COMMUNITY ORGANIZER?

The op-ed below was submitted to local media by Richard Cook, University of Maryland School of Social Work. This link to resulting article in the Baltimore Sun: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/bal-md.vozzella07sep07,0,6995248.column This week the nation is hearing again that Barack Obama started his work on human concerns in Chicago as a community organizer. While the world is familiar with what a soldier does, ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – September 22, 2008

Source: Google News Web site created as recovery resource Red and Black, GA Graduate students in the School of Social Work are giving back the community by helping people overcome addictions. In honor of September’s National Alcohol … Names in the news Baltimore Sun, MD The University of Maryland School of Social Work has announced the addition of four new ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – Aug 11, 2008

New College Students Must Know Alcohol Danger KUTV – Salt Lake City, UT Students are leaving home for the first time and have a new sense of freedom and independence,” said Ryan Randall, LCSW, U of U Counseling Center. … It’s reigning cats and dogs Chicago Tribune – United States The program is run by Sherry Fickenscher, a dog lover ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – July 22, 2008

Source: Google News Moving mother in right direction MetroWest Daily News – Framingham, MA By Debbie Gitner, LCSW, and Linda Sullivan, RN Q: My mother agreed to move to an assisted living facility. However, when we begin to talk about details of … UI Social Work building construction set to start in September Urbana/Champaign News-Gazette – Champaign, IL The UI ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 27, 2008

News Source: Google News DIANE STAFFORD: Time to take control San Luis Obispo Tribune – San Luis Obispo, CA He has a law degree and she is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in ecopsychology. The Edwardses were pioneers of a sort in writing their first … Black, Native American kids more often in foster care Seattle Post Intelligencer … ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 24, 2008

News Source: Google News Sahara stands up against domestic violence IndiaPost.com – Union City,CA,USA Founding board member LCSW Sheela Mehta is still on the Sahara board and continues her dedicated efforts with a focus on client empowerment and mental … UB School of Social Work Students Receive Awards UB News Center – Buffalo,NY,USA Rebecca Green of Buffalo, the Terese M. ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 18, 2008

News Source: Google News University trains social workers to meet challenges of elder care Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Sarasota, FL The University of South Florida at Sarasota-Manatee’s School of Social Work is actively involved in numerous efforts to better meet the comprehensive health … Seeking a few good men Baltimore Sun Boys are quite influenced by having a male figure around, ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – April 25, 2008

News Source: Google News Thrisis, the thirtysomething meltdown, when … Chattanooga Times Free Press – Chattanooga, TN Larry Wentworth, a licensed clinical social worker who has his own psychotherapy practice in Chattanooga, said a thrisis is very different than a mid-life … Respect the social workers TheReporter.com – Vacaville, CA I am someone who chose this career of working with ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – April 22, 2008

News Source: Google News Social Workers Honor William C. Bell with the International Rhoda … SunHerald.com – Biloxi, MS “For more than 25 years, William Bell has been a tireless advocate for the welfare of children and an exemplary representative of social work values,” says … The pain of it all Daily Inter Lake – Kalispell, MT The psychological aspects ... Read More »